Bre Pettis Fireside Chat with Joshua Baer

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Join Joshua Baer as he interviews MakerBot founder Bre Pettis!

Thursday, 10/20 Capital Factory Main Space
4:30pm – 5:30pm Fireside Chat + Q&A

Bre Pettis:
Bre has been a puppeteer, school teacher, artist, videographer and co-founder of MakerBot, Thingiverse, and NYCResistor. He co-wrote the Cult of Done Manifesto and is currently holed up in a workshop making things for his new company Bre & Co. At events, he encourages stories of meaningful things like hammers and heirlooms.

Joshua Baer:
Joshua Baer helps people quit their jobs and become entrepreneurs at Capital Factory, Austin’s center of gravity for entrepreneurs that provides coworking, mentorship and funding for tech startups. Josh founded his first startup in 1996 in his college dormitory at Carnegie Mellon University and now teaches a class at the University of Texas for student entrepreneurs. He was recently recognized as a Henry Crown Fellow and Braddock Scholar at the Aspen Institute, a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations Young Leaders Forum, and an Eisenhower Fellow. Josh lives in Austin with his wife Amy and three children.

About Capital Factory

Capital Factory is the entrepreneurial center of gravity in Austin, Texas. Located in the middle of downtown, Capital Factory has 50,000 square feet full of startups and entrepreneurs. Take classes to learn the skills that startups need, attend meet ups to find a co-founder, rent a desk for your startup or apply for funding and mentorship in the Incubator.

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