Hardly in AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup

Hardly participated as a semi-finalist for the 2021 AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup, an international pitch competition for early-stage startups. Hardly competes in the consumer products category.

Winners in each industry vertical receive $3k cash, a 1-year license to SOLIDWORKS, and the chance to compete at the International Finals in May 2021. The winner of the International Finals will receive a $50,000 cash Grand Prize.

Allison Braund-Harris, CEO, represents Hardly in AlphaLab’s pitch competition. Watch the 5-min pitch below:

Update on participation: Hardly in AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup

We are very thankful to have participated! Congrats, Zygo, for winning the AlphaLab Consumer Products category. And of course, EXTRA congratulations to the grand prize winner: Hire Henry. All of the competitors are an absolute inspiration to Hardly!

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Hardly is a team dynamics platform that matches people with teams/companies based on both skill and culture fit.