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The Ultimate Inventor Resource

Make48 provides knowledge about prototyping, manufacturing, marketing, video creation, and more!


Make48 is Coming to a TV Near You!

Airing now on public television, and streaming on our website and PBS.


Everyone’s got a big idea.

Make48: World’s Fastest Invention Competition 


Teams of all ages, genders, backgrounds, and places develop BRAND NEW ideas in a weekend invent-a-thon. 48 hours to plan, prototype and pitch an idea for prizes and licensing potential.

It is a valuable resource for anyone and everyone to gain insight into the innovation community.

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The Ultimate Inventor Resource:

Death by Prototype: Why Just Getting Started Isn’t Enough – ReadWrite (via ReadWrite)

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The companies that succeed with new solutions have to take bold risks, overcome implementation challenges, and ultimately, build more than just a prototype. Read More: ReadWrite

Maker Village: A Community Wood & Metal Workshop

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Nick Ward-Bopp started out like most Makers, born with the inventive bug, building toys in his backyard. “We have been scheming on all sorts of projects since we were kids….

STEM Education in Operation Breakthrough

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At 31st and Troost lies a non-profit organization with a mission to support families living in poverty and help children develop to their greatest potential by providing them a safe,…

Show Us What You Got, America! The Big Find With QVC & HSN

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Have you wanted to turn your idea into a business?   For entrepreneurs, small business owners and inventors, QVC and HSN are offering an incredible opportunity to gain worldwide exposure with…

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