Posts by Bolt Team
Bolt is a venture capital firm investing at the intersection of software and physical goods. Often writing founders their first check, Bolt focuses on concept-stage companies: pre-seed, pre-product. Portfolio companies build a foundation for success by leveraging Bolt’s engineering team, prototyping environment, and experience building multi-billion dollar companies. Bolt has offices in San Francisco and Boston.
What I’ve Learned From 10 Years of Hardware Startups at CES
When I picked up my badge for CES this year I was hit with a surprise: 2017 w...
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Everything is Hard, Not Just Hardware (via Bilal Zuberi)
Bilal Zuberi, hardware investor at Lux Capital, my friend and occasional spar...
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What Hardware Startups Can Learn from Pebble
Last week, news broke that Pebble, one of the most beloved hardware companies...
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Stop Saying “Hardware is Hard”
I hear the phrase “hardware is hard” dozens of times a week. Repeating this c...
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The Failure of Coin
A few weeks ago news broke that Fitbit purchased most of the assets of Coin. ...
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Demystifying Hardware Jargon
One of the most frustrating elements of any specialized field is the endless ...
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What Startups Can Learn From IKEA
Hardware startups continuously struggle with two things: sales and supply cha...
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Barriers to Entry Your Hardware Startup Isn’t Thinking About
Some industries have much higher barriers to entry than others. In many cases...
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Meet the Drone That Already Delivers Your Packages
There’s been a lot of talk about package delivery via flying drones. While th...
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