Artboard 2Contributionsdown-careticon-checkbox-selectedicon-discover-icon-linkicon-dismiss-keyboard-linkicon-entre-caretArtboard 1Artboard 2icon-icon-allcategoriesicon-icon-analyticsicon-icon-animalsicon-icon-appsicon-icon-articon-icon-charityicon-icon-checkicon-icon-checkmarkicon-icon-comicicon-icon-communityicon-icon-consoleicon-icon-create-categoryicon-icon-create-durationicon-icon-create-editicon-icon-create-goalicon-icon-create-photoicon-icon-create-storyicon-icon-create-titleicon-icon-danceicon-icon-dashboardicon-icon-designicon-icon-donateicon-icon-editicon-icon-educationicon-icon-embedicon-icon-environmenticon-icon-exclamationicon-icon-facebookicon-icon-fashionicon-icon-filmicon-icon-flagicon-icon-followicon-icon-followingicon-icon-foodicon-icon-fulfillmenticon-icon-gamingicon-icon-goicon-icon-gplusicon-icon-healthicon-icon-helpicon-icon-idOval 8icon-icon-instagramicon-icon-iphoneArtboard 1 Copy 52icon-icon-linkFill 1icon-icon-linkedinicon-icon-locationicon-icon-lockicon-icon-mailGroupicon-icon-musicicon-icon-perkicon-icon-personalcauseicon-icon-photographyicon-icon-playbookicon-icon-politicsicon-icon-profileicon-icon-recent-activityicon-icon-religionicon-icon-rightarrowicon-icon-searchshadesicon-icon-shareicon-icon-smallbusinessicon-icon-sportsicon-icon-technologyicon-icon-theatreicon-icon-todoicon-icon-transmediaicon-icon-tumblricon-icon-twittericon-icon-videowebicon-icon-viewicon-icon-websiteicon-icon-writingicon-icon-youtubeArtboard 1Artboard 3icon-radiobutton-selectedArtboard 1icon-tooltip-questionleftArtboardrightup-caret

Guide

It’s Alive! How to Turn Your Idea into a Prototype

Download our guide to learn tips from Arrow and Indiegogo on how to create a working prototype of your product. A prototype makes it easier to entice backers, catch the attention of the media, and ultimately get more funding.

What’s inside:

Our guide will help you answer these important questions:

  1. When should you build your prototype? Turning your idea into a functioning product doesn’t happen overnight. This guide will help you set a realistic schedule.
  2. What type of prototype is best for your campaign? Learn about the four common categories of prototypes — visual, proof of concept, presentation and factory sample.
  3. What will it cost to build your prototype? You might have to go through several iterations to create the best version of your idea. Learn how to scope out the costs involved with trial and error.
  4. How do you make your prototype? Get schematics, vet your bill of materials, and find a manufacturer.

To learn the answers to these questions and more, download our guide today!

Download Our Prototyping Guide

  • Join our entrepreneur community!

    Sign up now and get access to the latest campaign resources, business opportunities and expert advice sent directly to your inbox.