Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success.
Necessity may indeed be the mother of invention. Sometimes, though, an actual mother is the necessity – for the inventor at least.
That’s the case for Carter Kostler, a 14-year-old ninth-grader from Virginia Beach, Va., whose parents invested time, research and personal funds to make his vision a reality.
Six months after dreaming up his concept for a fruit-infused water bottle – a product designed with the goal of improving one’s health and the environment – Kostler’s invention recently received patent-pending status. And with a little help from the Kickstarter community, he’ll soon kick his bottle-making enterprise into full gear with his first production run.
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