News and Articles About Innovators
Here's how one 'trep went from amateur photographer to web mogul, serving up the visuals that enliven the way we work, study, purchase and play.
He missed his shot at Olympic gold, his football career was sidelined by injuries. He has dabbled in modeling and TV presenting. Now, the golden boy may have finally found his footing, in what once would have seemed an unlikely arena: entrepreneurship.
President Obama salutes 11 innovators in a ceremony at the White House today.
He has one of the most-loved marketing blogs, has penned more than a dozen bestselling books and launched a social site that attracts more than 50 million viewers per month. Yet he makes little effort to cultivate a following. Here, in his first-ever major profile, Seth Godin shares how he does it.
The founder of Adafruit Industries offers insights into how she managed to build a small empire from castaway Altoid tins and other common household items -- and secure the title of Entrepreneur of 2012.
Adafruit's innovative DIY open-source electronic hardware kits make founder Limor Fried our Entrepreneur of 2012.
Steve Case emerged from the most maligned merger in American business history to become one of the nation's leading proponents of entrepreneurship.
While corporate-owned multiplexes have faced declining attendance, one indie theater chain is bucking the trend.
Jeffrey Phillips, co-founder of OVO, an innovation consulting firm, shares how any company can create a more innovative environment.
Put your business idea to the test with Barbara Corcoran's tips for how to pitch your business idea.
A Pakistani immigrant takes on the U.S. cell phone service model.
With major clients like Microsoft and CBS Sports, Chaotic Moon app studio makes it big.
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.
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