News and Articles About Innovators
Put your business idea to the test with Barbara Corcoran's tips for how to pitch your business idea.
With major clients like Microsoft and CBS Sports, Chaotic Moon app studio makes it big.
A Pakistani immigrant takes on the U.S. cell phone service model.
A new generation of pollsters is taking advantage of social media to analyze and aggregate public opinion of candidates.
How the device manufacturer is building a following by enhancing users' workouts through gaming and community-building.
Jamie Kutch chucked a lucrative job to pursue his dream, becoming one of California's most respected vintners. Here's how one entrepreneur changed careers in midstream.
BlogFrog is capitalizing on the massive influence of mom bloggers with its brand-sponsored conversations and communities. The network's agency clients and star writers are also reaping rewards. But as the line between editorial and advertising blurs, is authenticity getting left behind?
The trailblazing entrepreneur followed up a disastrous collaboration by launching a new company, a showcase for innovative racing bikes. But can it get the funding it needs?
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.
The 15-year-old company was chugging along before its founders chucked long-held conventions and completely reconceived the design of the snowboard.
Any of us can adopt these principles to unleash our 'inner 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.
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.
Mike Wolfe, creator and star of the TV show American Pickers, is leveraging a popular passion for the past to build the multimedia empire of the future.
Co-founder of an upcycled clothing and accessories maker describes a new frontier for product innovations.
The founder of the body-shaping undergarment company talks about how she turned her invention into a household name.
The co-founder of a successful music distributor for independent artists talks about staying nimble in a fast-changing industry.
The co-founder of a breakthrough app for retail rewards talks about what it takes to build an innovative company.
At the age of 24, Ben Kaufman already has a successful startup track record. With Quirky, he's tapped into the power of open innovation and created a place where anyone can become an inventor.
This innovator elevated coffee to a level of appreciation on par with gourmet food and fine wine. An inside look at how the company helped launch a culture of coffee aficionados.
These guys aren't playing around. And social-gaming incubator chief Peter Relan is the game master.
The founder of a fitness center for 50-somethings shares his views on pioneering a new business concept. (02:42)
The co-founder of a startup interior-design products maker on starting a new company and nurturing new business ideas. (02:28)
The Orchard's early insight into digital distribution of music is proving bountiful -- and helping independent musicians get on the radar.
For this iconoclastic rocker, there are no limits to how music can be packaged, delivered and consumed.