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11 Reasons Why Hardware Startups Fail

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6 Key Challenges of Wearable Product Development


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Looking to raise funds for your consumer hardware startup? Here's what you should know.

Hardware is hot (or cool! - however you define exciting).

As per data from CB Insights, 2016 was a record year with almost $4.4B invested into consumer hardware acr...

Let's take a step back to when you had the "aha moment". You identified a problem and were excited about creating a consumer product that customers resonated with and wanted to buy. Most importantly, you were not relying purely on your intuition or s...

From smartwatches and fitness trackers to VR headsets, smart jewelry, smart glasses and many more, wearables are changing how consumers communicate, monitor and share information and experiences.

The devices are becoming smarter, lighter and more con...


A successful crowdfunding campaign can provide great impetus - loyal fan base, press coverage, potential partnerships - after the product is launched. Over $3.2 bn has been pledged to projects on Kickstarter, making it one of the most popular crowdf...

You’ve probably heard “Hardware is Hard!” several times before already. Hardware indeed is hard and hardware startups fail hard!

But why so? What makes hardware startups different?

Below we have listed 11 reasons why hardware startups fail and how you...

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