Advice for the budding inventor

Advice for the budding inventor

Dan from Squid Labs has a great article for folks who are thinking about inventing – the whole thing is a great read, here’s an excerpt –

As an independant inventor, you are starting from a position where nobody cares about you or your inventions. In order to sell something you need far more than just an invention, you need a solution that meets both technical and business needs of a specific customer. In order to meet those needs you generally must have a good understanding of a potential customer’s entire business, not just a technical enhancement of possible interest to their customers. Your potential customer is also unlikely to recognize the value of your invention without significant effort on your part.

  • Advice for the budding inventor – Link.
  • Pictured here, “Rope and Sound” Tensegrity Sculpture (Squid Labs). Unique electro-mechanical sculpture incorporating novel form and function elements – Link.
  • Squid Labs – Link.
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