Apply to Highway1

Highway1 works with entrepreneurs who are passionate about design and the customer experience, with the vision and drive to build a successful company.

We are looking for the world’s best hardware startups that bring transformational technology to consumer and enterprise markets. Highway1 startups have access to:

  • Investment – Up to $100,000 for 8% equity or $50,000 for 5%.
  • Engineering – Onsite support from electrical, mechanical, firmware, and manufacturing engineers.
  • Mentoring – Lectures, workshops, and events at Highway1’s 10,000 square foot dedicated office space in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill.
  • Prototyping – Workspace and 24/7 access to state-of-the-art prototyping labs.
  • Industrial Design – Introductions to the Bay Area’s best industrial design studios.
  • Manufacturing – Factory visits, including tours of local manufacturers and suppliers, to learn about light-run and at-scale manufacturing.
  • Contacts – A ready-made network of alumni, mentors, and partners to reach out to for advice, help, and connections.
  • Fundraising – Sit-downs with key Silicon Valley investors.

Join the ranks of alumni who have raised more than $120M, put products on shelves, and shipped to satisfied customers.

Full details of our program are available here.

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