Now that you guys have all recovered from the crazy week of MakerFaire:
It's time again for another SF Hardware Startup Meetup (!!!): May 30th, Thursday, 6pm at the California College of the Arts! Our sponsor this week is FitBit - who you all know as the hardware startup (well grown-up now) who's doing great things in the quantified health/fitness space. Fitbit will be there to talk about some cool stuff they're up to.
If you want to DO A DEMO (!) then sign-up at the spreadsheet under the "May 30th" tab.
Volunteers: If you want to help out, talk to Robert Han: [masked]
Sponsors: If you know anyone who wants to help us do more of these: Tell me!
Venues: If you know a place in the SF area that can host our meetup: Tell me!
Other (HUGE) Announcements:
+ International Hardware Startup Meetup is June 3rd: This is co-located with the Augmented World Expo. The meetup is FREE for the hardware startup community, and the Expo is $10 ($89 off) if you use this code: HW13EXPO when you sign-up here: Augmented World Expo website. PCH International and Upverter will be offering in-kind prizes to the best "connected" hardware startup.
Please RSVP here to attend the meetup and SIGN-UP HERE to enter competition (make sure it is on the: AWEJune 3rd tab). Sign-up for the competition and RSVP to attend ASAP to get your spot!
+ Bay Area Factory Tours Meetup: Our own Jeff McAlvay started a meet group for factory tours that's going to be awesome. Check it out!!!
+ SF Autodesk Inventor User Group: Max Rosenblum stepped up to teach us how to use the Autodesk software that we all got - so join this group! Also, if you're a TechShop member, you can get Autodesk software free as well.
+ Design-2-Part Santa Clara is May 22-23: This is a show where local suppliers show you what they've got! Here's the Free Registration Form
Wow - that's a lot of awesome stuff going on! If you need any help feel free to drop me an email!