Inventors

Starting a Business

How Inventors Could Benefit From a New Entrepreneurial-Themed Movie

The Home Shopping Network offers the opportunity of a lifetime as a tie-in to a forthcoming Seth Rogen movie.
Starting a Business

How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success.
Starting a Business

Teen Inventor Asks the Question 'Wouldn't It Be Cool If...'

Sixteen-year-old contest winner Greyson McCluskey gets the rare opportunity to work with a team of innovation pros to help him turn his big idea into a reality.
Growth Strategies

An Inventor Reinvents His Business

Christopher Hawker was thrilled when his invention hit it big. But just a few years later, his company was on the brink of bankruptcy -- until he reinvented his business model.
Starting a Business

The State of Venture Capital in 2012

For young companies looking for venture investments in the New Year, finding capital may be daunting but not impossible.
Starting a Business

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.
Starting a Business

Dad Inventors

How three fathers built successful businesses to solve their own parenting problems.
Starting a Business

Inventor Finds True Passion in Toys

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