The adventure along the way is personally more rewarding than reaching the finishing line.
When we finally shipped the Stowaway keyboard we all breathed a sigh of relief. After coming up with the idea, raising money, building a team, engineering the product, and then shepherding it through manufacturing, and finding and negotiating with our partners, could we find time to relax?
Perhaps for a long weekend. While we had completed our first product, that was just the beginning. Having a successful product attracted a lot of attention—not just from customers, but also from competitors around the world. After all, almost anything a company does of any importance quickly finds its way onto the Internet!
Companies around the world ...