Innovators

How to Be a Trendsetter
Ready To Launch

How to Be a Trendsetter

If you rely on creativity, invest resources in identifying trend and invite a fresh perspective on what your company provides its customers, you won't be chasing the current trends; you will be defining them.
Mike Templeman
Don't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Brewing Together Works Better in the Craft Beer Industry
Craft Breweries

Don't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Brewing Together Works Better in the Craft Beer Industry

Craft brewers' cooperative thinking fosters a spirit of collaboration and creates a powerful bloc that shows steady growth.
For Makeup Mogul Bobbi Brown, Confidence Is the Key to Success
If I Knew Then

For Makeup Mogul Bobbi Brown, Confidence Is the Key to Success

'If you have something that you believe in, it doesn't matter what other people think.'
Nina Zipkin
Vincent Marotta Sr., Who Helped Revolutionize How the World Brews Coffee, Dies at 91
Innovators

Vincent Marotta Sr., Who Helped Revolutionize How the World Brews Coffee, Dies at 91

The intrepid Ohio entrepreneur convinced 'Joltin Joe' DiMaggio to stump for Mr. Coffee, even though the legendary centerfielder never touched the stuff it brewed.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How This Site Became the Go-To Marketplace for Rare and Antique Goods
Luxury Retail

How This Site Became the Go-To Marketplace for Rare and Antique Goods

1stdibs was launched in 2001 and continues to find ways to stay fresh.
Jason Ankeny
21 Ways to Get Inspired (Infographic)
Creativity

21 Ways to Get Inspired (Infographic)

Save this infographic for times when your muse could use a little boost.
Linda Lacina
Meet the Business Owners Spearheading Alcohol's Avant-Garde
Alcohol

Meet the Business Owners Spearheading Alcohol's Avant-Garde

A growing number of bars are leveraging advanced science, emerging technologies and DIY ingenuity to expand the possibilities of cocktail craft and redefine how drinks are engineered and experienced.
Jason Ankeny
How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea
Business Unusual

How a Robbery Led to a Business Idea

Enjoy the beach or pool without getting burned by theft.
Paula Andruss
How Companies Are Trying to Bring Marijuana Ads Online
Data-Driven Marketing

How Companies Are Trying to Bring Marijuana Ads Online

As more states legalize cannabis, the burgeoning sector is embracing the digital-marketing tactics long favored by more traditional industries.
Creator of the Iconic Pink Plastic Flamingo Dies
Obituaries

Creator of the Iconic Pink Plastic Flamingo Dies

Don Featherstone was 79. His kitschy lawn ornament is still standing.
Carly Okyle
Meet Amelia, the AI Platform That Could Change the Future of IT
Business Accelerated

Meet Amelia, the AI Platform That Could Change the Future of IT

Created by IPsoft, the virtual agent avatar can absorb in seconds the same instruction manuals that human employees spend weeks memorizing.
Jason Ankeny
To Stay Innovative, Do These 3 Things: Your Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

To Stay Innovative, Do These 3 Things: Your Weekly Tips Roundup

Mike Rowe, host of Dirty Jobs, and startup CEOs share their techniques for flexing innovative muscle.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Mmmm, Crickets: How Exo Protein Bars Found Its Wings
Business Unusual

Mmmm, Crickets: How Exo Protein Bars Found Its Wings

Two entrepreneurs are singing the praises of cricket-based protein bars.
Jodi Helmer
How Product Hunt Rose to the Top
Innovation

How Product Hunt Rose to the Top

The website attracts hundreds of thousands of readers monthly. Find out why.