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Arduino UNO
We're challenging entrepreneurs to pitch us their IoT design using Arduino.
The possibilities are endless with Arduino. Pair that with the engineering and production resources from the Arrow Certification Program, and you could have the next successful Indiegogo campaign!


Step 1


Applications will be accepted from May 12, 2018 through August 31, 2018.
Step 2


Email your Bill of Materials to indiegogo@arrow.com by August 31, 2018.
Step 3


Your technology must be Arrow Certified by our engineers.
Step 4


Tell your network to vote from October 22, 2018 through November 4, 2018.
Step 5


Top 5 must be live on Indiegogo from at least January 2, 2019 through January 31, 2019.
Step 6


The winning Indiegogo campaign will receive $50,000 in funding* from Arrow (to be announced on January 11, 2019).
  • Apply Now. By completing the form below you agree to join the Internet of Arduino Challenge through the Arrow Certification Program*. Applications period open from May 12, 2018 through August 31, 2018. See Terms and Conditions for eligibility.
  • Email your Bill of Materials (BOM) to indiegogo@arrow.com. Arrow engineers will Certify your technology by verifying that it is an Arduino-based IoT project that is feasible for manufacturing. You must have your BOM completed and submitted by August 31, 2018.
  • Online Voting. All entrants with Arrow Certified Technology will advance into the first round of voting hosted on Arrow.com. Encourage your network to vote! From October 22, 2018 through November 4, 2018 we’ll invite the tech world to vote for their favorites. The top 5 will qualify for the next round.
  • Top 5 Launch an Indiegogo campaign. The top 5 projects must have a Live or InDemand Indiegogo campaign from January 2, 2019 through January 31, 2019.
  • Voting at CES 2019. CES attendees will vote for their favorite campaign from January 8, 2019 through January 10, 2019 in the Arrow & Indiegogo booth. These votes will help our judges select the winner.
  • Final Judging. Experts from Arrow, Indiegogo, and Arduino will review the final votes and select the winner based on Design, Manufacturability, Marketability, and Innovation. The winner will be announced on January 11, 2019.

*To be eligible for the Arrow Certification program, participants must have an idea that contains electronic content or software, does not defy the laws of physics (e.g. gravity, speed of light, etc), does not violate any of the Trust & Safety standards on Indiegogo, and complies with Arrow’s Terms and Conditions. To qualify for Flash Funding, you must have an active Indiegogo campaign with Arrow Certified Technology.

*Yes, I would like to be considered for the Arrow Certification Program and the Arrow Flashfunding Program (eligibility restrictions apply). I certify that I have read and understand the Terms and Conditions. By opting into these Programs, I consent to receive email communications from Arrow relating to these programs.

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