Categories for News

  • nexpaq Brings Modular Tech to MIT University

    March 28, 2017

    As part of the student led MakeMIT 2017 hackathon, nexpaq launched it’s beta products at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. Nexpaq distributed over a 100 phonepaqs and batpaqs with a selection of modules to the student population, kickstarter backers around the world, and others who registered for the beta. The beta is all about real user testing, with the aim for nexpaq to refine its’ products from positive and negative feedback from the community. The beta launch enable our... View Article

    Read More

    Getting to Know Dan Makoski: The “MODfather”

    November 7, 2016 By Steve Safarowic

    One of the indicators of success in startup communities is the company that you keep. When you meet people that share your vision, especially when you are trying to do something that disrupts an industry,  you know you are really onto something. As you are no doubt aware, Google has pulled the plug on it’s modular smartphone, Project Ara. This was sad news for us at nexpaq as Project Ara went into development around the same time as us and... View Article

    Read More

    Dan Makoski Visits nexpaq Factory in Shanghai

    October 27, 2016 By Cate Lawrence

    Recently Dan Makoski traveled to our Quanta factories in Shanghai where nexpaq products are being manufactured. Whilst visiting, Dan has met with the on-site nexpaq engineers, collaborating and providing insight for the upcoming round of beta units being produced. He shared his thoughts with us: “I was struck by how well the team was working together to solve all the typical challenges that need to be overcome in the final stages of manufacturing, and how close we are to being... View Article

    Read More

    nexpaq x Maxim Integrated Hackathon

    September 19, 2016

    We here at nexpaq will be teaming up with Maxim Integrated to host an “internal” hackathon next week in Dallas, Texas. Around 50 Maxim application engineers and other exclusive invitees will be forming teams and competing to see who can come up with the best collaborative projects between the Maxim and nexpaq technologies. Despite the fact that this is a somewhat closed affair, there are lots of reasons why you should be interested to know more about this event! For... View Article

    Read More

    nexpaq Receives Key Investment from Maxim Ventures


    Hong Kong, September 6, 2016—nexpaq has announced an investment from Maxim Ventures, the venture arm for Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM), a leader in analog integration which designs, manufactures, and sells high-performance semiconductor products. Maxim is collaborating with nexpaq to develop open-source IoT architectures that will be at the heart of nexpaq’s phone cases and modules. nexpaq’s vision of being a key player in the IoT market, coupled with Maxim’s innovative sensor and low-power microcontroller technology, provides a mutually... View Article

    Read More

    Intern Insights: Jordan and the superbatpaq


    Welcome to Intern Insights! As a burgeoning startup with a unique mission we get the opportunity to work with some fantastic interns who contribute to nexpaq everywhere between marketing, engineering, and user testing. When they inevitably (and sadly) flock from the nest, we like to see how their experience was. Now, we share them with you… This time we decided to take a Q&A approach with our Mechanical Engineering intern, Jordan Yang, who was recently based out of our San... View Article

    Read More

    The 3rd Q&A and Our HKSTP Interview

    February 22, 2016

    Since we released the latest update on Kickstarter, our mailbox has been bombarded with various requests: Why do you guys delay the products? When exactly can I get my batpaq? Could you guys share with me the UI images? etc., etc. Meanwhile we also received a ton of warm love from supporters saying that they fully understand our circumstances and will ride with us till the end. As part of our code of transparency, we would like to present to... View Article

    Read More

    Thank You Letter and 2015 Milestones

    January 4, 2016

    Have you ever had a morning wake up where you were suddenly struck by what feels like the rapid flow of time? Looking back at our journey at the years end, we are amazed at how fast the time has wheeled forward while we’ve been creating something great. We, of course, have stumbled along the way as a start-up facing various obstacles and we wouldn’t have come along without your support. We can’t thank you enough for being our side... View Article

    Read More

    CES Invitation: Come and Join Us!

    December 31, 2015

    The biggest innovative technology exhibition of the year is knocking at your door! With a history of more than four decades success, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) again is bringing the wildest imaginations of the world back to us in Los Vegas! From 4-6 January 2016, tech-tycoons, emerging start-ups and techaholics from every corner of the globe will swarm into this gala to display, exchange and do business with their ideas and products. nexpaq will absolutely not miss this carnival!... View Article

    Read More