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We have seen far too many entrepreneurs, small business owners, product designers and marketers fail in business because of fundamental mistakes made before launching their products or services. Over the years, we have gained an in-depth understanding of what it takes to succeed in launching as well as marketing products by studying, researching, and observing......
7 out of 10 consumer product launches fail and only 2% of all inventions make any money. Launching products is full of pitfalls and failure points. The odds of product launch success are not in your favor. Insiders and big brands not only know but can outspend and survive when they make mistakes. Find out......
The 2018 new tax laws have massive benefits, here’s how you can take advantage of them and protect your business at the same time. There’s been a lot of chatter lately about the new tax laws, who qualifies for what, and how small businesses, creative professionals and freelancers can benefit the most. When I started designing, I......
Insider View: Everything you want to know about when you’ll see 3d printed products take over the shelves at your local Walmart, Target, or Costco. I recently did a presentation at a 3d print conference on disrupting mass market retail, what was going wrong, and why retail wasn’t tipping as fast as everyone thought it......
Metal 3D printing is cheaper, safer and faster so let’s see if it’s finally ready to be the disruptive technology we need. The perception of 3D printing in the trough of disillusionment has slowed down it’s progress. That was very apparent when I spoke at SXSW last week. Right now, our experiences, on a whole level, with 3D......
 Inspiring and innovative actor turned philanthropist and investor, Ashton Kutcher talked charity, startups, entrepreneurship, and what gets him out of bed each day. I knew going into this year’s City Gala event, put on by Ryan Long, CEO and Founder of City Summit & City Gala, and Dale Godboldo, Actor/ Fiscal Sponsor of City Gala/ Founder of Project NOW,......