Successful Inventors

  • Akiva Shmidman, Inventor of the TV Product BeActive Brace PART 1 BeActive TV Infomercial product was invented by Akiva Schmidman. Hear how this physical therapist found out how to relief aching body pain and get it out to the masses attempting crowdfunding, venture capital and soliciting various licensees until a TV infomerical marketeer gave him and the product a shot and turned out to ...
  • MyPillow Inventor Michael Lindell shares his success PART 1 It’s always the perfect time to discuss a good night’s sleep. Inventor Michael Lindell had experienced one sky-diving and two auto accidents and needed bedtime relief. The pillows that were commonly available went flat shortly after use and then lost all ability to support the head and neck within days. Mike created MyPillow as ...
  • Christina Daves, CastMedic -Idea just launched PART 1 Christina Daves is a serial entrepreneur who has founded and run 4 successful companies over the past 20 years all serving unique niche markets. Her latest venture, CastMedic Designs, was created to bring fashion to the medical industry by providing accessories to decorate unattractive medical devices. Christina conceived the idea in the summer of 2010 ...
  • Lori Greiner,Star on Shark Tank, QVC, Inventor Full interview with Lori Greiner and Host Brian Fried Lori Greiner- The Warm Blooded Shark™ started with one idea and turned it into a multi-million dollar international brand. She is now regarded as one of the most prolific inventors of retail products, having created over 400 products, and holds 115 U.S. and international patents. A ...
  • Marty Stevens-Heebner Creator of Rebagz® Handbags PART 1 PART 1 PART 1 PART 1 Marty Stevens-Heebner is the founder and president of Rebagz® Handbags, an award-winning eco-fashion line that was named 2009 California Small Business of the Year. Marty’s been called a “fashion outlaw” by one magazine editor because of the chances she takes in her designs, her life and her ...
  • Aaron Foss- Startup Consultant, Inventor of WingDipper, Inventor on American Inventor show PART 1 Aaron Foss is proof that inspiration can strike at any moment. While eating Buffalo wings one day, Aaron realized that the round cup of bleu cheese dressing is the wrong shape for dipping chicken wings – there’s enough dressing in the cup but you can’t get it on the different parts of the wing. ...
  • Dave Yearick, Inventor of Licensed Toy Products PART 1 Licensed Toys & Games with: Hasbro, Mattel, Imagination, Basic Fun, ToySite, MaterPieces, Talicor/Aristoplay, Patch Products, Brio, Great American Puzzle Company, Martinex CURRENT VENTURE: Djubi™ (pronounced joo-bee) is played with specially designed racquets and a unique ball called “the djubi”. To play, place the rubber loop over the launch hook, pull back and aim. When ...
  • Nancy Tedeschi, Inventor of the SnapIt Screw Nancy Tedeschi wasn’t trying to invent a breakthrough product when she came up with the idea for her SnapIt screw. But that is just what happened. Tedeschi’s innovative, time-saving screws, which take the pain out of eyeglass repair, have become a big deal in the optical industry. In the 2 years since the distributor OptiSource International ...
  • Kevin and Melissa Kiernan, Inventors of Last Lid, Featured on Shark Tank Kevin and Melissa Kiernan, Inventors of Last Lid, Featured on Shark Tank Shark Tank Contestants Kevin & Melissa Kiernan of Last Lid Interview The revolutionary Last Lid is simple, practical and useful: a one-size-fits-all garbage lid made out of nearly indestructible military-quality fabric that always keeps in the trash, was featured in an episode of ABC “Shark Tank,” on Friday evening, February 17, 2012 and made a ...
  • Eric Corti, Air Cork product, Shark Tank Success Story Eric Corti’s product the Air Cork was sold to two sharks on the Shark Tank show in Feb 2012… Lauded on national television including ABC and The Food Network, The Air Cork will keep red wine contents fresh longer than a traditional cork or other toppers. Air Cork has been featured on ABC “20/20,” the Food ...