Noah McNeely

Successful Crowdfunding Requires a Strong Plan

Brandon T. Adams is a “Lifestyle Entrepreneur”, inventor, and crowdfunding expert. Founder of the University of Young Entrepreneurs, Brandon is an authority on crowdfunding who has ‘been there, and done that’. Mr. Adams successfully funded a product on Kickstarter, and has worked through the steps of product design and development, marketing, and manufacturing. Brandon is …

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Perspective: How much do I really need to raise on Kickstarter to launch my product or invention?

Kickstarter, and other crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo, have created an unprecedented level of access to funding for inventors, entrepreneurs, and start-ups. It’s easier than ever before to develop a new product, manufacture it, and launch it to market, but it’s also easier than ever before to make some huge mistakes, which can sink an otherwise …

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Minimum Viable Product. What is it, and why is it important?

In my career, I have developed products for a wide range of clients. Some are huge, multinational corporations, others are established mid-sized companies, and others are start-ups or entrepreneurs. One thing they have in common is the desire to innovate and develop the right products to propel their businesses forward. What that “right product” is, …

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Dude, what’s your problem? If you’ve got a solution looking for a problem, you’ve got a REAL problem.

I meet with inventors and entrepreneurs all the time. One of the great joys I take in my career is seeing the passion that these innovators have for their ideas, and for the businesses they are building. Almost all of the inventor-entrepreneurs I meet have a story of inspiration – the epiphany they had that …

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