John Teel

John Teel

Founder of Predictable Designs LLC

John Teel is president of  Predictable Designs a company which helps entrepreneurs bring new products to market. Teel was formerly a senior design engineer for Texas Instruments where he created electronic designs now used in millions of portable devices (including some from Apple). He is also a successful entrepreneur who developed his own product, had it manufactured in Asia, and sold in over 500 retail locations in three countries. Download his free cheat sheet for developing your new hardware product.

5 Ways to Increase Your Hardware Startup's Likelihood of Success
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5 Ways to Increase Your Hardware Startup's Likelihood of Success

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5 Tips for Outsourcing Product Development
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5 Tips for Outsourcing Product Development

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20 Experts Share Their Best Advice for Hardware Entrepreneurs

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Top 25 Websites, Tools and Resources for Hardware Startups
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The 10 Costs You'll Pay to Bring Your Hardware Product to Market
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The 10 Costs You'll Pay to Bring Your Hardware Product to Market

Apple reportedly spent $150 million to bring the iPhone to market. Hopefully, your costs will be a little less.
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Follow these tips to turn your concept of a brilliant new gadget into profit.
How to Escape Your Cubicle and Live the Dream Life
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The Most Important Thing You Must Do as a Hardware Startup
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How to Overcome the 4 Biggest Obstacles to Get Your New Hardware Product to Market

To overcome these challenges, you need to be creative, adaptable and absolutely focused.
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5 Steps to Developing Your Tech Product

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