Startups - F50 Selected 35 Smart Hardware Startups for Season 3

Targets co-investment of $5 million and kicks off Season 3 Summit

REDWOOD CITY, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2015


F50 (Fundable 50), a private co-investment platform, today announces the 35 fundable startups selected to participate in its third season (S3). All F50 S3 companies will demo to an exclusive group of angels, fund managers and other accredited investors at F50's S3 Summit, a private event to be held at the Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park. The S3 Summit marks the beginning of the investment matching process and the investors' first opportunity to access F50 companies.
"We're pleased to showcase some exceptional companies in Smart Hardware, IoT, Robotics, 3D Printing, Smart Cities and Wearable technology," said Martin Stroka, Co-founder of F50. "Beyond S3, we look forward to hosting S4 in March, which focuses on gaming and entertainment. We'll also be announcing a global competition for founders around the world together with top incubators, accelerators and other entrepreneur programs in the startup ecosystem. Additionally, we'll be enhancing our online integration to our offline network, which will provide a better experience to the broader entrepreneurial community."

F50 S3 features graduates from many leading hardware accelerators including Highway1, Lemnos Labs, Plug and Play, Silicon Valley Robotics, Wearable World and many others. F50 also welcomes more than 200 premier investors, including top funds in the U.S. and China as well as the venture arms of leading corporations.

"F50 Ventures works with our investor network to participate in co-investment. F50 is grateful to have dozens of excellent investors from Silicon Valley and around the world to participate in this selection process via our Investment Advisory Committee," said David Cao, Founding Partner of F50 Ventures.
F50's co-investment network aims to invest at least $5 million in this season's selected companies. View the full list of F50 S3 startups at http://www.f50.io/s3/companies.


F50 (Fundable 50) is a private co-investment platform that identifies fundable startups and connects them with investors. F50 is supported by a global community of investors and operates the largest startup and developer communities (Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs, SF Founder Club, iOS, Android, IoT etc.) in the SF Bay Area. For more information, please visit http://www.f50.io.

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