For this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with the two founders of Slide, Thijs Olthof and Kaj Beetstra, about how they created a new smart home product and quickly hit their funding goal. Tune in to learn more about how to develop and launch a new product on Kickstarter!

Slide: Make Your Existing Curtains Smart!

Key Crowdfunding Takeaways

  • How to build use cases around a new product to help further design and development
  • How to get user feedback when running a project on Kickstarter
  • How to build trust and credibility with your backers during a Kickstarter project
  • Why transparency is key to a successful crowdfunding campaign
  • How to leverage personal networks to quickly fund a project

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