littleBits goes to the White House!

Making Gets Presidential Attention

June 18, 2014

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Today is the first ever proclaimed National Day of Making and White House Maker Faire! We are thrilled to announce that littleBits was chosen as an exhibitor. See our official press release here for all the details.

 

littleBits, the New York-based startup that is making hardware limitless, will today participate at the first-ever White House Maker Faire. littleBits is a collection of modular electronics that snap together with magnets to let anyone prototype and invent with electronics. President Obama is hosting littleBits as well as other companies, entrepreneurs and visionaries to support and celebrate the Maker Movement and its potential to teach, inspire and fuel economic growth and the jobs and industries of the future.

“The White House’s support of the Maker Movement really solidifies the importance and relevancy of our industry and this larger movement,” said Ayah Bdeir, littleBits founder and CEO. “I have been part of the Maker Movement since its very early days, when it was just a nascent idea, and to be part of this event today at the White House, and be amongst other leaders in the community is inspirational.”

 

As part of the #NationOfMakers initiative, littleBits is giving away over $20K in product to educators who are looking to engage their students in hands-on STEAM learning and making. Submit your school today for a chance to win!

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Feeling inspired? Get out there and make! As a recognized Nation of Makers, we’ve got a lot to celebrate.

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