001 - Inventing and DIY Product Development - The Product Startup: Product development for small business | MAKO Design + Invent

001 – Inventing and DIY Product Development – The Product Startup: Product development for small business

MAKO Design + Invent – March 1, 2016

Why is now the best time for DIY Product Development? In short – access to consumer data, access to rapid Prototyping equipment, simplified computer design tools, popularity of crowdfunding, simplified e-commerce growth of online brokers.

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.