Our Work

Packhopper by Rover Tennis

The World’s First Portable Public Transportation Cup Holder for Trains Buses.

Mako’s Involvement:  Rover Tennis came to Mako with the great idea of using a multi-function tennis ball bag to pick up the balls automatically, be worn as a backpack or rolled, and have extendible legs so that you can easy grab tennis balls to practice, all while with a modern and sleek visual design.  Lots of touch challenges, but the Mako team was up to the task.  We did research, sketching, CAD design, mechanical engineering, prototpying, and production, as well as providing a wealth of strategic advice to the client regarding crowdfunding, patenting, product strategy, timing, and more.  Huge congrats to a big win for the client as they fully funded their Kickstarter campaign, and are now working to distribute the product worldwide.

Client’s Website: https://www.rovertennis.com/

Client’s Kickstarted Campaign (completed and funded!): https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rovertennis/rover-packhopper-backpack-tennis-ball-hopper-all-i

Client’s Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/RoverTennis

Client’s Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/getcomfycup/

MAKO Design + Invent: From Idea to Store Shelves

MAKO Design + Invent is a full-service consumer product development firm servicing small product businesses and early-stage invention startups. With a 30-person team across 4 offices (Austin, Miami, San Francisco, & Toronto), MAKO has complete in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, patent referral, prototyping, and manufacturing services. To assist our start-up inventor clients, in addition to above, we help with patenting, strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories.

For Small Businesses & Manufacturers

Click below to find out more about our full suite of in-house industrial, mechanical, and electrical design, engineering, and development services tailored to established physical product development companies.

For Inventors & Startups

Have an invention idea? We have developed hundreds of products for startups in addition to providing end-to-end solutions to get our inventor clients from Idea to Stores Shelves! We are here to help.

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