Shark Tank Swims Again!

So what exactly is Shark Tank? Yes, that was a question asked by a new reader to our site. Answer in short: Budding entrepreneurs get the chance to bring their dreams to fruition in this reality show from executive producer Mark Burnett. They present their ideas to the sharks in the tank – five titans of industry, who made their own dreams a reality and turned their ideas into lucrative…

Patent The Patent Troll

New inventions and engineers go together like songs and musicians, and consequently every engineer should know something about patents. The practice of patenting inventions to give the inventor a temporary monopoly as a reward for ingenuity is something that most countries do today, and by and large, we are probably better off with patent systems than without them. But patent systems can be abused, and some of the biggest abusers…

Shark Tank Know it All

Someone at Entrepreneur is sleeping with all the Shark Tank producers! How else could they keep getting the best damn exclusives on the show? Anyway, here we go again. One of the sharks think they know it all. What do you think? Read the blurb from today’s chat below: Today’s top-selling brands have their mantras down cold. For Apple, it’s “Think different.” Nike has “Just Do It.” And FUBU asserts…

Shark Tank Sharks Swims in Style

Shark Tank dresses to impress, and is always dressed for success. Entrepreneur sat down with celebrity Shark Tank investors Kevin O’Leary and Daymond John for a fashion police check point stop. The stars echoed some poignant points to fashion faux pas. The interview is below and worth the read. But, we’d like to point out the tips hold value far beyond your personal attire, but also how your present your…

Who’s Building Your Idea?

You are ready to move your idea forward, great! Now it is time to select a design firm to help you with your prototype. This is a super important decision, and one that should never be taken lightly. Here are 4 key things you need to look for in your design company. First, demonstrable expertise and success in the EXACT discipline, seems obvious. Too many individuals and organizations throw money…

3D Printing Gets Ted Talks Klout

We talk a lot about 3D printing. Why? Well the obvious, it’s freaking awesome and it’s going to change everything in the manufacturing world. Time will look back one day and much like the industrial revolution, it will recognized the 3D printing revolution. Take 3D Systems CEO Avi Reichental, who is helping to imagine a future where 3D scanning-and-printing is an everyday act, and food, clothing, objects are routinely output…

Innovative New Sporting Products

Innovative new products continue to hit the market everyday. Our species as a whole remains steadfast with its undying urge to evolve everything in and around our lives. Here are a few new innovations for you outdoor adventurer types. 1. The Syte Sleeve lets users wear their device on the forearm, designed to make exercising with smartphones easier Most people who exercise with their smartphones carry the phone in their…

3D Printing Deliciousness

We are now 3D printing food. Yup, and the tasty kind too. Chocolate! Willy Wonka’s might just be rolling over in his grave. What took band of wild umpa lump’s to mischievously to create can now be replicated thanks to 3D printing. Let’s look at Hershey, the first big food company to attempt to 3D-print confections, Hershey has the opportunity to set the standard in the world of 3D-printed treats.…

3D Printing Never Sounded So Good

Walkman did it in the 80’s, 3D printing is doing it today. The battle of the ears is heating is up, and this market is showing no signs of cooling.  Take Fujikon, an award-winning headphone manufacturer that’s currently on the wild ride of the headset and speaker market for mobile devices. In a market that’s getting more competitive by the day, innovation is a must. The Hong Kong-based Fujikon is…