Renee DiResta

San Francisco, California

Areas of Expertise:

  • hardware
  • startups
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • writing
Renee DiResta is part of the founding team at Haven, an online platform for buying and selling ocean freight capacity. She is a hardware angel investor and adviser, and co-founder of the IoT Syndicate on AngelList, and author of “The Hardware Startup: Building your Product, Business, and Brand." Prior to Haven, Renee was a Principal at seed-stage VC fund O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV), and spent seven years as an equity derivatives trader at Jane Street Capital, a quantitative proprietary trading firm in New York City. For fun, she plays with data sets, helps run The Maker Map open-source project, and is a Maker and crafter. Renee holds a B.S. in both Computer Science and Political Science from the Honors College of SUNY Stony Brook. She blogs about her interests and data projects at and can be found on Twitter at @noupside.

Hardware by the Numbers: Startups Hardware by the Numbers: Startups
by Renee DiResta
June 2015

The Hardware Startup The Hardware Startup
by Renee DiResta, Brady Forrest, Ryan Vinyard
June 2015
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99