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Open Source Hardware November 27, 2014 posted by Mathilde

On Marketing and Adafruit

Today, I read the post that Adafruit wrote for Thanksgiving, saying that the company will never have any ads, sponsored post, affiliate program or social sharing button on her website….

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On Marketing and Adafruit
Prototyping November 27, 2014 posted by Mathilde

Prototype with Cardboard: Shaping Techniques (Part 3)

The cardboard prototyping series continues. After part 1 on types of cardboard and part 2 on how to cut cardboard, I explore here different ways to shape it. In this article, I also…

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Prototype with Cardboard: Shaping Techniques (Part 3)
Sales and Marketing November 21, 2014 posted by Mathilde

How to Choose the Right Ecommerce Platform for your Hardware Company

The goal of this article is that by the end of it, you’ll know exactly which online ecommerce platform will best suit your needs. Choosing an ecommerce platform is like…

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How to Choose the Right Ecommerce Platform for your Hardware Company
Prototyping November 19, 2014 posted by Mathilde

How to Cut Cardboard (Prototyping with Cardboard Part 2)

Now that you chose your cardboard (as detailed in Part 1 of this series on cardboard prototyping), let’s see how to cut cardboard. Sometimes a simple cut can make a…

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How to Cut Cardboard (Prototyping with Cardboard Part 2)
MakingSociety Podcast November 13, 2014 posted by Mathilde

Interview with Red Pitaya: From Kickstarter to the Shelves of RS Components

Red Pitaya is a young hardware company coming from Slovenia in East Europe. For the last years, the team has been working on a very clever product. A device that replaces…

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Interview with Red Pitaya: From Kickstarter to the Shelves of RS Components
Community November 11, 2014 posted by Mathilde

Discover Istanbul Maker Scene

The first Maker Faire of Turkey, Maker Faire Istanbul, starts tomorrow. Time to tell you more about Turkish maker and hardware startup scene, as I’m wrapping up a month of living in…

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Discover Istanbul Maker Scene
Open Source Hardware November 7, 2014 posted by Mathilde

The Benefits of Open Source Hardware for your Start-Up

This article was originally published on EETimes. A few days ago, I received an email that was full of mystery. It was short but intriguing. Jonathan, its author, was telling…

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The Benefits of Open Source Hardware for your Start-Up
Prototyping November 6, 2014 posted by Mathilde

Prototyping with Cardboard (Part 1)

Cardboard for prototyping presents 3 big advantages: it’s cheap it’s sturdy it’s recyclable It’s one of the most practical skills you can learn for designing products. Almost free, easy to…

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Prototyping with Cardboard (Part 1)
MakingSociety Podcast October 29, 2014 posted by Mathilde

The Story of Bare Conductive, from Idea to Product

Time for episode number 6 of the MakingSociety Podcast, where I interview hardware business experts and founders. In this new episode, I interview Bibi Nelson, co-founder of Bare Conductive. Bare…

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The Story of Bare Conductive, from Idea to Product
Community October 17, 2014 posted by Mathilde

Défi Cisco 2015 – Open Call For Social Hardware Entrepreneurs

Social entrepreneurs developing hardware projects are invited to participate to Defi Cisco, a contest organized by Cisco and MakeSense to award start-ups’ projects using the “Internet of Everything” to solve real…

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Défi Cisco 2015 – Open Call For Social Hardware Entrepreneurs
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