How to Take a Prototype to Production with Mike Wilkinson

Mike Wilkinson, the founder and CEO of Paragon Innovations, shares valuable insights into the process of transitioning from prototype to production. Customer feedback is crucial in refining the product, and alpha and beta testers play a vital role in ensuring it meets their specific needs and use cases. Designing for manufacturability (DFM) is essential to streamline production and create a product that can be efficiently manufactured at scale. Regulatory approvals, such as UL and FCC certifications, are necessary for market acceptance, particularly for IoT devices. Wilkinson’s expertise in understanding consumer behavior and navigating the complexities of product development positions him as a valuable resource for aspiring entrepreneurs seeking to bring their prototypes to successful market-ready products.

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