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How ADstruc Aims to Reinvent the Billboard Business

The web-based exchange connects advertisers with billboard owners without the need for document swaps and epic location-scouting.

How Lytro Offers a New View of Optical Photography

The startup's technology is reinventing the digital camera and carving its own competitive niche.

Mobi Munch Turns the Food-Truck Trend Into a Restaurant Necessity

Mobi Munch aims to streamline the mobile food industry with a turnkey platform that standardizes every part of the operation.

From $200 Million to $500K: Lessons from Digg's Slow Demise

Here's what you can learn from the former social media darling's decline.

HTC's Cher Wang on Innovation and the 'It' Product

The billionaire entrepreneur discusses what's helped her find success and how others can, too.

Teen Inventor Asks the Question 'Wouldn't It Be Cool If...'

Sixteen-year-old contest winner Greyson McCluskey gets the rare opportunity to work with a team of innovation pros to help him turn his big idea into a reality.

Four Rules for Innovative Leadership

Yesterday's leader can become tomorrow's laggard without innovation and reinvention. Here's how to always stay ahead of the competition.

Why Facebook Is Killing Silicon Valley (Opinion)

With venture-capital investment flocking to social-media startups, who will back nascent startups innovating in such critical industries as material science, sensors, robotics, medical devices and life sciences?

7 Ways Entrepreneurs Will Ride Crowdfunding's Ripple Effect

A look at how the impending new crowdfunding rules are prompting entrepreneurs to predict -- and deliver -- what the expanded industry will demand.

6 Tips on Innovation from 'Treps in Emerging Markets

How the guiding principles of "jugaad" can help grow your business with limited resources -- and innovate faster, better, cheaper.

Why Innovation Dies

Author Steve Blank argues that the road for innovation does not go through committee.

5 Ways to Boost Your Creative Power

These simple strategies for tapping the creative process can help keep you on track toward breakthrough success.

TaskRabbit's Leah Busque on Staying Competitive

The startup has survived competitive challenges by following these three important principles.

Rainn Wilson on SoulPancake and Social Media

See how the actor's new media company SoulPancake is making a business out of helping you chew on life's big questions.

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on TV, Social Media and Entrepreneurship

When it comes to creating something totally new, cutting-edge film director Robert Rodriguez offers this advice.

What Small Businesses Can Learn from Goliath

Small companies are often deemed more innovative than their larger counterparts. Here's a look at how three giants are trying to topple that idea and what you can learn from their efforts.

How to Build a More Innovative Business

Innovation is the lifeblood of entrepreneurship. But how can a business owner continue to innovate? Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover offers her tips.

Five Tips to Inspire Innovation at Your Small Business

More innovation is needed for a business to thrive in today's world of shrinking product life cycles and increased competition. Here's how to kick your business into high gear.

The New Trends and Technologies Driving Design

Innovation in the way products are designed, manufactured and delivered is spelling opportunities for small businesses of all types. Learn how forward-thinking entrepreneurs are putting them to work.

Fashion Mogul Christopher Burch Talks Business

As Fashion Week kicks off, we sat down with the man behind brands like Tory Burch and Monika Chiang to find out what it takes to make it in the business.

How Your Business Can Last Longer than a Twinkie

Kodak and Hostess may have landed in bankruptcy court, but you can avoid their fate. Here are four tips.

How the Serial Entrepreneur Behind Tazo Tea Brews Up Success

Steven Smith built his career around tea, including selling a company to Starbucks for $9 million. Now this serial entrepreneur is succeeding on his own terms.

Why Tony Hsieh Wants to Rehabilitate Sin City

The Zappos.com founder is hoping his bet on Las Vegas will be a win, win for his company and the community.

White House Opposes Online Piracy Bills -- For Now

Obama administration puts the brakes on controversial legislation to punish 'rogue' websites that sell pirated content.

We Test-Drive a Personal Chat Bot for Customer Service

MyCyberTwin offers businesses a chatty bot to keep customers company.

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