Log in   •   Sign up   •   Subscribe  feed icon

Entrepreneur

Food2Dorm: Convenient Delivery Of Fresh Food To College Dorms

It's the season where prospective college students are anxiously awaiting their acceptances letters from the colleges they applied to (if they haven't heard back already) to find out where they'll be living in the fall. A lot of planning can go into dorm living, especially when students will be living away from home for the first time, and food can be an issue which is why one business decided to tap into the niche.

Greenaid Seed Vending Machines For Guerrilla Greenery!

 Around here, we really love vending machines and who wouldn't when they're pretty much about the simplest business concept in the world and all sorts of weird stuff can be found in them? Anyways, the most recent is innovative and sure to be trendy since it jumps on the eco-friendly train!

OfferMeATrip: Travel Agencies Fight To Get Travelers Their Dream Vacations

Everyone wants to get their dream vacation, but finding everything they want for a price they like can be easier said than done. Not anymore with OfferMeATrip, a company sets up a bidding war amongst travel agencies to help get travellers what they want, and what better than competition to encourage it?


OfferMeATrip: Travel Agencies Fight To Get Travellers Their Dream Vacations

Everyone wants to get their dream vacation, but finding everything they want for a price they like can be easier said than done. Not anymore with OfferMeATrip, a company sets up a bidding war amongst travel agencies to help get travellers what they want, and what better than competition to encourage it?

The Kug - Kettle & Mug - An Invention We All Can Use

Just yesterday Ben Millett and Alan Harrison, inventors of the Kug, were recipients of the Arthritis Ireland Easy To Use Design Contest for their invention.  As it happens, the pair did design the Kug for persons with arthritis, but in fact, the Kug has a much wider audience.

 


Strangest Business Concept Today: Wearable Rubber Band For The Whole Family...What?!

If you've ever had this thought: "hey, I really wish that had a wearable rubber band that would fit all of my family members at once" then there's a good chance you need to talk to someone..you know that "someone" called a psychotherapist. Yes, the kind with drugs, you need it. But, besides that, there's good news because there is someone out there crazier than you who has not only dreamed about giant rubber bands, but dreamed them up into reality.


Brew Thru: Drive Thru Beer Franchise, Smart For Business, Bad For Drivers

Americans have forever wished for liquor store drive thrus, but the closest you get are the drive thru daiquiri bars of New Orleans. Since beer is a drinker's best friend, a new franchisor has decided it's a great idea to introduce a similar convenience.


Obama Nightclub: Presidential Hotspot Internationally

Obama might not be the most popular in the United States or online with some individuals right now who are supporting an inappropriate Facebook campaign, but he's well-loved overseas. So much so that there are businesses being created in his honor.

Tot-A-Lot: Funky Coordinated, But Unmatching Outfits For Twin Babies!

Every parent with twins or two children close in age has dressed their children in coordinating outfits. Be it in the identical thing, the same male and female versions of matching attire, or garments the same in style but different in color. Sure, the clothing choices look awfully cute; but a decade or two later you child will look back at the pictures and feel awful for not having their own identity. Enter Tot-A-Lot to move that melodrama.


Name That Lawn Mower Blade For $500!

Edison Nation is holding its fifth Name Search Challenge... this time for a new lawn mower blade.  The inventor apparently refers to it as a "Samurai" because, like a Samurai sword, the curved blade slices the grass instead of chopping it.  Ouch!

FIGS: Buy A Tie, Send A School Uniform To Africa

In many parts of Africa and other developing countries around the world, it's essential for kids to have sharp, clean and complete uniforms to attend schools. For families that can barely afford to put food on the table, purchasing uniforms for one or more children is easier said than done, which is why there's a new buy-one, get-one for charity business that's in operation.

Urilift: Business Creates A Futuristic Solution To Porta-Potty Dilemmas

Porta-potties are those things that everyone has a love/hate relationship with. You sure love them when you're in the middle of nothing and really need to seek a little bit of relief, but you hate the way they look, smell and those lines that can surround them. One company is trying to address the porta-potty hatred with a unique, futuristic design.


Jelly Vision: A Business Built From The Mould Of Wiggly, Jiggly Fun!

Who doesn't love Jello? It's jiggly, it's delicious, and it's pretty much free of fat and calories - it doesn't get much better than that. So why then is it that that good ol' J-E-L-L-O just doesn't get the recognition it deserves? Perhaps because there's yet to be a business that specializes in providing it exclusively...until now.

Jelly Vision: A Business Built From The Mould Of Wiggly, Jiggly Fun!

Who doesn't love Jello? It's jiggly, it's delicious, and it's pretty much free of fat and calories - it doesn't get much better than that. So why then is it that that good ol' J-E-L-L-O just doesn't get the recognition it deserves? Perhaps because there's yet to be a business that specializes in providing it exclusively...until now.

Convert Google Docs To PDFs In Seconds Without Costly Software

How often have you wanted to convert a document or spreadsheet into a PDF but didn't want to invest in the costly software to do so. Products on the market like Tucows may cost at low-end, $29.50, or run as high as Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro at $699 (which of course comes with a lot of other bells and whistles). But did you know that Google Docs offers a work-around that costs you absolutely nothing?

ProcrasDonate: Donate To Charity For Time Online; A New Excuse To Social Network!

How much time do you spend online each and every day social networking, chatting, reading blogs and news sites? Justify it as you'd like, it might be to market your business, save your sanity, whatever. But total it up and you might be shocked. A new site helps you take the time you spent and turn it into something good.

Design For Doomsday: Underground Survival Communities By The Vivos Group

Whatever you previously imagined about living underground in a survival shelter... it's not what the Vivos Group has in mind.  Vivos has thought of every aspect of survival and your comfort, with supplies and food for up to a year, in case doomsday happens.  It's the 'modern day Noah's Ark.'


The Earth Awards 2010: Call For Entries

The Earth Awards 2010 is searching for sustainable innovations that will change the way we live in the 21st century.  It is a global competition with internationally renowned judges from architectural, design, environmental, fashion, and philanthropic communities. It's looking for invention, innovation, entrepreneurial, but above all, transformational, ideas that meet six criteria...

 

 

Let's Find Something Less Healthy Than White Bread And Make A Sandwich Out Of It

In 6 days, 13 hours, 3 minutes, and 7 seconds, 5,200 KFC restaurants will release its new heart attack sandwich, the Double Down.  Already, folks are betting their hearts and both kidneys that their organs can survive the new sandwich's bucket of grease.  You would think the Double Down was a new Apple product, the way the fat-crazies are lining up at KFC's fast food doors.  Another 5 minutes has passed.

 

Take That Old 45 For A Spin In The GGRP Carboard Record Sleeve

The GGRP Group knows and does sound - sound design, music production, voice directing, casting, music, script writing, and audio post production.  And if that's not enough, they've invented a box.  No, no ordinary box... it's a corrugated record sleeve, that doubles as a record player.  After all, you probably don't have one of those any longer... if you ever did.