How to Succeed at Crowdfunding with Indiegogo
Fundraising is often one of the most pressing and pivotal concerns among startups looking to fund their product development and other parts of the business life cycle. This webinar led by Ilan Cohen of Indiegogo will discuss when crowdfunding is the correct strategy for either GTM or prelaunch. It will also cover PR, digital marketing, product positioning, and how Indiegogo, which specializes in crowdfunding for physical products, can help. Q&A included. This class is virtual AND in-person.
2021 Women in Manufacturing and Engineering Day
mHUB is proud to host its annual Women in Manufacturing and Engineering Day after a hiatus in 2020. The virtual event on October 28th will celebrate and convene influential women making a tremendous impact in the manufacturing industry, and empower young women interested in STEM fields to discover new career paths and support their growth in these fields.
Design for Manufacturing: Plastic Injection Molding
This class, led by Fastway Engineering's Jim Shaw and Mike Walter of Met2Plastics, will do a deep dive into plastic injection as a method of prototyping and manufacturing. Whether for prototyping or production, minimize the costs of these parts requires a full understanding of the design, tooling, and automation opportunities.
How to Bring Your Ideas to Life with Kickstarter
Nick Yulman, Kickstarter's Head of of Design and Technology, will share tips and best practices for crafting a great campaign, building an audience, and making sure you're prepared for success. He'll give a presentation followed by an open conversation to answer your questions.
Global Startup Showcase
Join mHUB in celebrating its second Global Startup cohort in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency. Listen to presentations from 8 companies--Bautiful, BEAM Digital, Fonsider, IMEMS, Insenso, Plus Biomedicals, Traxit--and discover the amazing products they are bringing to the US market. The showcase will also include time for networking.
Supply Chain: Finding International Distributors
This virtual class, part one of two, will cover how to research and go about establishing relationships with distributors outside of the US for the purpose of selling your product overseas. Bill McNamara, director of the International Trade Center at the Women's Business Development Center.
Corporate Finance Structure: Fund Your R&D with SBIR Grants
If you are working on the next technological breakthrough, the U.S government has a special $2.6B budget allocated to fund small businesses research and development. Come learn what services/products/technologies are best suited for these grants and see if your company qualifies. Taught by Inspiralia, a firm that supports the grant and tech development to ensure a successful grant bid!
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Advertising Law: Building Your Brand and Socials for Online Success
In this webinar lead by attorney Erin Conway, startups will learn the pros, cons, and risks of having a social media presence and how to manage those risks. In addition, learn some new considerations for when engaging third parties – influencers, marketing and advertising agencies, design firms, manufacturers, suppliers, etc. and how to safely host contests and promotions using your socials!