Posted by Pree Walia on June 15, 2015 at 8:00 AM
HAX is the #1 hardware accelerator program, and Preemadonna’s guardian angel
When I first got the news that we got into Hax, Batch 6, I was ecstatic and inspired. HAX (formerly Haxlr8r) is the world’s first hardware accelerator - they take 10-15 global based teams to Shenzhen, China for four months where they give the lucky few some initial capital, and significant mentorship & engineering resources to bring the teams’ hardware concepts to advanced prototype form.Read more
Posted by Casey Schulz on June 08, 2015 at 12:45 PM
Maker Faire is called the "Greatest Show and Tell on Earth" and I can’t think of a better way to describe the experience. This year as a Preemadonna co-founder, alongside my partner, Pree, I participated as a booth attendant for Maker Faire Bay Area 2015 instead of just a regular participant. It gives a different perspective.Read more
Posted by Pree Walia on May 11, 2015 at 6:33 AM
I am a student of history. I learn through real world tales of extraordinary triumphs and heartbreaks.
At 29 in 2012, I was on an uncharted path. I had nothing (so I perceived) ‘tying’ me down – no children, boyfriend, employer, or huge responsibility. Instead, I had a crazy idea. I wanted to build a nail painting robot.
This robot, “The Nailbot”, would eventually define the next two and half years of my life (and counting).Read more