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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:

12 Crazy Things You Should Know About WeWork, the Coworking Company Valued at $20 Billion (via Entrepreneur)

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The company started in New York in 2010 and is now in 56 cities in 18 countries. Read More: Entrepreneur

EverChew Kickstarter

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We love seeing our contestants develop products just like our past contestant Kirby Kendall. Kirby competed in our Smithsonian (D.C.) competition and was a team member of the Austin Design…

Getting Innovated with Wet & Forget

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For over 40 years, Wet & Forget have been marketing and producing cleaning products that make cleaning easier for homeowners. They believe in working “smarter not harder,” by eliminating scrubbing…

How I Balance Entrepreneurship and Motherhood (via Entrepreneur)

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Being a mom and an entrepreneur can feel like juggling with six balls in the air at all times. Read More: Entrepreneur

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