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Taking the Hard Out of Hardware: A Quick Recap of the Founders Funding Couch

Taking the Hard Out of Hardware: A Quick Recap of the Founders Funding Couch

Mako Design + Invent
March 1, 2021

On February 18th, Kevin Mako, Mako Design’s President, spoke at the OPN Founders Funding Couch event. Hosted by Jeffery Potvin, a Canadian angel investor who invested in over 55 companies,... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 1, 2021
Pivoting During a Pandemic

Pivoting During a Pandemic

Mako Design + Invent
February 25, 2021

It’s a tough reality for businesses and inventors. We’re under enormous amounts of pressure to innovate and adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. At Mako Design, we want to strengthen the... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 25, 2021
Celebrating National Engineers Week 2021!

Celebrating National Engineers Week 2021!

Mako Design + Invent
February 24, 2021

One of the ways we say thank you to our engineers and invention makers in Canada and the US is by celebrating the annual National Engineers Week! This year’s celebrations... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 24, 2021
Building the Founding Team: What are the Ideal Roles?

Building the Founding Team: What are the Ideal Roles?

Mako Design + Invent
February 23, 2021

Do invention makers in Austin need a co-founder to start a business? You have a product idea, you validated it and you feel pretty confident you can take it to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 23, 2021
Watch the Founders Funding Couch on Feb. 18 at 2:00 PM EST

Watch the Founders Funding Couch on Feb. 18 at 2:00 PM EST

Mako Design + Invent
February 17, 2021

It’s a show you don’t want to miss. Kevin Mako, the President and Founder of the leading industrial design firm in Toronto, will speak at the Founders Funding Couch. Watch... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 17, 2021
2 Things You Need to Know to Create 1 Great Invention Idea

2 Things You Need to Know to Create 1 Great Invention Idea

Mako Design + Invent
February 16, 2021

Want to make an invention in Canada but can’t think of a new idea? When it comes to product ideas, a common misconception is that a good idea is synonymous... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 16, 2021
Pitching Your Idea: Why You Need to Start with a Business Plan

Pitching Your Idea: Why You Need to Start with a Business Plan

Mako Design + Invent
February 15, 2021

The Mako product design firm in Austin loves this question: How do I pitch my idea to investors? Pitching is a skill every aspiring entrepreneur should have because it’s a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 15, 2021
Beyond the Idea: Key Elements to Successful Startups

Beyond the Idea: Key Elements to Successful Startups

Mako Design + Invent
February 11, 2021

Thanks to the popularity of DIY YouTube videos, step-by-step blogs and digital workshops, there’s plenty of online business help for inventors and startups to take their first step in product... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 11, 2021