Physical Product

Development for

Startups and Small


MAKO Design + Invent is a full-service consumer product development firm servicing both established companies and early-stage invention startups. With a 25-person team across 3 offices (Austin, London, Toronto), MAKO has complete in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering design, and prototyping services. To assist our start-up inventor clients, we also have a subsidiary branch called MAKO Invent that, in addition to above, helps start-ups with patenting, strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories.

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For Enterprise & Manufacturers

Click below to find out more about our full suite of in-house industrial, mechanical, and electrical design and engineering services tailored to established electronic product development companies.

For Inventors & Startups

Have an invention idea? We have developed hundreds of products for startups in addition to providing end-to-end solutions to get our inventor clients from Idea to Stores Shelves! We are here to help.


Mako Student Innovation Award

Mako Student Innovation Award

There are a few steps to take to get from an idea to developing it and turn it into an actual product. As a product development company, we are aware of the efforts, time and energy that have to be put in a project. MAKO takes pride in helping entrepreneurs and...

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It’s extremely exciting to be revolutionizing the incredible industry of industrial design and engineering. For each project we earn, we are given the responsibility of developing something amazing to disrupt and improve an entire product market segment for the client. Our goal, simply put, is to make our clients’ product businesses hugely successful. Kevin Mako

President, MAKO Design + Invent


Kevin Mako


Brett Larson

Senior Product Strategist

Tim Uys

Director of Design

Kit Skeoch

Electrical Engineering Manager

Joe Brod

Senior Product Strategy

Rick Stockton

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Leona Lyons

Project Management Director

Bruce Lee

Senior Industrial Designer

Robert Colgan

Senior Industrial Designer

Luther Yap

Senior Mechanical Designer

Christy Sepulveda

Industrial Designer

Matthew Castiglione

Senior Firmware Engineer

Sayyed Glassford

Electrical Designer

Joe Shim

Director of Finance

Manny Michellis

Electrical & Firmware Designer

Paul Davis

Industrial Designer

Amy Rogers

Project Manager

Cameron Navarre

Mechanical Designer

Justin Tyra

Mechanical Engineer

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