Today we’re joined by French startup founder and music focused entrepreneur Pierre Gochgarian of Prizm to discuss the world of hardware based crowdfunding and how big data and analytics are empowering Kickstarter companies to create the next wave of consumer technologies.

The Prizm Kickstarter Campaign

Prizm Kickstarter Stats

Key Crowdfunding Takeaways

  • Deciding between hardware and software to solve a problem
  • Why big data is revolutionizing wearable technologies
  • What predictive analytics means for the future of consumer products
  • The way to go about innovating the existing music industry
  • How to industrialize Kickstarter products while based in Europe
  • When to start getting customer feedback
  • The struggles of product development and prototyping
  • What does into creating a product and getting it ready for Kickstarter
  • Why you must work with people you love
  • The effect crowdfunding on product development ideas

Success Quotes

  • “If you fail try harder.”


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