The Strategy Behind Prototyping

There is a lot more to effective prototyping than just the process of making the prototype.  Done the right way, you can learn a tremendous amount of information from each round of prototyping…here’s how! Preparation Like most anything in life, … Continue reading

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The Importance of Having a Plan (and some tips on how to make one)

A lot of clients that come to us have good ideas and some real market potential, but are easily stumped when I ask them the simple question, “What is your plan”.  This is a simple litmus test from my point … Continue reading

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Creating Your Own E-Commerce Store

There are a thousand things you have to do while bringing a product into the market. One of these things is figuring out how to sell directly to your customer.  An effective way to generate early revenue and show traction … Continue reading

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August 12th East Bay Hardware Startup’s Event Recap

On Aug 13th, The East Bay Hardware Startup group held its first Hardware Massive event for its at NextSpace Berkeley. Around 50 hardwarians came to network and hear CEO Colin Owen from Sparse talk about the trials of a bootstrapped … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle Sports Case Study

Why We Launched SeaTurtle Sports SeaTurtle Sports began with a simple goal in mind: get family and friends together and away from the distractions of our busy world. We wanted to rekindle the joy we experienced gathering together on lazy … Continue reading

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July 8th East Bay Hardware Startup Meetup Recap

On July 8th, East Bay Hardware Startup meetup held another meetup at Impact Hub Oakland. Around 40 people came to the event to listen to our speaker, Professor Naeem Zafar from UC Berkeley. Meetup was divided into 3 sessions: networking, … Continue reading

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Global Export Strategies Forum Keynote Announcement: Greg Fisher

We are pleased to announce that on July 23rd, Greg Fisher, CEO of Berkeley Sourcing Group will be doing a keynote series in China with the Global Export Strategies Forum. The Global Export Strategies Forum is a forum about export … Continue reading

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June 25th East Bay Hardware Meetup Event Recap

Last Thursday on June 25th, the East Bay Hardware Startups held their monthly meetup in San Pablo at their brand new community center. It was sponsored by Berkeley Sourcing Group, and Solidcon.   This month’s presentation was given by Greg Fisher, … Continue reading

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Wearable Tech for Makers – An Insight to Making Your Own Smartwatch, Fitness Tracker Or Other Wearables

Wearable technology is big news right now, especially with the recent launch of the Apple Watch and the ongoing success of Pebble. We’ve heard talk of wearable devices for some time, but it seems like it’s finally making its way … Continue reading

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Smart Fabrics – A Significant Next Step for Wearable Tech

Wearable technology is quickly becoming the next big thing in consumer electronics but even as form factors and features improve, the devices are still mostly things you strap on or that otherwise require carrying around. A new slew of technologies … Continue reading

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