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Good research is vital to entrepreneurial success.

Good research is vital to entrepreneurial success.

Research….when the word is mentioned to inventors or entrepreneurs they roll their eyes, cringe or get a blank look on their face. I get it, some see it as a daunting task that they really don’t know where to start and rarely does it have any immediate pay off (i.e....

Entrepreneurial Success relies on the Perfect Pitch

As an entrepreneur, there are many tools at your disposal to help elevate your product (or service) idea; packaging, press releases, customer testimonials, endorsements, etc. However, the best tool an entrepreneur has at their disposal at anytime in any situation is...

School Programs Benefit Startup Entrepreneurs

One of the most overlooked resources available to new start-up entrepreneurs are the local colleges and universities. Many new start-up entrepreneurs know that student internships are available but don’t think as an individual just getting started with a business idea...

Apana

Inventor/Entrepreneur: Matt Rose Company: Apana City: Bellingham Where to find it: www.apana.com   Apana is the leader in automated water management for business. They save money for companies with their patented hardware and software products that save water,...

The value of community collaboration centers

Over the course of the past year, I have seen a number of things happening that appear to be driving a new wave of entrepreneurship and innovation in smaller more rural communities. Business Incubators and Accelerators have existed for decades in urban hubs like...

Inventing Ideas for the As Seen On TV market

If you have ever had a sleepless night and decided to turn on the TV at 2.a.m., you have seen them, the famous (or perhaps infamous) infomercial. While infomercials and the Direct Response Television (DRTV) market was traditionally only found in the early morning...