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Jeffrey Martin

CEO at Sphericam

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Adventures in building a Hardware Startup

Building a camera is no easy task, and building any kind of device intended for mass manufacturing is an extremely complex feat. In this talk, Jeffrey will summarize many of the challenges and pitfalls of developing a complex electronic device, including R&D, prototyping, managing remote teams, fundraising, managing investors, trips to China, Taiwan and Japan, failure of a startup, and recovery.

About Jeffrey Martin

Jeffrey Martin has been pursuing the field of 360º imaging for over 10 years. Sphericam was born out of a passion for panoramic photography, and while the company itself did not succeed, Jeffrey has a number of interesting stories to share about the journey which could be interesting to anyone thinking about pursuing a company involving hardware development and manufacturing.