So you have a great idea – now what?

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So you have a great idea – now what?

Learn how to overcome common pitfalls and bring your product to market successfully.

A great idea is just the beginning. But how do you take your product from concept to market? In this startup workshop, product development expert John Devitry will share a personal example to show you what to do (and what to avoid) when making your idea a reality.

Register now, and you will learn how to concept your idea, manufacture it with the right tools and successfully position it in the market.

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Getting started with first ideas

Getting started with first ideas

The following topics will be covered in this workshop:

  • Look for ways to improve an existing solution and develop own concepts
  • Create ideas for a prototype, including tips for 3D printing
  • Starting your own company and choosing the right tools (legal, software, equipment)
  • Finding funding and ways to get your idea noticed
  • Process documentation, quality issues and ways to avoid scams
  • Getting your product to market with free press and reviews
  • Research vendors and hire staff
  • What to do after a successful market entry

Sneak Peek: When starting your own business, here are a few tips from John Devitry:

  • Use the right tools and equipment to design a professional-looking product
  • Choose reliable and trustworthy partners like Siemens to gain support and market awareness
  • Prevent over-engineering and reduce complexity
  • Feel satisfied with your product regardless of the outcome
  • Decide early if you target boutique or mass market sales

About John Devitry
John taught classes in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at Utah State University for over ten years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. His courses at Udemy are quite popular, having over 58K subscribers.

This workshop is also available in shorter sessions:

Related resources:
Solid Edge for Startups Program
Apply for the Solid Edge Startup Program
Solid Edge Complete Product Development Portfolio


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