About the HW Startup community
HW Startup is a Slack Group for Small Business Owners and Hardware. It has has a live chat communication style.
In their own words
HW Startup: A community dedicated to helping the growth of hardware startups! Ideas, validation, design, prototyping, fabrication, manufacturing, and distribution.
on redditQuestions and answers about starting, owning, and growing a small business
on redditA Reddit for small businesses, independents and startups to offer and share services, products, resources, and insight.
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1 Bit Squared
on discordOur mission here at 1BitSquared is to create, manufacture and sell open-source hardware that is made for and together with the open-source hardware community. Because of this we believe that it is very important to be connected and share ideas. This community has a discord and discourse server.
on slackJoin Hardware Theory to discuss the latest in IoT, robotics, 3D printing, and everything else hardware.