Special Event Guest

 

Bay McLaughlin

Bay co-founded Brinc.io, a hardware accelerator, education platform, and product development studio, to unlock the world's data so we can improve our lives. 

Over the past decade, Bay has supported technology startups around the world. He speaks 'corporate' having been at Apple for six years where he created a division that generated $250M USD in revenues, but he breathes startups. He currently holds 30+ equity positions across nine countries, ranging from B2B SaaS platforms to the number one website in surfing.

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Discussion Panels & Hardware Talks with guests from:

Hardware Pitch Night with live Investor feedback with startups like:

Speakers

Bay McLaughlin
COO of Brinc

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Piotr Wasowski
CEO of Arkley VC

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Tomasz Czaplinski
CEO of SpeedUp Group

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Maciej Frankowicz
CEO of Shape VC

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Dariusz Lipka
CEO of BLDG VC

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Jakub Buszynski
CEO of Hardware Hub

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Matt Soltysiak
Director - Brinc Poland

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Patryk Szymczak
CSO of Summer R&D Lab

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Schedule

Welcome Keynote

10min

Introduction to Manufacturing and Sourcing

Learn the in's and out's about manufacturing your hardware product. 

45min

Panel: How Hard is Hardware?

Panel:

Bay McLaughlin - Brinc

Jakub Buszynski - Hardware Hub

Kamil Sumera - Summer R&D Lab

30min

Panel: What we're looking for in hardware startups?

Panel:

VC Representatives

50min

Break

45min

Hardware Financing Mistakes

Learn about common financial mistakes that hardware founders make and how best to avoid them.

45min

Startup Pitch Night & Investor Q&A Session

Pitch your startup and get immediate feedback from investors. 

120min

After Party for startups and investors

After the event, join us for a beer and get the opportunity to chat with our speakers in a less formal setting.

120min

How to get here?

We are in  the centre of Poznań, in a historical building of the former printing house, known in Polish as Stara Drukarnia. There are over 1000 m² of surface with unlimited design possibilities, and a new open-air space. In 2017, we were awarded the event Oscar, i.e. a prize within the MP Power Awards contest, in the Multi Venue category.

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Organized by

Paulina Deren
paula@coachu.io