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The Maker Revolution: From Workbench to Business


Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

The Maker Revolution: From Workbench to Business

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Join TechShop for an evening of discussion and presentations focused on putting Makers on the pathway to entrepreneurship. In a keynote talk followed by a panel discussion moderated by Xconomy Chief Correspondent and San Francisco Editor Wade Roush, we'll explore how greater access to tools, software, and other resources is fostering a vibrant creative community and helping Bay Area tinkerers build real businesses. 

Chairman Bao from Off the Grid will be parked in front of TechShop from 6-9 PM selling Chinese steamed and baked buns.

Event Schedule
6-6:30 PM Mingle & tours of TechShop

6:30-6:45 PM Keynote

6:45- 7:30 PM Panel + Q&A 
Moderator: Wade Roush (Xconomy)
Panelists: Mark Hatch (TechShop), Paul Spinrad (Make Magazine), Kate Sofis (SFMade), Andy Filo (Inventor)

7:30-8 PM Entrepreneur Presentations from DODOcase, Embrace Infant Warmers, Innerlock Electric and Novo Deco Jewelry

8-8:30 PM Networking and tours of TechShop

Have questions about The Maker Revolution: From Workbench to Business? Contact TechShop

When & Where

TechShop San Francisco
926 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

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TechShop, Inc. is the first membership based, do-it-yourself (DIY) workshop and fabrication studio, providing it’s member’s access to a vibrant community of highly creative people and more than $750,000 worth of high-quality machines, tools, and software. Based in Northern California with plans to expand nationally, TechShop offers hands on training for people of all skill levels to get them started using TechShop's tools and equipment. TechShop’s classes are the perfect way for Artist, Entrepreneurs, Hobbyist, and Makers of all ages to acquire the needed talents to build their dreams. From CNC prototyping tools to industrial sewing and textiles equipment, laser cutting and electronics, to welding, machine shop equipment and art glass. For more information, go to:

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