Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We hope you enjoyed the stories we brought you throughout 2019. It has been a great year for our Make48 team. Next year stay tuned for exciting news from our community, starting with our March event at Kansas City’s Union Station! As the year comes to a close we look back at our most popular posts of 2019.
From Tom, Amy, Cassandra, and our Outpost Worldwide production team, we wish you the warmest wishes for a happy, holiday season. Thank you for being a part of our Inventors and Makers community.
Honoring African-American Inventors
“Believe in the power of truth… Do not allow your mind to be imprisoned by majority thinking. Remember that the limits of science are not the limits of imagination.” The holder of five patents, Dr. Patricia E. Bath, were one of the inventors we were inspired by this past February. In honor of Black History Month, we took a look at some of the greatest African-American inventors, past and present, who have improved the world we live in.
The Advantages of Additive Manufacturing with R&D Prototype
Learn all about prototyping with R&D Prototype. The multi-faceted, rapid prototype service bureau redesigned and prototyped winning Make48 products. Delivering high standards, we speak to Chris McCoy, Vice President of R&D, on the variety of services they offer to businesses small and large.
The No-mess Dripless Cutting Board
We love sharing the home inventor! Make48 met Kenneth King at The International Home + Housewares Show. Ken is the founder and CEO of The Karving King and the inventor of The Dripless Cutting Board. We were so impressed with his company and product the innovative, no-mess carving solution cutting board. See what advice he has for inventors who are trying to market their ideas.
Show us what you got America, QVC
This past summer QVC and HSN offered an incredible opportunity for entrepreneurs, small business owners and inventors to gain worldwide exposure with The Big Find! Fostering the growth of entrepreneurs has been at the heart of QVC and HSN’s businesses for over 30 years.
Products Scouts Licensing Survey
We conducted a survey with product scouts on the truth about licensing and what inventors need to know. The scouts we surveyed are reputable figures in the industry and review at least 500 products and/or ideas every year. View the results here.