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Pete Dared to Invent

During a brainstorm session for a product that would use a nail to cook a potato from the inside out, Pete came up with an idea for a better cupcake pan. "Why don't we just push nails right through a muffin pan? Then we'd be able to put something right on that nail; marshmallow or a Snickers bar," said Pete, which would create a treat with a surprise at its core.

Watch as the Davison Inventing Method is used to invent Pete's Surprise Pan!

Learn more information about Pete and his product.

Transcript of the Dare to Invent - Surprise Pan Episode



About Dare to Invent:

Dare to Invent is a new webisode series from Davison that shows what can happen when everyday people with ideas take the leap of faith - and Dare to Invent. Each 6-8-minute webisode features the true story of a real person's journey through the challenging process of bringing their idea to life, and then trying to take it to the masses. New webisodes will be loaded every two weeks, so be sure to come back. Also, check us out on YouTube.


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About Pete

Pete Meier is an Inventionland employee who usually focuses on bringing other people's ideas to life. His curiosity and adventurous nature lead to a lot of tearing things apart and a great amount of blowing stuff up. So when Pete proposed an idea for a cupcake pan, more than a few heads turned at Inventionland.

Pete's Surprise Pan has sold in Avon, Bed Bath & Beyond, QVC, Amazon.com and at several other major retailers.

Product: Surprise Pan