For this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Mandu Dragos of Dagadam Watches. Learn more about how he designed the product, how he found manufacturers and how he found so much success on Kickstarter

Dagadam Watch – Think Beyond

Key Crowdfunding Takeaways

  • How a product can change throughout the design process
  • How long it takes to design a smart watch
  • What to expect when you travel to China to find manufacturers
  • How to decide if crowdfunding is right for your project
  • Why patience is key to a successful crowdfunding campaign


Connect with Dagadam


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