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Your Eyes and Ears on the Ground: SXSW Interactive

Don't miss out on knowing about 'The Next Big Thing' first. Over the next five days, we'll fill you in on all the mayhem that is SXSW Interactive.

Why and How to Host a Hackathon

Short on programming talent or ideas? Consider hosting a hackathon.

Entrepreneurs: Is Your Idea Ready for Prime Time?

When you've got a business idea, it's easy to get excited and start talking it up to possible investors. But if it's too soon, that can mean missed opportunities.

Carol Tice

The Key Question Inventors Don't Ask Before Seeking Funding

Wondering what makes investors back an invention? The new History Channel show 'Invention USA' points out a key factor that can make the difference in landing funding.

Carol Tice

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.

Carol Tice

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.

Diana Ransom

'Quirky' Turns Inventors into Reality TV Stars

A new reality TV series starring Ben Kaufman and his product development firm Quirky is debuting tonight.

Diana Ransom

Quirky: The Solution to the Innovator's Dilemma

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.

Jennifer Wang

Lessons Learned From Mom Inventors

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

Inventor Finds True Passion in Toys

For Mary Doherty Ellroy, there's no business like the toy business.

Patrick J. Kiger

From Idea to Market

So you have a genius idea. Here's what it takes to get a new product to market.

Julie Bennett