Live Webinar with PlayDate, $100,000 Arrow Flash Funding winner

From component delays to inaccurate spec sheets, manufacturing is a very unpredictable process. How to conquer all the manufacturing roadblocks? Ask hardware entrepreneurs who’ve been there, done it all and won $100,000 in Arrow flash funding. Indiegogo is excited to have PlayDate, our previous Arrow flash funding winner who won $100,000, to share his experiences … read more

The Myth of the Perfect Manufacturing Partner

Indiegogo teamed up with Riverwood Solutions to conduct a webinar on how to identify reliable contract manufacturers and set expectations to achieve success in manufacturing. Riverwood Solutions manufacturing expert Ron Keith walked through the process of selecting a contract manufacturer and gave his tips on how to avoid disappointment when manufacturing abroad. You can now … read more

Production Ready Assessment: Is Your Design Ready for Manufacturing?

As an entrepreneur gearing up for production, you probably have a market entry date in mind. However, in order to hit that date, you need to assess your production readiness and pay attention to all the details big and small that surround the entire production process. There are a lot of details to take into … 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

The Key to Success for Smart Cube? Unlocking Valuable Partnerships

All entrepreneurs need inspiration to innovate, and for Ira Hayes, co-founder and COO of Smart Armor Tech, that inspiration came from the need to save a life. After a friend suffered serious complications from forgetting to take his heart medication, Hayes, wanted to make sure it would never happen again. He went to work, creating … read more