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Tip 'n Split

Pocket-sized device with magnifier, LED light, and calculating device to help diners view bill, determine desired tip, and split the bill.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Lifestyle
  • Location Gaithersburg, MD, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

TIP ‘n SPLIT was established in 2012 and is in early-stage
development. The product is a device that assists restaurant patrons read the
menu and bill, and then calculate tips and splits for each member of a group. The
market for the product is primarily older patrons who have difficulty reading in
dimly lit restaurants. The device is an attractive gift item to buy for a visually
challenged person.


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    Connie Inukai
    President and Inventor

    In addition to being an inventor, Ms. Inukai teaches Technical Writing at the University of Maryland. She is also president of Triple Crown Communications, teaching staff to communicate information in a clear and usable way to different groups, from consumers to end users. Clients include the FDA, USDA, Health and Human Services, and the World Bank.
    Ms. Inukai holds a BA from the Ohio State University and an MA from Columbia University.

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    Tom Inukai

    Dr. Inukai provides consulting services to government in the analysis, design, and development of commercial and military satellite communications systems and technology. Chief Systems Architect at ViaSat/COMSAT Labs, Fellow and Managing Director of Systems Engineering at Lockheed Martin Global Telecommunications. Dr. Inukai holds a BSEE and MSEE from Tokyo Electrical Engineering College in Tokyo, Japan, and a Ph.D. from City University of NY.


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    Richard Mark Blank, Esq.
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    James F. Kearney, CPA, JF Kearney & Associates, P.A.