Posted by Pree Walia on June 19, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Note: If you missed Part 1 of our HAX story, check out my previous blog post!
HAX Demo day was the culmination of the hardware accelerator, and Preemadonna’s adventures in China. On May 11, 2015, we participated in HAX Demo Day in San Francisco where we showcased all of our efforts over the past several months (and years!) to create the best Nailbot, a nail art and nail painting robot, possible.Read more
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