Makers

Leadership

Making Things Makes Us Better Leaders

Good leaders see past their tasks to become stewards of what might be.

Emerging Markets Are the Next Frontier of 3D Printing

Emerging markets can use the technology to leapfrog development stages to go straight to local, high-tech production.

He Designed Elon Musk's Favorite Mug. Now He's Getting a Boost in Sales.

This maker shares what it's like to get a plug from the Tesla billionaire.

Martha Stewart: These Are the Ingredients That Yield Business Success

'I don't think there are a lot of utterly fantastic products that go unnoticed nowadays,' the mogul told Entrepreneur at Saturday's American Made Summit.

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the New TBS Show, 'America's Greatest Makers'

Failure is not the end, think big but keep it simple and keep on learning are just a few entrepreneurial truisms you can takeaway from the new TV series.

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Amazon

Amazon Launches a Maker Marketplace That Will Compete With Etsy

The new online store is called Handmade at Amazon.
3D Printers

Why This New Filament for 3-D Printers Could Make the Production Process Easier

3D Systems today unveiled a new support filament that dissolves in water as opposed to chemicals.
Inventing

Want to Test Your Product Idea? Join the Makers.

Bringing your goods to a Maker Faire will grant you a creative audience that will test your designs. This worked wonders for the creator of a rubber band shotgun.
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.
Detroit

Entrepreneurs Are Making Detroit a Hot Spot for Craft Retail

The upside of the Motor City's epic struggle with abandonment is a vast supply of materials for high-end goods made by ambitious startups.
Kickstarter

Why the Wallet Is the Perfect Product for Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter released a manifesto that explores why campaigns involving wallets, money clips and card holders are so popular on the site.
Technology

The Make-It-Yourself Movement Is a New Mecca for Entrepreneurs

Along with reductions in cost to developing prototypes, these DIYers may also spur creative new ideas.
Innovation Now

Kid Inventor Whose Marshmallow Launcher Impressed Obama Gets VIP Ticket to State of the Union

Joey Hudy wowed President Obama at the White House Science Fair and has since secured a spot as Intel's youngest intern.
Growth Strategies

How Two College Buddies Transformed CustomMade.com

A site once reserved for woodworkers to advertise their services is today helping young-entrepreneur makers quit their jobs -- and still earn a living.