The Hardware Cup Southern Regional

3 Months. 7 Cities. $50,000 Grand Prize.


Upcoming Southern Regional Event


April 5, 2017
6:30PM- 8:30PM
118 Nueces Street
Austin, TX 78701


Watch as 6 hardware startups pitch to local VCs & investors.

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The AlphaLab Gear National Hardware Cup is a pitch competition for early-stage hardware startups. We’re touring 7 cities around the US to find and highlight the most promising physical product startups in the nation. Winners in each city will receive $3k cash, a free one-year SOLIDWORKS license, and other prizes, as well as a chance to win a $50,000 convertible-debt investment from Startbot VC at the National Finals in May and an exhibit booth at the world’s leading ICT/IoT trade show and global startup platform, “InnoVEX” at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2017! Airfare to Taiwan and 5 nights of accommodations are included.