Karan Talati and Keenan Johnson on the Future of Manufacturing

Karan Talati (@ktal90), Co-founder and CEO of First Resonance, and Keenan Johnson (@keenanjohnson), aerospace engineer, join Erik on this episode. They discuss: \- The role of software versus processes in manufacturing innovation \- Why has manufacturing been so slow to innovate and why is now the right time to disrupt it? \- How platform shifts in hardware are changing the way we manufacture products \- The future of manufacturing \- Request for startups in the space \- The role of the public sector in manufacturing \- Are hardware startups compatible with venture funding? Applications for the summer vintage of our Network Catalyst accelerator are now open! The early decision deadline is May 15th and final deadline is June 5th. Learn more and apply today at www.villageglobal.vc/network- catalyst. Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.