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West Virginia Inventors Society holds first gathering


The new West Virginia Inventors Society launched this month at an event at West Virginia Regional Technology Park in South Charleston.

The society is the brainchild of businessmen and entrepreneurs Linwood Hamilton and Brian Joseph.

It is intended to be a forum for inventors at all stages of the development process to network, evaluate each other’s ideas, connect to entrepreneurial resources and potentially secure investors.

“Not only do we want to invite seasoned inventors to participate, but anyone who has an idea for an invention that they’d like to vet,” Hamilton said. “We also welcome service providers, intellectual property experts, community lenders, angel investors and others who can help move ideas from concept to commercialization.”

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