Last year, Jacob Marsh was 23 years old and in the final year of his Civil Engineering Masters degree at Exeter University. He hadn’t previously shown any entrepreneurial zeal and was set on a relatively safe and straightforward career building bridges.
But on 29 February 2012, the Raspberry Pi Computer went on sale and Marsh’s life was changed forever. His company, ModMyPi, turned over £867,000 in the year leading up to March 2013 and he’s on course to hit £1.3 million this financial year.
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Lessons Learned Scaling Airbnb 100X
Wearables — Start with a sketch
Electronics — When do I use X10?
Biohacking — Project Peri – Translates Sound into Light for the Hearing Impaired
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.