We’ve long given money to the poor. In many instances this is necessary. However, why not help the poor help themselves?
Azuri Technologies is doing just that. They are bringing affordable electricity to people in Africa as a sustainable and safer alternative to kerosene.
Kerosene lamps produce indoor air pollution that can cause fatal respiratory problems over [...]
According to the American Pet Products Association, the pet products industry continues to grow and could reach a whooping $55.53 billion in the US sales for 2013.
One hot area is travel accessories for pets, which is projected to account for a large portion of the growth, making it a great opportunity for inventors to come [...]
Inventor, engineer and entrepreneur Donald Bushby created FasciaDerm, a product to help people suffering from plantar fasciitis, a very painful inflammation of the connective tissue on the sole of the foot, to manage and eventually get rid of the pain.
Treatment for plantar fasciitis is often expensive and invasive; in addition it rarely works. However Bushby’s [...]
Inventor Peter Wachtel created the Grill Wrangler, a versatile three-in-one BBQ tool that can be used as tongs, spatula and grilling fork.
As a big BBQ fan, Wachtel was grilling in the backyard and wondering why he needed so many tools to cook. He found himself using a spatula, tongs, a fork, a knife and even [...]
Inventor and entrepreneur Michael Siciliano created a product to protect cars from hailstorms. His automobile hail protection system was born from Siciliano’s desire to create a solution that did not exist within the automotive industry for hail damage prevention products. After 4 years of design, prototyping and testing, Siciliano’s products and services are revolutionizing the [...]
Inventor Dominique McCalain Barteet is the creator of Onesole Shoes, versatile shoes with interchangeable tops; an economical and easy for travel shoe choice.
Working as a pharmacist, this creative inventor was used to stand up at least 12 hours a day. She needed a comfortable shoe that was also fashionable. That’s when she invented Onesoles, a [...]
If you are a creative individual always searching for new ways of doing things and wondering how to invent something to make people’s lives easier, take a look at how inventor Rusty Ashby created his Leaf Pac machine.
Ashby was working on his yard, burning piles of leaves, when he thought about how hot the leaves [...]
Most of us inventors spend uncountable hours trying to figure out how to invent something that sells. Through my coaching inventors for many years, I can tell you that one answer to that question is simpler than you think. Find a dinosaur industry in need of serious updating, find a product that needs to step [...]
Sugru is a new self-setting silicone rubber material that sticks to almost everything, allowing you to modify and improve existing products or to fix an amazing range of products. In addition, Sugru provides help for inventors that need to make a prototype before venturing or licensing a product.
Sugru can be formed and shaped by hand [...]
REKIXX are 100% recyclable sneakers; vision and creation of husband, father, and avid recycler Gary Gagnon. Back in 2009, Gagnon was taking out the garbage when he noticed several pairs of worn-out shoes in the trash can, right next to the recycling bin. The idea for his product was born. He asked himself, “what if [...]