065: Hardware Funding: From Seed Rounds to Securing Millions

065: Hardware Funding from Seed Financing to Millions

March 2, 2021

With Jeffery Potvin, President of OPN

065: Hardware Funding from Seed Financing to Millions

Jefferey is the Founder and President of The Open People Network, an organization that invests in early-stage companies, including many hardware startups. OPN simultaneously runs pitch nights, entrepreneurship communities, and expert panels for startup funding education. Jeffery has also been an Angel Investor for many years and has developed an advanced understanding of hardware funding. 

Today, he is going to share some valuable knowledge on how inventors, startups, and small manufacturers can fund the growth of their hardware product business – from invention development and seed financing all the way to raising millions of dollars of growth capital and all the funding stages in between.

Today you will hear us talk about:

  • Pre-Seed and Seed Financing for hardware startups
  • Best practices for considering outside or professional funding
  • Professional Angel Funding for Consumer Product Startups
  • Venture Funding, Series A, Series B, and Series C Funding

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