February 11th, 2016

Where I'm at: I'm 1yr in, $10k out of pocket, and my prototype is a demonstrable proof-of-concept but not ready for user testing.... More

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Saurabh Palan Everything HARDware at Nascent Objects

November 7th, 2013

Hi We launched a KickStarter campaign this week. Followed all the advice, had the first 100 buys lined up, but all hell broke loose when we launched. It... More

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Max Schwartz COO, The Riveter

January 27th, 2014

Hi all-I'm investigating using a relatively unique electrical component in a project I'm working on. Quotes from American manufacturers have been... More

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Katie Pang Financial Advisor at Aegon

January 9th, 2015

There's always a lot of excitement around 3D printing. But Makerbot was bought 1.5 years ago and even CES 2015 presented a new kind of 3D printers... More

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Aren Kaser Founder and CEO at Igor Institute

August 1st, 2014

We get asked quite a bit by partners, friends, and potential clients what crowdfunding platform works best, independent... More

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Eric Lange VP Product Management

March 21st, 2013

Does anyone have any particular experience in outsourcing hardware development?  My product requires producing a small consumer-electronics component,... More

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Neha Palacherla Marketing

September 4th, 2013

It seems like hardware startups are popping up everywhere now. The go-to answers I've been seeing are that the costs have come down and crowdfunding... More

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January 6th, 2014

For a small hobby project, I am looking for cheap way to print some models. Also, I don't have experience with designing the same so, wondering if... More

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Arnav Dalmia

April 1st, 2014

I'm working on a hardware startup, and have very little experience with financial modeling. We are still in the very early stages and I needed help... More

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Jessica Linville CEO and Founder @ RWEDI Solutions, Inc. Seeking CTO (Mechanical Engineer)

August 17th, 2017

I need to hire a CTO for a water treatment company; however, I am having a hard time locating possible candidates via word of mouth. I have reached... More

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