Come meet and ask questions on our next HARDWARE HANGOUT with Brady Forrest. Brady runs Highway1 and helps shepherd startups of all backgrounds into their Accelerator program. He also co-founded Ignite – a geek event which has spread to over a hundred cities worldwide.. PCH is a large supply chain management company with primary operations in Shenzhen. It ships $10B of product annually. Highway1 helps you get your prototype ready for market. Based in SF, they are a four month program & currently hosting 11 companies – primarily consumer. The next class runs Mar-Jun. More about Brady – he is Vice President at Highway1, PCH International’s incubator program. A prolific speaker and maker on the geek scene, Brady can be found at speaking engagements around the world, inventing new forms of transportation at Burning Man, or creating in the Highway1 San Francisco workshop. Additionally, Brady writes for O’Reilly Radar, tracking changes in technology.
Things we’ll be asking!
- When/if makers should crowdfund?
- When do you hire certain roles?
- What are the hidden gotchas?
- When/should you go to China?
- The role of opensource
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