Jen leads Vegas Tech Fund's investments in the hardware space with Nimbus, a new early-stage portfolio focused on robotics, 3d printing, drones/UAVs, EVs, connected devices, hardware-as-a-service, internet of things, and smart home technologies.
She was previously an early ops employee at Romotive Inc., a personal robotics company Series A funded by Sequoia.
McCabe founded now-dark Contagion Health, a YCombinator 2010 company. Contagion received seed funding from Founders Fund Angel and Esther Dyson before merging with Healthmonth in summer 2011 to form Habit Labs Inc.
Before Contagion, Jen worked in healthcare management and administration for a Unity Healthcare facility in Washington, DC, where she also served on 2 nonprofit boards.
BA, English/Gender Studies2004
|Oct 16, 2014||Tech Cocktail - Meet the New Romo, Your Cute Robot Friend by Romotive|
|Sep 30, 2014||Re/code - Factorli, an Early Casualty of the Las Vegas Downtown Project|
|May 24, 2014||FinSMEs - Factorli Raises $10M in Series A Funding|
|May 21, 2014||TechCrunch - Tony Hsieh, Vegas Tech Fund Put $10M Into Factorli, A Factory For US Hardware Startups|
|May 21, 2014||Re/code - Las Vegas Builds a Startup Hardware Factory for Hardware Startups|
|May 21, 2014||Gigaom - This cloud-equipped factory wants to be the go-to manufacturer for small hardware startups|
|Mar 20, 2014||TechCrunch - Stir, A Kinetic Desk Startup From An Ex-Apple Engineer, Raises $1.5M Led By Tony Hsieh’s Vegas TechFund|
|Mar 14, 2014||Gigaom - VegasTechFund’s Jen McCabe on the future of hardware|