Inventors http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/inventors The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Inventors en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT 3 Problems That Became Opportunities to Change the World Roadblocks can be a vision to a better world if you change your perception. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235422 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235422 Matthew Toren Roadblocks can be a vision to a better world if you change your perception. The Hard Truth About How Much Your Invention is Really Worth Investors don't want to invest in a product, they want to invest in a business. Here are seven reality checks to apply. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235438 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235438 Martin Zwilling Investors don't want to invest in a product, they want to invest in a business. Here are seven reality checks to apply. These Siblings Feed Off Each Other's Input to Drive Their Entrepreneurial Success A serial entrepreneur recalls her early collaborations with her brother and gives tips on how to encourage enterprise-building traits. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235130 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235130 Kelsey Ramsden A serial entrepreneur recalls her early collaborations with her brother and gives tips on how to encourage enterprise-building traits. How Do You Bring Innovation to Market? We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233986 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233986 Corie Brown We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being. 13 Accidental Inventions That Changed the World These products came to be by chance -- spawning businesses and changing lives the world over. Sat, 31 May 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234287 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234287 Drake Baer These products came to be by chance -- spawning businesses and changing lives the world over. Save Big on Trade Shows, Then Work Your Magic These events present big opportunities to make connections and develop new partnerships. Fri, 30 May 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234181 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234181 Stephen Key These events present big opportunities to make connections and develop new partnerships. FDA Approves First Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm The arm allows amputees to perform once impossible tasks, like using a zipper and picking up delicate objects like grapes and eggs. Mon, 12 May 2014 16:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233800 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233800 Laura Entis The arm allows amputees to perform once impossible tasks, like using a zipper and picking up delicate objects like grapes and eggs. How a 3-D Printer Called 'Mink' Could Completely Make Over the $55 Billion Beauty Industry A new invention purportedly churns out eye shadow pods in absolutely any color found on the internet. Wed, 07 May 2014 19:07:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233705 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233705 Geoff Weiss A new invention purportedly churns out eye shadow pods in absolutely any color found on the internet. 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. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232946 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232946 Stephen Key There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you. 3-D Printing Pens 2.0: Smaller, Lighter and More Nimble A trio of inventors in Europe have announced a Kickstarter campaign for a new device that allows you to doodle in the air. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232916 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232916 Catherine Clifford A trio of inventors in Europe have announced a Kickstarter campaign for a new device that allows you to doodle in the air. Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:49:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232686 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232686 Geoff Weiss Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard. Don't Have Great Ideas? Work With Someone Who Does. Creative people oftentimes aren't great at selling their ideas. That's where you come in. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232599 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232599 Stephen Key Creative people oftentimes aren't great at selling their ideas. That's where you come in. 3 Mompreneurs Who Stumbled on Innovative Success These three women saw a niche and sought their own solutions, leading to successful products. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232568 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232568 Matthew Toren These three women saw a niche and sought their own solutions, leading to successful products. This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter A professional electrician came up with an alternative to the night light. And people are going crazy for his invention. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232093 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232093 Catherine Clifford A professional electrician came up with an alternative to the night light. And people are going crazy for his invention. Coming in 2015: The Steve Jobs Postage Stamp The late entrepreneur and father of the iPhone will join the ranks of famous inventors commemorated via postage stamp. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/231710 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/231710 Laura Entis The late entrepreneur and father of the iPhone will join the ranks of famous inventors commemorated via postage stamp. The 10 Must-Have Ingredients for a Successful Invention While many people believe they have the next million-dollar idea, in reality their vision could be a total dud. Here are 10 things needed to make your invention a success. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231172 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231172 Christopher Hawker While many people believe they have the next million-dollar idea, in reality their vision could be a total dud. Here are 10 things needed to make your invention a success. Proto Labs Wants to Help You Create a Cool Prototype for Free The latest winner of the Cool Idea! Award program is Garageio, a device that allows you to open and close your garage door with your smartphone. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230453 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230453 Brian Patrick Eha The latest winner of the Cool Idea! Award program is Garageio, a device that allows you to open and close your garage door with your smartphone. Entrepreneurs Want Patent Trolls Gone, But Current Legislation Is Sloppy The House of Representatives is expected to take up the Innovation Act today, but stakeholders fear that the increased paperwork required by the bill would be counterproductive. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 19:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230232 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230232 Catherine Clifford The House of Representatives is expected to take up the Innovation Act today, but stakeholders fear that the increased paperwork required by the bill would be counterproductive. 13 Hilarious Inventions We Can’t Believe Exist, and Are Real Businesses From a 'onesie' that lets your baby mop your floors to a mic-shaped sponge for rocking out in the shower, here are some wacky inventions from entrepreneurs. Sun, 03 Nov 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229692 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229692 Kyle Russell From a 'onesie' that lets your baby mop your floors to a mic-shaped sponge for rocking out in the shower, here are some wacky inventions from entrepreneurs. Inventor of the Wildly Popular 'Rainbow Loom' Weaves the American Dream With Rubber Bands in a Detroit Basement Malaysian immigrant Choon Ng came to the U.S. for college and became an engineer. In his downtime, he invented a toy that has become a national sensation. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228081 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228081 Catherine Clifford Malaysian immigrant Choon Ng came to the U.S. for college and became an engineer. In his downtime, he invented a toy that has become a national sensation.