Massive success for the maker movement. Today CNC startup PocketNC shares a 4 year roller coaster preparing the world’s greatest 5 axis machine to DIY doers and hackers everywhere…and did I mention they raised over 1/3 of a million dollars in the process! Here’s how to crush a hardware/software startup!

The PocketNC Kickstarter Campaign

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Success Quote

“Just get going (you’ll find help along the way)”

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Key Crowdfunding Takeaways

  • How to get started with a high tech hardware project
  • The power of tinkering and maker mentality to create
  • What goes into scraping a product to pursue another
  • How to stay excited and funded over the process of product development
  • The reason hackers and Arduino are unleashing entrepreneurial advancements
  • How open-source software allows startups to scale and grow
  • Startup transparency strategies to build up a backer launch list
  • The importance of trust in big product pitches
  • How Kickstarter companies can manufacture themselves to keep quality consistent
  • The value in perfecting a product and waiting to launch
  • The value of preorders in post-Kickstarter growth!



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