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Risks and challenges

There are risks with the production of Herbot that every startup encounters which could affect our delivery time, that being the certification process. Although every component in the current prototype is approved, Herbot has to pass a certification process through the FCC (Federal Communications Commission), and another from the CE (Conformité Européene) which could potentially lead to small changes to the design. Our team has studied these contingencies and we are confident that any design changes will be marginal.

We’re committed to using sturdy and sustainable materials. We’ve outlined every specific materials and have been in talks with manufacturers. Another common risk is the potential delays in production when it comes to wide distribution, each product will careful evaluated and inspected to ensure all our customers are getting the highest quality product. Thanks to the resources of the Global Innovation Exchange and the expertise of our team, we can confidently say that we have no engineering or production concerns. Our main concern at this stage is getting adequate funding for distribution.

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    Herbot “Seedling” DIY Maker Kit

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    You'll get a rare opportunity to spend time with the Herbot team and get unique insights into Herbot's development and future plans.

    Includes one Herbot Grande home gardening unit, 4 pre-seeded pods of your choice, and a nutrient solution starter kit.

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