Hardware Trends 2015 Feb 26

As you probably know by now, HAX (aka HAXLR8R) invests in hardware startups. We make sure our portfolio companies build the right thing, build things right, and get to market fast. We see well over a thousand hardware startups per year across categories ranging from robotics, sensors, health tech...

HAX on Kickstarter Jan 31

It’s been a long route since our humble beginning on Kickstarter, with the launch of Nomiku. Since then, HAX has helped created, launch and ship dozens of products, some of which ended on Kickstarter or Indieogogo.

Roughly half of the HAX alums have launched on Kickstarter so far, with a few more...

HAX 5 Demo Day Nov 5

Robotics Take Center Stage as Ten New Hardware Startups Announced Products during HAXLR8R’s Fifth Demo Day

New Hardware Products Span Markets Such As Wearables, Security and Synbio in HAXLR8R’s Latest Batch of Startups

Last night, 10 new hardware companies revealed their products at HAXLR8R’s fifth...

Announcing GENERATOR v1.2 Mar 24

YES! GENERATOR is back with a second edition which will be better, bigger and… bigger.

Hardware is the new software, great. But how can you build a hardware startup fast and cheap?

GENERATOR is a half-day event to learn about the new trend of “Lean Hardware” from startups who have done it successfully...

HAXLR8R launches Hardware News Dec 28

Hardware News is a social news website that caters to hardware hackers and entrepreneurs, delivering content related to all things hardware. Yes, it was about time. Run to news.haxlr8r.com for a beta preview!

Hax Logo Revert

So what’s going on there? Well, a shit ton:

- News curated by HAXLR8R to bring you the...

LAUNCH Festival, Hardware Feast Dec 19

While it’s fun to hang out at CES, there is still no decent place to watch new product launches in front of a huge audience for hardware products. The LAUNCH festival has been good to a few of us, including Space Monkey and Boxbee. Not surprising that hardware steals the show sometimes!

The Festival...

Making hardware that enhances what it means to be human Dec 4

This was the commencement speech of HAXLR8R S3 Demo Day, by Sean O'Sullivan, co-founder at HAXLR8R (amongst other things!)

So, 10 years ago today I was living in Iraq. for a few years, I started and ran a humanitarian organization there called JumpStart after the American-led invasion. In late 2004...

Hua Qiang Bei Map for Makers Dec 4

The Hua Qiang Bei district is named after the historical building situated… in the North of the Hua Qiang Lu. Since its inception, the area became the mecca of electronics and the size of it is mind boggling. So much so that we have to rely on people’s brains to tell you where things are at in this...