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Meet The Winners of the Last Pitch Your Prototype Challenge

Meet The Winners of the Last Pitch Your Prototype Challenge

With the current Pitch Your Prototype challenge submission period now open, let’s take a look at a winning team from a previous round. Design that Matters is a nonprofit founded by a team of MIT students to create tools to help meet basic needs in the developing world. In 2013, they’d developed a barebones phototherapy system... Read more »

By , 03/05/2015 @ 11:38 am

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Maker Pro News: Pebble and Battlebots Are Back, Launch Pad Starts Up

Maker Pro News: Pebble and Battlebots Are Back, Launch Pad Starts Up

“There are many robots under development that are intelligent but can’t do anything” — Yaskawa Electric chairman Junji Tsuda From the editors of Make:, the Maker Pro Newsletter is about the impact of Makers on business and technology. Our coverage includes hardware startups, new products, incubators, and innovators, along with technology and... Read more »

By , 02/28/2015 @ 8:01 am

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The Growing Pains of Quirky's Innovative Business Model

The Growing Pains of Quirky’s Innovative Business Model

  “We make invention accessible,” boasts Quirky, a company that develops products designed by everyday inventors through online submissions, and which currently offers 400+ products submitted by more than 1,000 inventors. It’s a complex, ambitious model for a startup– perhaps overly so. Despite glowing reviews from a variety of publications,... Read more »

By , 02/26/2015 @ 12:17 pm

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