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The president of consumer-product invention company Quirky says startups should embrace competition, not ignore it.
Consumers will now be able to control their Whirlpool washers and dryers, Mercedes-Benz vehicles and Logitech remote controls through Nest's operating system.
With throwback know-how as well as some of the newest technologies, these gadgets have something for everyone, from tinkerers to tipplers.
From a stapler to a slingshot, these four office items have been deemed essential.
Coming up with a great product idea doesn't necessarily mean you need to launch a business around it. Here are three things you need to know before taking that leap.
The social product-development company also has extended its partnership with GE.
The two companies announced a new partnership that'll give citizen inventors access to a portion of GE's patent coffers, as well as a co-branded effort that could effectively appify your home.
From Quirky's Ben Kaufman to Aaron Levie of Box, here's what inspires some of the hottest startups around.
See how Rachel Shechtman is bringing a magazine-like approach -- and advertisers -- into her retail shop.
Quirky founder Ben Kaufman explains why the biggest money mistake is accepting funds from the wrong people. Always make sure potential investors are aligned with your business interests first.
Founder of the crowd-sourced product development company shares the items from everyday inventors that have become so popular -- and biggest winners to date.
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.
Quirky founder Ben Kaufman describes what the iPod and Snuggie blankets have in common. Here's a hint: They both solve consumers' everyday problems. Doing so, says Kaufman, is the key to making a killer product.
Meet the founder of Quirky, a crowdsourced product-development company. Its mission is "to make invention accessible." Its goal: to invent two new consumer products a week. He shares his views on creativity and starting up as part of our Innovators series.
A new reality TV series starring Ben Kaufman and his product development firm Quirky is debuting tonight.
At the age of 24, Ben Kaufman already has a successful startup track record. With Quirky, he's tapped into the power of open innovation and created a place where anyone can become an inventor.
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