We know what you did this #QuirkySummer…

From BBQs to beach days, this summer was jam-packed with sunshine and carefree fun. Along the way, we asked you to document your summer experiences with #QuirkySummer. Now—as our favorite season comes to end—let’s celebrate some of the snapshots that caught our eye! Week 1 winner: Kickoff to a cool summer Week 2 winner: Celebrate […]

Ben Takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Is your newsfeed flooded with people dumping ice on their heads? What gives, right? Well, it’s all part of a campaign to raise awareness for ALS, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease. This morning, Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman accepted the #IceBucketChallenge. Not only did he donate to the cause, he also let us dump a bucket of […]

Meet the Community Member: Jim Sage

Jim Sage knew quite about the invention and product development process prior to seeing Quirky on CBS Sunday Morning this spring. This former Art Director had invented and patented several pet products in the past. His first invention was a cat litter box and Jim did everything from start to finish including spending $80,000 on […]

Quirky 2.0: Community Testing & Feedback

As announced, there are two big changes in the upcoming Quirky 2.0: 1. We’re enabling team-based submissions 2. We’re moving the majority of collaboration prior to Eval. These are huge, complicated tasks. Not only do we need to think through a whole new process, we also need to build a platform to support these updates. […]

Meet the Inventor: Ralph Ovalle

Ralph Ovalle If one were to sum up community member Ralph Ovalle in a word it would be caring. He cares about his family and the Quirky community greatly. This was made abundantly clear after speaking with him. Ralph is from Bryn Mawr, PA.  After earning a Bachelor’s in Poli Sci and minoring in Latin […]

Quirky 2.0: Collaborate Before Eval

Quirky 2.0 is chugging right along! To recap, we’ve announced that collaboration will be the cornerstone of the new platform. An emphasis on team submissions will allow community members to effectively use the resources of our ever-expanding network of knowledge, skills, and expertise. In order to encourage more mature and refined idea submissions, we’ve decided […]

Meet the Community Member

We’re constantly looking for ways to highlight community members. In this new blog series we’ll be shining the spotlight on a new community member every week.  A wise man once…well often said that “we are all community”. To embrace that sentiment we’ll be featuring Quirky veterans, newbies, inventors, influencers, and Q staff. For this inaugural […]

We know what you did this #QuirkySummer…

From BBQs to beach days, this summer was jam-packed with sunshine and carefree fun. Along the way, we asked you to document your summer experiences with #QuirkySummer. Now—as our favorite season comes to end—let’s celebrate some of the snapshots that caught our eye! Week 1 winner: Kickoff to a cool summer Week 2 winner: Celebrate […]

Meet the Inventors

Last week with Andre at the Eval helm we discussed six new ideas and selected two for development.  Here is a little more on the masterminds behind the chosen ideas. Diana W has been with Quirky for about a year and a half.  She lives in the Netherlands in a small town between The Hague […]

Ben Takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Is your newsfeed flooded with people dumping ice on their heads? What gives, right? Well, it’s all part of a campaign to raise awareness for ALS, aka Lou Gehrig’s disease. This morning, Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman accepted the #IceBucketChallenge. Not only did he donate to the cause, he also let us dump a bucket of […]

Meet up with Shapeways and Quirky in NYC on August 19th!

Want to wrap up your summer with a little creativity? We’ve partnered with 3D printing marketplace Shapeways to bring you a night of inventing, 3D prototyping, and networking at our headquarters in Chelsea. Join us on Tuesday, August 19th at 6:30pm ET, or watch us live on https://www.quirky.com/live. Vector will lay down some truth about product […]

Meet the Inventors

We had our first Eval of the quarter last week.  Seven ideas were discussed and debated.  In the end we had two new inventions chosen and one explore.  Here’s a little more info on our latest crop of Quirky inventors. Chad Buckey is no stranger to Quirky.  He is the inventor of Spray On Temporary […]

The Top 5 #CollegeProblems Quirky Products Will Destroy

College is right around the corner, and with it come #CollegeProblems. Quirky’s inventive products help you avoid these frustrating back-to-school fails: 1) The tangled earbuds catastrophe Get Wrapster, battle the freshmen 15. 2) The flyaway bottle cap With Levier, you won’t get nailed Read More...

Meet The Inventors

We’re glad to be back from Blackout. Prior to our week off we had crowned two new Quirky inventors at Eval. Mike Gutugianios is from Greece, but now calls Gilroy, California home. He is a general contractor and previously had been an electrician on a merchant ship. This instilled a passion for travel not only […]

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