Innovators

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How an Engineer's Desire to Keep His Keys Organized Led to a Business
Business Unusual

How an Engineer's Desire to Keep His Keys Organized Led to a Business

Here are the five steps Michel Tunney used to take his idea from a Kickstarter campaign to retail stores.
Inventor Artur Fischer, Who Held More Than 1,100 Patents, Dies at 96
Obituaries

Inventor Artur Fischer, Who Held More Than 1,100 Patents, Dies at 96

The inventor of the first synchronized electronic camera flash surpassed Thomas Edison's record of most patents.
Nina Zipkin
Marvin Minsky, AI Pioneer, Dies at 88
Obituaries

Marvin Minsky, AI Pioneer, Dies at 88

The MIT professor invented vital research equipment and consulted on Stanley Kubrick's '2001: A Space Odyssey.'
2016's Women to Watch
Women Entrepreneurs

2016's Women to Watch

These women are making their mark on the business world. If you don't know who they are, you will.
Entrepreneur Staff
9 Business Leaders Who Shaped 2015
Innovators

9 Business Leaders Who Shaped 2015

The innovators make their mark in industries ranging from retail to music.
Jason Ankeny
How Innovative Companies Push the Limits and Accomplish the Impossible
Control What You Can

How Innovative Companies Push the Limits and Accomplish the Impossible

It takes a village with a unique culture to build innovative products. And that's all great companies are: villages with cultures all their own.
Steve Tobak
Will.i.am: How the Hit Maker is Hitting Hard in Business
Ready To Launch

Will.i.am: How the Hit Maker is Hitting Hard in Business

Rapper and producer will.i.am steered Black Eyed Peas to pop success by blurring the lines between bands and brands. Now he's applying the lessons he learned in the music business in an attempt to shake up the Silicon Valley status quo.
Jason Ankeny
How This Man Turned His Passion Into His Profession
Wacky Business Ideas

How This Man Turned His Passion Into His Profession

A resourceful inventor brings his creative concepts to life.
Jenna Schnuer
Khan Academy Founder: No, You're Not Dumb. Anyone Can Learn Anything.
Control What You Can

Khan Academy Founder: No, You're Not Dumb. Anyone Can Learn Anything.

Sal Khan, perhaps the best-known teacher in the world today, tells us the how he went from skipping lectures at MIT to reinventing education online. Plus what's next for the learning platform he founded ten years ago, online and IRL.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Storied Winery Runs Toward Tech, Reaps the Rewards
Wineries

A Storied Winery Runs Toward Tech, Reaps the Rewards

Here's a toast to the Napa Valley mainstay that's fomenting -- and fermenting -- a wine revolution.
Jason Ankeny
How This Company Is Helping Businesses Find Zen in Human Resource Paperwork
Business Accelerated

How This Company Is Helping Businesses Find Zen in Human Resource Paperwork

Zenefits benefits-management software might be a busy entrepreneur's best friend -- but is it a benefits provider's worst nightmare?
Jason Ankeny
Meet the Rebels Who Bend the Rules and Play to Win
Entrepreneurial Spirit

Meet the Rebels Who Bend the Rules and Play to Win

Rejection -- who cares? Naysayers -- screw 'em. Entrepreneurship isn't just about business. it's about rebellion.
10 Traits of the Most Innovative Entrepreneurs
Innovators

10 Traits of the Most Innovative Entrepreneurs

The most creative people in business look at the same things as everybody else but they see them differently.
Thai Nguyen