Ep 001: Creating a Hardware Company Using 3D Printing w/ Braydon Moreno

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Braydon Moreno is a serial entrepreneur who is on a mission to make an impact in the world while having fun doing it! He is a graduate of San Diego State University in Entrepreneurial Management and absolutely loves the startup community. Braydon is the Co-Founder and CEO of ROBO3D, a revolutionary company that builds affordable desktop 3D printers, whose goal is to show what you can do with 3D printing and how people are changing the world with this technology.

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Strategies Used to Fund Business

Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform, was the main source of funding. Expecting to reach a goal of $49,000, they’ve ended the campaign at a whopping $649,000!

 

Worst Moment

There was a manufacturing bug. One of the machines had an electric component failure and caught on fire!

 

Huge Success

Launching the Kickstarter campaign and almost reaching their goal of $49,000 during the first 24 hours.

 

If You Can Have Any Superpower…

Not being able to sleep. Get people to believe in themselves.

 

Recommended Resource or App

GLIP: Find harmony in productivity. Real-time messaging with integrated task management, video conferencing, shared calendars and more.

 

Recommended Books

The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)

Fail Fast or Win Big: The Start-Up Plan for Starting Now

 

Advice to Hacker Nation

Align yourself with people smarter than you.

 

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