News and Articles About Quirky
Don Featherstone was 79. His kitschy lawn ornament is still standing.
Its home automation spinoff, Wink, may also see additional investment in a separate round, CEO Ben Kaufman says.
Initially, Ben Kaufman's platform for inventors seemed like a success.
Users can now submit ideas for toys, games, baby gear and preschool products that will carry the toy giant's iconic monikers.
If you have a dream of a new product and fall into one of these three scenarios, Quirky might be a good platform for you.
Entrepreneurs should invite public opinion when the timing is right -- without handing over the reins.
The president of consumer-product invention company Quirky says startups should embrace competition, not ignore it.
Internet of Things
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.
Starting a Business
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.