Implementation is often the most challenging stage of any developing world technology initiative: how do we get the product to the people who need it? how do we then get the people to purchase it? to use it? to build businesses around it? Catapult Design can help you with these considerations and many more. From establishing manufacturing processes to implementing distribution chains and developing culture-specific marketing strategies, our experience in bringing products to market in emerging economies will prove instrumental in ensuring the success of both your product and your mission.
A comprehensive product introduction or expansion tailored to your specific needs and country(s) of operation.
For a snapshot of our previous work in the Evaluate phase, check out these projects:
Simpa Networks, developed field testing methodology for collecting user input and energy consumption data
The Ihangane Project, managed local solar vendor selection for installation and maintenance strategy
We work with Distribution and Insight Partners with on-the-ground capacity and infrastructure for testing new products and services with potential customers. Our current partners have the capacity to:
- collect user feedback on technologies and services
- collect data on units sold
- monitor sales trends and maintenance needs
Current locations: Rwanda, Guatemala