[EMS Discuss] EMS Event Idea: Kickstarted Panel

Cord Slatton EMAIL HIDDEN
Sat Nov 2 08:12:01 PDT 2013


seems like a solid idea, lots of people want to do a kickstarter, but need
a little help to make sure it is a success.


On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 9:29 PM, Mark Danburg-Wyld <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:

> Well, hearing no objections...
>
>
> I'm going to throw the date of 3/1/14 out there as the date - 3:00 pm - at
> the shop (where-ever that might be at the time). Craig, consider yourself
> invited. Bob, I'll send a note to the smoothieboard guy. Otherwise I'm
> going to try first for locals, and a mix of types of projects/funding
> goals/etc.
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>
> Updates as they come... :-)
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>
> On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 8:08 PM, Craig Godwin <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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>>  I'm involved in a Kickstarter campaign launching in mid-February.
>> Depending on the timing of the EMS event, our Kickstarter would likely be
>> in process.  I would be happy to share our experiences, good and bad, at
>> that stage in the project.
>>
>> BTW - the Smoothieboard looks like it is going to be an awesome product!
>> It would be great to have those guys stop by EMS.
>>
>> Craig
>>
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>> On 11/1/2013 7:46 PM, Rick Osgood wrote:
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>> This sounds like a fun idea!  I can see it being a regular event at EMS.
>>
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>> On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 5:33 PM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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>>> See if you can get the Smoothieboard guys from Gold Hill to come up.
>>>
>>> Sent from my phone.  No type good.
>>>  On Nov 1, 2013 4:35 PM, "Mark Danburg-Wyld" <EMAIL HIDDEN>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>   I propose that EMS host an event where we invite 3-5 people in the
>>>> local area who have a successful kickstarter project to come in to EMS and
>>>> give a panel discussion about their experience. Basically we would just let
>>>> each of them talk about what their project was, what went well, what
>>>> lessons were learned, etc. for 10-15 minutes each. If reasonably
>>>> advertised, this would give us some good exposure, bring some people into
>>>> the shop, give something useful back to the community, etc.
>>>>
>>>>  I'm thinking with the holidays nearly upon us and with the need for a
>>>> lot of logistics ahead of time, that this event would be sometime in
>>>> February or early March of next year. Ideally it happens in the shop, and
>>>> ideally that's the new shop by then... part of the benefit for us is
>>>> exposure to the kind of person who is thinking about kickstarter, for whom
>>>> we might be a good resource.
>>>>
>>>>  This is an idea I've been mulling over for a week or so, and I want to
>>>> credit Austin for a side conversation that got me started on this line of
>>>> thinking. I'm willing to do most-to-all of the legwork, but I would very
>>>> much welcome assistance and collaboration from anyone else who thinks this
>>>> is a good idea. Let me know if you want to be involved and in broad strokes
>>>> some idea of time available to work on the project.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>>
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