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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
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
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
Marketing Objectives and Why You Need Them

Marketing Objectives and Why You Need Them

Mako Design + Invent
February 10, 2021

At the Mako product design firm in Florida, one of the most important things we recommend our clients to do is to spend a significant amount of effort into marketing... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
February 10, 2021
What a Startup vs. Small Business Mean to Mako Design

What a Startup vs. Small Business Mean to Mako Design

Mako Design + Invent
October 29, 2020

Beginning an entrepreneurial venture is never an easy journey. Having the drive, passion, and determination to start something new can be just as equally rewarding as it is challenging. When... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 29, 2020
Mako Design Celebrates Small Business Month 2020!

Mako Design Celebrates Small Business Month 2020!

Mako Design + Invent
October 7, 2020

What is Small Business Month? Small Business Month is a recurring event that accounts for and appreciates small businesses from around the world. The month was recognized and proclaimed in... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
October 7, 2020
Why Mako Design Believes Innovation is Important for Small Businesses

Why Mako Design Believes Innovation is Important for Small Businesses

Mako Design + Invent
August 12, 2020

No matter what market or field your small business is in, innovation is a progressive movement that is involved everywhere in society today. Although it is commonly known that following... Read More

Mako Design + Invent
August 12, 2020