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The Founder of #LightPhone shares his story and startup journey! Innovate with purpose. #Hardware #Minimalism

How to Launch & Scale a Hardware Startup

Calling all aspiring innovators and college entrepreneurs! Get ready to delve into the captivating world of hardware startup success with the "How to Launch & Scale a Hardware Startup" workshop. Join us for a transformative session led by the visionary founder Kaiwei Tang, who'll share real-world insights and strategies to guide you on your journey from concept to market.

In this workshop, you'll:

  • Decode Hardware Secrets: Unravel the mysteries of turning your ingenious ideas into tangible, real-world products that resonate with consumers.
  • Unleash Creativity: Discover how to infuse innovation and creativity into your hardware startup, making your products stand out in a competitive market.
  • Conquer Manufacturing Challenges: Dive into the nitty-gritty of bringing your creation to life, from prototyping to production, while conquering manufacturing hurdles.
  • Master the Art of Funding: Explore ways to secure funding that speaks to college students, from crowdfunding campaigns that ignite excitement to venture capital that fuels growth.
  • Hear It From the Expert: Gain direct insights from Kaiwei Tang on how he navigated the hardware startup landscape and revolutionized tech with The Light Phone.

About the speaker: Kaiwei Tang stands as a beacon of innovation and purpose-driven entrepreneurship. With a deep-rooted passion for reshaping technology's role in our lives, Kaiwei embarked on a transformative journey that culminated in the creation of The Light Phone. This visionary endeavor reimagines mobile communication, reflecting his commitment to crafting technology that enriches our human experience.

As the founder of The Light Phone, Kaiwei's impact extends beyond innovation—it encapsulates a philosophy that champions mindfulness, simplicity, and authentic connections. His journey from concept to creation showcases his resilience in navigating the dynamic landscape of hardware startups, inspiring budding entrepreneurs with his blend of creativity and strategic acumen.

The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations for events and services should be submitted at least two weeks before the date of the accommodation need. Please email for assistance.

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When & Where
Tue, October 10, 2023
4:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
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NYU Entrepreneurial Institute (Leslie eLab)
16 Washington Place Lean Launchpad
New York, NY 10003
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