From Concept to MVP in Just 2 Weeks: The Success Story of Project Crypto

Silard Gal
2 min readJul 2, 2023

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In the fast-paced world of technology, time is of the essence when it comes to bringing innovative ideas to life. This success story showcases the remarkable journey of Project Crypto, a development kit I designed to evaluate a client’s idea and create a Minimum Viable Product (MVP).

Let’s delve into the details of this success story!

Designing the Foundation

To bring Project Crypto to life, we began by creating a detailed system design document. This involved defining and refining all the requirements and features in collaboration with the client. Once we agreed on the specific features, I proceeded to create the schematic and later transitioned to designing the PCB after confirming its accuracy through synchronization with the client.

The main component is the Microchip MCU with essential peripherals, such as USB-C, a cryptography IC, NFC with a custom antenna, and an RGB LED array.

Note: I am planning to create a captivating blog or video series, detailing the step-by-step process of transforming an idea into a tangible product.

Manufacturing Excellence with Aisler

With the design finalized, it was time to transform Project Crypto from a digital blueprint into a physical reality. I suggested Aisler, a reputable manufacturer known for their top-notch assembly line services.

I have used them many times before and I was always very happy with their service and quality of work. Their push-to feature also eliminates the tedious process of creating gerbers and importing them to the website.

Two Weeks to Success

What sets Project Crypto apart is its extraordinary timeline. From the initial system design document to a fully functional MVP, the entire project was completed within a mere two weeks.

Beyond the MVP- Consulting and Future Plans

The success of Project Crypto didn’t end with the creation of the MVP. My role will be extended beyond the hardware design and manufacturing process. I will also provide consultation to the client, helping them chart a course for the future. With my expertise and insights I assisted in converting the MVP into a full-fledged product, ensuring that the client’s vision was brought to fruition.

Conclusion

Project Crypto serves as an inspiring success story . Through the collaboration with a great client an idea transformed into a fully functional MVP within an impressive timeframe of two weeks. This achievement highlights the importance of expertise, efficient design tools, and effective partnerships in turning concepts into reality.

More can be read about project crypto on my website: https://silardgal.com/projects/crypto.

Other projects and my portfolio can be seen on my website: https://silardgal.com/

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Silard Gal

Embedded Systems Engineer | Developing Hardware Products 🛠️