MAKO Nominated For Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies

by | Aug 21, 2018 | Community Initiatives, Company News, Design, Featured Blog, Innovation

Each year Fast Company (FastCo) selects a handful of companies that are ranked as the world’s Most Innovative Companies of that year. This award honours leading enterprises and rising newcomers the exemplify the best in business and innovation.   MAKO was nominated for the next list of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for our impressive achievements as an invention design company innovating and shaking up the industry. To recap on our year to date, we thought we’d share some of our innovation achievements with you.   
Our invention design company is nominated for the 2019 award.

Fast Company Most Innovative Companies 2018 logo.


Why Our Invention Design Company is Nominated For Best Innovations

  1) We have perfected our unique and innovative business model: modular phases of work for end-to-end services. Starting with a concept to design and engineering to prototyping to manufacturing, we make all these phases available at accessible costs thanks to our in-house teams. We are now in the process of scaling our innovative model and taking our invention design company to the next level. Growing to a 25-person team, in 2018, across three international offices with plans to expand into other innovation hotbeds across the globe. 2) Our innovative business model is not theoretical, nor is it propped up by venture capital or even high-interest general bank loans. Our invention design company growth, to our largest size in 2018, over three international offices, is 100% organic.    
Our invention design company helps with Next 36 leadership initiatives.

Next 36 logo.

  3) Innovation cannot exist in a vacuum. The building of community is critical to our business model. We sponsor the Mako Student Innovation Award at Ryerson University, Canada. We sit on the advisory board of Next 36 – Canada’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Award, the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship, and the Blue and Yellow Society. We nurture partnerships with universities and colleges across North America supporting the growth of the next generation of innovators.  
Our invention design company grants $10,500 every year to the winners of the award.

Winners of the Mako Student Innovation Award.

These achievements are ones that we are incredibly proud of at MAKO, as a leading invention design company that has helped over 200 entrepreneurs in researching and designing their concepts and bringing them to life, it’s incredibly humbling and exciting to watch our business grow while helping bring inventors visions to life. We’re so incredibly excited to be nominated for FastCo’s Most Innovative Companies of the Year and we can’t wait to see the results!
Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

Article Author: MAKO Design + Invent

Company Team

MAKO Design + Invent is a full-service consumer product development firm servicing both high-growth corporate manufacturers and invention startups. With a 25-person team across 3 offices (Austin, England, Toronto), MAKO has complete in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, and 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. For our corporate clients, MAKO Design develops world-class consumer electronics designs through our industrial, mechanical, and electrical design teams.



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