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Rapid Prototyping: The Best Route to Happy Customers
Product Development

Rapid Prototyping: The Best Route to Happy Customers

Transform product development from a guessing game into great market research: 4 ways how.
Tony Scherba
5 Ways to Create an Almost-There Prototype Marketing Video
Prototypes

5 Ways to Create an Almost-There Prototype Marketing Video

Building it makes your idea real; video captures it visually. Do less of the first and more of the second to test the market sooner.
Stephen Key
The Inventor of the George Foreman Grill Sets the Record Straight
Inventors

The Inventor of the George Foreman Grill Sets the Record Straight

Michael Boehm explains how he created one of the bestselling infomercial products of all time.
Stephen Key
These 5 Robotics Startups Are Changing The Way Work Gets Done
Robots

These 5 Robotics Startups Are Changing The Way Work Gets Done

Industrial robots don't always get as much attention as their humanoid counterparts, but they are changing the life of humans just as much, if not more.
Catherine Clifford
5 Essentials for Maximizing Results From Seed Capital
Seed Funding

5 Essentials for Maximizing Results From Seed Capital

The founder's primary job is stretching those first funds to afford a team, a prototype and a marketing plan.
Peter S. Cohan
Partners Await Inventors Who Need Help Building Prototypes
Inventors

Partners Await Inventors Who Need Help Building Prototypes

Universities and the federal government have programs that provide more help than many inventors could otherwise dream of affording.
Kedma Ough
Have an Invention? Here's How to Make It Into an Actual Product. (Infographic)
Manufacturing

Have an Invention? Here's How to Make It Into an Actual Product. (Infographic)

As the creator of a new product, you need to know the costs so you can weigh the risks and the rewards.
Laura Entis
Your Mantra in the Startup Chaos Needs to Be 'First Things First'
Priorities

Your Mantra in the Startup Chaos Needs to Be 'First Things First'

Starting a business is an avalanche of things to do, which is why you need to focus on what is most important.
Brett Jurgens
Scientists Can 3-D Print a New Windpipe on a $2,500 Desktop Machine
3-D Printing

Scientists Can 3-D Print a New Windpipe on a $2,500 Desktop Machine

Doctors at a New York-based research institute are combining 3-D printed cartilage with living cells to manufacture trachea replacements.
Catherine Clifford
This Shopping Cart of the Future Creepily Follows You Around Stores
Far Out Tech

This Shopping Cart of the Future Creepily Follows You Around Stores

Two engineering students in Israel have developed the ultimate shopping cart for the lazy shopper.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
France's Postal Service is Experimenting with Drone Mail Delivery
Shipping Strategies

France's Postal Service is Experimenting with Drone Mail Delivery

LaPoste could beat Amazon and Google to the punch.
Nina Zipkin
Crowdfunding Campaigns Come With a Growing Price Tag
Ready To Launch

Crowdfunding Campaigns Come With a Growing Price Tag

A panoply of new services are being offered to make projects stand out. But an entrepreneur has to be prepared to spend some money.
Sally Outlaw
From Eye Shadow to Entire Houses: 7 of the Craziest 3-D Printed Creations Yet
3-D Printing

From Eye Shadow to Entire Houses: 7 of the Craziest 3-D Printed Creations Yet

In honor of Martha Stewart, who recently proclaimed her 'love' for 3-D printing, here's a list showcasing the technology's endless and magical possibilities.
Geoff Weiss
So How Will You Ever Get Off the Desert Island?
Mentors

So How Will You Ever Get Off the Desert Island?

A business strategist recalls three key business lessons he learned from a mentor whose work had repercussions as far away as the moon.
Daniel Patrick Forrester