New and innovative hardware products are all about experiences. The biggest challenge for any early-stage hardware startup is to recreate their product experience in real-time for prospective buyers and potential business partners at scale. Although we at freebowler have successfully captured our prospective buyers’ attention from a concept standpoint for…


Jeez. It’s getting a little exciting and nervous out here in June 2020. I’m pretty sure that even the best of the elite cricketers are going to feel the same when they step out on the playing field for the first time post lockdown. Although they made the 22-yard strip…


I’ve been doing much research by watching YouTube videos, reading blogs, and articles during the downtime to learn, understand and educate myself about the future of sports industry, trends, business, and the innovation. I have been fascinated by the amount of quality information that’s available on the internet these days…


It is probably the most extended break we’ve all taken from Cricket. We can all feel it. It’s hard, and it’s painful to stay away from the thing we are passionate about and love the most. For a lot of other people, it’s not only passion, but it’s also a…


Winning in sports is everything, and people want to be associated with winners. That’s what games do, and it connects sports fans to victories, both small and big. Although it’s all about winning, there’s nothing in the world that brings communities together, winning or losing than sports. Human beings are…


Like most sports enthusiasts, innovators, creators, and entrepreneurs, I’ve been spending much time on the internet trying to understand the future of the sports business world and how the current pandemic is going to affect the sports economy, the behaviors, trends, and the consumer buying patterns. After educating myself, I’ve…


An outsider innovating cricket?

When I tell people what I do for a living, the question always comes, “What got you into cricket?” In the world of cricket, I am a nobody. I never watched a game in my life until I was 27. When you are born in the USA, chances are you…


Three hundred done, 49,700 more to go. It’s like a 100-meter dash run with every batch of 100 units, 497 sprints left. It’s been one heck of a ride so far experiencing the highs of highs and the lows of lows. But worth it. The learnings are only just getting…


The cricket equipment design, development, and manufacturing space have made us think a lot lately about what does it take for cricketers to indeed adopt a ball thrower for their everyday cricket practice. As much as people like freebowler superthrower, we still believe there’s still much work that needs to…


After being in the hardware startup space for a while now, it just feels like this “experience” has just got everything to shape a personality in being a true-bred entrepreneur or in just making the mindset entrepreneurial. As time passes in the hardware universe, failing becomes a way of life…

Pratheek Palanethra

Founder & Innovator at freebowler . Cricket’s 1st Non-Electric & Portable Cricket Ball Thrower.

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