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Dan Shapiro
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CEO Glowforge, inventor of Robot Turtles, and author of "Hot Seat: The Startup CEO Guidebook"
CEO Glowforge, inventor of Robot Turtles, and author of "Hot Seat: The Startup CEO Guidebook"

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Is there a Google+ setting for "Please don't let strangers put things in my calendar or in my inbox"?
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This was a first: Brad Feld designed a coaster and then printed from Boulder to a Glowforge in Seattle, live.
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About to print something live on air with +Brad Feld  on a +Glowforge !
We're going to try something new - Brad wanted to try printing something, and we thought - why not stream it live? We'll be making this up as we go along... we've never printed anything remotely before!
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Hot Seat is available on Google Play in ebook form!
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It's official! We just finished a $9M financing round from True Ventures and Foundry Group.
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An excerpt from my new book, "Hot Seat: The Startup CEO Guidebook", ran today in +VentureBeat.
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I've been thinking about which VC firm I want to partner with for +Glowforge. Some firms make this easier than others! I wrote some half-serious advice about this that got picked up by VentureBeat...
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About to start talking to +Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack about how to turn your idea in to a company!
Featuring +Dan Shapiro , CEO of Robot Turtles, O'Reilly author, co-founder of Glowforge, former Googler, and successful Seattle startup creator! Find him at @danshapiro on Twitter.  

We all have side projects in tech. We use them to improve our skills, build a network, find inspiration, and occasionally, to transition from one job to another. Dan Shapiro has raised side projects to high art; he's created the most-backed board game in Kickstarter history, and has a reputation for succeeding in startup after startup. He'll be joining us to talk about his upcoming projects, how to turn your side project into a successful business, and fun stuff about Robot Turtles!

Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack is CEO of Fizzmint, Seattle's premier HR application startup & co-founder of Hack The People, the world's largest tech mentorship initiative. These 15-minute talks with 15-minutes of live Q&A are broadcast each Wednesday at 3:30PM Pacific via Google Hangouts On Air. Everyone is welcome!
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Can't wait to talk with +Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack about turning side projects in to companies! You can eavesdrop on our conversation live, too.
Featuring +Dan Shapiro , CEO of Robot Turtles, O'Reilly author, co-founder of Glowforge, former Googler, and successful Seattle startup creator! Find him at @danshapiro on Twitter.  

We all have side projects in tech. We use them to improve our skills, build a network, find inspiration, and occasionally, to transition from one job to another. Dan Shapiro has raised side projects to high art; he's created the most-backed board game in Kickstarter history, and has a reputation for succeeding in startup after startup. He'll be joining us to talk about his upcoming projects, how to turn your side project into a successful business, and fun stuff about Robot Turtles!

Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack is CEO of Fizzmint, Seattle's premier HR application startup & co-founder of Hack The People, the world's largest tech mentorship initiative. These 15-minute talks with 15-minutes of live Q&A are broadcast each Wednesday at 3:30PM Pacific via Google Hangouts On Air. Everyone is welcome!
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