Solid State Startups - Ziv Gillat (Eye-Fi Founder)

Ziv Gillat is founder of Eye-Fi, a company that makes SD cards which allow you to seamlessly geo-tag and transfer your photos directly to the cloud/your computer.

In this talk, Ziv will share his experience in creating a world class hardware company. As part of it, he plans on talking about:

- Raising Capital

- Entering the Consumer/Retail Markets

- The specific Challenges of Hardware Startups

- And issues with valueing a hardware vs software vs service companies

About Eye-Fi

Eye-Fi is dedicated to building products and services that help consumers manage, nurture and share their digital memories. Eye-Fi’s patented and patent-pending technology wirelessly and automatically uploads photos and videos from digital cameras and smartphones to online, in-home and retail destinations. Eye-Fi has helped people wirelessly upload more than 400 million photos since being founded in 2005.

About Solid State Startups

Solid State Startups make physical things. Things that hurt if you drop them on your foot. SSS is a place to share experience and wisdom that only comes from building stuff in the real world.

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  • Devarshi S.

    Ziv - awesome talk, Alex and Ari - great event, and a pleasure meeting a bunch of folks yesterday.

    We are working on a platform for connected devices & smart homes; would love to connect with hardware folks working on/interested in the space! My email is devarshi.shah AT gmail...

    November 21, 2012

    • Ziv G.

      Sweet. Lets connect :-)

      November 21, 2012

  • William W.

    Great speaker.

    November 21, 2012

  • Aaron P.

    Great speaker, nice location, friendly people.

    November 21, 2012

  • Mikal G.

    Great presentation. Very engaging and useful material. Ziv knows what he is talking about.

    November 20, 2012

  • Jack

    Loved this speaker!

    November 20, 2012

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