Muskegon Inventors Network Celebrates 1 year, Patents, Product Launches

Business News |Apr 12, 2018|3 min read

MUSKEGON, MI April 12, 2018:  Regional Non-Profit Muskegon Inventors Network (MIN) plans to celebrate the one-year anniversary of their re-launch on April 25th from 6pm to 8pm at the GVSU Muskegon Innovation Hub (200 Viridian Dr, Muskegon, MI 49440).   MIN Invites community members to celebrate our members success stories! We will hear from several of our members on the success they have accomplished over the past year!


Rick Smith of HyVIDA has raised nearly $600K thus far using equity crowdfunding, filed 2 patent applications, and conducted HyVIDA’s first full scale production run of its World’s First Hydrogen Infused Sparkling Waters.


Julie Burrell of Pumpndo, LLC has been issued a US Patent for her innovative product, The Pumpndo Hands-Free Pumping Accessory for breastfeeding moms!


Matt Hintz will share his success story of fabricating their TrayCups in Michigan and some exciting news regarding QVC!


Brian Hudson of Vascito will blow the lid off of his incredible invention, revealing the best way to store items in your kitchen!


In addition to our MIN Member success stories, Kevin Ricco from the Muskegon Innovation Hub will present information about their Co-Launch space as well as the Business Accelerator Fund.


“We are excited to not only celebrate the successes of the newest inventors of this year but also the accomplished inventors supported by MIN over a decade in operation.   Between the Muskegon Innovation Hub, Lakeshore Fab Lab and our Inventors Network, Muskegon is truly becoming the “HUB” of innovation in West Michigan!” said Jeff Malec, Board President of Muskegon Inventors Network.  MIN partners with inventors and entrepreneurs of all experience levels, helping them move their ideas forward. “The Muskegon Inventors Network is a wonderful resource for area inventors. The Hub is thrilled to have such a trustworthy and knowable organization to partner with and refer clients to!” Allison Wisneski, Muskegon Innovation Hub, Business Incubator Manager.


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About MIN


Muskegon Inventors Network, (MIN) is a regional non-profit support group where inventors, marketers, and creative people can find a platform to get connected and network. It is a place to learn from the successful and sometimes the not so successful. Through networking, people will find that they are not alone, that many people understand their situation and are going through the same obstructions.


Media Contact:

Julie Burrell – – 231.335.1985

Joe Finkler – – 616.402.4714