Books

Read Stephen’s books to learn how to apply a few
simple techniques to bring your idea to market!

One
Simple
Idea

One Simple Idea For Startups & Entrepreneurs

Sell Your Idea With or Without A Patent

One
Simple
Idea

Turn Your Dreams into a Licensing Goldmine While Letting Others Do the Work

Over 500 – 5 Star Reviews on Amazon.com

Translated into 5 different languages.

“Ever heard of Teddy Ruxpin or Lazer Tag? Both have Stephen Key’s mark on them. He is the Yoda or ‘renting’ ideas for serious passive income. From how-to to war stories, this is a great book.”

— Tim Ferriss Author of The 4-Hour Workweek

“This book is straight-forward, no-nonsense information for how to start a successful company. Read it!”

— Barbara Corcoran investor/shark on ABC’s reality hit Shark Tank

One Simple Idea For Startups & Entrepreneurs

Live Your Dreams and Create Your Own Profitable Company

Sell Your Ideas With or Without A Patent

This book will offer you a strategy that will allow you to get paid for your innovation and creativity whether you have a patent or not.

“Having been on this journey with Stephen Key since the early days, I’ve witnessed first-hand how his ideas for licensing innovation are unparalleled. Buy this book and come join the ride.”

— John S. Ferrell Esq., Co-Founder Carr & Ferrell LLP Rated by San Francisco Magazine as one of Northern California’s top lawyers

“This book is packed with new information!! Take your inventing game to the next level. Stephen Key pulls back the curtain on licensing and provides the roadmap for inventors.”

— B. Halasinski

Become a Professional Inventor

Forget the patents, forget the prototypes, forget starting a business. Sell the benefit first instead! Today it’s all about selling first and selling fast. His roadmap for licensing success is now being taught in major universities. Become a Professional Inventor is the follow-up to One Simple Idea.

License Your Ideas Using LinkedIn

Do you have great ideas, but don’t know how to get them to the right people at open innovation companies so you can license you inventions?

“For those who want to see their products on the shelves! Finally something Real! This is a guide on licensing for today and the future!”

— Melonie G.

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