Do you need help getting your inventions on store shelves?

stevepicHello, and welcome! My name is Stephen Key. I'm very excited for you to take a look around our website.

Ideas are my passion. Creating new products has been my career for the past 30 years. There's nothing more exciting to me than being able to walk into a store and see one of my inventions for sale. It's incredibly gratifying. See my inventions here.

I have developed a unique strategy to selling invention ideas through licensing and venturing that has been successful time and time again. Visit our testimonial page to read what our students are saying about the inventright method and their successes using our approach.

andrewCo-founder Andrew Krauss and I created inventright to help inventors bring their ideas to the marketplace. We provide inventright students with a comprehensive 10-step program to licensing their invention ideas, as well as access to instructional videos, audio lessons, expert interviews, and—best of all—one-on-one personal coaching. To learn more about our course, click here.

For the past thirteen years, we have been helping creative people in the United States and across the globe with their invention ideas. In fact, we've had students from over thirty different countries! We can help you learn how to license your inventions to companies that are looking for them, wherever you are.

Because we’ve been helping inventors with their ideas for so long, we are equipped to answer just about any question you may have. In fact, we recently compiled a list of the most common problems, worries, and concerns inventors face. Are you experiencing any of them? Click here to watch a sample inventright webinar to see how we help inventors address the difficulties they encounter.

If you want to learn more about licensing and the inventright method, consider purchasing One Simple Idea: How to Turn Your Ideas Into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work. It has been the top selling book in Amazon's Small Business Marketing category since it was published in March of 2011. Click here to learn more.

You may also enjoy One Simple Idea for Startups and Entrepreneurs, which was released in November of 2012. It guides inventors through the steps they need to take to start their own companies. Click here to learn more.

For more information on how we help inventors with their invention ideas, please click here.

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Companies Looking for Ideas

Click here for our directory of over 1600 companies that are looking for ideas. There’s never been a better time to be an inventor, because more companies than ever before are looking for inventions. As open innovation continues to grow, we think there will be even more companies that want ideas from inventors. Here are just a few:


 jhurley2.jpgJohn Hurley - AllStar Products Group - About working with inventRight Students.

I can’t say enough about how impressed I am with inventright and their network of inventors.  A huge part of my job is working within the inventor community and the inventright students never disappoint. Their product ideas and presentations are always clear, concise and delivered in a way that makes them easy to evaluate. Their level of professionalism and preparedness is second to none. All of these factors make working with inventright and their inventors a great experience.

– John Hurley, AllStar Products Group


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Stephen has been writing about innovation and small business over at Entrepreneur for almost a year and a half now. Each week, he dishes out advice about how to be a successful entrepreneur, drawing from his years of experience as a small business owner and product developer.


"Thank you for contributing to The readers have responded, and Stephen is among the most read people on the site."

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Stephen's goal is to get the word out about licensing. With that aim in mind, he recently began writing a weekly column for Inc. called "The Licensing Lifestyle." Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about licensing will be discussed here.


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Check out the ever growing list of podcasts and interviews with Stephen Key and learn more about licensing your ideas. Click Here for the list


patentbookLearn How To License Your Idea With or Without A Patent

Free Webinar

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This free, one hour webinar will show you how you too can license an idea with or without a patent. Here is what one listener said. 

"The webinar was great. You know what I love about Stephen? He never holds back on anything so you always feel you're getting more than your money's worth. That's great." – Barb A.

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Join Stephen in Kentucky for Inventor-Con 2015

Tuesday, October 6th at the Central Public Library, 140 E Main St Lexington KY 

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