Zach 'Hoeken' Smith (HAXLR8R)

Friday, April 19, 2013, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM UTC

In-person event

About this event

Zach is co-founder of MakerBot Industries, one of the companies leading the 3D printer revolution. After helping to create the MakerBot, the first widely available 3D printer, he has moved on from the company and relocated to Shenzhen. In Shenzhen he spends his free time exploring the largest electronics markets in the world, making and inventing. He's now the Program Director at HAXLR8R, an accelerator program for hardware based startups that connects the Silicon Valley with the manufacturing centers in South China. We'll talk with Zach about the future he helped to create, a future where everyone has access to easily create 3D objects. We'll also discuss his role as an advisor and program director at one of the hottest accelerators in the hardware startup space.

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  • Zach 'Hoeken' Smith




Friday, April 19, 2013
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM UTC


10:30 AMNetworking and Food
11:30 AMFireside Chat
12:30 PMNetworking


  • Javen Zheng

    Link Trust Capital

    Startup Grind Guangzhou Chapter Director

  • Matias Mann

    E-Commerce Industry Leader / Co-Director

  • Chance Jiang

    Chatek LLC

    Startup Grind Guangzhou Advisor

  • Carel van Apeldoorn

    Startup Grind Guangzhou Advisor

  • Adeh DeSandies

    Startup Grind China

    Startup Grind Guangzhou Mentor