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Browsing Archive: March, 2012

Florida Regional Independent Inventors Conference, Tampa, April 27-28

Posted by Ted Weigel and Hal Mendelsohn on Saturday, March 31, 2012, In : Events 

The Florida Regional Independent Inventors Conference will be held April 27-28, 2012, in Tampa, Fla., at the Embassy Suites located on the campus of the University of South Florida. This regional event is co-sponsored by Invent Now and the National Academy of Inventors. Senior USPTO officials, successful inventors and intellectual property experts will be on-hand to provide practical advice and information for novice and seasoned inventors. 

A pre-conference workshop on April 26 from 5-7 p....


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Kids Inventors Day March 31, Orlando Science Center

Posted by David Woods on Thursday, March 22, 2012, In : Contests 

Hi,

My name is Evan Brenner, and I’m contacting you on behalf of Sullivan Productions in Tampa, Fla.

We’re hosting a Kid Inventors Day at Orlando Science Center March 31, 2012, from 9-5 p.m.

We’d like to extend the invitation to anyone you may know, 16 and under, that would like to participate in the event.

I have enclosed the flyer for the day, and a link to the registration. Please let me know, at your earliest convenience, if you know anyone who might want to pre...


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March 20 - How to Raise Money For Your Early Stage Venture

Posted by Steven Matheny on Friday, March 9, 2012, In : Events 

Workshop Details

This workshop will teach you how to seek funds to grow your early stage venture. We will focus on identifying the right source of capital and developing the appropriate fundraising strategy and process. We will discuss the legal aspects of fundraising, valuation, and effective negotiation strategies. By following the practices learned in this workshop, you will better navigate the fundraising process.

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Startup Weekend - March 23-25

Posted by Roger Wood on Friday, March 9, 2012, In : Events 
Startup Weekend is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend. The weekend brings together people with different skillsets - primarily software developers, graphics designers and business people - to build applications and develop a commercial case around them.
Cost = $99 ($49 students)
Website:
http://orlando.startupweekend.org/

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Leigh Martin (Perky Tail) Inventor Resources

Posted by Leigh Martin on Monday, March 5, 2012,
Dear Inventors,

Let me extend my thanks once again for having me speak at the CFIC on
Saturday. It was great to finally meet you in person and all those who
attended the meeting of this fine group.

Here are the 3 resources that I mentioned during my talk;


1. TED MASTERS - licensed patent agent in North Carolina. Utility
patents (including technical illustration) starting at $1800
http://www.patentapplications.net/
He works fast, is VERY competitive on prices and will
monitor your filing compliance, ...
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Tradeshow - PlasTec South March 6 & 7

Posted by Stephen Matheny on Saturday, March 3, 2012, In : Events 
Meet face-to-face with plastics professionals offering the best solutions...
Explore first-hand the latest developments, technologies, products, and services affecting your industry, including: primary processing machinery, computer-aided design and manufacturing, production machinery, materials, molds, and mold components, automation technology, materials handling/logistics, a full range of contract service providers... and much more.

http://www.canontradeshows.com/expo/plasts11/index.html

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Invention TV Show - Casting Inventors at Strawberry Festival March 9 and 10

Posted by David Woods on Saturday, March 3, 2012, In : Contests 
The TV Show “Movers, Shakers & Invention Makers” is Casting Inventors
at the Strawberry Festival

The television show “Movers, Shakers & Invention Makers”, is looking
for highly creative individuals who possess new one of a kind
inventions at the Strawberry Festival in Plant City. The festival will
run from March 1st thru the 12th, 10 AM to 10 PM.

Movers, Shakers & Invention Makers (MS&IM) will have a booth at the
Strawberry Festival on March 9th and March 10th, and is inviting all
inven...
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