If you're interested in the future of manufacturing, being a pro or semi-pro maker, and making a living, by making what you love ... join us for the first Hardware Startup event in Brighton.
A wave of innovation is breaking, creating new opportunities for sustainable self-employment and micro-businesses powered by makers who are turning their projects into products. Already high profile successes like Arduino, 3D Robotics, Adafruit and Makerbot, as well as thousands of individual makers selling on Etsy, Tindie and Shapeways, there's a growing movement of of makers doing business and Brighton is ideally placed to foster their growth.
More and more makers are turning the projects they love working on into products for others.
Confirmed speakers for the MeetUp are:
Alice Taylor - founder and CEO of Makielab, producers of 3D printed action figures and digital/physical toys
Jason Hotchkiss - maker of electronic musical instruments, and inventor of 1D pong!
David Stoughton - digital futures consultant, and speaker on the future of work
Nick Johnson - founder of Arachnid Labs and member of London Hackspace
To register for this event see: http://hardwarestartupbrighton1.eventbrite.co.uk/
The nominal entry fee of £2.50 will help us make a contribution towards our speakers' travel expenses.
Got questions? Tweet us here: @HardwareStart.