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7 Secrets From the Man Who Turned a Kickstarter Flop Into the Most Successful Campaign Ever
Young Influentials

7 Secrets From the Man Who Turned a Kickstarter Flop Into the Most Successful Campaign Ever

The first time Ryan Grepper took his tricked-out cooler idea to Kickstarter, he failed to make his $125,000 goal. The second time, his cooler became the most funded project in Kickstarter history. Here's what he learned.
Catherine Clifford
Support Innovation: Buy Gifts With True Startup Spirit This Holiday Season
Holiday Shopping

Support Innovation: Buy Gifts With True Startup Spirit This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving may feel a million miles away, but it -- and the holiday shopping season -- will be here before you know it. Spend your holiday shopping dollars investing in entrepreneurs and their innovations.
Catherine Clifford
How Discomfort Can Lead to Success
Goals

How Discomfort Can Lead to Success

The things that make you nervous are often what helps you achieve the most.
Nina Zipkin
Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product?
Inventions

Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product?

WayFounder has come up with a route for inventors to bring their concepts to market.
Jesse Torres
Innovation vs. Regulation Fight Continues as Airbnb Reveals Host Names to NY's AG
Sharing Economy

Innovation vs. Regulation Fight Continues as Airbnb Reveals Host Names to NY's AG

Lodging-rental platform AirBnB announced that it is turning over the personal information of 124 New York City hosts at the behest of the attorney general.
Catherine Clifford
This Robotic Butler Could Make Your Next Hotel Stay...Interesting
Far Out Tech

This Robotic Butler Could Make Your Next Hotel Stay...Interesting

A California hotel recently hired a new high-tech employee: a robot butler named A.L.O.
Emily Price
How to Stop Making the Same Mistakes Over and Over Again
Creativity

How to Stop Making the Same Mistakes Over and Over Again

One way to combat falling into terrible habits is to focus on thinking outside of the box.
Katelyn Oster
The One Executive Position Every Startup Now Needs to Fill Today
Leadership

The One Executive Position Every Startup Now Needs to Fill Today

Uber's recent hiring is a wakeup call to those idealistic enough to believe they don't need to fight City Hall.
Ray Hennessey
How $10,000 Can Score You a Self-Driving Car (Sort Of)
Far Out Tech

How $10,000 Can Score You a Self-Driving Car (Sort Of)

San Francisco-based Cruise Automation has created a new gadget that gives any car self-driving capabilities.
Emily Price
The 5 Problems Google Will Face in the Next 10 Years
Google

The 5 Problems Google Will Face in the Next 10 Years

As Google celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its IPO, here's a look at the challenges that lie ahead.
Ari Levy
Unlocking America's Innovation Warehouse
Patents

Unlocking America's Innovation Warehouse

Legal complexities have resulted in a system where only a judge can determine what a patent covers.
Jay Walker
Our Top Innovative Franchises
Franchises

Our Top Innovative Franchises

Here are some companies finding new ways to do business.
Tracy Stapp Herold
These Entrepreneurs Found a Way to Make Energy-Efficient Vodka
Innovation

These Entrepreneurs Found a Way to Make Energy-Efficient Vodka

The founders of Industry City Distillery in Brooklyn, N.Y., sought to make the distilling process less wasteful.
Kelli B. Grant
Get This: Facial Recognition -- For Cats
Far Out Tech

Get This: Facial Recognition -- For Cats

It might be more useful than you think.
Emily Price