Tandem Capital

15 Added | 2 Magazines | 2 Followers | @TandemCapital | Tandem Capital is a seed-stage venture fund actively investing in stellar mobile hardware and software teams.  We initially commit up to $500,000 per investment and are backed by over $100 million to fuel portfolio company growth.  Our companies benefit from more than just funding.  We take a unique, hands-on approach to each team we invest in, spending 6 to 12 months with them to discover product-market fit and guiding them to a successful Series A round.  We provide our founders with office space, access to our full-time staff of functional experts (growth hackers, designers, product folks, and more), hands-on engagement from partners, and a fully functional hardware lab.  Past Tandem investments include Tile, Cuff, and Bash Gaming.

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Working with Contract Manufacturers

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Hardware is a Long Game — Let Me Give you the Playbook

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