KANO’s $1.5 Million Open Source Computer Company and their Startup Story – ATK098

Kano raised $1.5 million to put computer kits, technology and innovation in the hands of the world. Here’s how a small group of motivated geeksters looking to change the world actually did. Education and empowerment by building an open source computer company…

The Kano Kickstarter Campaign

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“Nothing can stop an idea whose time has come.” -Victor Hugo

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Key Crowdfunding Takeaways

  • Why it’s critical to build a business around an idea
  • When it’s time to revolutionize
  • How simplifying technology creates a mass market appeal
  • Mass market vs niche products and what focus on
  • The importance of testing products across the planet and listening to customer feedback
  • Why entrepreneurs ought to look to the future
  • The story strategy and how your company plays into success
  • Why mixing arts and science – logic and creativity is how to appeal to people
  • Authenticity’s effect on startup success
  • How to learn anything and build a business for the new world
  • The power of hands on physical products



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