After 80 Rejections, Inventor, 84, Produces a Winner

After 80 Rejections, Inventor, 84, Produces a Winner

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Dabble game inventedAn 84 year-old tinkerer has invented many useful items that have won rave reviews from friends and family, but were rejected by every company and investor.

“Everywhere I’d go I’d get rejected,” said George Weiss. “I just couldn’t get a foot in the door.”

But all that changed when a small company agreed to invest in a word game Weiss came up with called “Dabble,” which is now sold in 50 stores nationwide and won the 2011 Game of the Year Award from Creative Child Magazine.

(READ the story from Today, at MSNBC)

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