Inventors

10 Things You Didn't Realize Were Invented in the 1990s

From Google.com to Nintendo 64 -- there's much to attribute to the 1990s.

Rose Leadem

· 5 min read

Become an Inventor, Just Not a 'High-Maintenance' One

Companies want to work only with inventors who are professional and fair -- people who don't waste their time.

Stephen Key

· 8 min read

Cat Fight! How These Inventors Beat the Counterfeiters That Nearly Destroyed Their Company.

When a company copied their invention, Natasha and Fred Ruckel began investigating -- and got an inside look into how products are ripped off.

Michael Kaplan

· 15+ min read

Billion-Dollar Inventor Joy Mangano Rebuilt Her Life Thanks to This Simple Idea -- And You Can, Too

After selling more than $3 billion in goods, Joy Mangano says people need to realize everything is a product.

Linda Lacina

· 3 min read

Greatness Begins With Understanding the Basics of Business

Entrepreneur's must parse the difference between one hit wonders and companies with longevity.

Cynthia Johnson

· 6 min read

8 Quotes From Shark Tank's Lori Greiner That Will Make You Proud to be An Entrepreneur

Inspiration from the woman of Shark Tank on how to start, and succeed, at being your own boss.

Emily Conklin

· 3 min read

Inventor, Entrepreneur and Inspiration for the Movie 'Joy' Joy Mangano Shares How to Be Successful

In a recent conversation, Joy Mangano discusses success, creativity, failure and more.

Rose Leadem

· 2 min read

10 Things You Didn't Realize Were Invented in the 2000s

Many of the products and services born in the aughts helped shape the world we live in today.

Rose Leadem

· 4 min read

How a Guitar Player With a Problem Turned $12,000 in Savings into a $1.4 Million Business

This contributor needed an attachable guitar amplifier. So he made one -- and raised $60,000 in his first two days.

Chris Prendergast

· 6 min read

The Simplest Ideas Can Be Extremely Profitable. Here's Proof.

Gene Luoma solved a universal problem -- clogged drains -- with a strip of plastic from his garage. His device has sold 33 million units.

Stephen Key

· 6 min read

The Forgotten Hollywood Icon Whose Genius Made Wi-Fi Possible

Hedy Lamarr's story is being told thanks to a first-time director who heeded the words, 'Do it anyway.'

Nina Zipkin

· 8 min read