• 52nd Hardware Meetup
    Hello! Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! We're back at Kickstarter HQ for our 52nd event. We've got a phenomenal lineup of speakers. Agenda: 7:00 - 7:15pm: Arrival, food, mingling 7:15 - 7:25pm: Welcome and notes 7:30 - 7:50pm: Jared Schwartzentruber, Founder and Head of Hardware, QuiO (http://www.quio.com/). QuiO (/ kwee-oh /) is a connected therapeutics company that improves clinical trials and disease management through remote monitoring of home injections. The company provides smart injection devices and connected software for monitoring, engaging and supporting patients taking injectable therapies. 7:55 - 8:15pm: Paul Suhey, Founder and COO, Revel Transit (https://reveltransit.com/). Revel Transit is NYC's first shared electric vehicle service. Revel has been operating throughout Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Bushwick with 68 shared electric mopeds since July 2018. The mopeds are available to rent through the Revel Transit app and provide residents with an affordable, fun, and emissions-free transit option. 8:20 - 8:40pm: Jacob Gordon, Founder and CMO, Artiphon (http://www.artiphon.com/). Artiphon is reinventing how people make music with intuitive hardware/software experiences. Artiphon's first product, the INSTRUMENT 1, is the highest-raising crowdfund for a musical instrument and was named among TIME’s Best Inventions of the Year. 8:45 - on: Community announcements and networking. See you there!

    Kickstarter HQ

    58 Kent Street · Brooklyn, NY

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  • 51st Hardware Meetup
    And we're back! This month we're meeting at Oden Technologies in Manhattan. Come check out their awesome new space and hear from this fantastic lineup of speakers. Agenda: 6:00 - 6:30pm: Arrival, food, mingling 6:30 - 6:45pm: Welcome notes, shout outs 6:45 - 7:10pm: Willem Sundblad, Oden Technologies (oden.io). Oden is an industrial automation company helping manufacturers make products better, faster, and with less waste and impact on the environment. 7:15 - 7:40pm: Bre Pettis, Bantam Tools (bantamtools.com). Bre brought personal digital fabrication to the desktop with Makerbot and he's doing it again with Bantam Tools. Formerly Other Machines Co, Bantam Tools makes high quality desktop milling machines. 7:45 - 8:10pm: Marco Perry, Pensa (pensanyc.com). Pensa is a design and invention firm that helps startups and fortune 100 companies launch new product lines. They even have their own: D.I.Wire – the first bench top wire former. 8:15 - 8:40pm: Taras Kravtchouk, Tarform (tarform.com). Tarform builds a new breed of electric motorcycles that brings together design, digital fabrication, and artificial intelligence. 8:45 - 9:00pm: Community announcements and networking. Looking to fill a hire or two? Have a product launch on the horizon? Now's your chance to let the community know. See you there!

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    Oden Technologies

    50 W 17th Street 4th Floor · New York, ny

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  • 50th Hardware Meetup
    Hello! After our summer hiatus we're ready to kick off the fall with our 50th Hardware Meetup. We've come a long way since the early days and in the spirit of change we're hosting this meetup at Kickstarter! If you haven't been to Kickstarter HQ, it's a space to behold. We're super excited to be holding our 50th meetup there. Agenda: 7 - 7:15pm: Arrival, food, mingling 7:15 - 7:25pm: Welcome and notes 7:30 - 7:50pm: Ryan Rzepecki, Founder and CEO, JUMP (https://jump.com/). JUMP makes on-demand personal electric vehicles like bicycle and scooters for cities throughout the US. They were acquired by Uber earlier this year for $200 million. 7:55 - 8:15pm: Vlad Vukicevic, Founder and CEO, Meural (https://meural.com/). Meural is a platform for discovering, customizing, and interacting with visual art in your daily life, designed to bring the joy of art to walls everywhere. Meural was acquired in August by NETGEAR. 8:20 - 8:40pm: Mark Belinsky, Founder and CEO, Birdi (http://birdihome.com/). Birdi reinvented the smoke detector, combining smoke and CO alarms with air quality monitoring. In 2016, Birdi was acquired by the innovative router maker Luma, now owned by First Alert. 8:45 - on: Community announcements and networking. You'll hear from SecondMuse about their trio of New York programs for cleantech and hardware startups: M-Corps - funded by NYSERDA and in partnership with Dragon Innovation, New Lab, Urban Future Lab - is accepting 12 companies for its statewide cleantech manufacturing incubator. Apply by Oct 8. http://www.manufacturenewyork.com/ Futureworks Incubator - funded by NYCEDC - returns for the second year and gets hardware startups and entrepreneurs investor-ready. Apply by Oct 31 https://futureworks.nyc/incubator/ Futureworks Shops - NYCEDC - comes back in November and opens access to New York City's prototyping spaces. https://futureworks.nyc/shops/ See you there!

    Kickstarter HQ

    58 Kent Street · Brooklyn, NY

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  • Hardware Happy Hour
    Hey Hardwarians, Our next hardware summer social event is fast approaching! We'll meet on the roof of Beer Authority on 40th and 8th from 6pm until whenever. See you on 8/14! -Nate

    Beer Authority

    300 West 40th St. · New York, NY

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  • Trivia Night (Hardware Social Event)
    Hey Hardwarians, Trivia Night is finally here! We've reserved a space for 25 people at Taproom No. 307 for the 'Geeks Who Drink' trivia night. We hope to make this a regular event and accommodate more people in the future. This is our MVP (minimum viable production) and we'll increase capacity if there's enough interest. There is a minimum per person charge at the bar of $20. I've been here many nights for trivia and the food, drinks, and trivia make for a fantastic time. Please RSVP if you're certain you can attend, as space is limited. Schedule: 6:45 - 7:30pm: Arrival & break out into teams 7:30 - 9:30pm: Trivia, Trivia, Trivia See you there! Cheers, Chris

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    Taproom No. 307

    307 3rd Ave · New York

  • 49th Hardware Meetup (redux)
    Hello! It's nearly June and time for another Hardware Meetup. Apparently we miscounted the number, so we're doing #49 again. Guess we'll have to do something special for #50 in July! In the meantime, we have a great lineup of speakers planned for June. Agenda: 6:15 - 6:30pm: Arrival, pizza and beer. 6:30 - 6:40pm: Welcome and notes. 6:40 - 7:05pm: Brian Wilson, Founder and CEO, Duro UAS (https://durouas.com/). Bronx-based Duro makes submersible drones for gathering marine data. Its affiliate, Duro Workforce, offers technical training for hardware professionals. 7:05 - 7:25pm: Carolyn, Topp, Director of New Business & Product Development, Uncommon Goods (https://www.uncommongoods.com). Uncommon Goods is an online market place of original and unusual goods. Their in-house Product Development team develops new designs in partnerships with their community of independent makers. 7:25 - 7:45pm: Justin Seidenfeld, Doris Dev (https://www.dorisdev.com/services/). Doris Dev is a product development agency based in NYC with a dedicated engineering and manufacturing team in Hong Kong. The team previously worked on design, development, and manufacturing at Quirky, smart luggage startup Raden, and smart toothbrush maker Goby. 7:45pm+: networking and community announcements. See you all there! Nate

    Microsoft

    11 Times Square (8th avenue entrance, close to the corner of 41st St) · New York, NY

  • 49th Hardware Meetup
    Hey Hardwarians, Spring is finally here *knock on PCBs*. We’ve got a fantastic group of speakers lined up, and I'm excited to hear their insights. Agenda: 6:15 - 6:30pm: Arrival, pizza and beer. 6:30 - 6:40pm: Welcome and notes. 6:40 - 7:00pm: Max Haot, Founder & CEO at Launcher (https://launcherspace.com). Launcher is on a 10-year journey to deliver small satellites to orbit. 7:00 - 7:20pm: Maureen Coiro, Hardware Product Manager at Peloton (https://www.onepeloton.com). Peloton is reinventing fitness with live boutique studio classes on state-of-the-art equipment, bringing effective, convenient workouts into homes all over the country. 7:20 - 7:40pm: Ilya Polokhin, Founder & CEO at Hubneo (https://www.hubneo.com). Hubneo designs and builds unique full motion VR simulators for ultra-realistic racing, flight and space simulation experiences. Hubneo VR Lab in LES, Manhattan provides a space for people to immerse themselves in virtual worlds using these state of the art VR systems. 7:45pm+: networking and community announcements. See you all there! Cheers, Chris

    Microsoft

    11 Times Square (8th avenue entrance, close to the corner of 41st St) · New York, NY

  • 48th Hardware Meetup
    Heyo!!! It's *kind of* spring, and we've got a fully sprung Hardware Startup Meetup comin' at ya. Brought to you by Spencer Wright of theprepared.org, etc. Agenda: 6:15 - 6:30pm: Arrival, pizza and beer. 6:30 - 6:40pm: Welcome and notes. 6:40 - 7:05pm: Rony Kubat, Tulip Interfaces (http://tulip.co). Tulip makes manufacturing management applications that allow on-the-fly control of manufacturing plans & analytics of what's happening on the factory floor. 7:05 - 7:25pm: Tara Pham, Numina (http://numina.co). Numina makes hardware & analytics tools for urban space, enabling urban planners to understand what's happening on the ground in real time. 7:25 - 7:45pm: Janet Lieberman, Dame Products (https://www.dameproducts.com/). Dame makes sex-positive products to empower the sexual experiences of womankind. A serious mission with serious engineering challenges! 7:45pm+: networking and community announcements. See you all there! Spencer

    Microsoft

    11 Times Square (8th avenue entrance, close to the corner of 41st St) · New York, NY

  • 47th Hardware Meetup
    Hi hardwarians, It's been a few months since the last time we got together, but we're back with a great meetup, this time in conjunction with Futureworks NYC! We've got some incredible speakers, all of which are founders of startups in the Futureworks Incubator program, and they'll each be talking about a slightly different topic. Futureworks is a citywide advanced manufacturing program run by New York City Economic Development Corporation in collaboration with SecondMuse Agenda: 6:15 - 6:30pm: arrival, pizza and beer 6:30 - 6:40pm: welcome and note from Futureworks 6:40 - 7:00pm: Move 38 (https://move38.com/), developers of a new type of board game, will talk about how to handle the departure of a co-founder and building a support system because nobody is positive all of the time (oh and the art of over-delivering) 7:00 - 7:20pm: Ooneee (http://ooneepod.com/) will be talking about their journey taking on smart cities and infrastructure, and their upcoming beta at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. 7:20 - 7:40pm: Hoplite Power (https://www.hoplitepower.com/), makers of vending type machines for charging your phone, will talk about developing hardware while being bootstrapped, manufacturing on a budget and design iteration. 7:40 - 8:00pm: WearWorks (http://www.wear.works/), makers of a wearable device for haptic navigation will talk about the value of Social Capital and dominating micromonopolies. 8:00pm+: networking and community announcements. See you all there! Haytham

    Microsoft

    11 Times Square (8th avenue entrance, close to the corner of 41st St) · New York, NY

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  • 46th Hardware Meetup
    Hi hardwarians, Time for another hardware meetup, and we've got a treat in the form of incredible speakers this time around. Hope to see you there! Agenda: 6:15 - 6:30pm: arrival, pizza and beer 6:30 - 6:40pm: welcome and sponsors. 6:40 - 7:00pm: Nisan Lerea, cofounder of Wazer (https://www.wazer.com/), builders of the first desktop waterjet cutter that can literally cut through anything. Hear of their journey from New York to China and back to Brooklyn. 7:00 - 7:20pm: Ro Gupta, Founder and CEO of Carmera (https://www.carmera.com/), and Justin Day the CTO, which builds real-time 3D maps and navigation data for autonomous vehicles. 7:20 - 7:40pm: Evan Abel, Director of Manufacturing at Wim (https://www.wimyogurt.com/), that's building a desktop consumer frozen yogurt maker. 7:40 - 8:00pm: Chris Rill (https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisrill/), cofounder and former CTO of Canary (https://canary.is/) and currently an IoT consultant/advisor, who will talk about some of the lessons learned scaling from prototype to high-volume production. 8:00pm+: networking and community announcements. See you all there! Haytham

    Microsoft

    11 Times Square (8th avenue entrance, close to the corner of 41st St) · New York, NY

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