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How to Create and Crowdfund Your First Product

Published by Salvador Briggman. Find him on Twitter.

This is THE episode to listen to if you want to learn how to create your first prototype, find a manufacturer, and scale the business with crowdfunding.

Josh Lifton, the Founder and CEO of Crowd Supply, shared the step-by-step process for taking your first product from the idea phase to the initial prototype, and finally, how you mass produce the product.

You don’t need to be an engineer to make a new product from scratch, but you do need to take several crucial steps if if you want to successfully crowdfund your business.

This episode demystifies the product development process and after listening, you’ll see how to actually raise money from the crowd!

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In this podcast episode, you’ll learn:

  • How Crowd Supply differs from Kickstarter and Indiegogo
  • What you need to know about crowdfunding as an engineer 
  • An overview of the product development process
  • How to create your first prototype 
  • Advice for engineers looking to create a new product
  • Ways to go about finding a great manufacturer
  • Why you should pay more to create a quality product
  • Something that you must absolutely do, no matter which crowdfunding platform you launch on

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  • FWDForce

    Great podcast! I’ve slowly listened to all your podcasts over the past 3 months and have been so impressed with your dedication to the industry. I like that CrowdSupply is all about success. Impressed with 100% delivery success.