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August 17, 2017

Gadget Flow Academy is Coming Soon

If you’re among the 25 million frequent visitors of product-discovery platform The Gadget Flow, you may have noticed something new under the sun. The company is soon …

August 17, 2017

QVC’s Answer to the Million Dollar (Product) Question

The more I learn about QVC, the more I appreciate how successful the multiplatform retailer is at engaging with its customers and creating trust. The company builds …

August 17, 2017

Topeka Designs: “Our Strongest Talent is that We Are All Coachable”

When Topeka Designs came together for Make48, Jake was a teacher for Youth Entrepreneurs (YE) and Adam, Dave and Chas were some of his former students. Jake …

 
August 10, 2017

Who Makes our Branded Displays?

We have gotten so much love for our branded materials! So, we wanted to give a huge shout-out to two of our in-house sponsors in particular.   …

July 27, 2017

Kansas City’s Most Famous Inventions

  You probably use these everyday, but did you know they were invented in Kansas City? These KC-local famous inventions may shock you!   1. The Non-Stick Frying …

July 13, 2017

KC Maker Faire 2017: Bringing Makers and Inventors together

Make48 Founders Curt McMillan and Rich Brull at KC Maker Faire 2017     Make 48 Founder Rich Brull and Director Bob Coulston spoke to us about …

July 13, 2017

What Can We Learn from Failure? The Museum of Failures

Video by Quartz A museum that features some of the most awesome and bizarre failed inventions from around the world was opened in Helsinborg, Sweden, with …

June 13, 2017

Guest Blog- UIA Letter to Wilbur Ross (US Secretary of Commerce)

UIA Letter to Wilbur Ross (US Secretary of Commerce) The United Inventors Association represents almost 15,000 independent inventors and over 70 local inventor clubs across the US. …

June 6, 2017

Make48 TV is Going Nationwide!

We’ve got some exciting news: Make48 TV is airing across the nation starting this September, 2017! Ever wonder what happens to the products after ‘Shark Tank’? Most …

May 18, 2017

Humans of NHS

During this year’s National Hardware Show, Make48 Founder Curt McMillan had a chance to interview some amazing brands and industry leaders! Check out who he had the chance …