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Remembering Apple's Steve Jobs

Remembering Apple's Steve Jobs

Reactions to news of the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs emerged within hours from his competitors, fellow entrepreneurs and others influenced by his work and life.
Jungle City's Ann Mincieli on the Secret to Staying Competitive

Jungle City's Ann Mincieli on the Secret to Staying Competitive

The groundbreaking recording engineer talks about how her studio stays on the cutting edge. Her advice: Hire a motivated team with passion and a hunger to try new things. Part of our Insights series.
Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Fostering Innovation

Docstoc's Jason Nazar on Fostering Innovation

A successful Internet entrepreneur talks about the virtues of failing fast when creating a new product or trying to do something new. Once you learn a lesson, incorporate it in your routines. 'Don't fail at the same thing more than once,' he says.
Quirky's Ben Kaufman on Innovation

Quirky's Ben Kaufman on Innovation

Meet the founder of Quirky, a crowdsourced product-development company. Its mission is "to make invention accessible." Its goal: to invent two new consumer products a week. He shares his views on creativity and starting up as part of our Innovators series.
The Innovators: Looptworks' Scott Hamlin

The Innovators: Looptworks' Scott Hamlin

Co-founder of an upcycled clothing and accessories maker describes a new frontier for product innovations.
10 Things to Thank Steve Jobs For

10 Things to Thank Steve Jobs For

Steve Jobs died at the age of 56. We're reprising this article as we look back at his extraordinary life.
Small Business Lessons from the Hottest Retailers

Small Business Lessons from the Hottest Retailers

Here's how some retailers managed to thrive despite the nation's economic malaise.
How Investors View Innovation

How Investors View Innovation

When it comes to impressing investors, profits trump innovation. Highlights from our Entrepreneur Magazine Roundtable.
Seth Godin on Failing Until You Succeed

Seth Godin on Failing Until You Succeed

Author Seth Godin shares his views on taking risks, challenging the status quo and starting a business with Bryan Elliott for 'Behind the Brand.' (20:34)
Seth Godin on the Importance of Curiosity

Seth Godin on the Importance of Curiosity

Marketing guru Seth Godin talks about our culture, business and the need for wonder in a conversation with Bryan Elliott for 'Behind the Brand.'
Seth Godin on Testing Out New Ideas

Seth Godin on Testing Out New Ideas

The celebrated author talks about experimenting and problem solving with Bryan Elliott for 'Behind the Brand.'
Venture Capital in Reverse: The Business Idea First, Then the Entrepreneur

Venture Capital in Reverse: The Business Idea First, Then the Entrepreneur

A Kansas City firm turns the traditional VC funding model on its head and captures new opportunities.
Insights: On Keeping Products Fresh

Insights: On Keeping Products Fresh

Keep an eye on the here and now, as well as what's coming down the road, says entrepreneur Scott Flora.
The Innovators: Nifty After Fifty's Sheldon Zinberg

The Innovators: Nifty After Fifty's Sheldon Zinberg

The founder of a fitness center for 50-somethings shares his views on pioneering a new business concept. (02:42)
The Innovators: Blik Wall Graphics' Scott Flora

The Innovators: Blik Wall Graphics' Scott Flora

The co-founder of a startup interior-design products maker on starting a new company and nurturing new business ideas. (02:28)
Innovation Gurus: Bruce Mau and John Kao

Innovation Gurus: Bruce Mau and John Kao

The big idea to move your company to the next level can happen, if you put in the work -- and play while you're at it.
Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips on Reinvention

Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips on Reinvention

The frontman for the alternative rock band shares his thoughts about innovation, success and learning from mistakes.
The Innovators: Behance's Scott Belsky

The Innovators: Behance's Scott Belsky

The founder of a network for creative professionals shares his thoughts on ideas, execution and innovation.
A Reinvention for the Long Haul

A Reinvention for the Long Haul

How a focus on innovation sparked a rebound from the recession.
The Innovators: Digital Chocolate's Trip Hawkins

The Innovators: Digital Chocolate's Trip Hawkins

The founder of the social gaming company talks about creating a workplace that inspires creativity and new ideas.
The Innovators: SmugMug's Don and Chris MacAskill

The Innovators: SmugMug's Don and Chris MacAskill

The founders on an upstart photo-sharing service talk about starting their business.
The Innovators: Twitter's Jack Dorsey

The Innovators: Twitter's Jack Dorsey

The co-founder of Twitter talks about his new venture -- Square -- a credit-card reader for mobile devices.
The Innovators: Adafruit's Limor Fried

The Innovators: Adafruit's Limor Fried

The founder of the New York kit company talks about innovation, R&D and customer feedback.
The Innovators: MakerBot's Bre Pettis

The Innovators: MakerBot's Bre Pettis

The co-founder of a young Brooklyn company talks about innovation and open-source hardware.
The Innovators: ADstruc's John Laramie

The Innovators: ADstruc's John Laramie

The founder of an outdoor-ad marketplace on innovation and entrepreneurship.

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