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It Will Be Exhilarating: Indie Capitalism and Design Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century

3.90  ·  Rating details ·  165 ratings  ·  13 reviews
Studio Neat has been in business for two years. We have launched two successful Kickstarter projects, in turn paving the way for a new era of independent hardware manufacturing, and recently entered the software world with our first iPhone app. We have learned a lot in a short period of time, and wanted to share this information with the world. So we wrote a book.

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Published September 4th 2012 by Studio Neat (first published August 26th 2012)
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Jacopo
May 08, 2013 rated it liked it
La scelta del voto per questo libro ha richiesto un po' di riflessioni. Senza dubbio è una lettura informativa, veloce, simpatica e che veicola ispirazione; una sorta di "breviario" per aspiranti startupper.

Pur non essendo nulla di estremamente rivelatorio avrebbe meritato tranquillamente almeno le 4 stelle, se non fosse per un piccolo particolare: è troppo circostanziato. È anche giusto che sia così, in fondo gli autori parlano della loro personalissima esperienza, ma il lettore che volesse ass
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Kc! Bradshaw
Jan 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
Good origin story and business advice for indie companies from Studio Neat.
Sergiy Tsygankov
great book for business starters

This is a great book from Don and Tom storytelling the experience of their company first product start up from the idea to final product selling process. A lot of valuable information for those who's looking for some gotchas for manufacturing, marketing and selling steps of their own creations via Kickstarter.
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Daniel Sollero
Sep 15, 2012 rated it liked it
This book is more about kickstarter projects than anything else. It's not bad, only limited. Consider this book a complementary book to all the others about entrepeneurship that you've read in your life. ...more
Eric
Feb 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2013
A to-the-point and light payload of advice on one successful method of using Kickstarter. You can tell the authors are still having fun and tinkering with their own processes and workflow. Lots of good ideas to think about.
Michel Kwarteng
Dec 31, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Simple straightforward solid

Simple straightforward solid, clear suggestions on how to get a product to market using new tools. The book and article recommendations are equally solid.
Gianfranco Lanzio
Nov 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
Short, clear, to the point.

Most of all: inspiring.

Buy it, then read it, then go and make stuff.
Michael Quinn
Jan 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Honest, useful information.
Norbert
Sep 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
Very practical view about learnings building a company after a successful kick starter project.

Ideal for startups in the hardware business
Matt
Oct 23, 2012 added it
Very quick, insightful read on getting a business going...
Norm
Sep 06, 2012 rated it really liked it
Great, quick, informative read. Interesting to read about their specific process and method. Plus any book that is quoting Ron Swanson in the Chapter title page is okay in my eyes.
Abdullah Alsubaie
Sep 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
A really great and nice book to read, highly recommend everyone who have an ambition to make a successful company to read it.
Arijit
Oct 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
A simple and candid story about two guys and their effort to create minimal utilitarian hardware set in the age of 'indie capitalism'.. ...more
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