Prepping your Kickstarter for Success! (Lessons and Learnings from a $3.4M campaign)
In 2014, M3D raised $3.4M on Kickstarter. The entire year prior to launching was spent crafting not just a great product, but an equally great campaign. This is a step by step outline of that laid an excellent foundation for our launch in 2014. (article in progress!)
Maybe you're deciding what to study. Or maybe you're a mechanical engineer, stuck doing mundane FEA/DFM nonsense which wasn't what you signed up for. It's 2018. You can (and should) do both! With a background in design and engineering, you'll be equipped to build incredible things. This guide will help you get your footing. In addition to outlining all the necessary tools, you'll find a booklist that covers all the fundamentals.
I finally caved and picked up my own woodworking tools. Woodworking has always intimidated me, but I encourage you to go out and do the same. It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made! Here’s an outline on how I built the one object that brings me the most utility and joy.
In April 2015, Mike and I embarked on a 5 day backcountry trip through the Rockies. We arrived to find a desolate park and were greeted with news of an unexpected snowstorm. Read along for our adventure.