Hardware Club

Hardware Club is a community-driven venture capital firm that provides hardware startups with seed stage investments. The Company selects the most promising startups worldwide to become members and helps them scale globally by providing support on key hardware issues like manufacturing and distribution. 

All Hardware Club members benefit from free access to a dedicated set of resources: strategic partnerships with top-tier manufacturers, distributors and service providers, private events worldwide and an online platform to connect with a community of hardware founders.

HQSan Francisco, US
Size (employees)36 (est)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Hardware Club was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

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Key People/Management at Hardware Club

Aymerik Renard

Aymerik Renard

General Partner

Hardware Club Office Locations

Hardware Club has offices in San Francisco, Paris and Chiyoda City
San Francisco, US (HQ)
548 Market St, San Francisco
Paris, FR
59 Rue Beaubourg
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Hardware Club News and Updates

Greek AgriTech Augmenta raises $2.5M from Hardware Club and Marathon Venture Capital

Greek Agritech startup Augmenta, a company that develops a precision agriculture app for farmers, raises $2.5 million in a seed round led by San Francisco Hardware Club and supported by the previous investor, Athens Marathon Venture Capital, the Augmenta team announced in their press release. Report…

Hardware Club expands size of first fund to $50 million

Hardware Club has increased the size of its first investment fund to $50 million as the community-driven platform expands its early-stage investing.

Hardware Club Online and Social Media Presence

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Hardware Club Blogs

Investors are not crazy about SaaS itself —  but rather the SaaS multiple

Investors are not crazy about SaaS itself — but rather the SaaS multipleI’ve written in the past about SmileDirectClub’s IPO regarding its attempt to pretend to be a SaaS company so as to get a SaaS multiple. Insurtech startup Lemonade’s recently disclosed S-1 form proved that this is still the most…

No, WFH is not gonna replace workplaces

I can see why all of a sudden many feel that WFH will replace workplaces as the benefits are (or seem to be) obvious for the company and the employees: less commute, lower office expenses including rentals, potentially higher efficiency, higher flexibility for employees who have families, etc.But I …

The 3 mental models — an open letter to Model 2 practitioners

The 3 mental models — An open letter to Model 2 practitionersGrowing up I have insatiate appetite for almost any human knowledge.Trained as a classical electrical engineers — who like almost every such engineer struggled in college with the 4 succinct equations by James Clerk Maxwell — I applied the…

Negative oil price — About pricing and value

Negative oil price — About pricing and valueThroughout the years I have heard many times founders telling me “But that’s the market price” when they’re negotiating over valuation.All the time I kept telling my founders (and those that bother to listen and try to understand) to never confuse pricing …

Seeing the world through log scale

One of the most surprising outcomes of this Covid-19 pandemic is probably a lot more homo sapiens learned to see graphs on logarithmic scale than any high-school math teacher could ever have dreamed of.But math teachers around the world should not cheer too early. Most people learned to see Covid-19…

VC v.s. PE from the lens of optionality

VC v.s. PE through the lens of optionalityI’m a big fan of seeing everything in life through the lens optionality.In the past I’ve written about the inherent relationship between optionality and entrepreneurship. In the past few weeks as Covid-19 outbreak injected tremendous volatility to the market…
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Hardware Club Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hardware Club founded?

    Hardware Club was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Hardware Club key executives?

    Hardware Club's key executives are Aymerik Renard.

  • How many employees does Hardware Club have?

    Hardware Club has 36 employees.

  • Who are Hardware Club competitors?

    Competitors of Hardware Club include The Junction, BlueChilli and The Propell Group.

  • Where is Hardware Club headquarters?

    Hardware Club headquarters is located at 548 Market St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Hardware Club offices?

    Hardware Club has offices in San Francisco, Paris and Chiyoda City.

  • How many offices does Hardware Club have?

    Hardware Club has 3 offices.