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September Patents & Prototypes Live Show Inventor Recap

Inventor and InventionsĀ  – Steve Hartman and Jay Barbeau Push lawn mowers and the electric guitars, both are inventions that have been around for a LONG time. Watch the replay of September’s show here: In fact the first cylindrical lawn … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Crowdfunding Campaigns Fail

We’ve featured a lot of successful crowdfunding campaigns on Patents & Prototypes. Our goal is to provide an environment of learning for all who attend the live shows or watch the replays afterwards. If you have watched, you’ll notice that … Continue reading

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Patents & Prototypes Crowdfunding Live Show Replay

Watch the Patents & Prototypes Crowdfunding Live Show Replay here or see below. If you missed the Patents & Prototypes live show in August 2012 featuring Kickstarter success stories Nathan Wills and Gabriel Wartofsky, you can review the archived video … Continue reading

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Patents & Prototypes In San Diego

A great network helps build great prototypes. Chances are that if you spend enough time in the entrepreneur community in San Diego, you will eventually cross paths with Eric Hanscom and Joe Donoghue, hosts of the Patents & Prototypes live … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Mavens The P&P Live Show August 1st

Lessons From CrowdFunding Campaign Mavens Join us August 1st at 9am/pst live right here to learn from an inventor turned crowdfunding maven. We’ll also have another guest TBA! Our featured inventor / entrepreneur will be Nathan Wills who set out … Continue reading

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Getting Product On HSN With Marcy McKenna (video)

Getting Product On HSN – Patents & Prototypes – Episode 2 Replay HSN is a great place for some types of products, but not all. The application process is a long one and they get thousands of submissions everyday. Understanding … Continue reading

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Getting Product On HSN.. Join Our Live Web Show

Join the live show at 9am/pst, July 10th here If you haven’t heard of her, it’s time to do your homework and learn how inventor / entrepreneur Marcy McKenna has gone from a single product idea to having her own … Continue reading

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A Successful Kickstarter Campaign – The Torch

First off I have to say that this project was appealing from the get go because I am an avid cyclist and winter time riding with limited daylight hours often presents it’s fair share of challenges and hazards when it … Continue reading

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Patents and Prototypes – Join The Community

We started Patents and Prototypes with the intention of creating a community of Entrepreneurs, Inventors and Startup Teams who love to build product and work passionately towards their dreams. When we launched the live show all about patents and prototypes … Continue reading

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5 Tips To A Great Patent

If you are new to the product development and the invention process, there is a good chance that you have considered protecting your idea by filing a patent(s). We’ve compiled a list of 5 great patent tips to help get … Continue reading

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