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Curios to know what it takes to bring a wearable tech product to market? Eager to discover what are the main challenges startups encounter when bonding hardware and software together? Join us to learn from the stories of three brilliant wearable startup founders who recently successfully raised more than three million dollars on Kickstarter combined. Our events are always seasoned with free beers and pizza!
A special thanks to Mightybee for refreshing the night with some of their special organic coconut water.
Speakers: Tim Antos (founder & CEO at Kokoon), Alfredo Belfiori (Founder & CEO at Deus Ex Technology (Aria), Serge Vasylechko and Ali Tahmaseb (Founders of Blocks).
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7:00-7:20 - Check in + networking
7:20-7:30 - Event opening
7:30-7:50 - Tim Antos, Founder & CEO at Kokoon
7:50-8:10 - Alfredo Belfiore, Founder & CEO at Deus Ex Technology (Aria)
8:10-8:30 - Serge Vasylechko and Ali Tahmaseb, Founders of Blocks
8:30-8:50 - Community announcements
This is your time if you would like to share what you are working on with the community or make any sort of announcement. You have 2 minutes max for a short shoutout.
8:50-10:00 - Drinks, pizza and networking
Kindly offered by General Assembly.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Tim Antos - Founder & CEO at Kokoon
Tim is the Founder & CEO of Kokoon Technology a consumer wearables and headphones manufacturer. Established in 2013 the company is currently developing very comfortable, sensor rich smart headphones designed to help you sleep and relax better. Graduated from HAX accelerator program in 2015 Kokoon recently concluded a very successful Kickstarter campaign raising about $2M.
Read more about Kokoon on Venture Beat.
Alfredo Belfiori - Founder & CEO at Deus Ex Technology (Aria)
Alfredo is a biomedical engineer from Sardinia. In 2014 he decided to found Deus Ex Technology, company aimed to provide enhanced ways of interaction between humans and machines. Aria is their launching product, the first add-on band that enables you to control your smartwatch with simple hand gestures. Graduated from HAX accelerator program in 2015, Aria successfully won a Kickstarter campaign in July raising more than $160.000.
Watch Aria in action on TechCrunch.
Serge Vasylechko and Ali Tahmaseb - Founders of Blocks
Two very talented Imperial College graduates, Serge and Ali founded Blocks in 2013 the first modular smartwatch ever made. They have launched their Kickstarter campaign just a couple of weeks ago raising more than a million dollars so far..Great job!
Read more about Blocks on TechCrunch.
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