The Product Startup Podcast | MAKO Design + Invent


Podcast - From Invention Idea to Store Shelves

The product development industry's #1 podcast. From invention idea to getting onto store shelves, and everything in between. Hear how inventors, product startups, & small manufacturers created their inventions and launched their physical product businesses. Learn from the industry's top industrial designers, mechanical engineers, PCB designers, consumer product managers, manufacturers, patent attorneys, hardware investors, and more. Learn about industrial design / product design, prototyping, 3d printing, additive manufacturing, product manufacturing, marketing, selling, patenting, logistics, and product business scaling. Now hosted by Kevin Mako, one of the keynote leaders of the startup product development industry in North America, founder of Mako Design + Invent, and Masters of Engineering lecturer.

Recent Episodes of the Product Startup Podcast

069: PhD & Harvard Grad on the 4 Ps of Product Marketing

May 11, 2021

With James Richardson, Author of Ramping Your Brand

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May 10, 2021

With Brett Colvin, President of Goodlawyer

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067: Modern Funding Tools for Hardware Product Startups

April 28, 2021

With Peter-Paul Van Hoeken, CEO of FrontFundr

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066: E-Commerce Platforms for Launching a Consumer Product

March 9, 2021

With Deirdre Tshien, Founder of Growth Boss

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065 – Hardware Funding from Seed Financing to Millions

March 2, 2021

With Jeffery Potvin, President of OPN

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MAKO Design + Invent is the original firm providing world-class consumer product development services tailored to small businesses, startups, and inventors. Simply put, we are the leading one-stop-shop for developing your physical product from idea to store shelves, all in a high-quality, cost-effective, and timely manner. We operate as one powerhouse 30-person product design team spread across 4 offices to serve you (Austin, Miami, San Francisco, & Toronto). We have full-stack in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, patent referral, prototyping, and manufacturing services. To assist our startup and inventor clients, in addition to above, we help with business strategy, product strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. Also, our founder Kevin Mako hosts The Product Startup Podcast, the industry’s leading hardware podcast. Check it out for tips, interviews, and best practices for hardware startups, inventors, and product developers. Feel free to Contact Us anytime for help with your project.