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Hardware Startups Have a Secret Strength

By Andy Gordon on March 3, 2021

Hardware is risky. Making something you can touch and feel usually takes more money and time than developing software products.  Yet five out of the last seven startups I recommended to my First Stage Investor members are hardware (or hybrid hardware and software) companies. That’s because in each of them something significant is offsetting the risks.  The journey these hardware companies take is complicated, expensive and requires founders…