Does It Make Sense to Manufacture Smaller Runs In China Or Locally?

The Chinese manufacturing industry is geared toward mass production. Once your startup is successful and you need to produce thousands of units at a time, it usually makes the most sense to find a factory there and take advantage of … Continue reading

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How To Set The Introductory Price For Your Product When Crowdfunding

Setting a price for a new product isn’t easy and has been an area where many hardware startups have struggled.  You want to be able to get funded and cover your costs of getting the product manufactured and delivered to … Continue reading

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Map of China Manufacturing Distribution

A lot of products are manufactured in China, but as you know China is super big and the manufacturing industry of different types of products is quite spread out. Below you will find a map of China manufacturing distribution and … Continue reading

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New Retail Channels for Hardware Startups to Launch Products

Right now is perhaps one of the best times in history to launch a new startup. The internet is the great equalizer as ever, and has ensured that every company is on an equal playing field when it comes to … Continue reading

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Hardware Startup of the Week: Prynt

Coming up with a new idea for a hardware product is a great way to find a USP and to stand out in the market. Everyone is always looking for that next big thing that will change the world in … Continue reading

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Optimizing Packaging for Major Retailers for Hardware Startups

Major retailers such as Amazon and Brookstone are leading the way when it comes to sales of hardware products and a range of other consumer goods, and if you can get your products onto their shelves or e-commerce site, they … Continue reading

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Hardware Startup of the Week: KAISR Original

A hardware startup doesn’t need to change the world to be highly successful – and it doesn’t even need to be particularly complicated. In fact, sometimes the simple ideas are the best ones. Few companies demonstrate this better than Amsterdam-based … Continue reading

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Where Are The Top Ten Hardware Startups Now?

Back in 2013, Venture Beat did an article featuring 10 of the best hardware startups to watch – based on data from Mattermark. Now that we’re well into 2016 and these companies have had time to get their products in … Continue reading

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Getting your Hardware Product into Retail with Amy Wenslow of Product to Profits

Amy Wenslow is the CEO of Products to Profits, a consulting company that specializes in helping small businesses & hardware startups get their products onto the shelves of retail stores. There aren’t a lot of resources focused on how to … Continue reading

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5 Important Considerations When Sourcing Hardware Products Online

The time has come for you to find a manufacturing partner that can produce your hardware product. You want to take advantage of an overseas manufacturing strategy and you heard of this website called Alibaba where factories are lined up … Continue reading

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