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Maker Buys Series - Buying Smart from China (Taobao)

by Sim Joo Khai, OneMaker Group Pte Ltd
Description
Looking to build a robot, 3D printer or a work of art – but can’t seem to be able to get the parts or tools locally? Why not buy it straight from China? Enter Taobao, the Chinese equivalent of Amazon or eBay – where you can buy almost anything ranging from paints and plastic sheets, to LED’s and liquid pumps.

Yes, service providers who take on jobs like PCB prototype manufacturing, 3D printing, sheet metal fabrication and name card printing – are also on Taobao! Gain an insight into what’s available, tips and tricks on searching smart, how to engage these vendors / service providers, and also on arranging delivery for all sorts of goods big and small.

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Event Timeline
Tue Nov 18, 2014
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM SGT
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Venue
Prototyping Lab @ NDC, 111 Middle Road #01-02, Singapore 188969
Tickets
Free Entry!
Venue Address
National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road, Singapore 188969 Singapore
Directions
http://www.designsingapore.org/ndc/visitor.aspx
Organizer
OneMaker Group
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Attendees
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