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We love hardware startups. You rock! Apply for Asia Tour, you'll visit top manufacturers in Taiwan and China, on us.
 
Asia Tour for hardware startups. Get a chance to visit top manufacturers in Taiwan & China. It's on us. Please share.

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  Asia Tour 2015 WHAT * WHEN * WHERE Asia Tour is an opportunity to meet top hardware manufacturers and suppliers in Taiwan and China. You will have a chance to view assembly lines and gain fi...
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Technology that reads your mind seems like a dream. Or a nightmare.
The NASA-Land Rover mind-reading car is just the latest freaky tech experiment.
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Asia Tour for hardware startups, on us. We'll hook you up with manufacturers and the supply chain.

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Hardware startups, Asia Tour is your opportunity to meet top hardware manufacturers and suppliers in Taiwan and China on us.

#hardware #manufacturing #supplychain
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We chat with Christoph Räthke about the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC) in Berlin, which opens in two weeks.

#Tech #Entrepreneurship #Berlin
    At HWTrek we always try to bring you the latest news from tech space around the world. This time we had a chat with Christoph, founder of GTEC.berlin, an organization that has a lot to off...
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Global hardware startups, are you looking to build your product? We'll sponsor your trip to Asia to meet manufacturers and suppliers. Apply now.

#hardware #startups #manufacturers
 
HWTrek to host Asia Tour for hardware innovators of Internet of Things, wearable devices.

#IoT #wearable #hardware
Tour Provides Qualified Hardware Creators and Startups the Opportunity to Visit Prominent Manufacturers and Suppliers in Taiwan and China HWTrek (Hardware Trek), the global open innovation platform...
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Ah....startup life! I sure as hell could use some better sleep. This project on +Indiegogo looks cool.
 
It all starts with a good night's sleep...Somnus is reinventing sleep - sleep well and wake up energized. 

This is a cool project on +Indiegogo​. Please share. 
Somnus system reinvents your sleep - fall asleep easily, sleep well and wake up energized! | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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Hi all, I have some news to share about Asia Tour for hardware startups.

This is a unique opportunity for a hardware startups and creators, from around the globe, to visit manufactures, suppliers, and retail partners in Taiwan and Beijing this August 17-22. HWTrek will award 15 selected creators with US$1,000 airfare sponsorship, hotel accommodations, and a chance to gain firsthand insight into the hardware manufacturing process in Asia with visits to billion-dollar manufacturers that build products for technology leaders such as Apple, Sony, and Nest.

The application deadline is July 17th and the details are available here: http://blog.hwtrek.com/?page_id=3520.

Last year a truly global group of startups and creators were selected from Amsterdam, Ann Arbor, Auckland, Austin, Boston, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Istanbul, Ljubljana, London, New York City, Riga, San Francisco and Silicon Valley, Seoul, and Singapore. These included BLOCKS Wearables, Meta, Atlas Wearables, AIRTAME, Avegant, CoolChip, Cube Sensors and more.

Thanks and please help to spread the word.

#hardware #electronics #manufacturing  
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Hardware startups, the deadline for Startup Battlefield at +TechCrunch Disrupt SF is June 22!

by +Jon Russell

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Excellent blog series by member of the HWTrek community, Keen Home, on manufacturing the Smart Vent: making It work https://medium.com/@KeenHome/manufacturing-the-smart-vent-making-it-work-7f810fc1f12a

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Most people have no idea what goes into making the products they know and love. As a company dedicated to improving live…
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"To get from a great idea to a great product is not easy. Prototyping is not for sissies – you need fortitude to work through many nights and then start all over again....

The HWTrek (Hardware Trek) Asia Tour is an opportunity for hardware creators and startups across the globe to visit prominent manufacturers and suppliers in Taiwan and China so they can get their projects to market quicker. Fifteen selected startups will tour the facilities and view the assembly lines of some of Asia’s most prominent, billion-dollar manufacturers."
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This is so cool +Kristie Lu Stout. One of +Avegant's co-founders joined our Asia Tour last year in which we sponsored a select group of global hardware startups to meet manufacturers and suppliers. We're doing the tour again in August. We will sponsor 15 hardware startups and are now accepting applications http://blog.hwtrek.com/?page_id=3520.
 
With the hackable M100 drone, DJI wants third party developers to take drones to new heights.

Here's my report from Shenzhen, China...

‪#‎cnn‬ ‪#‎nscnn‬ ‪#‎drone‬ #dji   #avegant   #cnni  
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Global marketing and business development at a Taipei-based hardware startup
Employment
  • HWTrek
    Digital Engagement, 2013 - present
  • niubi! | niubi.com
    founder, 2000 - present
  • Lilee Systems
    Technical & Marketing Communications/Social Media, 2011 - 2015
  • Wildmind Corp.
    Global Marketing Manager, 2010 - 2011
  • IEI Technology Corp.
    Senior Technical/Marketing Writer, 2008 - 2010
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taipei
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omaha, nebraska - brooklyn, new york - seattle - kunming - taipei - beijing
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American in Taipei. I help hardware startups develop, manufacture, & bring products to market @HWTrek. Married @ChineseMedicine. Dad. Geek from Omaha.
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American in Taipei. I help hardware startups develop, manufacture, & bring products to market @HWTrek. Married @ChineseMedicine. Dad. Geek from Omaha.

On Twitter, I curate (a lot of) news about China (including greater China) generally and with special focus areas such as technology and startups, film and art.

A geek from Omaha. First computers: Apple II+/e/c.

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niubi! | niubi.com - 1st 24/7 Chinese rock music webcast (2000)
Education
  • University of Washington
    China Studies, 1993 - 1996
  • Creighton University
    Political Science; Philosophy, 1989 - 1992
  • Beijing Language and Culture University
    Chinese, 1996 - 1997
  • Beijing Film Academy
    Chinese Film History, Criticism & New Media, 2006 - 2006
  • Yunnan Normal University
    Chinese, 2005 - 2007
  • Indiana University Bloomington
    Chinese - EASLI, 2002 - 2002
  • Creighton Preparatory School
    1984 - 1988
  • Boston University
    1987 - 1988
    Archaeology, Philosophy, Political Science
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