HEFT News

The HEFT is a Hit on the Home Shopping Network

On January 2nd, 2016 the HEFT made it's debut appearance on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) with legendary HSN host Bob Circosta, and American Dreams host, Adam Freeman. (click to read more!)

April 28, 2016 by marco@theheft.com

Frankie MacDonald's HEFT commercial

Check out Nova Scotia weatherman Frankie MacDonald's HEFT video commercial - his enthusiasm is infectious - now get up and dance!

March 22, 2016 by marco@theheft.com

Marco Longley's The HEFT selected as one of '5 Most Impressive Dragons’ Den Pitches'

The HEFT remains one of the best Den success stories to date, and it’s hard not to be moved by pitcher Marco Longley’s story.

October 2, 2015 by webadmin@icontext.com

French version of HEFT TV commercial

We've posted the French Canadian version of Home Hardware's TV commercial below - enjoy, or rather, jouir!

September 24, 2015 by webadmin@icontext.com

TV commercial sells the HEFT

HEFT update - After 6 weeks on store shelves, and with a National TV commercial seen by thousands, many Home Hardware Stores are sold out - don't panic though...more are on the way in time for Holiday Shopping! Click on link to read more...

December 1, 2014 by marco@theheft.com

The fruition of a dream...

HEFTs are arriving at Home Hardware Stores across Canada and are starting to get snapped up already!

October 4, 2014 by marco@theheft.com

The HEFT update on Dragons' Den October 15th

Watch CBC Dragons' Den October 15th - 1st show of the season - to see an update on the HEFT!

September 20, 2014 by marco@theheft.com

Dragons' Den HEFT update filmed in Chilliwack!

We're excited to announce that we've recently completed filming a Dragons' Den update on the Heft! Filmed at the Fortin's Home Hardware in Chilliwack on June 21, 2014, the update is set to air sometime in the Fall 2014.

June 30, 2014 by webadmin@icontext.com

A very special guy...

One of the nicest and most touching emails we've received since the Dragons' Den Christmas Special aired in December was from a fellow in Ontario named Rick. Here's what he wrote to us...

August 6, 2013 by marco@theheft.com

Slow but steady progress... and getting closer to a deal

Slow and steady progress - moving closer to a deal and getting the HEFT onto store shelves and into your hands! Read more here...

August 2, 2013 by marco@theheft.com

Dave Chilton joins forces with The HEFT

Dave Chilton of 'the Wealthy Barber' and Dragons' Den fame has joined forces with Marco and Anne!

March 25, 2013 by webadmin@icontext.com

Great feedback and comments... and a new investor!

We're excited to share that things are moving ahead with The HEFT and that we have a new investor on board... details on that later! Since Marco and The HEFT aired on the CBC Dragons' Den TV show December 5th and 26th, we've received many great comments through people registering for HEFT updates. We'd like to share some of those with you, as your comments help to inspire us and we are truly grateful for the encouragement and support.

January 5, 2013 by marco@theheft.com

Looking ahead to 2013

We are currently exploring Canadian manufacturing opportunities for the HEFT and have opted out of working with Arlene Dickinson's team from the Dragons' Den.

December 30, 2012 by marco@theheft.com

The HEFT Dragons' Den segment now online

The HEFT Dragons' Den segment is now online. Watch as inventor Marco Longley pitches his unique invention to some of Canada's savviest investors.

December 17, 2012 by webadmin@icontext.com

Dragons' Den update

With the Dragons' Den Holiday Special airing on December 5th, we are finally able to share with everyone the exciting news of Arlene Dickinson's offer to purchase the Intellectual Property rights to the HEFT for $250,000 plus a 5% royalty stream for us once she has recouped her money.

December 6, 2012 by marco@theheft.com

Pitching an Invention in the Dragons’ Den

If you are an inventor or entrepreneur and pitching to several "Dragons" doesn’t get your heart pounding, you don’t have a pulse.

December 1, 2012 by marco@theheft.com

Dragons' Den website updated with December 5th pitches!

The Dragons' Den website was updated today with pitches from the December 5th holiday special.

December 1, 2012 by marco@theheft.com

The HEFT to pitch to CBC's Dragons' Den December 5th

It's official! The HEFT will be debuting on national TV on the CBC program Dragons' Den on December 5th at 8:00 pm across Canada. Watch as inventor Marco Longley pitches his unique ergonomic secondary handle to some of Canada's most savvy investors!

November 3, 2012 by marco@theheft.com

Interested in the HEFT?

With the success of the HEFT prototype at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas and his upcoming appearance on CBC Dragon's Den on December 5th, we're now looking for the right partners to take the HEFT to the next level in the marketplace.

October 21, 2012 by marco@theheft.com

Dragons' Den Season 7 starts September 19th!

We're counting down the days until the new season of Dragons' Den starts - only a few weeks away now and the excitement is building!

September 8, 2012 by marco@theheft.com

Did Marco 'slay' a Dragon?

The HEFT inventor Marco Longley recently pitched his product idea to a panel of some of Canada's most savvy investors on CBC's popular Dragons' Den show.

May 12, 2012 by marco@theheft.com

Watch out Dragons... The HEFT is coming!

Marco Longley and his unique ergonomic secondary handle for long shaft tools, the HEFT, will tape an episode of CBC Dragons' Den on Thursday May 10th in Toronto!

May 6, 2012 by marco@theheft.com

The HEFT takes Bronze at National Hardware Show

The HEFT won the prestigious Bronze award in the 'Pitch Tank' with Kevin Harrington at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas.

May 5, 2012 by marco@theheft.com

The HEFT at National Hardware Show Las Vegas May 1st - 3rd

The HEFT will be at the National Hardware Show in Las Vegas May 1st - 3rd, in the new inventions section booth IS 317.

April 30, 2012 by marco@theheft.com