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James Dyson Award 2016 Top 20 International Shortlist Inventors Announced

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:50:24 +0000

(image) Since June, we have been reporting on the exciting rollout and results of this year’s prestigious James Dyson Awards 2016. From vaccine cooling systems to contact lenses that measure glucose levels: these 20 inventions were proclaimed the regional award winners. This year’s James Dyson Award received almost 1,000 entries that are both problem solving and pioneering.



James Dyson Awards 2016 Targets Design, Not Brand

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:43:47 +0000

(image) While his name is synonymous with a revolutionary redesign and deconstruction of the standard vacuum cleaner, and his TV advertisements are a master class for inventors to promote their own products, industrial-design icon James Dyson is not a fan of branding.



TV Show’s Nationwide Casting Call For Inventors Of Outdoor Products Opens

Tue, 01 Mar 2016 16:33:47 +0000

(image) Are you an adventurer, outdoor survivalist or weekend camper? On the many trips you've taken over the years, have you ever pondered over what products were missing and could add to your outdoor experience? Out of that group, how many of you have taken it one step further and actually invented a creative state of the art or off-the-wall outdoor product — that's ready to knock the winter woolies off the public once the world gets out?



What's Next For Quirky's Future? CEO Resigns

Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:20:31 +0000

(image) The World’s Least Important CEO has resigned and his company has blown $185 million they raised since forming in 2009. Yes, a dark cloud now looms over Quirky. What kinds of changes will Quirky make in order to survive? And what does it all mean for the inventor community?



Why Wait Invent-Off Is Qualcomm's New Reality TV - Invention Contest Web Series

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 17:20:00 +0000

(image) What do you get when you bring in a diverse group of inventors and provide them with the means to bring their ideas to life?  Qualcomm's Why Wait Invent-Off is what, and it's all thanks to a partnership between invention company Qualcomm and the well known tech blog Gizmodo.



New Inventions Take Flight On Amazon Launchpad

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 22:30:09 +0000

(image) Are you an inventor struggling to get your project noticed? Good news has arrived: Amazon Launchpad is up and running. So, how will this new cutting-edge platform help your startup grow?



42 Creative Ways To Advertise Your Small Business On A Small Budget

Sat, 16 May 2015 10:44:27 +0000

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Looking for ways to get more attention and interest for your products or business. What we lack in capital as small businesses with small budgets, we have to make up for in creativity, tenacity and effort. We have to hustle harder than everyone else out there. We have to be the champions of our cause - day in and day out. Here are 42 ways you can promote your business or products for cheap.




Making The Most Out Of Quirky.com For Inventors

Tue, 12 May 2015 17:45:55 +0000

(image) Quirky.com is a great site aimed at inventors and something you can take advantage of to market your ideas into products, but not everything makes it to the production floor. How can you maximize your chances for your idea to become a product?



The Brutal Truth About the Invention Process - Part III

Sat, 02 May 2015 18:30:20 +0000

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Have an invention idea? Need help and advice about your invention?

Ed Zimmer has written what I think is one of the best articles on the web for inventors, "New Product Licensing" on his helpful website The Entrepreneurs Network.

We published Part I and Part II earlier this week. Here's Part III of his article: read more »




The Brutal Truth About the Invention Process - Part II

Sat, 02 May 2015 18:26:40 +0000

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Have an invention idea? Need help and advice about your invention?

Ed Zimmer has written what I think is one of the best articles on the web for inventors, "New Product Licensing" on his helpful website The Entrepreneurs Network.

Yesterday, we had Part I. Here's Part II of his article: read more »




The Brutal Truth About the Invention Process

Sat, 02 May 2015 17:36:06 +0000

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Have an invention idea? Need help and advice about your invention?

Ed Zimmer has written what I think is one of the best articles on the web for inventors, "New Product Licensing" on his helpful website The Entrepreneurs Network.

I thought is was one of the best distillations of the challenges of the invention process and it offers priceless advice for inventors. Here's Part I of his article:

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You have a new product idea that you believe would sell very well were it only available on the market -- but you don't have the time or resources to "venture" the product, i.e., to manufacture it (or have it contract-manufactured) and sell it yourself. What now? read more »

Realistically, the best advice you could be given is to forget the idea -- and get on with your life.



Top 12 Coolest Innovations From Asia's Largest Trade Show 2015

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:38:22 +0000

(image) Don't miss out on Asia's largest technology events of the year! For the inner geek and active enthusiast, I have highlighted the top 12 most practical product innovations.



Difference Between Invention and Innovation? Join The Debate

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:35:47 +0000

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Ever asked yourself how innovation differs from invention? Well I did, and the answers I found may surprise you! In search for a clear distinction I came across a large group of professionals on LinkedIn who have been discussing this paradox for over 4 years. While it seems that a clear business definition exists, a holistic version is still up for debate. For a thorough overview of the 800+ LinkedIn comments courtesy of the headstrong professionals, follow me through my endeavor to restore a comprehensive perspective in a very disordered debate.




Calling All Garage Inventors! Invent FOR Your Garage

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 11:30:00 +0000

(image) There are plenty of us around; 'garage' inventors, we are called.  Inventing isn't usually our day job and we may not actually invent or create things in our garages, but prototypes of our ideas abound, and we generally make and store them somewhere in our homes, if we're not lucky enough to have an actual garage.  But let's see if we can invent something for a garage... or other storeroom.



Calling All Inventors! Submissions Open For The 2015 James Dyson Award

Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:15:00 +0000

(image) College students and recent graduates are invited to submit their problem-solving designs and inventions to the 2015 James Dyson Award competition. Undergraduate and graduate design and/or engineering students, as well as those who have graduated from a design or engineering program within the past four years, are invited to enter this world reknowned competition. Get further details....



Calling All Inventors! Help Solve A Global Food System Challenge

Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00:15:00 +0000

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The world's food supply and distribution methods are being challenged by a growing population, climate change, over-cropped soil, chemical contaminants and other environmental factors. The challenges are many and so are the possible efficient solutions, and you are being invited to develop a solution based on one of nature's ways of solving them. Sponsored by the Biomimicry Institute and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge (BGDC) awaits your solution with a $100,000 "Ray of Hope" prize for the winner and access to the tools you need to get your design manufactured and ready to go to work!




Calling All Inventors! Casabella® Needs Innovative Household Product Ideas

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:30:00 +0000

(image) Casabella®, a New York design and production studio for innovative cleaning tools and household items, is looking for more such products from outside innovators and inventors.... like you!  It is conducting a search for such items through Emerson Nation, an invention marketing company.  Here's what you need to do....



Innovative Video Conferencing Platforms Can Help Your Small Business Save Money And Grow

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:56:16 +0000

(image) While some businesses struggled with the recent economic downturn, savvy business owners flourished and used tough business conditions to expand their businesses. One way that business owners can get a competitive advantage and grow their businesses is to look for smart ways to save on business costs. One area of opportunity to save is to be smarter is using business communication technologies like video conferencing.



Calling All Developers: The Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 Is Now Available!

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:30:00 +0000

(image) Good news, everyone! Oculus VR has just recently announced the release of the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2. They've packed in some pretty sweet features this time around; anyone who's interested in making virtual reality games should be very, very excited.



The Story Of Indie Video Game Rime Is Proof That Inspiration Can Come From Anywhere

Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:31:42 +0000

(image) Independent developer Raúl Rubio Munárriz's game Rime was inspired by a rather harrowing experience. Apparently, when on vacation in the Mediterranean with his girlfriend, he almost drowned. Just goes to show, you can draw inspiration from just about anywhere, if you know where to look.



Twitter Scavenger Hunt, Social Experiment For Paying-It-Forward

Sun, 15 Jun 2014 13:50:27 +0000

(image) New Yorkers and tourists are scouring the boroughs of New York City this weekend in a massive treasure hunt created by a California millionaire and self-proclaimed 'philanthropist-for the-people' Jason Buzi. Started in San Francisco, it's a viral campaign that is prompted by posted clues on the Twitter account @HiddenCash to direct people to where Buzi buried some cash.



Research Is THE Key Step To Strengthen Your Business Ideas

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 11:18:42 +0000

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Have an invention or business idea that you think can be successful? Invest in research to save yourself money and energy, protect your ego, and be “in the know”. Be prepared with a solid hold on all the pros and cons surrounding your idea. Here are some resources to help you uncover pertinent facts that will either torch your initial hunches or give them strength.




'Small Business Book Awards' Ceremony Goes Virtual This Year

Mon, 05 May 2014 20:16:53 +0000

(image) As a result of the burgeoning digital age, the recent eBook explosion and the opportunity for authors to by-pass the traditional publishing route, a number of Book Awards programs have grown up over the course of the last decade. The 'Small Business Book Awards' is one such platform



Tips And Tools For Organizing Your Product And Market Research

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:51:02 +0000

(image) When you are gathering research information, you will quickly be inundated with findings. It is critical to stay organized so you don’t get overwhelmed and so you can efficiently access these facts again in the future. Plan now to save time later. Here are some tips and tools to help you organize your research.



Should Your Hobby Invention Idea Become A Business?

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:14:04 +0000

(image) You had a “light bulb” moment, and since you haven’t been able to shake the idea – in fact this genius thought has even begun to interfere with your daily routine. You think this is the invention idea that you could turn into a business. So what should you do?