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Walmart Hosts Contest to Encourage Inventors

Voting begins today for “Get on the Shelf,” Walmart’s online contest for those interested in getting their inventions on the retailer’s shelves.  Three winners will have their products sold on Walmart.com, plus the grand winner’s product also will get shelf space in select Walmart stores across the country. … Continue reading

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Is There an Age Bias in Venture Capital?

Seth Levine, a managing director with venture capital firm Foundry Group, asks this question in an October 13th commentary appearing on CNNMoney. In his piece, Levine recounts his reactions during a pitch meeting for a social networking related business.  The presenters were three entrepreneurs, all in their late … Continue reading

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What Barbie, Bifocals and Barbed Wire Have in Common

We hear a lot about inventors in the technology area who have had phenomenal success at a very young age.  But that doesn’t mean inventors with more mileage under their belts can’t be ultra successful as well.  Some of the most revolutionary or popular … Continue reading

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