Made in China: The Case for and Against | Make:
For three months I lived in Shenzhen, China, participating in a hardware startup accelerator HAXLR8R and trying to get my company Portable Scores off the ground. The goal was to learn about manufacturing in China, pick out some factories, source our components, and get everything ready for when we lined up funding. What I learned during those three months was not just how to do it, but that there are times when you just shouldn't do it, and for a startup, it's not just about money, it's about managing risk. Our plan right now is "Assembled in USA."
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