056 - Mistakes, Opportunities, & Feedback with Kevin Mako | MAKO Design + Invent

056 – Mistakes, Opportunities, & Feedback with Kevin Mako

MAKO Design + Invent – October 10, 2020

With prior host Filip Valacia and new host Kevin Mako

In this episode, we’re changing things up a bit. Phillip introduces you to your new host and sponsor of the show, Kevin Mako, Founder and President of Mako Design + Invent.

The two discuss Kevin’s journey into the startup world and his vision for the future of the Product Startup podcast. They also mention the biggest mistakes that early stage product founders can make when building their businesses, how to spot opportunities, and the need for user feedback.

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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.