Entrepreneur of 2012

Entrepreneur of 2012 Winner: Creating a Quality Product? 'That's Your Responsibility.'

Entrepreneur Staff
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Since becoming our Entrepreneur of 2012, Limor Fried’s Adafruit Industries has transformed. It recently tripled in year-over-year growth and now operates from a 15,000 square foot manufacturing headquarters in New York's SoHo. There are plans to add even more space, all to meet the multi-million dollar demand for the company’s innovative DIY open-source electronic hardware kits. In this video, we catch up with this engineer-turned-entrepreneur to find out how her company has changed since 2012 and how she sees manufacturing evolving in the years ahead.

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