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.
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.
Open to all innovators in any field since 2014, Rev’s open track provides foundational training across industries.
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.
Agriculture technology startups are immersed in specialized training and connected to experts and potential partners within the agriculture industry.
Innovators developing medical devices have access to specialized prototyping equipment, regulatory resources, and research and medical professionals in the region.
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.
Open to innovators in any field, Rev’s open track provides manufacturing programming and mentorship across all industries.
Agriculture technology startups are given access to specialized industry programming and connected to experts and potential partners within the agriculture technology industry.
Medical device startups receive specialized mentorship and networking opportunities with potential partners in the MedTech sector.
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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