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The Smart Putting Green Designed to Improve Your Putting Game

The Smart Putting Green Designed to Improve Your Putting Game

Mako Design + Invent
November 15, 2021

What good is a perfect drive from the tee if you’ve got no finish to your game? Lowering your handicap is just as much about putting as it is about... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 15, 2021
In Case You Missed It: Recap of the Biggest Moments from Crowdfunded Summit 2021

In Case You Missed It: Recap of the Biggest Moments from Crowdfunded Summit 2021

Mako Design + Invent
October 25, 2021

Thanks to everyone who came out to Crowdfunded Summit 2021 presented by LaunchBoom! With over 3,500 attendees, 30 presentations over two days, 22 guest speakers and 11 LaunchBoom presenters, this... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 25, 2021
MAKO Design Client, Ryse, Surpasses Their Crowdfunding Goal With Ease

MAKO Design Client, Ryse, Surpasses Their Crowdfunding Goal With Ease

Mako Design + Invent
September 23, 2021

MAKO client, Ryse, recently raised over 100 percent of their crowdfunding investment goal on FrontFundr! They surpassed their initial ask of $250,000 on the FrontFundr crowdfunding platform. If you’re reading... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 23, 2021
You’re Invited to Kevin Mako’s Crowdfunded Summit Keynote on October 5, 2021!

You’re Invited to Kevin Mako’s Crowdfunded Summit Keynote on October 5, 2021!

Mako Design + Invent
September 14, 2021

With over 40 speakers, more than 40 hours of content, and $100,000 in giveaways, the Crowdfunded Summit is the biggest global virtual crowdfunding event for invention makers. Our President and... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 14, 2021
Our Client, a Hardware Product Leader for Over 65 Years, Featured on MAKO’s Podcast

Our Client, a Hardware Product Leader for Over 65 Years, Featured on MAKO’s Podcast

Mako Design + Invent
August 31, 2021

Wouldn’t you agree that something that lasts for 65 years could be called reliable? Then it’s very fitting that our client is called Reliable Corporation – because, you know, they’ve... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 31, 2021
Kevin Mako Featured in Forbes: How to Get Your Invention to Market

Kevin Mako Featured in Forbes: How to Get Your Invention to Market

Mako Design + Invent
August 26, 2021

Kevin was recently invited to make his fourth appearance on the world-renown business magazine, Forbes. Not an easy feat considering the prestige of this platform. In his newest article, he’s... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 26, 2021
MAKO Design Client, ChaiEasy, Smashes Their FrontFundr Investment Goal!

MAKO Design Client, ChaiEasy, Smashes Their FrontFundr Investment Goal!

Mako Design + Invent
July 5, 2021

Right now, there’s only one thing that’s hotter than a fresh cup of chai, and that’s our client ChaiEasy. They currently have dozens of investors lining up to get a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 5, 2021
How to Create an Effective Investor Pitch Deck: Learning From MAKO Client ChaiEasy

How to Create an Effective Investor Pitch Deck: Learning From MAKO Client ChaiEasy

Mako Design + Invent
June 29, 2021

Back in May, we touched on the purpose of investor pitch decks. and what makes a good pitch deck in general. We got a lot of questions about the actual... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 29, 2021
Kickstarter Best Practices: Tips from Our Most Successful Clients

Kickstarter Best Practices: Tips from Our Most Successful Clients

Mako Design + Invent
June 24, 2021

A few weeks ago we talked about some differences between Kickstarter and Indiegogo. With funding being an important aspect of your business, we shared how inventors and startups could raise... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 24, 2021
Indiegogo Best Practices: Tips from Our Previous Clients

Indiegogo Best Practices: Tips from Our Previous Clients

Mako Design + Invent
June 21, 2021

Just like the Kickstarter blog of some of the best practices to set yourself apart from other campaigns, here’s the Indiegogo equivalent. What’s the main difference in choosing Indiegogo over... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 21, 2021
Kickstarter & Indiegogo: Funding & Fees

Kickstarter & Indiegogo: Funding & Fees

Mako Design + Invent
June 16, 2021

Several months ago we listed out some of the key elements that make a successful business. One of these key elements is funding. Obviously, funding will help you in all... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 16, 2021
Event Recap: The Virtual Startup Summit 2021

Event Recap: The Virtual Startup Summit 2021

Mako Design + Invent
May 20, 2021

What a great show it was! Hosted by Digital Expert Online, the purpose of the two-day Virtual Startup Summit 2021 was to help entrepreneurs learn different strategies to raise funds... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 20, 2021
Building the Investor Pitch Deck

Building the Investor Pitch Deck

Mako Design + Invent
May 19, 2021

Before you read any further about this article on investor pitch deck help for investors, do you have a business model? If not, it’s a good idea to start on... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 19, 2021
LaunchBoom: The New Way to Successfully Crowdfund

LaunchBoom: The New Way to Successfully Crowdfund

Mako Design + Invent
April 27, 2021

What is the best crowdfunding site for invention makers? Let’s crunch some numbers. As of April 2021, more than 5.75 billion dollars has been pledged to Kickstarter projects. Let’s say... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 27, 2021
Mako Client Secures Quarter Million Investment on Dragons’ Den

Mako Client Secures Quarter Million Investment on Dragons’ Den

Mako Design + Invent
March 24, 2021

A pitch is a short presentation, that summarizes your company’s mission, business plan, and goals. Often, invention makers pitch ideas specifically to investors to secure capital to grow or scale... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
March 24, 2021
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
Mako Strategy Team on the Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding

Mako Strategy Team on the Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding

Mako Design + Invent
June 22, 2020

Crowdfunding Invention Help Preparing for your product launch can be equally exciting and stressful and the inventor has to consider a lot of different aspects in order to create a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 22, 2020
How to Finance Your Product When Working with Mako Design

How to Finance Your Product When Working with Mako Design

Mako Design + Invent
June 2, 2020

At our Toronto industrial design company, Mako Design, we aim to be very transparent with our clients to ensure a relationship built on trust and a design process that is... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 2, 2020
Difference Between Investors and Crowdfunding ft. Mako Client!

Difference Between Investors and Crowdfunding ft. Mako Client!

Mako Design + Invent
December 19, 2019

When starting a new business or start-up, funds become one of the number one concerns for small business owners and inventors. Not only that, when especially entering the product design... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 19, 2019
5 Pain Points Invention Makers Have & How to Power Through Them

5 Pain Points Invention Makers Have & How to Power Through Them

Mako Design + Invent
April 2, 2019

For most invention makers, coming up with the concept is easy after they’ve had their ‘Eureka’ moment; the hard part is what to do afterward. With our 10 years of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
April 2, 2019
How to Build A Successful Startup Business: Advice from MAKO’s Founder

How to Build A Successful Startup Business: Advice from MAKO’s Founder

Mako Design + Invent
February 14, 2019

Is your entrepreneurial spirit just itching to come out? Then maybe it’s time you stop working that mundane 9 to 5 and start a career in which you have more... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 14, 2019
MAKO’s Launches Partnership with Design Publication Core77

MAKO’s Launches Partnership with Design Publication Core77

Mako Design + Invent
December 11, 2018

We are honoured to announce our recent partnership with the well-established industrial design site Core77.com. Core77 is a leading source for all articles, forums, portfolios, job listings and design services appealing to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 11, 2018
Client Spotlight: Bennetti Watches Pairs Luxury With Performance for Innovative Timepiece

Client Spotlight: Bennetti Watches Pairs Luxury With Performance for Innovative Timepiece

Mako Design + Invent
August 13, 2018

Why does one adorn a luxury timepiece? To be taken seriously. To stand out amongst peers. To complement the personal style. A quality watch is a conversation piece; a confidence... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 13, 2018
How to Communicate Your Product on Kickstarter

How to Communicate Your Product on Kickstarter

Mako Design + Invent
July 17, 2018

Hundreds of designers and inventors turn to Kickstarter each month to look for financial backing that will help them bring their product from an idea to reality. Kickstarter is a... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
July 17, 2018
Top Tips For Your Kickstarter Campaign

Top Tips For Your Kickstarter Campaign

Mako Design + Invent
June 28, 2018

Kickstarter is no stranger for those who are trying to get their invention started and off the ground. The website helps not just designers and inventors but musicians, filmmakers, and... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 28, 2018
Client Spotlight: Inventor Sells Out Product with Major Retailer

Client Spotlight: Inventor Sells Out Product with Major Retailer

Mako Design + Invent
December 20, 2017

We often say to our clients it’s the simplest inventions that see the most success. It’s the products that make you ask yourself, “Why didn’t I think of that?” that... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
December 20, 2017
Five Prototypes Your Start-up Should be Making

Five Prototypes Your Start-up Should be Making

Mako Design + Invent
November 9, 2017

Prototypes are critical in the development of your products but what many people don’t realize is how prototype design differs in your stages of development. Here are five types of... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
November 9, 2017
Why Prototypes are Essential to Great Product Design

Why Prototypes are Essential to Great Product Design

Mako Design + Invent
September 28, 2017

Prototype design is critical to getting closer to the real functionality of your product. Sketches, wire frames, blueprints and mock ups are great, but the prototype is what’s going to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
September 28, 2017
Show Your Next Pitch Who’s Boss

Show Your Next Pitch Who’s Boss

Mako Design + Invent
June 12, 2017

For some inventors, the pitch is the scariest part of the process when turning your idea into an honest-to-goodness product. There’s no skirting around the fact that presenting your prototype... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
June 12, 2017
Tips for Kickstarting Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Tips for Kickstarting Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Mako Design + Invent
May 16, 2017

You’re almost there. You’ve nailed down your idea, you’ve approached a product design firm like MAKO Design to help take you from a sketch on a napkin to store shelves. Often... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 16, 2017
MAKO and Agency 2.0 Partner to Bring More Epic Inventions to Life

MAKO and Agency 2.0 Partner to Bring More Epic Inventions to Life

Mako Design + Invent
May 3, 2017

At MAKO Design + Invent, as a leading industrial design firm, we make it our mandate to deliver results and drive success for every single client. But we wanted to... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
May 3, 2017