Kickstarter made it so that anybody with a great idea and a little know-how could make products and find customers.
That’s when the problems would start. It’s one thing to make something for a few dozen or a few hundred people. Making something for thousands of people is incredibly hard — without help.
Now, Kickstarter is looking to attack that problem as well. The company on Thursday launched Hardware Studio, a program that is meant to help small hardware manufacturers find the resources and plan the production of their creations.
“Figuring out how to engineer a product for large-scale manufacturing can be daunting. Some creators have a great idea and a working prototype, but could use help taking the next steps,” Kickstarter’s Hardware Studio page reads. Read more…