Lean Invention Workshop Presented By Fruition Technology Labs, Houston Technology Center

Organization: Fruition Technology Labs

Venue: Houston Technology Center

Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Event Date/Time: Jan 31, 2015 / 8:00 am - (CST) End Date/Time: Jan 31, 2015 / 5:15 pm - (CST)
Registration Date: Jan 31, 2015 Time: 08:30:00 - (CST)
Early Registration Date: Jan 25, 2015 Time: 23:59:00 - (CST)
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GOT AN IDEA? Take the first and often overlooked step to making your idea a reality BEFORE you develop your product or build your startup. Register today for Houston’s first Lean Invention Workshop presented by Fruition Technology Labs, Houston Technology Center and Invent-It-2day™.  Learn a revolutionary way to bring your idea to fruition through the Lean Invention Method. The workshop includes, but is not limited to: • Learning the steps of Lean Inventing™  • Collaborating and taking your idea to the next level • Learning about provisional patent applications, trademarks and social media IP • Product development and branding • Preparing for a crowdfunding campaign We will be taking a lunch break where you can further discuss your projects and eat with fellow attendees or collaborators. Save $25 with early bird registration now through Jan. 25 after which prices will increase to $124 until Jan. 31. Space is limited, so be sure to register today. Agenda

8:00​​   Registration

8:30​   ​Invent More, Spend Less: How to Minimize Costs from the Get-Go

          Introduction to the LeanInvention™ Methodology

9:45​​   Safeguard your Invention and Share without Worry

          The Ins and Outs of Law and Technology for Inventors​​​​​​​​​​​

11:00​ ​ Break

11:15​  Guest Speakers – “Survivor Games” – Steve and Eddie Gonzalez 

​​​​​​​​12:00​​  Working Lunch – Collaboration/Group Project/Group Project Pitches

1:00​​    Break

1:15​​    It Takes a Village to Build your Dream

Collaboration Methods: Online Tools, Apps, and Revenue Sharing​​​

2:00​​    The Who, What and Why of Your Invention

 Product Identity: Branding

​​​​​​2:45​​     Build your Prototype without Breaking the Bank

 Prototypes, Manufacturing Feasibility, and Idea Validation

3:30 ​​    Break

3:45​​     How to Wisely Use other People’s Money

 Crowdfunding Overview

4:15​​     Bring it All Together with Software that Serves

 School of Invention Platform Demo

4:45​​     Bring your Idea to Life

 Inventor Pitches​

​​​5:30​​     Celebrate your First Step

 Connect with Collaborators/Happy Hour​

About Fruition Technology Labs Founded in 2012 in the heart of Houston’s booming startup scene, Fruition Technology Labs facilitates and nurtures the growth and advancement of Humanity-Focused Innovations – a special group of startups that aim to meet major needs in the community through the development of new technologies. Their team of mentors and collaborators work closely with inventors at any stage of their businesses through their 5 Simple Steps to the Fruition Process™. About Invent-It-2day™ Invent-It-2day is a series of seminars that aim to show inventors how to take their idea and launch it into the marketplace, all within the span of one weekend. At Invent-It-2day, inventors and collaborators with varied background and expertise will learn the Lean Invention method to help reduce the overall costs, time, and risk of bringing an idea to fruition. About Houston Technology Center Houston Technology Center is the hub of Houston’s early stage technology startups that is driving high tech job growth and diversifying the Houston Economy by helping startups compete successfully in their markets. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, HTC assists Houston-based entrepreneurs within several key sectors: energy, information technology, life sciences, nanotechnology and NASA/aerospace. We have already helped create thousands of jobs and over $600 million a year of annual economic activity and are on the cusp of major growth for ourselves and for the community we serve.


410 Pierce St.
United States


Fruition Technology Labs
7505A South Freeway
United States
Houston Technology Center
410 Pierce St.
United States


Conference Speakers

Guest Speakers – “Survivor Games” – Steve and Eddie Gonzalez