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Happy Toy Machine

Design your own custom toys online

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2008
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

Happy Toy Machine is a website that allows users to create their own cool, cute, and crazy custom toys. Visitors can create their own toy with our easy-to-use toy builder app, customizing colors, shape, features, and decorations, and personalizing the toy with a message. When someone orders, we manufacture their one-of-a-kind toy to order using our proprietary custom manufacturing process to give the customer a unique experience and product.


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    Scott Schube
    CEO and Founder

    Scott worked in the music industry in Hollywood and produced an independent feature film before getting a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering and working as a hardware developer and then product marketer at Intel and other companies. Happy Toy Machine is a melding of these creative and technical interests. Scott is a father of four young children who are the immediate inspiration for Happy Toy Machine.

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    Cristina Graas-Hernandez
    Creative Director

    Cristina has over 10 years of pattern design and sewing experience, and a degree in Fashion Design from the University of California Davis

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    Khushbu Shah
    Manufacturing Engineering Lead

    Khushbu has years of experience with logistics, automation, and supply chain and project management experience with several companies in India, and has an MS in Industrial Engineering from San Jose State.


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    John Sellers, Cooley LLP

Previous Investors

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    Rob Rubenstein
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    Richard Johnson
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    Edwin Goodman