Julie Austin invented Swiggies, a nifty little product that makes carrying water to stay hydrated during exercise so much easier and more manageable. Learn how she created the product, the challenges she faced and future direction of her business.
Abby Appelt shares tips on how she has navigated the often unclear road of product development for her new product, Crutch Skins™ – the self-adhesive ‘skin’ decals that bring personality to crutches and canes. Learn the steps she took to take her innovative idea to market.
During tough times, you have two options: quickly increase your income or decrease your expenses. Sisters Staci Douglas and Kim Mack chose to find ways to increase their incomes by starting a business. They invented a key (or cell phone) finding device called Charming KEYper.
In 2002, three college classmates stumbled on the idea of turning walls and other smooth surfaces into dry erase writing surfaces. Their business, IdeaPaint, was born. Today, corporate offices to schools and homes are using their special paint to improve collaboration and creativity. Learn how these 20-somethings started their business and developed a highly innovative product.
Research shows that the way we sleep can add wrinkles to our face. To combat this extrinsic aging problem, Elizabeth Bloch created the Mumbani(TM) Fresh Face to protect the skin and avoid developing wrinkles while sleeping. Learn what inspired Elizabeth to invent this device and the challenges she is facing as she starts the business.
Ever had any of your electronic gadgets falling into the water and becoming non-functional? Two sisters in the Oregon area Karen Wildman and Lisa Holmes invented an electronics drying product called Bheestie Bag designed to absorb the water from the gadgets to bring it back to life. Learn how they got the idea for their product.