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  1. So, how can I make my project stand out?

    At any given time there are thousands of live projects on Kickstarter. If you’ve got a great idea, these tips will help you make sure it gets the attention it deserves. 

    1. Pick a really good project image — it’s the first thing people see! Our Design team has some tips on how to choose the best image for your project.

    Simple but... fiery.
    Simple but... fiery.
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  2. Straight From Shenzhen: HAX Spawns Cool Tech Projects

    A bunch of great hardware projects on Kickstarter right now have one thing in common: they all came out of the startup accelerator HAX. The folks at HAX (formerly Haxlr8r) invite promising teams with working prototypes to come to Shenzhen, China, for four months. Once they arrive, creators work with experts in a variety of fields to shape their designs, products and strategies. It’s like a boot camp for the world’s hardware-heads, in the heart of the most frenzied manufacturing hub on the planet. 

    We asked Benjamin Joffe, a general partner at HAX, to talk about the latest batch of creators they’ve helped.

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