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Wednesday, September 27 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Creating a Physical Prototype (Hardware)

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Just having a drawing or description is NOT enough. A working model or a physical proptotye is critical for your start-up's success!
 
In this session, Gene Sherman will discuss the new and incredible resources avaiilabe to entreprenurs who are developing physical products such as hardware, consumer products, and other new inventions.

Topics to be dicussed:
+ Makerspaces and the "tools of making" now availalbe to everyone
+ Crowdfunding and the physical product.
+ How not to get ripped off by overseas companies
+ Finding a MacGyver to help build your prototype.
+ Making your product "manufacturable."
+ The benefits of being "Make In USA."

Plus a Q&A session after the presentation.

Speakers
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Gene Sherman

Founder / CEO, VOCADEMY - The Makerspace
A lifelong maker, entrepreneur, teacher, and inventor. From model-making as a child, to machinist/tool-maker at age 21. Gene's career included interacting with hundreds of advanced manufacturing companies, managing instructional labs at a university, and running his own robotics start-up. Gene knows first hand the value of people with real hands-on skills. Over the past decade, Gene has turned his focus towards giving others the opportunities to learn these skills and become more valuable to the world. He is the founder/CEO of Vocademy... Read More →



Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
The Box Theatre 3635 Market Street, Riverside, CA

Attendees (28)