Co-Founder of inventRight; Author of One Simple Idea Series
Stephen Key is an inventor, author, speaker and co-founder of InventRight, LLC., a Glenbrook, Nev.-based company that educates entrepreneurs in how to bring ideas to market.
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Starting a Business
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Starting a Business
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