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Full datetime event: 

Saturday, September 7, 2019From 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location

The Dream Factory
Level 3
90 Maribyrnong St.
Footscray VIC 3011

Description

Espresso Displays has made the world's thinnest portable monitor, designed for anyone who is always working on-the-go.
In this talk, the team will share their journey, whilst sharing tips about the three pivotal stages for any hardware start-up:
1. Prototyping, Customer Validation, Product-Market Fit
2. Manufacturing in China (it is easier than what people tell you)
3. Crowdfunding (Kickstarter) and Go-To-Market strategies

SPEAKERS:
Scott McKeon (Co-Founder, Espresso Displays)
Scott has diverse experience across Infrastructure, Higher Education and Technology. He is a Director of Construction Non-Profit, From The Ground Up, and teaches at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). He has previously worked on Infrastructure Projects in Sydney as an Engineer for over 4 years.

Will Scuderi (Co-Founder, Espresso Displays)
Will is a Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineer who is world-class in Product Development. He has worked for Nanosonic Technologies and Resmed, two of Australia's leading MedTech companies.

Matt Childs (Co-Founder, Espresso Displays)
Matt has founded multiple companies, is a Stanford Innovation Fellow and is an expert in Business Operation and Logistics. He is the Founder of Wine Stash, Australia's leading supplier of wine storage goods and a Co-Founder of Kidz That Move. Matt studied an Engineering and Business double-degree and was one of Australia's first Stanford Innovation Fellows.

Mark Corrie (CEO, Western Bace)
With an international background in Finance, Trade and Supply chain and IPO’s in Europe, North America and Asia, on returning to Australia, Mark led the creation of the ‘$20 million Building in a Paddock’ now known as Western BACE. As the CEO of Western BACE, Mark and his team are on a mission to support the community of Melbourne’s West to have the same opportunities as any other community in Australia.

Mark will talk about how Western BACE has partnered with HardworX to create and deliver ELEVATE, a twelve month hardware focused program that will consist of meetups, masterclasses, bootcamps, 1-1 expert support and an in depth innovation tour of the Melbourne hardware ecosystem.

This event is supported by:
FAB9 - provides tools, technology, and training for anyone interested in making. fab9.com.au/

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