For this episode of Art of the Kickstart, we spoke with Damien Henning, creator of the Shape Flexer Sunhat. Give it a listen to learn more about how to successfully launch a product on Kickstarter without any previous experience or connections.

Shape Flexer: The world’s first shape-able sunhat

Key Crowdfunding Takeaways

  • How to get started when you are launching your first product
  • How to find manufacturers for your product
  • What it looks like to go to Asia and work with manufacturers
  • How to decide if Kickstarter is a good fit for your product
  • How to use your Facebook friends to help gather support for your Kickstarter campaign
  • How to maintain momentum during a 60-day Kickstarter campaign

Links

Connect with Shape Flexer Sunhat

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Transcript

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