Inventors The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Inventors en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:27:00 GMT Does This Desk Increase Productivity or Simply Make You Look Ridiculous? A couple of inventors in San Francisco built a 'Human Hamster Wheel' desk in 24 hours. You have to see it to believe it. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:27:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product? WayFounder has come up with a route for inventors to bring their concepts to market. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jesse Torres Consider Inventing as a Form of Investment The risks may be high, but the rewards can be splendid, both monetary and intangible. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT Christopher Hawker Unlocking America's Innovation Warehouse Legal complexities have resulted in a system where only a judge can determine what a patent covers. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT Jay Walker A Quick Guide to Free Legal Services for Patenting Your Invention The cost of a patent attorney is daunting for independent inventors but a government program makes it affordable, if you qualify. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:00:00 GMT Kedma Ough, MBA 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 Matthew Toren 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 Martin Zwilling 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 Kelsey Ramsden 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 Corie Brown 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 Drake Baer 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 Stephen Key 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 Laura Entis 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 Geoff Weiss 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 Stephen Key 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 Catherine Clifford 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 Geoff Weiss 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 Stephen Key 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 Matthew Toren 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 Catherine Clifford 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 Laura Entis