Tag: hardware

Eight’s Backers Helped Turn This Idea Into A Connected Smart Mattress

Founder Matteo Franceschetti left the life of a lawyer to change the world through successful business ventures. This meant a change in scheduling, a faster paced lifestyle, and unfortunately, a loss of sleep. During seven years of being an entrepreneur, Matteo learned that he had lost approximately 900 hours of sleep due primarily to restless … read more

Live Webinar – Hardware 101: From Ideation to Iteration

Thinking about launching a crowdfunding campaign, but not sure how to do it successfully? Last week Indiegogo’s campaign strategy experts hosted a webinar on how to do just that. From community building to fundraising, they shared tips on how to launch and manage a successful crowdfunding campaign. What does success in crowdfunding  look like? You … read more

April’s Most Popular Perks

A number of products perfect for the outdoors, traveling or getting into shape began trending in April, just in time for summer. Whether you’re planning a trip or looking to pick up a new hobby, there are plenty of new gadgets to back on April’s Top 10 Most Popular Perks list: 10. The Zero Breeze is a … read more

Building an IoT product, app or software program? IBM can help

IBM recently teamed up with Arrow and Indiegogo to offer valuable IoT security and analytics services to entrepreneurs enrolled in the Arrow Certification Program — at no cost.   What does this mean for entrepreneurs? The IoT industry will have a potential economic impact of between $2.7 to $6.2 trillion over the next 10 years, … read more

Avoiding Common Hardware Issues: The Logistics of Getting Your Parts

Taking your product from the concept phase to prototyping and finally to production is a long, and at times, frustrating process. You want the shortest path to market possible, but unfortunately, you’re bound to run into a few snags here and there. Some, however, are more avoidable than others according to highly experienced Arrow engineers. … read more