Tag: entrepreneur

  • How We Designed (Season Two)๏ฟผ

    How We Designed (Season Two)๏ฟผ

    We are excited to announce that season two of our YouTube Shorts Series, “How We Designed,” will launch tomorrow. For season two, we invite you to explore our work with Grind Basketball, hosted by Hatch Duo’s co-founder and Principal Engineer, Mike Yim. As a slight deviation from our typical design process, our Mechanical Engineering team […]

  • Small Vs. Large Design Firms: Which One Is Better For Hardware Startups?

    Small Vs. Large Design Firms: Which One Is Better For Hardware Startups?

    “๐ˆ ๐จ๐ฐ๐ง ๐š ๐ก๐š๐ซ๐๐ฐ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฉ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฅ’๐ฆ ๐ฅ๐จ๐จ๐ค๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐š ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ ๐๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐จ๐ฉ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฆ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ก๐ž๐ฅ๐ฉ ๐ฆ๐ž ๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ง ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ฎ๐ง๐ข๐ญ. ๐–๐ก๐ž๐ซ๐ž ๐ฌ๐ก๐จ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ ๐ˆ ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ญ?” There’s a ton of competition when you’re looking for a design firm to help you get started. We get it. When you’re starting a hardware startup, it can be overwhelming […]

  • The Value Of Design

    The Value Of Design

    One of the most common design misconceptions is that designers aim to โ€œmake things look pretty.โ€ People mistakenly think of design as a back-end or decorative portion when in reality, itโ€™s the tip of the spear. It is a process that involves enormous empathy and creative and strategic thinking to better-fit customersโ€™ needs. Incorporating design […]

  • Should I Start A Business In An Uncertain Economy?

    Should I Start A Business In An Uncertain Economy?

    We know what youโ€™re thinking, but hear us before you completely turn down this idea. Some people see a recession as a restraint; some see it as an opportunity. Starting a business in any environment is challenging and tireless, requiring determination and proper planning–this only proves true during a recession; however, it is doable. Both […]

  • How Collaborating Can Help You Build Memorable Product Experiences

    First and foremost, thank you and sending a massive shout-out to our friend, Evan Lessler, for joining us in this mini entrepreneur roundtable. When we started our first business, Aggregate, we were looking to collaborate. Because we’ve always been such huge fans and supporters of a well-known Bay Area brand, Adapt, we thought, “Why not […]

  • We Just Celebrated Our Three-Year Anniversary!

    We are happy and blessed to say Hatch Duo turned three years old yesterday! Check out our 3-year journey condensed into one minute in the video above! What a journey it has been! From quitting our corporate jobs to freelancing, designing Aggregate Watches, taking the leap into entrepreneurship, and now having a design firm to […]

  • Risking It All For Entrepreneurship

    Would you quit a well-paying, steady, and corporate job to be your own boss? Even more, would you do so to design a concrete watch from the ground up? If you’re a young entrepreneur in need of motivation or inspiration to chase your dreams, this video is for you! Join Hatch Duo co-founders Jon and […]

  • California By Design

    We’re going to be on TV! One of our 2019 highlights was participating in more video shoots; the first, as a promotional video for Hatch Duo, and the other, for California By Design. Airing on Saturdays on CBS, California By Design takes an in-depth look at emerging and innovative products/technology. We were fortunate enough to […]

  • Fund Your Business Today: Hatch Duo’s Ultimate Guide To Pitching Potential Investors Like A Boss In 2020

    Written By April Ly The fundraising process for new business owners can be a daunting one. Investors may seem like foreboding sharks (hello, Shark Tank) who want nothing more than to take a nasty bite out of your lackluster pitch and give you a hard no before kicking you to the curb. But pitching to […]

  • How To Make the Best Out of Any Collaboration

    How To Make the Best Out of Any Collaboration

    Collaboration is the foundation of any businessesโ€™ success. As a startup, we understand how difficult it can be to launch a brand or product when certain limitations such asย budget,ย marketย relevance, expectations, conflicting ideas,ย or evenย timeย hinder immediate success.ย We get it. We want those product ideas to hit the shelves just as much as you do. Challenges will always […]