Frequently asked questions
How much does it cost to get a prototype made for my product or idea?
The cost of a product design project varies based on your requirements, the complexity of the product and the functional and fabrication specifications that you need for the prototype. To get a free estimate, contact us and schedule a free Discovery Session with one of our lead engineers. We will then tailor a customized proposal for you that includes only the necessary work and costs that meet your specific needs.
How can I be assured that my product idea stays confidential?
Can OriginBase manufacture my product?
Does OriginBase invest or take equity in my product or company?
When you develop a product with us, you retain full ownership of your company equity and Intellectual Property (IP) throughout the process. We do not currently accept equity or IP in exchange for any of our product development services.
What kind of products can OriginBase develop?
We work accross different disciplines and industries and a large network of fabricators and collaborators from different walks of life with extensive exterience in designing and making physical things. We can develop and implement any product idea from mere concept to final manufacturing. Whether it includes an electronic or mechanical function or is static or purely aesthetic, if you can think it we can probably make it.
Do I need to have drawings or design files to start a project?
It is not necessary to provide any drawings or designs to start a project. We can help you start from scratch; from understanding your product purpose, customer insight or problem you'd like to solve. The first step to start a project with us is a free Discovery Session appointment where you can share your idea in any format possible! Any information you can share with our team about your idea including any doodles or sketches you've previously made will be helpful to convey your goals and vision for your project.