June 15, 2020
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⟶ Updated 29 Nov 2017 ⟶
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Creation of SMTForge
Raise Initial Capital
Compete in the UF "Big Idea Competition"
File patents for SMTForge
Secure $30k bank loan for equipment and space.
Purchase manufacturing space
Launch expanded advertising campaign.
File patents on proprietary software.
Advertise Forge V2
Begin accepting orders for V2
Deliver first SMTForge V2
File patents for automated circuit board repair.
Prototype testing of the Atlas ystem
Begin taking small scale contract circuit manufacturing work.
Start into the EMS industry.
Development of First prototype
Develop chemical milling chamber
Add robustness to "pick and place" software and hardware.
Develop vision and control software
Develop Market ready SMTForge V1
Build and launch SMTForge Website
Employ blockchain developers to create e-commerce Crypto Token.
Raise $200k in capital investments, kickstarters, loans
Seek contracts for first 10 developed forges
Expand engineering team, Employ marketing/sales reps
Deliver on contracts, expand brand awareness, sell Forges and related hardware/software.
Begin marketing and selling outside the state of Florida. Target start-ups and universities.
Develop SMTForge V2
Automate BGA soldering
Increase power efficiency
Add laser soldering capabilities
Develop lighter/smaller/cheaper frame
Raise $200k in capital investments, kickstarters, loans.
Research/develop automated circuit board repair.
Develop SMTForge Provider
Acquire/construct larger manufacturing and distribution spaces.
Deliver on small scale EMS contracts
Develop upgrades to SMTForge and SMTForge Provider
Develop SMTForge V3
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