mHUB is where people come to build the physical technologies that will change the physical world. Through prototyping labs, industry partnerships, and a commitment to U.S. manufacturing, the mHUB ecosystem is changing the landscape of HardTech development.

Product Development: Creating Your Test Plan for Success

In this class, we will cover why you need to test your product and how should do it. We will consider the various components of a thorough test plan and also consider prioritization and timing through the development process. After an overview of testing approaches, we will workshop developing a test plan for your product.

Financial Modeling Basics: Raise Money While Efficiently Running Your Business

Looking to raise money while running your business more efficiently? Basics of Financial Modeling, taught by Troy Henikoff of MATH Venture Partners and co-author of the book Levers, will explore how to build, manage, and scale your business’s financial model. A great financial model has proven to be one of the most important tools an entrepreneur …

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Fundraising for Growth

If your company has already raised some early investment capital and is now planning for a larger, more formal raise, this interactive workshop will help you navigate fundraising past Angel / Pre-Seed rounds. Understand the various financing vehicles, investors to target, use of funds, cap table management, GAP analysis, and important strategy considerations.

Mastering Your Market: Market Research and Customer Discovery

Deeply understanding your market and your customer’s needs are vital to getting your product off the ground and securing your company’s competitive edge. Pat Donohue will explain how Snap-on Tools leverages a repeatable, customer-centric market research process that combines ‘voice of the customer’ research and quantitative industry information to drive epic product development results.  Pat …

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From peer learning and mentorship to a state-of-the-art prototyping lab in Chicago, mHUB membership provides hardware startups with dynamic programming for both early stage and growth stage startups. Wherever you are on your entrepreneurial journey, mHUB has the right tools to put your HardTech startup on the fast track to success.

Income Creation

Hardtech Development Contractor

Are you an entrepreneurial engineer, industrial designer, or product developer? Are you looking for extra cash while you launch your own idea? This is for you.

Getting Started

Startup Accelerator

Get early-stage startup funding and prototyping resources from the nation’s leading independent innovation center for hardware and product development.