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This Insane Ice Cream Changes Color When You Lick It
Innovation

This Insane Ice Cream Changes Color When You Lick It

In an ice-cream innovation that seems straight out of Willy Wonka, a Spanish physicist-turned-chef is serving up scoops that change color as you eat them.
Kate Taylor
What Does a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Want With Crowdfunding?
Crowdfunding

What Does a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Want With Crowdfunding?

Equity crowdfunding company Circle Up announces a partnership with the behemoth Johnson & Johnson.
Catherine Clifford
5 Lessons From Silicon Valley for Developing Business Hubs
Innovation

5 Lessons From Silicon Valley for Developing Business Hubs

You don't need to pack up and move to northern California to find inspiration. Take these cues to build a community in your location.
Barbara Bates
Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays
Far Out Tech

Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays

Have trouble seeing? No worries. A team of university researchers is developing displays that can adjust itself depending on your prescription.
Nina Zipkin
Spanx Aims to Get More Closet Real Estate with New Denim Line
Fashion

Spanx Aims to Get More Closet Real Estate with New Denim Line

The beloved shapewear company expands with a collection of skinny jeans.
Nina Zipkin
Think Your Mundane Idea Can't Be a Big Innovation? Take a Second Look.
Innovation

Think Your Mundane Idea Can't Be a Big Innovation? Take a Second Look.

Even today new inventions don't always involve harnessing high technology. The smallest idea can inspire a transformative product.
Debra Kaye
How to Do Business Like a Genius
Leadership Qualities

How to Do Business Like a Genius

Here are four traits of highly intelligent people that everyone can adopt in business and in life.
Nina Zipkin
The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands
Innovation

The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands

Investment marketplace CircleUp picks companies that are pioneering new categories and re-imagining new industries.
Ryan Caldbeck
Yes, Patent Trolls Are Hurting Your Business
Patent trolls

Yes, Patent Trolls Are Hurting Your Business

They're just as bad as everyone says they are. Here's why.
Laura Entis
What Keeps the Founder of Sam Adams Going After 30 Years
National Small Business Week

What Keeps the Founder of Sam Adams Going After 30 Years

Jim Koch has had the same title for the last three decades, but he's as excited as ever to go to work each day. Here's why.
Catherine Clifford
You Don't Need Disruptive Technology to Be a Success, Iteration Works Too
Starting a Business

You Don't Need Disruptive Technology to Be a Success, Iteration Works Too

It can be tough selling a whole new concept, so consider following the lead of another company and making improvements.
Martin Zwilling
Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin
Innovation

Ivory Tower Research and Startup Innovation Are Two Sides of a Coin

Professors doing original research and entrepreneurs looking for the next great innovation have much in common.
Jake Wobbrock
The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World
Innovation

The Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in the World

This European country has reigned supreme as the most innovative in the world for the past four years, according to a new report.
Catherine Clifford
Fade to 'Vantablack': Scientists Invent a Material So Black Your Eyes Can't See It
Far Out Tech

Fade to 'Vantablack': Scientists Invent a Material So Black Your Eyes Can't See It

And you thought plain black was the darkest color known to man. Blink again.
Kim Lachance Shandrow