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Inventor Showdown To Feature Inventors From My Cool Inventions

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: MINNEAPOLIS, February 27, 2017 — Evine Live Inc. (“Evine”) (NASDAQ:EVLV), a multiplatform interactive digital commerce company (evine.com), today announced the premiere of “Inventor Showdown,” a reality selling show featuring top inventors from across the country who will compete for the prize of “top inventor.” Competing head-to-head in a bracket-style show format, inventors discovered by Akos “The Solutionist” Jankura, a world-acclaimed inventor known for his problem-solution products, will vie for viewers’ votes during a five-week series starting Sunday, March 4.

“’Inventor Showdown’ is a reality show like no other where we put the fate of these inventors in the hands of our customers,” said Bob Rosenblatt, Chief Executive Officer at Evine. “We know our viewers are looking for new and unique products that have a compelling story behind them. ‘Inventor Showdown’ is the perfect format for our customers to discover new product while using their voting power to help a budding inventor get their big break.”

Throughout the five-week series on Evine, “Inventor Showdown” will feature four new contestants per episode with one winner from each moving on to participate in the finale show. The inventors, who were hand-picked by Akos Jankura, will have the opportunity to showcase their products and share with viewers their personal stories behind the items. Fans can vote for their favorite by purchasing their products while the show is airing, online or on their mobile devices. The four qualifying rounds will air Sunday mornings starting March 4 at 8:00am ET with the finale on Sunday, April 8, where one winner will be crowned. The winner of “Inventor Showdown” will be invited back to Evine and receive future programming to sell their items.

“I have had the privilege to work with some amazing inventors throughout my career, but I am particularly thrilled with the lineup of individuals we have assembled for this series,” said Akos Jankura. “They each bring something unique and innovative to Evine, and I am excited to see them compete live on a television stage. ‘Inventor Showdown’ will showcase hard-to-find items with problem-solving and easy-to-use features. I can’t wait to see who emerges as the victor!”

Viewers are invited to watch the premiere of “Inventor Showdown” on Sunday, March 4 at 8:00am ET via cable and satellite, mobile apps and live streaming online at www.evine.com. Evine airs on DIRECTV channels 73 and 316, DISH Network channel 134, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, select Samsung Smart TVs, YouTube and on the nation’s top cable providers. Find Evine in your area: bit.ly/1CNa450.

Submit your invention of product on the exclusive partners of INVENTOR SHOWDOWN for future rounds of the show at www.MyCoolInventions.Com

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The Solutionist is a Finalist in the 2016 Moxie Awards for Best Guest Expert!

Friday, August 26th, 2016

The Electronic Retailing Association’s 2016 Moxie Awards finalists have been announced and in the Best Guest Expert Category Akos has made it to the top 3! We’ll find out how he does next month when ERA holds their D2C Convention in Las Vegas!

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My Cool Inventions Travels to the International Housewares Show in Chicago

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

The My Cool Inventions team traveled to Chicago for the International Housewares Show and we’ve had an incredible time talking to the amazing inventors that gathered to showcase their inventions at the show! Ever wonder what happens to Inventors that try out their pitches on our radio show? We ran in to several on the first day of the show! Laura Wilkinson Sinton with FreshTape! The audience loved her with a big thumbs up vote and she’s doing great!

Ran in to One of Our Past Radio Show Inventors in the Invention Area... Laura Wilkinson Sinton with FreshTape! The Audience Loved Her With A Big Thumbs Up Vote and She's Doing Great!

Ran in to One of Our Past Radio Show Inventors in the Invention Area… Laura Wilkinson Sinton with FreshTape! The Audience Loved Her With A Big Thumbs Up Vote and She’s Doing Great!

we can’t express enough how thankful we are to the Inventors and Innovators that were gathered there and their expressions of gratitude in our efforts for America’s Inventors! We had a great time talking to each and every one of them.

Tom Reminga - The Inventor of the Flush Dow Automatic Toilet Lid Closer

Tom Reminga – The Inventor of the Flush Dow Automatic Toilet Lid Closer at the Housewares Show!

Drew Powell - Inventor of the Perfect Way to Clean Your Baseboards!

Drew Powell – Inventor of the Perfect Way to Clean Your Baseboards in Chicago at the Housewares Show!

In the coming weeks we’ll hear from many of the inventors that were at the show! Make sure to stay tuned, check in and listen!

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