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One of Shark Tank's Original Sharks to Launch Crowdfunding Site For Inventors

One of Shark Tank's Original Sharks to Launch Crowdfunding Site For Inventors

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.
Lori Greiner's Advice on How to Get Your Invention on Store Shelves

Lori Greiner's Advice on How to Get Your Invention on Store Shelves

The 'Shark Tank' investor and inventor of over 400 products offers her advice to move your product from idea to sales.
The Man Making Jet Packs Possible

The Man Making Jet Packs Possible

Flying high with a water-powered jet pack can now be a reality for thrill-seeking tourists thanks to Raymond Li's invention.
Radicals & Visionaries: Invention vs. Innovation

Radicals & Visionaries: Invention vs. Innovation

Is it better to improve on existing ideas or to start from scratch?

Patent vs. Market Penetration: Where Should Your Focus Be?

Veteran venture capitalist Jason Green on why gaining market share is critical for early-stage startups.
College Entrepreneurs Invent a Way to Keep Beer Cold

College Entrepreneurs Invent a Way to Keep Beer Cold

KegSkins banishes the biggest party foul -- warm beer.
How Inventors Could Benefit From a New Entrepreneurial-Themed Movie

How Inventors Could Benefit From a New Entrepreneurial-Themed Movie

The Home Shopping Network offers the opportunity of a lifetime as a tie-in to a forthcoming Seth Rogen movie.
3 Creative Business Ideas That Were Before Their Time

3 Creative Business Ideas That Were Before Their Time

Some visionary ideas came before the world was ready for them.
How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success.
OrigAudio Hits It Big With Fold and Play Recycled Speakers

OrigAudio Hits It Big With Fold and Play Recycled Speakers

Two friends create quirky portable speakers inspired by a takeout box.
Senate Bill Would Undermine University Tech Inventions (Opinion)

Senate Bill Would Undermine University Tech Inventions (Opinion)

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.
An Inventor Reinvents His Business

An Inventor Reinvents His Business

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.
Maker Faire and the Growth of Do-It-Yourself

Maker Faire and the Growth of Do-It-Yourself

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.
Quirky's Advice for Inventors: Study the Market

Quirky's Advice for Inventors: Study the Market

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.
How to Navigate the New Patent Law

How to Navigate the New Patent Law

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.
One Way to Get a Product into Big Chains

One Way to Get a Product into Big Chains

Could this new contest from the folks at 'Everyday Edisons' help you get your product on the shelves of big box stores?
Ways Inventors Can Get Stuff Made

Ways Inventors Can Get Stuff Made

Maybe you don't want to give up the rights to your brilliant idea. We understand. Here are some options for inventors.
A Virtual Business Built on a Piggyback Ride

A Virtual Business Built on a Piggyback Ride

How three brothers created a business by solving a common kid request.
Lessons Learned From Mom Inventors

Lessons Learned From Mom Inventors

How three moms started small businesses around solutions to parenting challenges.
Patenting Your Invention

Patenting Your Invention

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.
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