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Patent Considerations When Approaching a Manufacturer

Patent protection can be a crucial asset to innovative startups and established companies alike. An issued patent can limit competitor activity in a p...

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What's in a Complete Bill of Materials (BOM) & CAD Package

Here at Dragon Innovation, we’re often approached with incomplete Bills of Materials (BOM)/CAD packages. BOM and CAD packages come in all shapes and s...

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Who Moved My VC: State of Hardware Funding 2019

Common sense says – if you don’t know where to look, you will never find what you are searching for. If you’re a Hardware company thinking about manuf...

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On-Demand Recordings: "Ask Scott Anything" series with Dragon Innovation CEO, Scott N. Miller

Get answers to your manufacturing questions from Dragon Innovation CEO, Scott N. Miller, over a series of live webinars from the "Ask Scott Anything" ...

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The Winning Manufacturing Formula for Hardware Startups

As you may have heard already, building hardware is hard. To help young companies understand (and avoid) the common pitfalls of building physical prod...

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A 100 Day Journey of Manufacturing Insights in Asia Begins

Join Dragon Innovation’s VP of Strategic Planning, Shawn Chang, as he explores the State of Manufacturing in Asia, beyond just China. 

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The New Product Introduction (NPI) Process: "Zero-to-One" is a lot different than “One-To-Many”

In anticipation of Halloween, I decided to build a robot to hand out candy.  It was great to take a break from thinking about manufacturing in high-vo...

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The New Product Introduction (NPI) Process: Design Constraints in Manufacturing

In this series we'll focus on the New Product Introduction (NPI) process and how to successfully go from a “napkin sketch” all the way through high-vo...

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Dragon Innovation Presents: The Halloween Candy Robot

I love to build things, especially robots.  Much of my day job at Dragon Innovation is focused on helping other companies build complex, high volume c...

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