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Product Hackathon Event
February 5, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm$500
We have everything you need under one roof:
Rapid Prototyping Lab + Process & Tools + Industry Experts + Community Support
STUDENTS SEND IN YOUR SUBMISSIONS TODAY!
Enter WIN 1 of 5 tickets gifted from our partners.
The fashion industry is ready to explode – startups are building and launching innovation that will change the landscape forever. The only challenge is actually getting these ideas to market…imagine a space dedicated to the accelerated development of products & launch of new business models…
WHO IS THIS FOR? Entrepreneurs, Creators, Makers with ideas for innovative new products made of fabric.
WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Our PRODUCT HACK-A-THON provides a venue for 20 start ups to come together with industry experts, over 72 hours to bring their ideas to life. Participants will be given the chance to gain hands on experience working with designers, pattern-makers and sewers to help produce their ideas. Over the course of three days, HACK- A- THONNERS will be given all of the tools to build their product, as well as gain invaluable insight into the world of SMART DESIGN, CREATION, and BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT. 50 + industry experts will be on-site to facilitate including, strategic marketers, branding experts, manufacturers and business strategists to help guide participants in their quest to build their dream.
HOW TO APPLY: To apply we want you to do a 3 minute (max.) video submission answering following questions: What are you building? Why are you building it? What is your big audacious dream for your new business?
*Include any supportive material i.e. sketches, pictures, website details if you have one.
DEADLINE JANUARY 15TH 2016
So don’t wait, make that move today! The winners will be announced January 8th.
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE?
• Are you building a physical product made out of fabric?
• Wondering if this idea has the potential to become a business and make real money?
• Unsure what steps are required to design and build your product
WHAT YOU’LL GET (entrepreneurs)
• Mentorship from industry leaders ~ building your network with the best
• MSH Kit – Step by step tools & launch strategy tactics
• One on One time with expert designers & pattern makers
• Patterns of your design
• Finished prototype of your product
• A chance to pitch your business in front of industry experts for prizes