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How to Apply to the Program

STEP 1

Submit Your Idea
Submit your product idea for free to the Arrow Certification Program. Submission Form.

STEP 2

Qualification
Find out from Arrow if you qualify for Incubation or Certification.

STEP 3

Receive Access
Unlock your benefits! If you have a software component to your product, receive access to IBM Watson IoT Platform.

STEP 4

Launch Your Campaign
Launch your Indiegogo campaign (if you haven’t already) to receive additional reach and promotion.

Incubation vs. Certification

Entrepreneurs can apply directly for Certification or go through Incubation first, if the design is not yet production-ready.

 

Incubation

Incubation is for entrepreneurs at the ideation stage. Get support to develop a working proof of concept and ultimately work towards a custom prototype. Incubation candidates may qualify for Certification.

Certification

Certification is for entrepreneurs in the production-ready stage. Enjoy additional resources to successfully bring your product to market.

Whether you’ve just started developing your concept or already have a working prototype, we’ll match you with the resources you need.

Comparing Incubation & Certification

 

Arrow Incubation Arrow Certified Technology
10% off components + free shipping on Arrow.com
1:1 Engineering consultation
Access to IBM Watson IoT Platform
Arrow.com Design Tools: enVision™, OrCAD™ Cloud, BOM Manager Free access to SiliconExpert Part Search, Arrow TestDrive™, OrCAD™ Entrepreneur Package
Access to campaign support + education
A chance at a share of $1M in flash funding
$1,000 off your bill of materials
Newsletter and promotion
Badge on Campaign Page Arrow Certified Technology Badge
Supply chain and logistics support

 

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.