Monthly Archives: June 2012

Futuristic Contact Lenses win at Popular Science awards!

iOptik  is a set of contact lenses that turns the wearer’s field of vision into a screen. Each contact lens has two embedded nanofilters. An outer filter lets in light from the outside world; an inner filter lets in images … Continue reading

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ShowNo towel inventor is cleaning up deals after being on “Shark Tank”

Last February, Shelly Ehler appeared on ABC’s “Shark Tank” with her poncho-like towels called ShowNo. Lori Greiner, a multimillionaire investor on the show, offered Ehler $75,000 for a 25 percent stake in ShowNo. Greiner actually wrote out a check on … Continue reading

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New Product Consulting is attending the San Francisco Bay Birth & Baby Fair!

The SF Birth & Baby Fair focuses on valuable resources in the birthing and early parenting community. It showcases local businesses and resources as well as independent designers with the aim to educate new and expecting parents. Some of the … Continue reading

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More than half of Kickstarter projects succeed!

The key to having a successful Kickstarter project is having realistic goals and campaigning properly. Shorter Kickstarter campaigns tend to do better, with the average successful project lasting 38 days, compared to failed projects which averaged 43 days. Kickstarter is … Continue reading

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I NEED HELP WITH MY INVENTION?

Are you asking yourself this question right now? Without knowing the proper steps to take with a new invention idea you run the risk of having your idea stolen, contracts that do not benefit you as the inventor and possibly infringing on … Continue reading

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25 inventors compete for $25,000 in a Crowdfunding Competition

Crowdfunding describes the collective cooperation, attention and trust by people who network and pool their money together. It is usually via the Internet in order to support efforts initiated by other people or organizations. This platform is proving invaluable for … Continue reading

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25 year old inventor raises over 10 million dollars on Kickstarter!

Eric Migicovsky had a simple goal when he signed up for Kickstarter. To raise $100,000 for his invention. Today, he has raised over 10 million with almost 70,000 backers donating. The product is called Pebble, a watch that pairs with … Continue reading

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