Entrepreneur

This Company Helps Create Fundable Prototypes Fast

An L.A. accelerator focuses on hardware prototyping.
Aid for inventors: Noramay Cadena of Make in LA. Source: Chris DeLorenzo

Make in LA has an ambitious goal: enabling hardware-focused entrepreneurs to develop fundable prototypes in just four months. In its first year, the accelerator received nearly 100 applicants, all vying for a spot in the maker space, plus $150,000 distributed in two rounds of funding. In January, the program graduates

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur2 min read
Why This Oakland Cop Became a Subway Franchisee
Kiesha Haggerty has what might seem like two extremely different careers. She’s a 20-year veteran of the Oakland, Calif., police department, and the owner of a Subway franchise. But to her, the careers work in perfect harmony: Both are about connecti
Entrepreneur2 min read
Want to Become a Successful Tech Company? Be Boring!
Tech companies often only want to work on the buzziest projects. But if they put aside their egos, they'd discover a far wider world of opportunity.
Entrepreneur3 min read
Want to Build A Franchise Empire? Do It Brand By Brand.
Paul Flick wants to serve a homeowner's every need -- which is why his company Premium Service Brands is always expanding.