UltraCool Visor

UltraCool Visor does what it says on the tin. In case you hadn’t guessed already, this is a hat that is ultra cool. And not just because it looks cool either. UltraCool Visor is a device that helps you ‘maintain your … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding News: How Title III of the Jobs Act Affects Crowdfunding

The Jobs Act was signed into law by Barack Obama in April 2012, and that has the broad aid of letting more people become micro-investors. On the face of it, this sounds like good news for crowdfunding and for start-ups … Continue reading

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Hardware Startup Crowdfunding By The Numbers

Crowdfunding by the Numbers There has never been a better time to be a hardware entrepreneur. With the internet making communication, marketing, and even manufacturing considerably easier, the barriers to entry have shrunk a great deal, regardless of your industry. … Continue reading

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Smart Home Products: The Latest Exciting Developments

Smart home products have been rapidly gaining momentum over the last few years with the likes of Nest and IFTTT demonstrating the potential of the industry. There are appliances such as thermostats that are able to adjust themselves, lights that turn … Continue reading

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Top Design Awards For Hardware Startups

Product design is incredibly important if you hope to make a splash in the market. This is why your hardware startup should be keeping an eye on the top design awards for hardware startups, as someday your products could be … Continue reading

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10 Maker Spaces In The USA That Hardware Startups NEED To Discover

A maker is someone who has a house filled with gadgets they built themselves, someone who probably owns several Raspberry Pi’s, and someone who enjoys taking old calculators apart. Makers are often inventors, sometimes entrepreneurs, generally techies, and they are … Continue reading

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An Introduction to IoT Platforms – And Why Makers Need to Take Notice

The ‘Internet of Things’ is one of those incredible ideas with the power to change the world that we’ve been promised for a while, but that nobody has quite delivered on yet. Like virtual reality, cloud computing, and 3D printing though, … Continue reading

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The Latest Cool Pet Products From Hardware Startups

Every maker should have a pet project or two, but how about an actual pet project? If a number of pet startup success stories are to be believed, then our furry friends may provide a lucrative and untapped market for … Continue reading

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How to Define A Buyer Persona For Startups

A product on its own is not a business model. If you hope to create something that will sell and provide an income, then you need to go a little bit further and learn how to define a buyer persona … Continue reading

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Where Else to Sell Your Geeky Products After You Make Them: Brick & Mortar Stores

Every entrepreneur has envisioned their product to be on the shelves of big box stores like Best Buy, Walmart, Costco, Target etc. It is the most traditional model for selling a physical product, and can be split into big box … Continue reading

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