Friday, September 2, 2016

Arrow and Indiegogo accelerate technology crowdfunding – ElektronikPraxis

Arrow Electronics has launched together with the global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo a new program with the IoT and technology entrepreneurs their innovative products to bring to market even faster

Arrow Electronics launched together with the global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo a new program, its innovative products to bring to market with the IoT and technology entrepreneurs even faster. Companies can apply for the Arrow certification via Indiegogo. Engineers from Arrow Electronics then analyze the design and feasibility of each submitted application. Projects, which are assessed as ready for production obtained on their Indiegogo campaign page, the “Arrow Certified” seal.

Potential supporters recognize it campaigns whose products can go directly into production. The “Arrow Certified” campaigns on Indiegogo also receive other benefits worth up to $ 50,000, so that entrepreneurs can develop rapid prototypes and can manufacture their new products. These include:

  • Direct online access to prototyping tools on and Silicon Expert, one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive databases for technology designs
  • Comprehensive technical evaluations of raw materials, subassemblies, intermediate assemblies, sub-components, components and amounts that are required to manufacture a product
  • Professional product reviews and certification for production-ready designs
  • Up to US $ 1,000 for materials for prototype development
  • Free access to Arrow test Drive program to test the latest products from leading semiconductor manufacturers
  • Individual support in marketing and promotion by Arrow
  • Free delivery and 10 percent discount on orders on

in addition, selected “Arrow Certified” campaigns that are judged technologically extraordinary in the eyes of Arrow as when “Arrow Innovator” campaign awarded. These campaigns further assistance, including:

  • Supply chain services and assistance in contract manufacturing that are worth up to US $ 500,000
  • Up to $ 10,000 for materials for prototype development
  • Your own local Arrow contact for technical questions, which is available online and on site
  • mechanisms that campaign supporters their saves money, the product should be contrary to expectations not prepared. This increases the confidence of existing and future supporters
  • A rapid assessment by the finance team from Arrow to ensure the continued funding of production

Arrow and have Indiegogo in May 2016 intensified their cooperation after entrepreneurs have increasingly turned to Indiegogo at Arrow to successfully implement their ideas into commercial products.

Arrow is now a key component of Indiegogo platform to support entrepreneurs throughout the entire product cycle.

Interested companies who have already started on Indiegogo a campaign or plan to find through this link for more information about “Arrow Certified” program. A video about the program is available online

For more information on the cooperation between Arrow and Indiegogo find prospective customers via the link below.

The Arrow certification program on Indiegogo is open to all persons over 18 years and companies that meet certain conditions, open. The relevant time-limits for the certification program denominated: August 25, 2016 to 31 December 2017.. Sponsor: Arrow Electronics, Inc., 9201 E. Dry Creek Rd, Centennial, CO 80112th For further details and complete rules, visit to this site.


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