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May 27, 2012

Working on the design too long

Don’t fall into the trap on working on the design for too long, the odds are that your designer and manufacturer would like to finish your project as quick as possible to collect their money so the option of dragging your feet will affect you and other people. Your designer will inform you that you have a limited period in which you can modify your design so be sure you know the exact direction you want to follow with the design. But i need more time People tend to make more time thinking during the concept / idea phase of the product. […]
May 27, 2012

Which material to use to make my Product?

Any designer needs to understand what material a product or part will be made of to ensure they can accurately design it. Why is this important during the design phase? I suggest you sit down with the designer in the first meeting you have and discuss what type of application the part is going to be used for.  They should be able to tell you if the part will be strong enough in your chosen material. If the designer has some doubts then they can decide to do some FEA simulations to test the parts strength or simply change material […]
February 24, 2012

Will big companies steal my idea?

So you came up with that great idea that no one else has thought of yet. What do you do with it? There are two directions you can follow: 1. You either do all the hard work yourself and get the design and manufacture, marketing and sales done. or, 2. You approach some of the big companies already out there selling similar products and try and pitch your ideas to them. No matter how great the idea there are always people failing with getting their product to market successfully and end up with a dead end product. The years and […]
February 24, 2012

Who are Angel Investors?

Angel Investors are wealthy individuals or group of individuals who are looking to invest money in startup or early stages of a company. You don’t need to be accredited to be an Investor however most money from investors comes from accredited investors. To be accredited as an investor they need to make at least $200,000 in income and have at least $1 million in assets. Investors don’t need to be part of a group some are investors looking to invest in something they can contribute to and watch grow and be a part of while other investors don’t care for […]