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July 8th East Bay Hardware Startup Meetup Recap

On July 8th, East Bay Hardware Startup meetup held another meetup at Impact Hub Oakland. Around 40 people came to the event to listen to our speaker, Professor Naeem Zafar from UC Berkeley. Meetup was divided into 3 sessions: networking, … Continue reading

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Global Export Strategies Forum Keynote Announcement: Greg Fisher

We are pleased to announce that on July 23rd, Greg Fisher, CEO of Berkeley Sourcing Group will be doing a keynote series in China with the Global Export Strategies Forum. The Global Export Strategies Forum is a forum about export … Continue reading

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June 25th East Bay Hardware Meetup Event Recap

Last Thursday on June 25th, the East Bay Hardware Startups held their monthly meetup in San Pablo at their brand new community center. It was sponsored by Berkeley Sourcing Group, and Solidcon.   This month’s presentation was given by Greg Fisher, … Continue reading

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Wearable Tech for Makers – An Insight to Making Your Own Smartwatch, Fitness Tracker Or Other Wearables

Wearable technology is big news right now, especially with the recent launch of the Apple Watch and the ongoing success of Pebble. We’ve heard talk of wearable devices for some time, but it seems like it’s finally making its way … Continue reading

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Smart Fabrics – A Significant Next Step for Wearable Tech

Wearable technology is quickly becoming the next big thing in consumer electronics but even as form factors and features improve, the devices are still mostly things you strap on or that otherwise require carrying around. A new slew of technologies … Continue reading

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Wearable World Congress Recap

This year, Wearable World Congress (formerly Glazed Con) met at the Palace of Fine Arts, where hundreds of people involved in the wearable and IoT landscape converged to talk about the most exciting things happening in the space. There were … Continue reading

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10 Examples of Fashion-Conscious Technology

We all agree that many businesses have started to understand the personal aspect of a given product. When it comes to expressing one’s self, the hardware revolution has played an important role in amalgamating functionality with fashion. That being said, … Continue reading

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The Investment In a Wearable Future

    A recent article on TechCrunch written by investor Matt Wilheimer of Flybridge Capital Partners, showcases the explosive growth and interest in wearable’s amongst consumers and venture capitalists. Some of the key takeaways are below: Crowdfunding sites were highlighted … Continue reading

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Fictiv Spotlight on Berkeley Sourcing Group

      We are excited to share that Fictiv recently interviewed our very own, Greg Fisher, in an article about hardware manufacturing in China. In Hardware Lessons from Berkeley Sourcing Group, he shared some important lessons that he’s learned … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Hardware: A Farewell to Berkeley Sourcing Group

By Eli Sinaiko Over the past half year, I have worked as a Marketing Associate alongside the BSG team. During this time I have learned a vast amount about a diverse range of subjects, including hardware entrepreneurship, sourcing, the Maker … Continue reading

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