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Monday, May 16
 

3:00pm

When to Kickstarter
Limited Capacity full
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So you want to Kickstarter your awesome project, where do you start? What should you consider before making your video, and what do successful kickstarter campaigns have in common? Come get your questions answered and walk away with good advice on how to utilize crowdfunding. 

Moderators
avatar for Chris Meyer

Chris Meyer

Owner, Double Bit Consulting
Chris a unique, Boulder living, beer loving, climbing, tech focused, enterprising snowflake.
avatar for Clarissa Redwine

Clarissa Redwine

Design & Technology Outreach Lead, West Coast, Kickstarter
Clarissa Redwine is Kickstarter's Design & Technology Outreach Lead for the west coast. She travels up and down the coast in search of innovators, creators, and makers who can leverage the powerful community and storytelling tool of Kickstarter to bring creative projects to life... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Margoles

Ryan Margoles

Co-Founder, CTO, Notion
1,338 backers pledged $281,655 to help bring this home intelligence sensor to life.
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Aaron Wilson

86 backers pledged $16,901 to help bring these exciting LED tiles to life.

Core Team
avatar for Arieann DeFazio

Arieann DeFazio

CEO/Founder, Kitables
Arieann is the Founder/CEO of Kitables, a company that gives people the confidence to build by making kits for DIY projects in a variety of fields for both customers and big businesses alike. Arieann has been founding, managing, or working for startups for over a decade, and also... Read More →


Monday May 16, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Riverside 1724 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Wednesday, May 18
 

10:30am

Show us your Hardware Stack
Limited Capacity seats available

If you’re wondering what hardware stack makes or breaks an IoT company and product, look no further. If you have questions about when to use off the shelf chips and protocols or when it makes sense to roll your own and the tradeoffs associated with those decisions, come get an insiders perspective and shed light on this critical process. 

Moderators
avatar for Chris Meyer

Chris Meyer

Owner, Double Bit Consulting
Chris a unique, Boulder living, beer loving, climbing, tech focused, enterprising snowflake.
avatar for Callie Wentling

Callie Wentling

Director of Business Development, Boulder Engineering Studio
Prototyping and physical product design!

Speakers

Wednesday May 18, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am
Riverside 1724 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302
 
Thursday, May 19
 

9:30am

Early Manufacturing and Prototyping
Limited Capacity full
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Find out what it takes to bring to life your IoT ideas with our panel of experts on early prototyping and manufacturing. What does a first run look like? What’s the cost difference between 1000 units and 1,000,000 units? What certifications do I need to consider? Get these and other questions answered here!

Moderators
avatar for Callie Wentling

Callie Wentling

Director of Business Development, Boulder Engineering Studio
Prototyping and physical product design!

Speakers
avatar for Billy Check

Billy Check

Embedded Hardware Engineer, Boulder Engineering Studio
Electrical Engineer - Hardware and Embedded Systems B.S. Electrical Engineering (Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI) Work Experience Mainly designing cordless consumer products with RF-technologies such as Bluetooth, Cellular, WiFi, and other proprietary systems.  Previous experiences... Read More →
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Vince Greb

Vincent has nearly 30 years of experience in the field of electromagnetic interference and compatibility (EMI/EMC). His expertise includes EMC design, testing and mitigation for both commercial and aerospace industries. In 1994, he founded EMC Integrity in Longmont, Colorado. As... Read More →
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Andrea Perdomo

President, Revolar
Graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a BBA degree from the Kenan- Flagler Business School with a concentration in International business. Her passion for fashion, traveling and giving back ultimately brought her to Denver, CO to work with a small fashion start up, Live Worldly, as... Read More →
avatar for Seth Schell

Seth Schell

Program Manager, Premier Manufacturing
I have worked for Premier for 8 years. I specialize in NPI, and have worked with the IoT startup community for about 3 years now. I am here to make hardware easier to manage. As well as NPI, I am here to manage the supply chain and help provide some minor component engineering su... Read More →
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Ryan Welsh

Boulder Engineering Studio


Thursday May 19, 2016 9:30am - 10:30am
madelife 2000 21st St, Boulder, CO 80302

5:00pm

Happy Hacking Happy Hour + Job Fair
Limited Capacity seats available

Come see who’s hiring in the IoT and hardware space or just come grab a drink and meet some people working on cool stuff. 

Thursday May 19, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sanitas Brewing Company 3550 Frontier Ave. Unit A, Boulder CO
 
Friday, May 20
 

10:00am

The Birth of BB-8
Limited Capacity filling up

A chat between Paul Berberian (CEO of Sphero) and Brad Feld about how BB-8 came to life. BB-8 is the breakout product for 2016 not just from Boulder but from a galaxy far, far away. Learn how Sphero went through TechStars both times, and learn all about the development process: setbacks, a-ha moments, methods or processes that ultimately delivered an insanely successful product.


Speakers
avatar for Brad Feld

Brad Feld

Managing Director, Foundry Group
Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures, a company that helped launch and operate software companies. Brad is also a co-founder of ... Read More →