Now as much as ever, we’ve seen that innovation in hardtech – in areas including medical technology, aerospace and building management – is essential to our health and economy. Yet, software investment continues to outpace hardtech at a pace of 12-1. This inequality made sense a decade ago but is a missed opportunity today; and one that the Midwest can benefit from.
Pete Wilkins: Managing Director, Hyde Park Angels
Beckett Jackson: Investing Director, Boeing
Ginger Rothrock: Senior Director, HG Ventures
Sona Shah: CEO and Co-Founder, Neopenda