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11 genius inventors who missed out on millions

Lovemoney Logo By lovemoney staff of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 23: The media has been full of stories about Catherine Hettinger, a Florida woman who, it's claimed, invented the fidget spinner yet hasn't made any money from the latest schoolkid craze. However, experts have since cast doubts that her prototype was the precursor to 2017's must-have toy. We take a look at 11 inventors who definitely could have got rich off their inventions but, for various reasons, didn't.

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The media has been full of stories about Catherine Hettinger, a Florida woman who, it's claimed, invented the fidget spinner yet hasn't made any money from the latest schoolkid craze. However, experts have since cast doubts that her prototype was the precursor to 2017's must-have toy. We take a look at 11 inventors who definitely could have got rich off their inventions but, for various reasons, didn't.
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