FORBES – “You can prototype anywhere but it takes a long time. Ninety percent of electronic components originate in Shenzhen,” says Duncan Turner, managing director of HAX.
FORBES – The startup accelerator remains one of tech’s most popular ways to get a business up and running. But which ones are the best for new startups? HAX, IndieBio, and Food-X are some of the top accelerators out there.
BLOOMBERG – When Alex Chen and his brother Harrison wanted to get their ping pong-playing robot up and running, it wasn’t Silicon Valley they turned to for help. Instead it was HAX Accelerator in Shenzhen.
ABC 7 – From big robots to tiny medical devices, a new class of hardware makers is graduating from the HAX Accelerator program in San Francisco. The new graduates showed off their latest creations to potential investors this week. The devices ranged from exoskeletons to help with back injuries, to therapeutic lights for offices.
TECHCRUNCH – HAX, an accelerator for hardware and robotics startups, is holding its 9th Demo Day in San Francisco today. Startups pitching investors there span industries from education to agriculture and medicine.
FAST COMPANY – Although innovation is spreading throughout China, Shenzhen had a head start. Speaking about connected hardware, Duncan Turner, managing director at HAX, says that the city is “always going to have an unfair advantage over anywhere else.”
BBC – The southern Chinese city of Shenzhen is famous for making electronics, but it’s also become a popular spot for start-ups from all over the world. HAX is a venture capital firm hoping to spot the entrepreneurs with the most promising ideas and then help them turn those ideas into products. Projects being funded range […]
WIRED – Future Cities, a full-length documentary strand from WIRED Video, takes us inside the bustling Chinese city of Shenzhen and into HAX Accelerator.
An accelerator called HAX held its 8th Demo Day for hardware startups in San Francisco yesterday. Best known for bringing companies in its portfolio to Shenzhen, China for about 15 weeks to get to know everything they can about manufacturing there, Hax is funded by SOS Ventures.
Above a bank on the 21st floor of Century Plaza Office Tower, in the heart ofShenzhen’s Huaqiangbei market, teams from 15 hardware startups are programming delivery robots, tweaking trans-cranial ultrasound devices and adjusting wireless agriculture sensors.