The Hardware Startup: From Prototype to Production

Posted in: Alumni Career Services- Oct 05, 2014 Comments Off on The Hardware Startup: From Prototype to Production

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 12:30 – 1:30pm

Taking an idea from thought to fruition is becoming more and more accessible. Software startups have been exploding in popularity, and now hardware is having its day in the sun. Though the two have a lot in common, "hardware is still hard" but there are some key steps that you can take to go from idea to prototype, and from prototype to production.

In this webinar for entrepreneurs, students, tinkerers, and investors — serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and producer Maxim Wheatley (C'13) will address:

-The initial process
-3D printing
-How crowdfunding can play a significant role
-The current state of integrated production solutions (manufacturing, quality-control, packaging, assembly, logistics, etc.) 

Register here:…

About the presenter:
A graduate of Georgetown University (C'13), Maxim now works at Fortify Ventures, a DC based venture capital firm. Maxim produced the documentary series "Startupland", co-founded Georgetown Consulting Group, and is the co-founder of a wearable technology company currently operating in "stealth-mode". Maxim was also a mentor for the business school's summer startup program. This is Maxim's second webinar for Georgetown; to view his presentation on crowdfunding, visit


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