Past Meetup

Latest Innovations in 3D Printing

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The deadline to register and pay online is:

2 pm W 7/20


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Or, pay $20 (cash) at the door.

This lively panel discussion will highlight the latest developments in 3D printing.

Please come with questions and comments.


6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Check In, Food, Networking, Demo Tables

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Presentation, Q & A

8:30 pm to 9:00 pm More Networking

There will be demo tables for startups and sponsor tables for service providers for the networking portion of the event. If you would like to have space on a demo table or sponsor table for the networking portion of the event, send an email message to:


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About the Panelists:

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Erik Katz is a technology advisor and mentor who is immersed in the Maker Movement and Hardware startup scene in Silicon Valley. He has worked with companies such as TechShop, Maker Media and several start-ups. Erik also founded and ran a boutique technology consulting firm for more than a decade.

Erik is the founder of the non-profit Maker Mart, which produced Makers@theMint, a large scale retail pop-up event at Historic Old Mint in downtown San Francisco which was featured in Forbes.

He co-organizes various meet up groups and continues to organize large-scale events and conferences including founding HardwareCON. Erik is currently Managing Director of Hardware for Hackers & Founders Co-Op.

Ephraim Lindenbaum is a founder and managing director of Advance Ventures, a Silicon Valley ­based venture investment fund and venture accelerator that invests in seed and early­ stage start­ups. Founded in 1999, Advance Ventures has consistently achieved meaningful exits with its portfolio companies across its core market sectors: Information Technology, Communication and Sustainability.

Prior to founding Advance Ventures, Mr. Lindenbaum was the co­founder of interactive media pioneer Broadcast Production Group and served as CEO until its acquisition in 1999 by Parago (NASDAQ: HAWK). Under his leadership, Broadcast Production Group was listed as a Top 15 fastest growing private company in Silicon Valley and a Top 100 fastest growing private company in the US.

Espen Sivertsen is CEO of Type A Machines (, a San Leandro, CA company that provides additive manufacturing hardware, software and services. Type A Machines is best known for the award winning Series 1 3D printer and Print Pod system. The Series 1 system is used by companies such as Google, Tesla and Intel, enabling customers to go from desktop prototype to million part production.

Espen has also created BAAM ( - the worlds largest coalition of 3D technology companies under one roof. Drawing on it's BAAM partners, Type A Machines is able to provide an entire ecosystem of 3D products and services, propelling customers from initial idea to full volume production. Born and raised in Norway and with a background in business and psychology, Espen served as Team Leader with the KaosPilots, a Scandinavian school of entrepreneurship described by Fast Company as the “new curriculum for managing change". Prior to this, Espen worked as Head of Demolab at iLab, an international knowledge center for new technologies and trends.

Stephen Wurzburg is a partner at Pillsbury Law Firm. Steve has extensive experience in business transactions and intellectual property matters. His practice involves serving as outside corporate counsel for small and emerging corporations, handling all of their legal matters, and serving as outside counsel for large corporations having their own in-house legal staff, handling select transactions.

He has assisted company management with legal issues involved in financing their business and obtaining liquidity for their stock, selling (or licensing) their products and services through various channels of distribution, protecting and profiting from their intellectual property, compensating their employees and executives, and interfacing with their boards of directors and shareholders.

In terms of legal practice areas, his experience covers securities law; corporation, limited liability company, and partnership law; tax law; antitrust law; commercial (UCC) transactions law; international law; and intellectual property law (especially technology transfer and licensing).

Mr. Wurzburg's clients are mostly high technology and consumer product companies. They include companies that develop, manufacture, and/or distribute computer hardware, semiconductor, laser, telecommunication, chemical, software as a service, and solar energy products.

Prior to joining Pillsbury in February 2000, Mr. Wurzburg was with Rosenblum, Parish & Isaacs, P.C. in San Jose for 20 years. At both firms, Mr. Wurzburg has served stints as office managing partner.

He has given lectures and presentations before various groups, including the American Chemical Society, Practicing Law Institute, Santa Clara Bar Association, and Association for Corporate Growth.

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