Intro to Product Development

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.  Get a broad overview so you can make your plan, understand what you're working with, and what to look out for as you research your path to market.  

Steve Sauer

Great For

  • Anyone with a product idea that wants to understand the process to further their concept so it can be patented, manufactured/fabricated, or sold. licensed, or pitched to an investor. 

Skills Toolbox

  • important steps in the ideation to commercialization process; timelines, financial decision points
  • best practices for what you can do yourself vs what is best left to skilled professionals

Tool Clearances

  • No IF equipment is certified in this class
Pairs Well With
The Product Hunt MeetUp may be a great place to network with others at various stages in their product launch. 

Plan Your Visit
  • This overview is a Non-Confidential class. Your specific ideas should remain private unless you don’t mind Public Disclosure (you can’t patent ideas if disclosed publicly).  This class does not constitute legal or financial advice and students are not clients of the instructor by taking this class.  Please consult your attorney or financial professional for advisement for your situation.  
  • No recording devices may be used during the session. 
  • Plan to arrive for class about 10-15 min early and check in at the front desk.  Our main entrance is on State Street, with parking lot entrance on State St. as well. IF parking and street parking available.

Tickets:

Idea Foundry Member - $40

Non Member - $60

Upcoming Dates

  • MARCH 28 | 6-8:30PM (7 Spots Left)
  • APRIL 11 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • APRIL 25 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • MAY 9 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • MAY 23 | 6:30-9PM (7 Spots Left)
  • JUNE 6 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • JUNE 20 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • JULY 4 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • JULY 18 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • AUGUST 1 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • AUGUST 15 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • AUGUST 29 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • SEPTEMBER 12 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • SEPTEMBER 26 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • OCTOBER 10 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • OCTOBER 24 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • NOVEMBER 7 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)
  • NOVEMBER 21 | 6:30-9PM (8 Spots Left)