Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get started with Wild Manta?
It starts with a call or a face-to-face meeting. We want to meet you to discuss your product, company, and vision. We have a new customer package to give you which goes over how we work, contact info, a short questionnaire, and some helpful articles on our method for bringing a product to market
How does Wild Manta get paid?
We have a variety of arrangements. But, they fall into four basic categories. They are Time and Materials, Firm Fixed Price, Fixed Monthly Spend, and Royalty-based. In order to maintain the integrity of our process, we do not work for stock or equity with any of our customers.
How Do I engage Wild Manta to help with my product development?
We have a product development agreement that outlines the commitments for both Wild Manta and the product creator. We do this once we figure out that the we are good fit for your company or product.
How big or small of a company do you work with?
We work with everyone, from large companies to individual inventors. Our main focus is not on the size of the company, but on the quality of the product. We place specific priority on locally built, physical products that are exported from the area, and we like to see a drive for job creation and economy building. We want to see that the idea owner is inspired and excited about their product idea, regardless of the size of the company.
What are your hours of operation?
General hours are:
9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. We set aside Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10am and 2pm for new product meetings. So, if one of those fits, you can call ahead for an appointment or just stop in. If one of those times doesn't fit, contact us and we will set up a more convenient time.
Is Wild Manta an Incubator?
We are not an incubator. We build products and lasting companies. Our goal is long-term relationships with thriving companies that create a long list of successful products, employ people, and are anchors in their community.
Do you work with companies outside of Brevard County?
Yes we do. Our focus is on building economies. We have a special passion for our local area (Brevard County), but also work with customers all over the U.S.
What kind of company is Wild Manta looking to work with?
We try to work to structure each company or product to have the potential for a minimum of $3M-$5M in annual sales within a few years. This creates a healthy company or product line that employs people and serves as a stable source of income to the owner.
What areas does Wild Manta specialize in?
We work best when we are involved from the beginning so we can match the product, brand and culture of the company, since this is where we create the most value. We can work with you from the very beginning and design something specific to your intended market. We don't need a specification - we can help you generate one!
How about Intellectual Property?
We work to both create and document your intellectual property. We work with IP counsel that is reasonable and approachable to make sure your ideas are protected. Or, we can work with your IP counsel to make sure your IP is protected.
How can I contact you?
You can reach us via phone or email. Our main office number is 321-676-8606 and our email is Ideas@WildManta.Com
Have a question we didn't answer here? You can stop by, call, or email us and we will be glad to answer your question!