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Eric Migicovsky

CEOPebble Technology

Eric Migicovsky is an engineer and entrepreneur who received his bachelor’s in engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2009. While in school, Eric began building smartwatches. That led to the development of his first product, the InPulse. After struggling to find hardware-savvy investors, Eric launched his new watch, the Pebble (getpebble.com) on the Kickstarter crowd-funding platform where it became the most successful crowdfunded project in Kickstarter’s history. The success Eric achieved with Pebble has sparked an interest in hardware start-ups by investors and entrepreneurs, and is helping to pave ...

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