Chris Weller speaks on the optimism it takes to go forward.
Chris is the cofounder of Branch Technology, a 3D-printing startup that’s printing…buildings. In this talk, he shares their story of starting and how they worked through the challenges along the way.
About the speaker
Chris is the cofounder of Branch Technology, a Chattanooga startup using 3D printing to construct custom buildings. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Architecture, where he developed a passion for visionary design - the vernacular, the eccentric, and the unbuilt.
Chris has spent the past three years at Branch creating new tools and technologies that he believes will revive the spirit of craftsmanship in a digital age.
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We had no background in starting a business, fundraising, programming, robotics, material science or mechanical engineering. But what we lacked in somewhat critical skills, we made up for in ambition. — Chris Weller
The first thing that you need to know about Branch Technology, we didn't work our way up to the crazy stuff. We started with the crazy stuff. — Chris Weller
Our biggest breakthroughs always seem to happen by accident. Progess would take us by surprise whether we knew it or not. — Chris Weller