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Repair Business Workshop at ICRS 2013
Ivan Mladenovic teaches lessons he's learned in mobile repair while growing Preemo. Learn the basics of the mobile device repair business:
John Bumstead tells us how he grew his Mac refurbishment business, RDKL Inc., from concept to reality. Learn about repair business specialization:
There's a $1B market opportunity for mobile device repair in the US. Using iFixit's free business resources and repair documentation, you can start and grow your own repair business. We'll show you how:
Kyle reviews the repair training resources available for new technicians on iFixit.com and the institutional challenges to repair:
Sean Nicholson, Microsoft's OEM 3R Manager, gives a basic overview of the Microsoft Registered Refurbisher Programs (RRP).
Computers for Classrooms Tour
If you're starting a computer repair or refurbishment operation, you need to see how such a business works at scale.
Take a tour of Computers for Classrooms with founder Pat Furr. Computers for Classrooms is a non-profit Microsoft Registered Refurbisher that refurbishes donated PCs. Once refurbished, computers are sold at incredible discounts to schools and individuals in need.
Pat opened her warehouse for a quick tour—and we thought we should immortalize it on the internet. Watch once, then watch again to see how this refurbishment operation works.
Kyle and Scott talk about starting repair businesses at Macworld 2014. Listen to their talk.