August 28, 2020, via Zoom webinar Are you a student thinking about a career as an inventor and entrepreneur? Do you want to know what the real Shark Tank is like? Inventor Joe Pippins, creator of the Fishing Caddy, discusses the invention process and answers students' question about how to become a successful inventor. The speaker: As an entrepreneur and inventor, Joe Pippins has experienced many obstacles including being homeless and losing a parent, mentor, and brother. Despite this, Joe has navigated and successfully completed several big box retail partnerships and dedicated his career to helping other entrepreneurs bring their products to market with an honest and productive process. With experience in nearly all facets of product launch, from obtaining a USPTO approved patent, to packaging design, and coordinating domestic and international manufacturing, he now serves as a consultant and speaker guiding other start up companies to success. Joe’s work has been featured in over 500 publications, including the Kansas Business Journal, Wall Street Select, Miami Herald, Black Enterprise Magazine, Small Business Magazine, and many more.