Inventing is not for the faint of heart. Trying to complete an invention and make money from it is tiring work. Have you ever felt so drained you aren’t sure you have the energy to see your invention through to the end? The Jackson Inventors’ Network will be discussing the “One-Man-Band” Syndrome at its next […]
Many thanks to tonight’s speaker, James Fleming, of Jackson-area law firm, Fleming and Fleming PC. He described the various business entities of interest to inventors, plus discussed the growing trend of crowdfunding. It was a lively meeting!
The Jackson Inventors’ Network will feature local legal expert James B. (“Jim”) Fleming as the special guest speaker for July’s monthly meeting, July 28. Fleming brings a wealth of experience and knowledge relevant to inventors and entrepreneurs. Should I incorporate? LLC or S-Corp? How dangerous is it to use on-line legal forms? What do I need […]
The Jackson Inventors Network (JIN) will feature Arthur R. Di Blassio, CEO, Emerging Enterprises, at its June 23 meeting, with challenging questions to leaders of any key effort: Who are we? Where are we Going? How do we get there? Every organization has a “direction”, but very few have a concise description of it, that easily […]
On May 26, Jackson Inventors Network (JIN) will hold the “JIN Spin, Pitch, & Sell” – our version of “Shark Tank.” Do you have what it takes to pitch your idea to a panel of judges? Want to practice your message and delivery before making a big presentation? Sign-up here to be a contestant at […]
This month, the Jackson Inventors Network will feature Ray Meiers, registered U.S. Patent Attorney with the Jackson-based firm Endurance Law Group PLC, at its April 28 meeting at Jackson Makerspace. Meiers’ one-hour presentation on the subject of intellectual property (IP), covering the four main categories of IP: copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents. Attendees will receive […]
At the next meeting of Jackson Inventors Network, March 24, the special guest speaker will be Angela Barbash, founder of Reconsider in Ypsilanti, Mich. Barbash’s presentation will also explain the provisions of the new MILE law (Michigan Invests Locally Exemption). Investment crowdfunding presents a new way for Michigan inventors to raise capital from the Michigan community. While […]
The Jackson Inventors Network (JIN) continues 2015 season, Tuesday, Feb. 24, with a special presentation from Ron Betzig, Professor of Entrepreneurship at Jackson College. Why learn to “Pitch” my concept? Being able to persuasively explain your “invention” to someone else is important on a number of levels. One effective technique for developing this skill is known as “Customer […]
The Jackson Inventors Network (JIN) kicked off the 2015 year with a packed room at the Jackson Maker Space, Tuesday, Jan. 27, with a special presentation on “Mock ups and Prototypes” presentation from product designer and inventor Todd Kauranen, design director, Slide Fire Solutions of Moran, Texas.
The Jackson Inventors Network (JIN) will kick-off the 2015 season, Tuesday, Jan. 27, with a special presentation on “Mock ups and Prototypes” from product designer and inventor Todd Kauranen, design director, Slide Fire Solutions of Moran, Texas. JIN will meet for the first time at Jackson Maker Space, 543 E. Washington Ave. Jackson, MI 49203 Why […]