About

Full datetime event: 

Wednesday, December 9, 2015From 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Location

Next Space
2081 Center St., Berkeley, CA

Description

We are pleased to announce our next Hardware Massive event. Come join us on December 9th at Next Space Berkeley. Food and Drink are being sponsored by Rush Order, a flexible fulfillment solutions provider for startups.

This month we have industry expert and founder/CEO Greg Kress, Ph.D. of Radicand Labs a hardware incubator and product development firm in San Francisco. Among his many roles, Greg helps startups to develop their ideas into working products and has a wealth of experience pertaining to rapid prototyping, mechatronics design and engineering, consumer product strategy, and more.

Greg will be focusing on the following topics:

1) Prototyping strategy for hardware start-ups
2) Prototyping examples & stories from experience
3) Going from prototype to product
4) Costs & lead time - setting reasonable goals & expectations

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn about a crucial stage in hardware development, and to meet some like-minded people and potential future business partners.

The event agenda is as follows:

6:30-7:00 Networking, Beer and Pizza
7:00:7:15 Opening Remarks and Announcements
7:15-7:45 Demos and Pitches*
7:45-8:00 Break, More Networking, More Beer and Pizza
8:00-8:30 Greg Kress/Radicand Labs on Prototype or Else
8:30-9:00 Q/A's
9:00-9:30 More Networking
9:30 Event Ends

We encourage you to bring a friend. We look forward to seeing you all there.

*If you want to demo your product, pitch your startup, pitch yourself or pitch your services in front of the group, please sign up here at this link.

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You will have approximately 2 minutes to speak. This is a great time to let the group know why you are there so you can receive the maximum benefits of attending our events. If you are looking for a designer let the group know. If you are looking for feedback on your product demo your product. Whatever you are looking for, getting in front of the group is the definitive way to achieve that.