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Learn How to Build a Hardware Startup Successfully
Hardware startups can be some of the most difficult types of businesses to run. However, many hardware startups make huge impacts on our world. From robotics to drones, autonomous vehicles, healthcare, and even advances in the space industry. Join our live online event to learn some ideas on how your startup can meet with success. *** Please register using this link, spaces are limited: *** Please also mark your attendance in this group. ------------------------------------------------ What you'll learn in this great lecture: - We'll discuss the best practices to build a hardware startup. Everything from starting your prototype, marketing it, finding investors and go-to-market strategy. - The event will start with an introductory talk from StartupBlink CEO, Eli David. While building a global ecosystem map of startups, Eli has interacted with hundreds of hardware startups. - We'll then go over to a talk with our guest speaker, Dr. Paul Lethbridge, the Academic and Startup Program Senior Manager for ANSYS. - We'll also open the talk for Q&A from participants. ------------------------------------------------ Building a hardware product? We know it’s hard at the beginning with the limited resources startup have. StartupBlink’s partnership with ANSYS Startup Program is here to help! The program allows eligible startups to gain access to world-leading engineering simulation software tools to help you design and test virtual prototypes. Find out if your startup is eligible here >> ------------------------------------------------ About the speakers: Eli David is StartupBlink's nomadic CEO. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Economist, and an MBA graduate with work experience in such firms as KPMG and BDO. Eli is a digital nomad constantly changing locations since 2010, while and podcasting in Dr. Paul Lethbridge is the Academic and Startup Program Senior Manager for ANSYS, Inc. He is responsible for product and marketing strategy of the ANSYS Startup Program globally. Paul joined ANSYS in April 1999. ------------------------------------------------

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Why should you join the StartupBlink Networking Meetup?

Do you want to meet like-minded entrepreneurs? Grow your business faster? Find co-founders or partners?

This meetup facilitates casual networking events that will allow you to make the valuable contacts necessary to grow your startup.

Our Monthly Networking Meetups are organized in dozens of cities around the world, either by volunteers orexclusive Community Leaders ( ( in each city.

Other than our monthly Networking events, we also feature events offered by the community (that’s you!).

Another great way for you to network and expand your business connections is to join a coworking space! Members of the group are eligible for up to 15% discount from our partners at WeWork, the world’s leading coworking network!

What is StartupBlink?

StartupBlink is an interactive global startup ecosystem map and research center featuring tens of thousands of listed startups, coworking spaces, and accelerators. Add yours as well to Washington Startup Map

Who organizes the events?

The events are organized by the members of the group. If you like, you can choose the location and take charge of our next monthly networking event (just send us a message). You may also become our exclusive Washington Community Leader ( (

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Our project is a partner of ANSYS Startup Program ( ) which supplies innovative discounted simulation products for early stage Startups building virtual prototypes of new products.

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