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What is the Arrow Certification program?

 

The Arrow Certification Program is a partnership between Arrow and Indiegogo that gives entrepreneurs the necessary tools and services to bring their product ideas to life. Any entrepreneur building an electronics product is welcome to join the program and access benefits for free.

Program Benefits*

Resources for Design & Production

Take advantage of 1:1 engineering feedback, access to Arrow design tools, exclusive savings on components, and more from Arrow Electronics. Learn more

Flash Funding Opportunities

Arrow is giving away $1,000,000 this year in cash awards to qualified entrepreneurs. Winners include EllieGrid, WaterBot, and others! Learn more

Increased Reach & Promotion

Receive the Arrow Certified Technology badge on your campaign page to help win backers' trust and earn more funding. Get promoted via newsletters and social media, and placed in the collection of Arrow Certified Products.

Free for Qualified Projects

The program is completely free. You don't have any obligation to buy from Arrow and will remain sole owner of your intellectual property.
*For qualified entrepreneurs. See terms and conditions.

Other Benefits

 

  • Campaign Support
  • IBM Cloud Access
  • Certification Badge
  • Supply Chain Assistance
  • Discounts on Components
  • Marketing Support

 

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Who is Arrow Electronics?

Arrow Electronics is a global $23B technology company. They provide exclusive online design tools, warehousing, distribution, marketing and supply chain services to hardware entrepreneurs. Learn More

IBM Helps Bring Innovative Ideas to Life

As the official Cloud Technology partner of the Arrow Certification Program, IBM accelerates entrepreneur’s success with powerful developer, IOT, analytics and security services. Receive no charge access to essential IOT and Watson services, helping you rapidly build and bring your product to market (limitations apply).

Did you know...

2500+ Entrepreneurs

Over 2,500 entrepreneurs have joined the Arrow Certification Program to get access to benefits from Arrow, IBM, and Indiegogo.

25% more funds

Campaigns with Arrow Certified Technology upon launch on average raise 25% more funds than campaigns that are not certified upon launch.

60% more contributors

Campaigns with Arrow Certified Technology upon launch on average gain 60% more contributors than campaigns that are not certified upon launch.

Arrow Certified Success Stories

Solar Roadways

Paving the way for clean energy

Julie and Scott Brusaw launched an Indiegogo campaign, and not only doubled their goal of $1 million, but also galvanized a global community of enthusiasts.

Smartcube

Unlocking valuable partnerships

What started out as a favor to a friend soon had co-founder and COO Ira Hayes and his cohorts, CEO Justin Zastrow and CTO Bill Birgen, developing their first product.

Elliegrid

An idea born out of love

The idea came to Abe Matamoros when his grandfather became ill. Matamoros teamed with his friend Regina Vatterott and created Elliegrid.

Waterbot

Improving water quality

Arrow has awarded $75,000 in flash funds to the WaterBot team to help scale their product and bring water quality regulation to a national level.

Apply Now

Apply through our simple sign-up form. Get immediate savings while Arrow engineers review your design, and find out if you qualified and what additional benefits you unlocked.

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