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InventHelp Asks:

• Who invented the modern American corporation?
• What is the SBA's SBDC and how can inventors use it?
• How did Procter and Gamble get Ivory Soap to float?


Alfred P. Sloan, Inventor of the Modern Corporation

"His ideas were so clearly correct that we have forgotten that they were an invention." These are the words Dr. Schein of MIT's Alfred P. Sloan School of Management uses to sum up the contributions of Alfred Sloan. Sometimes inventions...

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Small Business Administration: Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs)

What is a Small Business Development Center (SBDC)?

The Small Business Development Center is a program of the U.S. Government's Small Business Administration that provides assistance to small business owners (and to those thinking about starting a small business) in areas...

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How did Procter and Gamble get Ivory soap to float?

Until recently, the legend was that a production plant employee allowed a mixing machine to run too long. But in June 2004, Procter and Gamble company archivist, Ed Rider, discovered that P&G chemist James N. Gamble made floating soap in...

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