IoT Product | How I helped raise $300M in investment capital for IoT Startup companies – Guest: Tom Synder, Director of NCRIoT Accelerator
The Shark Tank for IoT Solution Providers
If you’re an IoT vendor and are struggling to get your IoT product launched, then you’re going to want to tune in to the current episode of IoT Playbook podcast with our special guest, Tom Snyder, the director of NCRIoT.
NCRIoT has a FREE 12-week IoT accelerator program that has helped his members raise over $300M in startup funding.
In this episode, you’ll discover how the NCRioT accelerator was created and what services it offers. You will learn how to apply for the NCRIoT accelerator program membership, where you will be prepared to deliver the perfect investor presentation for pitchfest. This is the Shark Tank for IoT solution providers.
So, if you’ve been wondering how to get your IoT solution launched into the market or; how to raise investment capital for your IoT solution, then this episode was designed especially for you. Just head on over to podcast.iotplaybook.com, where we show you the actual Playbooks, IoT managed service providers are using to make 7-figures or more of recurring revenue right now.
What You Will Learn:
- How the NCRioT accelerator was created and what services it offers
- How you can apply to become a member of the NCRIoT accelerator program
- How members got prepared to deliver the perfect investor presentation for pitchfest, the Shark Tank for IoT solution providers.
- How to get your IoT product launched into the market
- How to raise investment capital for your IoT solution
NCRIoT: The Expert’s Experts
NCRIoT, originally the “Raleigh Internet of Things,” was formed as a medium to help people understand what IoT is and how it’s changing business. It quickly transformed into a networking, convening, and educational resource for the area, because success in IoT requires a lot more than wireless alone. The top minds in IoT had nowhere else to turn before NCRIoT was forged. Now, NCRIoT offers a twelve-week program to helps companies and individuals across the country take their IoT products to market.
Take Your Idea Across the Finish Line
NCRIoT also does “pitchfest,” which is like Shark Tank for IoT providers. Their program is designed to take an IoT product through the finish line. They help a lot of startups in the early-stage and work to develop their prototypes. But they also connect them with MSPs that have a managed service the startup can leverage. NCRIoT has a fee-for-service model for some of the work they do, but the large majority of it is relationship-based. If you are interested in learning more about how to get your IoT solution launched into the market or; how to raise investment capital for your IoT solution, head over to podcast.iotplaybook.com.
About Tom Snyder
Tom is Executive Director of RIoT, supporting the Internet of Things industry growth. By day he runs RIoT Labs, an early-stage startup accelerator, prototyping lab, podcast studio and event production nonprofit in Raleigh, NC. RIoT operates as part of the Wireless Research Center, a world-class wireless engineering services and test and certification facility. In his spare time, Tom co-instructs Product Innovation Lab, a Forbes award-winning multi-disciplinary course in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at NC State University.
Prior to joining RIoT, Tom spent two decades in product development and technology incubation in NC, culminating in an executive leadership role at the ASSIST Center, a National Science Foundation sponsored effort to create wearable electronics for healthcare monitoring. He’s passionate about creating and fostering collaborations across disciplines, markets, and cultures. He enjoys the outdoors, woodworking, board games, big crowds, craft beer and ideas that are just crazy enough to work. You can learn more about RIoT and contact Tom at ncriot.org.
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