Category Archives: Inventing Tips

Reading Service For Kids Strikes a Deal On Shark Tank!

On Shark Tank last Friday, Felix Brandon Lloyd and Jordan Lloyd Bookey pitched their company called ZooBean. ZooBean is a children’s book platform and service that connects the right books with the right children. Felix and Jordan asked for $250,000 … Continue reading

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Inventors: First Inventor To File Forum By USPTO!

A public forum will be hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on the one year anniversary of the First Inventor To File provision. First to file changed the law for inventors in the United States meaning that … Continue reading

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One Shark Eats Up A Breakfast Brand On Shark Tank!

Last Friday, Erica Barrett walked into Shark Tank to pitch her business “Southern Culture Artisan Foods,” a breakfast lifestyle brand. Her product is  a pancake and waffle mix. She uses organic, all natural ingredients. Erica asked the Sharks for $100,000 … Continue reading

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A New Website That Connects People In The Boating World!

The owners and managers of Boating Friends List realized that there was a need to connect people in the world of boating. Most people who have boats just didn’t use them enough. There are about 1,000,000 registered boats in Florida … Continue reading

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What Inventors Need to Know About Patent Trolls!

Recently, a federal judge has ruled that Google must pay a percentage of their revenues to a tiny company that purchased a group of patents originally filed by Lycos. This is the very definition of a patent troll. An individual … Continue reading

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Two Sharks Cough Up Dough For Cookie Dough Cafe!

Joan Pacetti and Julia Schmid, entrepreneurs and sisters, walked into Shark Tank to pitch their product and company, Cookie Dough Café. They asked the Sharks for a $50,000 investment for 20% equity in their company. The Cookie Dough Cafe is … Continue reading

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Lockerbones Locks up a Deal on Shark Tank!

Last Friday on Shark Tank was pretty exciting. Two fathers, Greg and Stephen, created an innovative product to keep student lockers organized. They own and operate LockerBones, which the product will be an instant success on Shark Tank. Lockerbones organizers … Continue reading

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