If you have an invention idea and are seeking a company or investor to buy your invention or you are looking for a place to start here are 3 tips you can use.
#1> Try Zapdata by Dunn & Bradstreet
You can receive 25 free company names and contacts at no charge by simply registering with Zapdata. Visit their website, click on “Register Now” and fill out your information to receive the information. The Zapdata website is Dunn & Bradstreet’s online source for sales leads, mailing lists, and business information. For a small fee, you can access D & B’s database of 16 million companies through Zapdata, which in turn will help you build your prospect/customer lists, but quite a bit of data is available at no charge. There is also live online help available to answer any questions you may have.
#2> Use ThomasNet or Hoovers to search for a company by industry or product service
For example, if you have an innovative idea related to children & infants start a search on ThomasNet. Type the word “children” in the search box and a matching category of children’s items will appear. Related items from children’s sportswear to sandboxes are available to choose from. Select the category related to your invention and you’ll find a list of companies and contacts to submit your invention to.
#3> Go shopping and read the labels of similar or comparable product to your idea
When you go shopping at the mall or grocery store take a closer look at the packaging. review on InventHelpTheir usually is a company name on the packing including an address. Using the internet and some clever searching you can learn a lot about the company on the packaging. Some product brand names are the company name while other products are manufactured then resold through a distributor.review on InventHelp
Complete a through investigation on the company listed on the packaging before you send any information regarding your invention. You can submit your idea to a manufacture or a distributor either one maybe interested in your invention. Never send any material or detailed information to a company without first making contact and establishing some type of agreement.