Tools + Resources

Test your offer with real customers. Get ready for build.

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Prezi.com

Create a killer presentation.

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Tips and Tricks to Run an Effective Prototype on openIDEO

A prototype can lead to surprising new insights which add fresh, human-centered perspectives to your thinking.

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Design Better And Faster With Rapid Prototyping on Smashing Magazine

Rapid prototyping is the process of quickly mocking up the future state of a system.

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Paper Prototyping on A List Apart

Sometimes all you need is paper, pens, scissors, and your imagination to test your assumptions.

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GitHub

Powerful collaboration, code review, and code management for open source and private projects.

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Boston Match

Boston Match is a local online platform that helps co-founders find each other.

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Determine What to Prototype by Amplify

Tips on what to prototype so that you test the right assumptions and gather helpful feedback.

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Designer’s Toolkit: Prototyping Tools by Cooper

A helpful list to navigate the vast landscape of modern prototyping tools.

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Proto.io

Create fully-interactive high-fidelity prototypes that look and work exactly like your app should.

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Google Cloud Platform ($100,000)

Google Cloud Platform offers a variety of products for hosting your software application or service, including compute, storage, load balancing, big data tools and deployment management.

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i-lab Prototyping Room

A prototyping hardware workshop for building your product.

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Amazon Web Services Credits ($10,000)

Amazon Web Services offers a broad set of compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and deployment services that you can use for hosting your application or service.

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Bubble and AirDev Credits ($500)

Build and deploy your application without coding.

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i-lab Advisors

Each VIP team is assigned an advisor to help you make the most of your time as a VIP. Schedule time with yours today!

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LeanStack

Tools for VIPs to turn your early-stage venture into a successful business.

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Learn To Code with TreeHouse

Treehouse is an online learn to code site that offers video guided, hands-on classes on web and mobile development - including Ruby on Rails, iOS and Android.

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SoftLayer Credits ($10,000)

$10,000/month in SoftLayer hosting credits + deployment support for a period of 1 year for hosting your application.

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Twilio Credits ($100)

Twilio provides an API for incorporating voice calls and SMS into your application.

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Wistia Credits

Wistia is a video hosting company for businesses. With detailed analytics, the Wistia application can help you measure and improve your video efforts.

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FormLabs 3D Printer Queue

Reserve your time with the FormLabs 3D Printer.

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Digital Ocean Credits ($5,000)

$5,000 in Digital Ocean credits (never expires) + free support for hosting your application.