Inventrepreneur

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Inventrepreneur'

A type of entrepreneur who seeks to market or produce an invention of his or her own creation. Inventreprenuers can exist in any industry that moves forward from new inventions or discoveries, such as technology, communications, transportation or heavy industry.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Inventrepreneur'

Inventrepreneurs abound in certain sectors, such as technology, where new inventions are churned out on a daily basis. Successful inventrepreneurs must have business savvy, an unwavering belief in their product and also the necessary time and capital to market their invention. Though this is a lot of qualities to possess, the rewards for successful inventrepreneurs can be enormous.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Ideation

    The process of forming and relating ideas. Ideation means to ...
  2. Limited Entrepreneur

    A person who is involved in a limited liability company but does ...
  3. Startup Capital

    Startup capital refers to the money that is required to start ...
  4. Lipstick Entrepreneurs

    Independent, self-employed businesswomen who sell makeup or other ...
  5. Startup

    A company that is in the first stage of its operations. These ...
  6. Entrepreneur

    An individual who, rather than working as an employee, runs a ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. Who coined the term "entrepreneur"?

    For one, it wasn't Adam Smith. One person strangely overlooked in Smith's free market masterpiece, The Wealth of Nations, ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. How can I set up an accrual accounting system for a small business?

    First, determine whether accrual accounting makes the most sense practically and financially. If the small business is also ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. What are the key differences between marketing and advertising?

    The key differences between marketing and advertising are based on how each term defines a separate function in the process ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. What are the main objectives of cost accounting?

    Cost accounting is distinct and separate from general financial accounting, which is regulated by generally accepted accounting ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. Is there a way to invest in the income effect?

    Investing in the income effect consists of investing in areas that are affected when an individual's income increases. The ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. What is the best form of equity financing for a start-up company?

    Raising capital during the startup phase of a business can present challenges to an entrepreneur. Debt financing is difficult ... Read Full Answer >>
Related Articles
  1. Entrepreneurship

    Are You An Entrepreneur?

    Many people want to start a business, but not everyone has what it takes to succeed.
  2. Professionals

    Top 5 Incentives For Student Startups

    If you can learn to juggle course work and cash flow, you'll be ready for anything.
  3. Entrepreneurship

    5 Alternatives To Starting Your Own Business

    Want to start your own business but don't want the hassle of doing it by yourself? Find out how.
  4. Entrepreneurship

    The 10 Greatest Entrepreneurs

    These 10 entrepreneurs' names will live on long into the future - perhaps even after their enterprises are gone.
  5. Entrepreneurship

    Reality Check: Why Startups Fail

    New ventures have only a 50% chance of making it through the first five years. Find out why.
  6. Personal Finance

    Seek An Adventure In Venture Capital

    Make a career out of chasing down the "next big thing".
  7. Entrepreneurship

    The Story Behind Google's Success

    An ongoing commitment to innovation and rapid iteration drives Google's ongoing success.
  8. Entrepreneurship

    How To Profit From Solar Energy

    Once regarded as too expensive and inefficient, solar energy is now becoming a more viable option for consumers and businesses alike.
  9. Entrepreneurship

    New Battery Technology Investment Opportunities

    With the advent of mobile computing and electric cars, the importance of batteries for electrical power will continue to grow.
  10. Entrepreneurship

    The Story Behind Shake Shack's Success

    A humble Madison Square Park hot dog stand grew to become a gourmet casual food powerhouse in a classic American success story.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Carrying Value

    An accounting measure of value, where the value of an asset or a company is based on the figures in the company's balance ...
  2. Capital Account

    A national account that shows the net change in asset ownership for a nation. The capital account is the net result of public ...
  3. Brand Equity

    The value premium that a company realizes from a product with a recognizable name as compared to its generic equivalent. ...
  4. Adverse Selection

    1. The tendency of those in dangerous jobs or high risk lifestyles to get life insurance. 2. A situation where sellers have ...
  5. Wash Trading

    The process of buying shares of a company through one broker while selling shares through a different broker. Wash trading ...
Trading Center