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The Most Important Thing You Must Do as a Hardware Startup
Product Development

The Most Important Thing You Must Do as a Hardware Startup

You can't develop your product while living in a cave. Instead, "pre-sell" it via crowdfunding and email marketing.
John Teel
How Do You Decide the Right Features for Your MVP?
Product Development

How Do You Decide the Right Features for Your MVP?

First, distinguish between the "must-have" features vs. those merely be "nice to have."
Rahul Varshneya
People Don't Want Something Truly New, They Want the Familiar Done Differently.
Psychology

People Don't Want Something Truly New, They Want the Familiar Done Differently.

If your new product or service isn't gaining traction, ask yourself, 'What's my California Roll?'
Nir Eyal
3 Tips to Save Money When Creating Your New Tech Product
Product Development

3 Tips to Save Money When Creating Your New Tech Product

You'll need a working prototype so investors know you're serious. Here's how to keep costs down.
John Teel
Etsy Dips a Toe Into Crowdfunding for Makers
Etsy

Etsy Dips a Toe Into Crowdfunding for Makers

The Brooklyn-based online craft marketplace is testing out a pilot program that allows makers to raise money for production costs.
Catherine Clifford
How to Turn Your Development Skills Into a Sustainable Business
App Developers

How to Turn Your Development Skills Into a Sustainable Business

Once a few key concepts have been mastered, it's possible to build a lucrative and sustainable business.
Stefan Maynard
A Franchisee Who's Expert at Building Both Shelves and Revenues
Franchise Players

A Franchisee Who's Expert at Building Both Shelves and Revenues

Alan Regala is so good at home improvement that he reached the $1 million revenue mark within three years.
Entrepreneur Staff
The 7 Steps of Effective Product Development
Product Development

The 7 Steps of Effective Product Development

Take your product from killer concept to cash cow.
Michelle Goodman
'We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over
3D Printers

'We Had a Crush on the MakerBot': How 3-D Printing Won These Fashion Designers Over

French designers Nelly Zagury and CĂ©lia Elmasu revealed their first 3-D printed jewelry collection at a runway show in New York City this spring.
Catherine Clifford
Get Your Product Figured Out First
Starting a Business

Get Your Product Figured Out First

So many entrepreneurs make the same mistake: Focusing on the wrong things without figuring out the product they plan to sell.
Greg Shugar
Why Do Huge Companies Such as Google Still Have Bugs in Their Products?
Software

Why Do Huge Companies Such as Google Still Have Bugs in Their Products?

All companies accumulate technical debt as they grow. Here are six ways to manage this problem.
Andrew Cohen
5 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask When Choosing a Manufacturer
Manufacturing

5 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask When Choosing a Manufacturer

If you don't do your homework, choosing a manufacturer to develop your products can be a very long and costly process. Here are a few pointers on making the process less painful.
Shane Broesky
3 Things to Do Before Kickstarting Your Hardware Startup
Product Development

3 Things to Do Before Kickstarting Your Hardware Startup

Kickstarting a hardware project ultimately means making hundreds or thousands of physical products that can compete in the modern marketplace.
JD Albert