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Building a Hardware MVP

Ben Einstein (Bolt)
Location: Festival Pavilion
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(3.67, 3 ratings)

Building a minimum viable product for a software product is easy. But what about hardware? When there are prototypes to be assembled and parts to be manufactured, building a good MVP is not so straightforward. Learn a few tips about building MVPs better and faster to improve your product.

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Ben Einstein


Ben Einstein is an experienced product designer and investor. Ben is currently the Managing Director of Bolt, an early-stage seed fund focused exclusively on hardware startups. In addition to seed capital, Bolt invests full-time staff, shop equipment, and extensive expertise with manufacturing and commercialization. Prior to starting Bolt, Ben ran Brainstream Design, a product design and development consultancy in Massachusetts. Ben has been directly responsible for bringing a long list of products to market covering diverse sectors including consumer electronics, high-performance audio, sporting goods and green energy.