The Maker Revolution: From Workbench to Business

Join TechShop and Xconomy for an evening of discussion and presentations focused on putting makers on the pathway to entrepreneurship. In a keynote talk followed by a panel discussion moderated by Xconomy Chief Correspondent and San Francisco Editor Wade Roush, we’ll explore how greater access to tools, software, and other resources is fostering a vibrant creative community and helping Bay Area tinkerers build real businesses.


Dale Dougherty, co-founder, O’Reilly Media, Editor and Publisher,MAKE Magazine
Andy Filo, inventor, i-Cybie robot dog
Mark Hatch, CEO, TechShop
Kate Sofis, Executive Director, SFMade

Event Schedule

6:00-6:30 pm Mingle & tours of TechShop
6:30-6:45  PM Keynote Talk
6:45- 7:30 PM Panel + Q&A
7:30-8:00 Entrepreneur Presentations
8:00-8:30 Networking and tours

The event is free but registration is requested.