Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club of Suffolk County

money bulbThe Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club of Suffolk County is a meeting place for inventors with patents pending, others who have sold or licensed inventions and those who have lots of ideas but know where to start. The club also holds an Inventors Showcase where club members can display their inventions to receive feedback and encouragement from fellow inventors.

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Group Organizer

Brian Fried holds four patented inventions and has an additional three that are patent pending under his company, Think Up Designs. Brian’s inventions were brought to market through manufacturing, as he has appeared on QVC and also has done licensing for retail distribution products from kids toys and infant products to kitchen gadgets. Another specialty of his is to create and license brand art properties that target the teen/tween market. His brands have been placed in several retail chains such as Target, and other well known retailers in the U.S. and Canada.

Government Support

The Suffolk County Department of Economic Development and Workforce Housing assists and promotes the development, growth and retention of a broad mix of industry clusters that facilitate job opportunities and private capital investment.  Through implementation of various technical and financing programs the department acts as a one-stop resource for all type of business sectors and their respective needs.  We assist private enterprise, not-for-profit organizations and municipalities in the production of workforce housing that offers opportunities for our highly educated and skilled workforce to remain here in Suffolk County.  Through various grants the department encouraging tourism and downtown revitalization both which support the quality of life our residents have come to enjoy and expect. 

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  1. I had the pleasure of attending the last meeting which included a great presentation from Mark Lesko at Accelerate Long Island to a packed house. The Nassau group is more or less a sister group and with Brian Fried at the helm of both groups, he provides a great vessel of communication between the two.

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