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Hardware Accelerators

Hardware Accelerators

Rev supports every kind of startup, across all fields and we are proud to offer a collection of programs and services specifically aimed at helping hardware and physical product startups launch and grow.

Prototyping Hardware Accelerator

Rev’s Prototyping Accelerators guide innovators as they turn their idea for physical products into working prototypes, start their business plans, and confirm their customer markets. The summer program offers specialized mentorship and training to founders based on their field of interest. New this year, the MedTech track is offered in partnership with Cornell Biomedical Engineering and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Open Track

Open to all innovators in any field since 2014, Rev’s open track provides foundational training across industries.

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ClimateTech Track

Climate tech startups are placed in a like-minded cohort, matched with clean energy and clean tech mentors, and learn from guest speakers in the field.

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AgTech Track

Agriculture technology startups are immersed in specialized training and connected to experts and potential partners within the agriculture industry.

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MedTech Track

Innovators developing medical devices have access to specialized prototyping equipment, regulatory resources, and research and medical professionals in the region.

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Hardware Program Administrators


Ken Rother
Director, Hardware Programs

Deanna Kocher
Assistant Director, Hardware Programs

Hardware Alumni

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Manufacturing Hardware Accelerator

The Manufacturing Accelerator, offered in partnership with the College of Engineering at Cornell University, is a cohort-based program that supports hardware startups ready to bring their prototypes into production. Entrepreneurs benefit from programming, significant manufacturing expertise and advice, business mentorship, access to local manufacturers, and introductions to investors to help them advance from the prototype stage and bring their products to market.

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Open Track

Open to innovators in any field, Rev’s open track provides manufacturing programming and mentorship across all industries.

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AgTech Track

Agriculture technology startups are given access to specialized industry programming and connected to experts and potential partners within the agriculture technology industry.

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MedTech Track

Medical device startups receive specialized mentorship and networking opportunities with potential partners in the MedTech sector.

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Hardware Stats


On average, 70% of teams participating in hardware programs form startups


43% of program alumni teams are still in operation


Program alumni have raised over $26.6M in venture capital to date

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