Tue, 18 July 2017
What inspirations feed your ideas for innovation? In this case, seeing a news report on a tragic death of a 6 month old baby let a young entrepreneur to create an innovation that could save kids left in the car.
Bishop Curry is headed into the 6th grade this fall. Its was a the tragic death of Fern Theford, a six month old infant, in 2016 that was the inspiration to innovate a solution to prevent this accident from happening again.
Bishop went after the problem and figured out a way to save kids left in the car
Through a series of prototypes, he came up with a solution. To raise the funds needed to move the idea forward, Bishop's parents setup a GoFundMe page with a target of raising $20,000. So far it has raised more than $45,000 and its still going.
To secure the idea, he has begun working with a patent attorney and has plans to build some early prototypes so that they innovation can be refined.
So what are the lessons?
Hear it from Bishop himself in the audio from the show below ...
More on Bishop Curry:
Bishop B. Curry, V is headed into the 6th grade in the fall. He lives in the Dallas Texas area with him Mom and Dad and younger siblings Isaiah (9) and Anistyn (2). He came up with the idea for Oasis when Fern Thedford (6 mo) died tragically in a hot car last summer. Bishop's ingenuity is God-given and to supplement what comes natural, Bishop attends an engineering camp every summer when school is out. When he grows up Bishop plans to be an inventor and an actor.
Press on Oasis ...
Direct download: A_5th_Grade_Innovator_Whose_Idea_Could_Save_Kids_Left_In_The_Car_S13_Ep20.mp3
Category:Past Shows -- posted at: 6:31am PDT