Category Archives: Industry News

InventionHome Client Wins Retailer Choice Award

May 29th, 2013 by InventionHome | 3 Comments

Congratulations to Danny H, inventor of the FrogLeggs Eyewear Retainer, which was selected for a “Retailer Choice Award” earlier this month. InventionHome was successful in licensing FrogLeggs in 2010 and is pleased the product was recognized for this award.

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Open Innovation Trailblazer: Quickie

April 23rd, 2013 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Our featured “Open Innovation” company for this month is Quickie Manufacturing Corp (“Quickie”). Quickie began using InventionHome’s submission management system (SMI) two years ago to help streamline their product submission process and to drive more product opportunities to their company. Today, they have a well-defined submission and product review process and are actively seeking new product opportunities from outside inventors and entrepreneurs.

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$20 Billion Reasons to Open Your Company to Outside Innovation

April 23rd, 2013 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

So, your company’s CEO just mandated more innovation. You need to figure out how to begin shifting your revenue mix over the next few years to products that don’t even exist today. Where to begin?

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Put InventionHome to Work for You!

March 19th, 2013 by InventionHome | 2 Comments

The term “Open Innovation” means different things to different people. For some, enlisting independent inventors in the search for product innovation means a fresh new outlook…more eyes and ears on industry trends and consumer desires…and great and plentiful opportunities. But for others, the thought of working with “outsiders” is an invitation for headaches.

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InventionHome Sponsors the National Hardware Show’s Inventors Spotlight Area

March 19th, 2013 by InventionHome | 0 Comments


For the third year in a row, InventionHome sponsors the National Hardware Show (NHS), the tradeshow for the $343 billon dollar home enhancement market.

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The InventionHome Inventors Corner Shines Brightly at 2013 Housewares Show.

March 13th, 2013 by InventionHome | 14 Comments

With 2,100 exhibitors from 34 countries, and more than 20,000 buyers from over 100 countries, the International Home + Housewares Show has become the undisputed leading Housewares tradeshow in the United States. One of the hottest areas of this year’s show was the “InventionHome Inventors Corner”, where more than 60 inventors and entrepreneurs converged to showcase their wares to a staggering number of companies seeking new product opportunities for license or wholesale.

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Update to a Cloud-Based Submission Management System

February 13th, 2013 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

Chances are that when you open your email each morning, a subject line titled, “HotLink from InventionHome” might be waiting for you. When InventionHome was founded 10 years ago, our mission was to develop a streamlined method for sharing new invention opportunities with our member companies and email was the perfect platform for delivering this information.

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New and Improved Invention Portfolio Sites for Faster Product Reviews

February 13th, 2013 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

For years, InventionHome has presented new product opportunities to companies through a standardized product web page called the Invention Portfolio Website. The Invention Portfolios are matched and forwarded directly to companies through an email-based delivery service called “HotLinks”.

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Come see us at the Tradeshows!

February 13th, 2013 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

The hustle and bustle of tradeshow season is now upon us. If your company attends any of the tradeshows listed below, make sure you swing by the designated “Inventor” area at each of the shows.

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InventionHome Teams with the National Hardware Show

January 16th, 2013 by InventionHome | 0 Comments

For the 3rd consecutive year, InventionHome teams with the National Hardware Show to sponsor the Inventor’s Spotlight area located within Innovation Station. In addition, InventionHome and the National Hardware Show have teamed to create a master online product presentation for […]

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