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Finalists Announced For $1 Million Innovation Challenge


Ian Wesley and Zach Huebner both started with something very simple: an idea. Now, using some of the skills required for the Inventing merit badge, they’re on the verge of seeing their ideas turn into reality.

Ian, a Scout from the Simon Kenton Council, and Zach, a former Scout with the Three Fires Council, are the finalists in the Boy Scouts of America Innovation Challenge. Edison Nation, a company that helps people turn their product ideas into real-life actual products, will now invest up to $1 million to develop Ian and Zach’s ideas and bring them to market.

Ian’s idea is the ShowerLine Shower Caddy, a travel-sized device designed to make it easier to store, transport and then dispense toiletries.

Zach came up with a new school management tool that will help students take better note of assignments.

Read more about Edison Nation here.

Comments about “Finalists Announced For $1 Million Innovation Challenge”

  1. Mr. Epic says:

    That’s cool I know Ian and I bought his invention, it’s really useful!

  2. holmy-G-funk says:

    I think that’s really awesome how they do that!

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