Matter Battles - Tool Up Your Business

Event Info

Thu 2 Jun, 2016 at 6:30pm
Somerset House
Victoria Embankment, West Goods Entrance
London, WC2R 1LA, UK
Cost: Free (RSVP required)


Do you want to learn how to grow makers innovation? Don't miss the opportunity to be part of the European Maker Week! An exclusive local event in London where you can learn from successful entrepreneurs and build a strong community within the maker world. 

Makerversity opens its doors to host a workshop in which great London startup makers will be showing their projects, sharing their passion and their skills.

The talk will be about the community and the makers - what is necessary to create an outstanding hardware startup:

  • What challenges early stage start-ups face when creating other than software/platforms/services?
  • Dos and don’ts while launching and growing a hardware company.
  • What kind of support would be needed by start-ups of the maker movement?



Andy Hutt, Makerversity

Makerversity Marketing and Events Manager. In his "spare" time is also a music festival curator, street wear  brand creative director and a former electrician.



Filippo Yacob, Primo Toys

Filippo is a designer and entrepreneur. He is now following a dream inspired by the birth of his son.



Heather Corcoran, Kickstarter

Heather Corcoran (CA/UK) is a curator and cultural producer with a specialism in technology, design and contemporary art. She leads Design & Technology Outreach for Kickstarter in the UK and Europe, based in London




Hannah Stewart, Researcher, Future Makerspaces.

Hannah Stewart is a Research Associate at the Royal College of Art on the 2 year Future Makespaces in Redistributed Manufacturing project. An agenda forming research project funded by the EPSRC to establish what role makespaces could play in future redistributed landscape of sustainable production. Makers are moving from product ideas to production - what emerging forms of infrastructure enable product start-ups to scale-up?



Thursday, June 2nd from 06:30PM to 08:30 PM 


Makerversity at Somerset House, Victoria Embankment, West Goods Entrance, London WC2R 1LA


 Mind The Bridge  - in partnership with Makerversity - are inviting you to join the discussion!




Makerversity / Mind The Bridge