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Stephen Key and inventright have been featured on TV, Radio and in print.
Here are just a few examples.

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Stephen was interviewed for an article on CNN Online.

5 Ways To Stop Your Ideas Being Stolen

Check out the article here.


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Stephen's Entrepreneur.com article featured on Fox Business - Small Business Center

6 Practices to Boost Your Chances of Success in Life, Business

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Jeff Haden writes about Stephen and his simple steps to bring an idea to market.

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Watch Stephen's interview for his new book One Simple Idea for Startups & Entrepreneurs with JJ Ramberg on MSNBC Your Business. Watch the video here.

 


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Stephen was asked to write a blog for FastCompany.com. Stephen talks about staring his business HotPicksUSA - Read the blog here.

 


 

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Stephen appears on Good Day Sacramento to talk about his book One Simple Idea for Startups & Entrepreneurs.

 

 

 

 


Stephen is interviewed on MSNBC Your Business

Watch Stephen's interview with JJ Ramberg on MSNBC Your Business about his first book One Simple Idea.

 

 

 

 

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Stephen recently appeared on ABC Money Matters as part of the PR tour for his new book One Simple Idea.

 

 

 

 

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Jennifer Smith reports about Stephen's rotating labels and Children's Accudiail





Stephen's Invention Wins Edison Awards

Stephen's Spinformation label has won at the 2011 Edison Awards. Accudial has won Gold and Soyu Natural Teas took a Bronze Award. This is a great honor for both products. These two great products joined others from 3M, Johnson & Johnson, Proctor & Gamble, Microsoft, Apple, Coca-Cola and more as winners of the 2011 Edison Awards. The awards ceremony marked the pinnacle of achievement for these products.

Click here to learn more about the Edison Awards.

 

Stephen's Invention In The News.

Stephen was able to get his licensee Accudial some very valuable PR on The Doctors TV Show recently. Click the photo to watch the segment. Accudial is a weight based over the counter medication for children. Learn more about Accudial at www.accuratedose.com

 

An Underground Alternative to Entrepreneurship

Stephen was interviewed by author Jonathan Fields. Click here to read his blog and watch the interview


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Lauren Rudd of the Rudd Report talks with Stephen about starting your own business from a simple idea.

Listen here.

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Betsy and Renee from Unfinished Business Tips talk with Stephen about bringing and idea to market.

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Stephen talks with Ingrid Arna about his books and bringing ideas to market.

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

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Stephen was recently interviewed on Good Day Sacramento about his new book One Simple Idea.

 

 

 

 

 

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Sacramento ABC affiliate KXTV News 10 featured Stephen and the new product Accudial that utilizes his Spinformation® Rotating Label.

 

 

 

 

 


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Stephen speaks with BRWtv Australia about inventing and innovation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ideas can be made to pay

WHEN American inventor Stephen Key stuck a photograph of Michael Jordan on the backboard of a toy basketball game, he knew he was on to a winner.
Who wants to throw basketballs at a boring backboard when they could thrown them at a basketball superstar?

 

Inventors find time in recession to hone ideas

If we have the Great Depression to thank for inventions such as the Twinkie, Monopoly and the photocopier, this recession may be remembered for inspiring a biodegradable shower mat, a tie that holds iPods and a gadget that breaks the vacuum seals of jars.

Read the entire article here.


 

Stephen On Australian Radio

Stephen was interviewed on the radio while in Australia. Listen to the interview here.

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Eureka! Recession Sparks Inventive Spirit

Stephen was interviewed for an article on ABCnews.com. Ki Mae did an excellent job, check it out, Click Here.


 

Recession is giving inventors time to fine-tune their ideas

Stephen was interviewed for an article on LA Times.com. It's a great article, check it out, Click Here.


 

The Morning X Radio Show

Stephen talks with Michael Leier on the Morning X Radio Show about his career and inventing.

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The Takeaway Radio Show

Stephen is an expert guest on The Takeway morning radio show on WNYC with John Hockenberry and guest host Farai Chideya.

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The Big Idea"The Big Idea" by Donny Deutsch.

"From Riches To Rags And Back Again."

Stephen Key featured in Donny Deutsch's new book "The Big Idea."

Donny Deutsch host of CNBC's The Big Idea has released a new book by the same title. Donny recounts some of the more inspiring stories from former guests that he has had on the show.

Stephen has been honored with the inclusion of his story.

Donny talks about Stephen's Spinformation label and how at one point the business dried up. But, Stephen being the industrious man that he is brought an entireley new product to market, Guitar Picks. Donny talks about how you can go from "Riches to rags and back again," at any age. Donny goes on to say, "He's (Stephen) living proof that a big idea can happen at any age." Donny's Big Idea Lesson with this story is "You don't have to be young to be cool. Big ideas are always cool."


 

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Sacramento & Co.

October 2008, Stephen appears on Sacramento & Co. - ABC affiliate station News10 morning show.

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News10Live Online with Jennifer Smith

October 2008 - Stephen appears on Sacramento affiliate station News10's half hour prime time live web talk show Live-Online with Jennifer Smith.

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Country Star Taylor Swift

February 2008, Stephen's company HotPicksUSA signs a major licensing deal with hot new Country Star Taylor Swift. HotPicksUSA produces special guitar picks that feature Taylor's music videos. Learn more by visiting www.hotpicksusa.com


 

American Inventor

Stephen was asked to be a consultant on the first season of the hit ABC Reality Show American Inventor.

Here is Stephen with three of the judges from the first season
Ed Evangelista, Doug Hall and Mary Lou Quinlan.

Stephen with American Inventor Season One Host Matt Gallant (Left) and Season One Winner Janusz Liberkowski (Right).


 

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Stephen was interviewed by local ABC Affiliate Station News 10, featuring his guitar picks.

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Stephen has written and been featured in several news articles. Here are just a few.

CBS News

Small Business: Creating Hit Toys: It's not all fun and games.

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Newsday

Small Business: Cashing in by licensing your invention

By JAMIE HERZLICH

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Peer-to-Patent program taps wisdom of masses

By Joelle Tessler, AP Technology Writer

Click Here to read the complete article on FoxNews.com

Click Here to read the complete article on USAToday.com

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How to Sell Your Invention
Deciding how to bring your revolutionary new product to market is a challenge. Here are some basics to set you on the right road.

by John Tozzi

Click Here to read the complete article.

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Licensing vs. Manufacturing: What's Best for Your Product?

by Stephen Key

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Bringing a killer new product to market
The idea is the first step. Here's how to turn it into a business.

by Alison Woo

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Commercialize Your Invention - Experts Share Advice
Audio Interview

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4 Hot Inventing Trends
What's changed in the world of inventions? It's not just the technology--it's the inventors themselves.

By Tamara Monosoff

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Licensing vs. Manufacturing: What's Best for Your Product?

By Stephen Key

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The Mother Of Invention

Accessory Inventors Discuss The Genesis Of Their Wares Whether big or small, the best music "small goods" are keys that open customers' imaginations, solve their problems, and enhance their music-making experience. Some items sport a clever, compelling twist on a familiar product.

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Science Friday

inventright Co-Founder Andrew Krauss on NPR Science Friday.


Zero to Hero without Venture Capital

Stephen is a guest speaker along with Jack Canfield, Co-author of "Chicken Soup for the Soul", Wyck Hay, Co-founder of Celestial Seasonings, Gary Erickson, Founder of Clif Bar and others.



U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Comes to Santa Rosa

"Success through Invention- The USPTO and YOU"

Stephen is a guest speaker along with USPTO director John Calvert, Andy Faile USPTO Supervisory Patent Examiner, Andy Gibbs CEO Patent Cafe and others.

Click Here for the complete story.

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