We celebrate and encourage innovation and those who innovate.

Innovators push the boundaries of the known world. They're change agents who are relentless in making things happen and bringing ideas to execution.

In many ways, innovation is key to your success no matter what your business is. The minute you stop innovating is the minute you become mediocre.

The Innovators

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Innovator Wisdom

Chase the vision not the money.
Tony Hsieh
Tony Hsieh,
CEO of Zappos.com
Don't overthink it. "Sometimes you just have to get it done."
Rick Alden
Jeff Curran,
founder and CEO of Curran Catalog, a home furnishings company
We don't spend much time regretting the past, and we don't let mistakes or failures get to us.
Sir Richard Branson
Sir Richard Branson,
founder of Virgin Group
Find people you can't do without. "Getting the right crew is the secret to our success."
Rick Alden
Rick Alden,
Skullcandy founder
Realize what your values are and then follow through.
Craig Newmark
Craig Newmark,
Craigslist founder
Be a maker. "Learn how to do something with your hands. Innovation comes with learning how things work."
Scott Hamlin
Scott Hamlin,
co-founder of upcycled clothing and accessories maker Looptworks

Innovator Feed

21 Ways to Get Inspired (Infographic)

21 Ways to Get Inspired (Infographic)

Save this infographic for times when your muse could use a little boost.
Game of Drones: How This Husband and Wife Team Took Photography to New Heights

Game of Drones: How This Husband and Wife Team Took Photography to New Heights

Elevated Element combines unmanned technology and photography, and sales are soaring.
6 Innovative Women to Watch in 2015

6 Innovative Women to Watch in 2015

Just remember -- you read about them here first.
The Innovations Our Innovators Want

The Innovations Our Innovators Want

Efficiency in all its various forms tops the list for problems our panelists wish would be solved.
The 'Move the Needle' Industries for 2015 and Beyond

The 'Move the Needle' Industries for 2015 and Beyond

Our panel of experts discuss which industries will see the greatest change in the years ahead.
The Forces That Could Drive Innovation in 2015

The Forces That Could Drive Innovation in 2015

Our innovation panel reveals the forces that will drive change in the year ahead.
How Seniors Are the Future

How Seniors Are the Future

Look to demographics when determining potential business opportunities.
3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector

3 Women to Watch in the Franchising Sector

These executives have what it takes to run a run a network of businesses. If you don't know about them, you will.
Looking Ahead: The Problems Technology Hasn't Solved Yet

Looking Ahead: The Problems Technology Hasn't Solved Yet

Our panel of innovation experts discuss the opportunities ahead in fields such as medicine.
Vinyl Records Are Having a Moment

Vinyl Records Are Having a Moment

A 65-year-old record-pressing plant settles into a growth groove.
To Hook Customers, Get Them Invested in Future Rewards

To Hook Customers, Get Them Invested in Future Rewards

Keep a customer wanting more from your product.
2014's Most Overhyped Innovation

2014's Most Overhyped Innovation

Our experts explain what's right -- and wrong -- about our 3-D Printing fascination.
Entrepreneur Confessions: What I Would Do Differently

Entrepreneur Confessions: What I Would Do Differently

Three leaders share what they would change if they could go back and start all over again.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Crazy Tech Articles of 2014

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Crazy Tech Articles of 2014

From flying cars to 90-mph cheeseburgers, we count down the biggest -- and weirdest -- tech stories of the year.
Stand-Out Innovations in 2014: Our Experts' Picks

Stand-Out Innovations in 2014: Our Experts' Picks

Drones and virtual reality gained steam this year.
2014's Weird, Wild, Jaw-Dropping Innovations

2014's Weird, Wild, Jaw-Dropping Innovations

The future is now – check out some of the awesome innovations that turned heads this year.
Know These 3 Reward Types to Scratch a Customer's Itch

Know These 3 Reward Types to Scratch a Customer's Itch

Understand how to reward your customers effectively to keep them coming back again and again.
7 Entrepreneurial Lessons a 'Happy Days' Star Learned From an Unlikely Mentor

7 Entrepreneurial Lessons a 'Happy Days' Star Learned From an Unlikely Mentor

Turns out Potsie grew up to be an entrepreneur. Now he has some lessons to share.
Why a Personal Brand Is a Matter of Personal Preference

Why a Personal Brand Is a Matter of Personal Preference

Three entrepreneurs share their thoughts on exactly how necessary a personal brand is and how you create one.
Ralph Baer, Video-Game Pioneer, Dies at 92

Ralph Baer, Video-Game Pioneer, Dies at 92

The man known as the 'father of video games' never stopped inventing.
Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund

Twitter Co-Founder Launches 'World Positive' Investing Fund

Ev Williams and a handful of seasoned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs unveil their latest project: Obvious Ventures.
Bill Gates' 5 Favorite Books of 2014

Bill Gates' 5 Favorite Books of 2014

Recommended to him by Warren Buffett, Gates calls 'Business Adventures' by John Brooks the best business book he's ever read.
This Startup Bridges Cash Flow Gaps, One Invoice at a Time

This Startup Bridges Cash Flow Gaps, One Invoice at a Time

Fundbox chases down the payments for you. Here's how it works.

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