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Launching a robotics firm, in addition to rising and scaling one, presents innovators with many challenges. RoboBusiness, which runs Oct. 19-20 in Santa Clara, is right here to assist with a Robotics Startup Bootcamp designed to offer ideas of the commerce to leaders of younger corporations.
Going down between 3-5 PM on Oct. 19, the two-part Robotics Startup Bootcamp is being organized by MassRobotics and can cowl the main phases in startup formation, in addition to data particular to the assorted departments all companies will need to have. Subjects embrace authorized formation, inventory choices and patents, dilutive and non-dilutive investments, the trail to manufacturing, greatest practices in accounting, and bringing on advertising and marketing, gross sales, & HR consultants, in addition to fundraising & exits.
Here’s a fast take a look at the Robotics Startup Bootcamp agenda:
- Introduction: Widespread challenges going through startups
- Authorized: Organising an organization, IP and patents
- Design for manufacturing and scaling: alternatives & pitfalls
- Accounting: finance, forecasting, and taxes
- Advertising and marketing & Gross sales: when and who
- Workforce: How/When to develop the workforce
Audio system on the bootcamp will embrace:
- Aaron Capron, Associate, Finnegan
- Michael LaCrosse, Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen
- Parna Sarkar-Basu, Founder, Model and Buzz
- Daniel Theobald, Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Vecna Robotics
- Peter Russo, Founder/President, New Method Growth
There can be a wide range of different occasions and programming for robotics startups at RoboBusiness, together with the Pitchfire Startup Competitors, MassRobotics Profession Truthful and networking receptions. RoboBusiness will even function 100-plus exhibitors, 50-plus audio system, reside demos and way more. Full convention passes are $795, whereas expo-only passes are simply $75. Educational reductions can be found and tutorial full convention charges are $295. Register in the present day.
Maryanna Saenko, co-founder and companion of Future Ventures, can be discussing “The right way to Entice Funding as an Early-Stage Startup” between 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM on Oct. 19. On this session, Saenko will assessment the questions she asks herself about founders and their corporations earlier than she decides to spend money on them. As an early investor in SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink, Planet, and Skype, Saenko has a monitor document of efficiently choosing the right corporations and founders. With a deep background in robotics, together with a MS from Cornell in Supplies Science and Engineering, she has a eager understanding of the robotics world, and has investments within the house.
RoboBusiness can be co-located with the Discipline Robotics Engineering Discussion board, a global convention and exposition designed to offer engineers, engineering administration, enterprise professionals and others with details about tips on how to efficiently develop and safely deploy the subsequent era of subject robotics methods for operation in wide-ranging, out of doors, dynamic environments. You’ll be able to take a look at the present record of audio system, to which extra can be added, right here.
Additionally co-located with RoboBusiness is DeviceTalks West, the premier trade occasion for medical expertise professionals, at present in its ninth 12 months. Each occasions entice engineering and enterprise professionals from a broad vary of healthcare and medical expertise backgrounds.
For details about sponsorship and exhibition alternatives, obtain the prospectus. Query relating to sponsorship alternatives needs to be directed to Courtney Nagle at cnagle[AT]wtwhmedia.com.
About WTWH Media
WTWH Media is an built-in media firm serving engineering, enterprise and funding professionals by means of 50+ web sites, print publications, together with many different technical and enterprise occasions. WTWH’s Robotics Group produces The Robotic Report, Robotics Enterprise Assessment, Collaborative Robotics Traits and Cellular Robotic Information, on-line technical, enterprise and funding information and knowledge portals centered on robotics and clever methods. WTWH Media additionally produces main in-person robotics conferences, together with the Robotics Summit & Expo, RoboBusiness and the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Discussion board. See www.wtwhmedia.com for extra data.