New Zealand based digital accelerator Lightning Lab has officially opened for applications for its new Lightning Lab Manufacturing accelerator which run from August till October this year in Wellington.
Making the step from prototyping to manufacturing is still the most challenging part for any hardware startup. There are a million things you can do wrong during this phase. [Source: Medium.com]
Yesterday afternoon the company announced it has closed a further follow on round, with Australia’s Blackbird Ventures joining the LIFX family.
In 2012, Zach Kitschke (now head of comms at Canva) penned a great article on the From Little Things blog called THE HARDWARE RENAISSANCE: IS IT HITTING AUSSIE SHORES? – in the past two years, I would say it’s safe to say that statement was pretty true and that we have some brilliant entrepreneurs in this country conceptualising and building some of the most amazing hardware products the world has ever seen.