How to bootstrap your hardware company in the US
Date: This event took place live on June 25 2015
Presented by: Ken Burns
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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This webcast will discuss how it's possible to start an open hardware business in the US completely by bootstrapping and crowdfunding and postpone (or avoid the need altogether) outside investment. We'll discuss our own experience from multiple crowdfunding campaigns - and how through using in-house manufacturing we were able to achieve profitability in a matter of a few years.
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About Ken Burns
Ken is the Founder and President of TinyCircuits which started as a side project in a spare bedroom of his house in 2011. He oversees the ovarial operations of the company (occasionally) still gets to do some engineering.
Ken as 15+ years in electronic product development and management, and is a 1998 graduate of the University of Akron with a BSEE and MSEE.
Twitter: @tinycircuits — Website: tiny-circuits.com