Getting Started With a New Invention Idea

Creating an invention can be an exciting and rewarding experience. The good news is that you don't have to be an engineer or a scientist to be a successful inventor. Some of the best new solutions for common problems, and the most innovative improvements to existing products, come from everyday people in all walks of life.

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Crown Bolt Seeking New Hardware Inventions

Crown Bolt is committed to open innovation. They actively look towards independent inventors for new products. To assist in this objective, InventionHome has partnered with executives at Crown Bolt to reach out to the inventor community for hardware related products.

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Tips on Simplifying Innovation

With 2013 winding down, have you given any thought to expanding your product line in 2014? Here are some tips from InventionHome to make sure you start the New Year with an innovative outlook!

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5 Benefits Of Using A Product Submission System

Competition for great new products and inventions has reached an all time high. Companies across all product categories are aggressively recruiting small businesses, entrepreneurs and inventors for their innovative products. Luckily, consumer-innovation is also at an all time high; consumer inventors are developing novel ideas and product improvements at a rate never before seen in the history of our country.

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Partsmaster Embraces Open Innovation with SubmitMyInvention

Each month, we feature a company that opens its doors to the ingenuity of independent inventors and entrepreneurs by using InventionHome’s submission management system called “SubmitMyInvention” (SMI). This month’s featured company is Partsmaster.

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InventionHome teams with Crown Bolt to Hunt for Hardware Inventions

Crown Bolt, a leading retail supplier to The Home Depot, is committed to open innovation. They actively look towards independent inventors for new products. To assist in this objective, InventionHome has partnered with executives at Crown Bolt to reach out to the inventor community for hardware related products.

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Allstar Marketing Group embraces Open Innovation by using SubmitMyInvention

Since Allstar’s inception nearly 15 years ago, the company has emerged to become a leading consumer products company by effectively utilizing direct response television marketing.  Some of their well-known products include:  The Snuggie®, Hot Buns®, Forever Comfy®, and the “Perfect” line (Perfect Pancake®, Perfect Meatloaf®, Perfect Brownie®, etc.).

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Featured Company: Quickie Manufacturing

Our featured “Open Innovation” company for this month is Quickie Manufacturing Corp (“Quickie”). Quickie is wholly owned by Jarden Corporation, the company behind great brands such as Sunbeam, Mr. Coffee, Oster, First Alert, Coleman, Food Saver and many others.

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Open Innovation Trailblazer: Quickie

Our featured “Open Innovation” company for this month is Quickie Manufacturing Corp (“Quickie”). Quickie began using InventionHome’s submission management system (SMI) two years ago to help streamline their product submission process and to drive more product opportunities to their company. Today, they have a well-defined submission and product review process and are actively seeking new product opportunities from outside inventors and entrepreneurs.

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$20 Billion Reasons to Open Your Company to Outside Innovation

So, your company’s CEO just mandated more innovation. You need to figure out how to begin shifting your revenue mix over the next few years to products that don’t even exist today. Where to begin?

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