Zach hoeken smith at Hardware Innovation Summit 2013

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The 1-1/2 day event kicks off with a VC panel, "Pitch Your Prototype," and "Getting Started, case studies of maker pros with early stage products. The Innovation Showcase follows, a unique opportunity to casually engage with over two dozen makers who have their cutting-edge products and devices on display. Creating an almost magical atmosphere where hardware innovation and creative genius generates spirited ideation, the Innovation Showcase is not to be missed.

Wednesday was an all-star lineup with over 30 speakers representing leading entrepreneurs and thought leaders at the forefront of the maker movement. Investors, industrial designers, product development teams - anyone looking for insight into the early stage companies with the potential to change the global business landscape - should attend.

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Zach hoeken smith at Hardware Innovation Summit 2013

  1. 1. Zack “Hoeken” SmithProgram directorHAXLR8R@haxlr8rIncubation: Mentorship and Resources
  2. 2. HAXLR8R – We Add FuelZach Hoeken SmithDirector, HAXLR8Rtwitter: @hoeken
  3. 3. SHENZHEN IS AWESOME. COME MAKE STUFF.
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  9. 9. INTERACTIVE MANUFACTURINGAKA STOP DESIGNING IN A CAVE!
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  11. 11. USE REAL, LOCAL COMPONENTS
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  13. 13. HAXLR8R 1 :: SPRING 2012111 days / 28 people / 9 teams / 5 countries
  14. 14. HAXLR8R 2 :: SPRING 20134 months / 30 people / 10 teams / 5 countries

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