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Everything I Know About Business I Learned By Selling on a Street Corner
Success Strategies

Everything I Know About Business I Learned By Selling on a Street Corner

A lifelong inventor found the secrets of success after failing to hock goods at a street fair.
Stephen Key
Before Spending Money on Your Great Idea Be Sure It Isn't Invented Already
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Before Spending Money on Your Great Idea Be Sure It Isn't Invented Already

Inventors caught up in the thrill of new idea often skip the research needed to be certain nobody has a patent on it.
Christopher Hawker
13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors
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13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors

To be successful in the business of your ideas, follow these observations from an industry veteran.
Stephen Key
Don't Let the Fear of Your Idea Being Stolen Hold You Back
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Don't Let the Fear of Your Idea Being Stolen Hold You Back

Instead, focus your efforts on protecting yourself with these seven strategies.
Stephen Key
Ecommerce Giant Amazon Wants to Woo the Inventor Entrepreneurs
Amazon

Ecommerce Giant Amazon Wants to Woo the Inventor Entrepreneurs

The Seattle-based tech company is hiring to build an 'end-to-end platform for startups.'
Catherine Clifford
Ralph Baer, Video-Game Pioneer, Dies at 92
Innovation

Ralph Baer, Video-Game Pioneer, Dies at 92

The man known as the 'father of video games' never stopped inventing.
Nina Zipkin
Have a Quirky Idea? Submit It to This Quick-to-Market Website.
Inventions

Have a Quirky Idea? Submit It to This Quick-to-Market Website.

If you have a dream of a new product and fall into one of these three scenarios, Quirky might be a good platform for you.
Stephen Key
Alibaba Invests $50 Million in This App Maker
Apps

Alibaba Invests $50 Million in This App Maker

Peel is the maker of an app that acts as a "smart remote" for TVs.
Consider Inventing as a Form of Investment
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Consider Inventing as a Form of Investment

The risks may be high, but the rewards can be splendid, both monetary and intangible.
Christopher Hawker
Before You Prototype a Tech Product, Ask These 5 Questions
Customer Feedback

Before You Prototype a Tech Product, Ask These 5 Questions

The impulse may be to rush to market, but taking the time to understand your potential customers will go a long way.
Sam Gaddis
The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares
Inventions

The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares

Use the 'Perfect Product Pyramid' to turn your ideas into success.
Christopher Hawker
A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You
Marketing

A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You

There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you.
Stephen Key
A Primer on Patents: Who's Getting Them, Where and How Long It's Taking (Infographic)
Patents

A Primer on Patents: Who's Getting Them, Where and How Long It's Taking (Infographic)

As Washington continues to mull new patent legislation, here's a snapshot of the U.S. patent landscape.
Catherine Clifford
5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life
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5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life

Taking that crucial first step can be a challenge if you doubt yourself.
Stephen Key