MAKO Design + Invent

MAKO Design + Invent

From sketch on a napkin to store shelves, we bring your invention idea to life!

3205 Liberty Street, Austin, Texas 78705, United States

MAKO Design + Invent Overview

Number of Employees
Under 49
Minimal Budget
$10,000 - $25,000
Average Hourly Rate
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Year Founded
2006
MAKO Design + Invent is a full-service consumer product development firm servicing small product businesses and early-stage invention startups. With a 25-person team across 4 offices (Austin, Miami, Toronto, and soon Shanghai), MAKO has complete in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, patent referral, prototyping, and manufacturing services. To assist our start-up inventor clients, in addition to above, we help with patenting, strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. 
Collaborating with clients through every stage of the development process to get their idea designed, engineered, prototyped and manufactured for the mass market, MAKO ensures clients enjoy a truly exceptional experience every project.

Alongside its work with clients, MAKO works to share its industry knowledge and expertise to help drive the next generation of inventors and innovators. Teaming up with Frito-Lay and ABC’s Shark Tank star Robert Herjevac, MAKO brings young inventors and entrepreneurs dreams to life with the Dreamvention competition. Young contestants enter their creative ideas to solve everyday problems for a chance to win the grand prize of $250, 000 and bring their inventions to life.
Headquarters
3205 Liberty Street, Austin, Texas 78705, United States
Other Locations
46 Fort York Blvd., Toronto, M5V3Z3, Canada
1657 N Miami Ave, Suite 914, Miami, Florida 33136, United States
8000 Edgewater Dr., Suite 200, Oakland, California 94621, United States

MAKO Design + Invent Services

  • Product Design
  • Package Design
  • Business Consulting
  • Creative Agency Services
  • Wearable Technology
  • Internet of Things

MAKO Design + Invent Portfolio

  • MAKO Design + Invent - Moonlite: A Projector for Your iPhone to Make Children's Bedtime Stories More Engaging
    Product Design
    Moonlite: A Projector for Your iPhone to Make Children's Bedtime Stories More Engaging

MAKO Design + Invent Team Bios

  • Founder & President
    Kevin Mako
    Founder & President
    Kevin Mako is the Founder and President of MAKO Design + Invent, the first firm in North America to offer full-service professional physical consumer product development services to start-ups, and is now one of the largest firms in North America.

MAKO Design + Invent Clients

  • Go Fish
    Go Fish
  • PetBot
    PetBot
  • Moonlite
    Moonlite
  • CarGenerator
    CarGenerator

MAKO Design + Invent Awards

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MAKO Design + Invent Reviews

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  • Alison Brett

    Alison Brett

    CEO at Clasp Magic

    Website Development
    Project Type: Website Development
    Review Date: 6 October, 2021
    Mako Design + Invent developed a prototype for a bracelet clasping solution. The team designed the prototype, helped with patents, and connected the client to a manufacturer. I liked how diverse they were and that there was open communication between the industrial engineers.
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    Mako Design + Invent developed a prototype for a bracelet clasping solution. The team designed the prototype, helped with patents, and connected the client to a manufacturer. I liked how diverse they were and that there was open communication between the industrial engineers.
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