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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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Online Legal Tools for Hardware Startups

Starting a hardware startup unfortunately isn’t just about creating a great product that you’re proud of and then selling it. If you’re really going to launch a small business, you’ll find that you need to wear many hats, and some … Continue reading

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Learn to Manage Your HW Startup Better With Google’s Management Methodology

Google shared with the world its Material Design Language to help app developers and web designers make more attractive looking software, but that’s not the only trick up the company’s sleeves. Google has also been very vocal about its management … Continue reading

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Quality Control vs Quality Assurance

If you are outsourcing your manufacturing, then making sure that there is good quality control in place is absolutely crucial. This is what will ensure that any of your products are produced exactly to specification before they end up in … Continue reading

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6 Tools for Crowdsourcing Product Designs

Crowdfunding has completely changed the way that many hardware startups approach their business plans and create their products, and similarly allowing crowdsourcing product designs are also available now too. Thanks to crowdfunding, we’ve seen the emergence of whole new product … Continue reading

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What Are the Elements that Make a Great Crowdfunding Video?

Making money on Kickstarter, Indiegogo or other crowdfunding sites isn’t as easy as you might have been led to believe. Sure, this is a fantastic tool for building an audience, generating buzz around a product and gaining access to funds, … Continue reading

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Tips on Pitching Hardware Startups to VCs

Making your dream of running a successful hardware startup a reality will require cash. Unless you happen to have a huge stash hidden away somewhere, you’re likely going to be reliant on outside investment – which often means that you’re … Continue reading

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Marketing for Hardware Startups: Why Using a Niche Market Strategy is a Great Idea

In business, there is no such thing as guaranteed success. A number of factors influence the fortunes of a new startup, and many of those factors will remain firmly out of our hands. As a hardware entrepreneur your objective is … Continue reading

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4 Different Business Models that Hardware Startups Use to Generate Revenue

There’s a good chance that business models for hardware startups who are new to the business can often be summed up in two words: sell volume. That is to say, that the number one strategy for providing value and increasing … Continue reading

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