Startups Building Consumer Goods - Manufacturing 101: Making Your Product. For Real

When: Wed May 21, 2014 6:30 pm

Organization: - Boston Meetup

Location: The Grommet -- 87 Elmwood St. Somerville, MA 02144

Speaker(s): Susan Liang, Founder of Asulia Foods, Shannon Whitehead, Founder of Factory45 and Mike Langone, Founder of HopBox


So you’re ready to start manufacturing your product! You’ve built prototypes and are ready to commercialize it, now what?

• What are the resources you need to go into production?

• What does your supply chain look like?

• How do you find the right factories?



Join us for a panel discussion with Susan Liang, Founder of Asulia Foods, Shannon Whitehead, Founder of Factory45 andMike Langone, Founder of HopBox.

Asulia Foods make all natural, handcrafted fusion plant-based foods packed with nutrient-dense veggies, superfoods and flavor. They believe in the transformative power of nutrition and education.

Factory 45 is a new accelerator program that gives independent makers the resources to start sustainable businesses in the USA. Shannon co-founded {r}evolution apparel, a sustainable clothing company that was the highest-funded fashion project in Kickstarter history at that time.

HopBox make homebrewing kits that are designed to help you brew in style. Every aspect of brewing is provided for, from quality glassware to the durable, highly-portable handcrafted wooden base. They are currently crushing it in their Kickstarter campaign!



6:30-7: Mingle

7-8: Discussion and Q&A

8-9: Mingle