Microchip, Arduino and Arrow Electronics will meet with entrepreneurs at “Get Launched SB!” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 3 at Impact Hub Santa Barbara, 1117 State St.
Keynote speaker is Federico Musto, chief executive officer at Arduino, who will talk about “Corporate StartUp: How The Right Corporate Partnerships Made a Difference.” Appetizers will be served up along with a chance to network with local startups and established corporate business people. This is the first day of a two-day event at Impact Hub. Admission is $5 and some workshops cost $35.
To register for this, the first of a two-day event, see https://impacthubsb.spaces.nexudus.com/en/events/tickets/298963673/get-launched-sb-network-with-microchip-arduino–arrow
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 4, entrepreneurs will be able to get advice on how to rapidly advance an idea from prototype to production. This is a chance for non-engineers, novice engineers and advanced engineers to meet with corporate sponsors Microchip, Arduino, Arrow and others to learn about rapid prototyping.
The event features hands-on training, expert consultants and presentations on technology and business topics.
10 a.m. – Impact Hub – Eric Sanchez, Director of Business Development, SweetSpotTM Powered by AKI;
10:30 a.m. – Microchip Technologies – Alan Riley, Sr. Field Sales Engineer- “Making the Journey from Concept to Prototype to Production;”
11 a.m. – TrackR CEO & co-founder Chris Herbert, “Scaling Up A Hardware Company;”
11:30 a.m. – John Cabeca, U.S. Patent Trade Office regional director West Coast, “What You Need to Know About Developing an IP Strategy and Filing for A Patent;”
1 p.m. – Runtime.io founder and CEO James Pace, “Apache Mynewt: An Open Source OS Designed for IoT;”
1:30 p.m. – Microchip Technology Senior Manager Guy McCarthy, Third Party, Dev System Development, “chipKIT – Professional Development with Arduino and MPLAB X;”
2 p.m. – Breadware co-founder and COO Daniel DeLaveaga, “A Modular Approach to IoT Hardware Design;”
2:30 p.m. – Zymbit CEO and founder Phil Strong, “Making Things Secure: From Sensor to Subscriber.”
To register, see https://impacthubsb.spaces.nexudus.com/en/events/tickets/298963677/get-launched-sb