Tune in to hear Stephen Key address the necessary steps independent inventor entrepreneurs need to complete in order to commercialize their inventions through licensing or "renting" an idea to a company.
Stephen Key, Co-Founder of InventRight, is an award-winning inventor, intellectual property strategist and a successful entrepreneur. He has more than 20 products under his belt, such as the Michael Jordan's WallBall & HotPicks guitar picks, he has licensed over the past 35 years, sold products in Walmart, 7-Eleven, Disney stores, theme parks worldwide as well as being endorsed by Michael Jordan, Alex Trebek and Taylor Swift. In 2001, Key cofounded inventRight, a one-on-one coaching program that teaches people how to license their ideas. His first book, One Simple Idea: Turn Your Dreams Into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work, has been translated into five other languages. He writes about entrepreneurship and licensing online weekly for Inc. and Entrepreneur.