If you’re attending SOLIDWORKS World, chances are that you have big ideas. You’ve dreamt about making the next must-have consumer gadget or coming up with a world-changing business idea. With barriers to starting a company lowering each year, the old adage “if you can dream it, you can do it” has never been closer to reality. Interest in startups is booming, and we’re bringing the topic back to SOLIDWORKS World by popular demand.
The sessions, scheduled for the afternoon of Tuesday, February 7, will provide insight from both sides of the startup world: founders and investors. Each perspective includes subject matter experts with a wealth of knowledge on how to start successful businesses and how to obtain funding. Here’s what you can expect to learn at each session:
Hardware Founder Stories
Maybe you watched the HBO show Silicon Valley and already know everything there is about starting a startup or maybe you haven’t. Come hear the real stories from our panel of hardware startup founders as they went from ideation to product to business success.
Bootstrapping, credit cards, loans, angel investment, crowdsourcing, venture capital. Cash is king and funding your startup is never easy. Our panel will take a look at multiple methods for funding a hardware startup.
Design & Technology Outreach Lead
Attend the sessions, get informed, and then begin your journey toward startup success. You can also explore the SOLIDWORKS for Entrepreneurs program as a partner in innovation. The program offers software, training, and co-marketing resources to help your idea become a product and your product become a business.