News and Articles About Inventions
The founder of As Seen on TV, Kevin Harrington, plans to unveil a platform targeted specifically at the household, kitchen and outdoor goods inventions niche.
The 'Shark Tank' investor and inventor of over 400 products offers her advice to move your product from idea to sales.
Flying high with a water-powered jet pack can now be a reality for thrill-seeking tourists thanks to Raymond Li's invention.
Is it better to improve on existing ideas or to start from scratch?
Veteran venture capitalist Jason Green on why gaining market share is critical for early-stage startups.
KegSkins banishes the biggest party foul -- warm beer.
The Home Shopping Network offers the opportunity of a lifetime as a tie-in to a forthcoming Seth Rogen movie.
Some visionary ideas came before the world was ready for them.
Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success.
Two friends create quirky portable speakers inspired by a takeout box.
A proposed measure intended to encourage more high-tech startups is misguided, our columnist argues. Increasing academic research funding is the better route for fostering innovation.
Christopher Hawker was thrilled when his invention hit it big. But just a few years later, his company was on the brink of bankruptcy -- until he reinvented his business model.
There's a lot more to DIY than that wobbly table you built (and your spouse hates). A Maker Movement leader weighs in on the growth of the DIY community.
Inventors may know how to pinpoint a problem, but coming up with a product that shoppers want is another challenge entirely. Fortunately for them, Quirky can help.
The age-old patent system is set to be reformed. Here's how the new law might change how or whether you get a patent.
Could this new contest from the folks at 'Everyday Edisons' help you get your product on the shelves of big box stores?
Maybe you don't want to give up the rights to your brilliant idea. We understand. Here are some options for inventors.
How three brothers created a business by solving a common kid request.
How three moms started small businesses around solutions to parenting challenges.
Patent attorney Patrick Roche of Fay Sharpe LLP talks about the history of the patent and when an entrepreneur who has an invention idea should apply and file for a patent.