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Join the Arrow Certification program

Resources for design and production

Does your project have an electronic (or software) component? Build your most daring visions with engineering feedback, design tools, product savings, and more. And, if you’re an IoT or software entrepreneur, you’ll get exclusive access to Watson IoT from our program partner IBM.

Certification from an expert

Get connected with a team of Arrow engineers for a full Bill of Materials (BOM) and Design-for-Manufacturing (DFM) review—and best of all, receive a certified badge on your campaign page that demonstrates your market-readiness and helps you win backers’ trust.

A chance at $1M in Flash Funding

Arrow is offering flash funding (a huge, one-time cash award) to eligible certified campaigners. Follow in the footsteps of Playdate, Noria, FenSens and other campaigners who’ve received a share of $1M.

How it works

Have an idea for a great product?

Whether you’ve just started developing your concept or already have a working prototype, we’ll match you with resources from Arrow and IBM that support you. Arrow Incubation offers benefits & education that help you get to a working proof of concept, while Arrow Certification gives you full access to $1M in funding and a full package of benefits to deliver success.

Here’s how to apply to join the program:

  1. Submit your idea or product to apply for Arrow Certification.
  2. Get immediate savings while Arrow & IBM review your product design.
  3. Find out if you qualify for Arrow Incubation or Certification, and what benefits you can unlock from Arrow and IBM.
  4. Launch your Indiegogo campaign (if you haven’t already) to receive your benefits.
See all Arrow-Certified campaigns in our new collection.

Get started

Apply through our simple sign-up form. If you meet certification criteria, you’ll have access to a detailed engineering review from Arrow, access to IBM Watson IoT, and many more benefits.