5 Things You Should Never Say to a Hardware Startup

Joanna Montgomery
Apr 18, 2017 · 6 min read

1. Why don’t you just put it on Kickstarter?

2. It’s cool but… it looks pretty ugly

3. If you’re not ashamed of the first version of your product, you launched too late.

4. Don’t manufacture in China! They’ll just steal your idea!

5. So you’re gonna give me one for free, right?

Joanna Montgomery

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Interaction designer; creating a world where being a human becomes first. Founder of start-up @LittleRiotHQ and creator of product 'Pillow Talk'. Weightlifter.

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