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Stumptown's Duane Sorenson, the Coffee Connoisseur

Stumptown's Duane Sorenson, the Coffee Connoisseur

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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.
June 21, 2011 in Profiles
Meet the Entrepreneurs Behind the Booming Business of Games

Meet the Entrepreneurs Behind the Booming Business of Games

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These guys aren't playing around. And social-gaming incubator chief Peter Relan is the game master.
May 24, 2011 in Profiles
Video: The Innovators: Nifty After Fifty's Sheldon ZinbergPlay Video

The Innovators: Nifty After Fifty's Sheldon Zinberg (Video)

The founder of a fitness center for 50-somethings shares his views on pioneering a new business concept. (02:42)
May 18, 2011 in Innovation
Video: The Innovators: Blik Wall Graphics' Scott FloraPlay Video

The Innovators: Blik Wall Graphics' Scott Flora (Video)

The co-founder of a startup interior-design products maker on starting a new company and nurturing new business ideas. (02:28)
May 17, 2011 in Innovation
Carving a Niche in Digital Music Distribution

Carving a Niche in Digital Music Distribution

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The Orchard's early insight into digital distribution of music is proving bountiful -- and helping independent musicians get on the radar.
April 26, 2011 in Success Stories
The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on Reinventing the Music Industry

The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on Reinventing the Music Industry

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For this iconoclastic rocker, there are no limits to how music can be packaged, delivered and consumed.
April 26, 2011 in Profiles
Video: The Innovators: Ace Hotels' Alex CalderwoodPlay Video

The Innovators: Ace Hotels' Alex Calderwood (Video)

The founder of a group of hip hotels talks about how he fosters innovation in the workplace.
April 13, 2011 in The 'Treps
Video: The Innovators: Dannijo's Jodie & Danielle SnyderPlay Video

The Innovators: Dannijo's Jodie & Danielle Snyder (Video)

The founders of a fashion jewelry collection talk about their journey as an upstart brand in the ever-changing fashion business.
April 12, 2011 in Success Stories
Video: The Innovators: Behance's Scott BelskyPlay Video

The Innovators: Behance's Scott Belsky (Video)

The founder of a network for creative professionals shares his thoughts on ideas, execution and innovation.
April 11, 2011 in Leadership
Tony Hsieh on Empowerment

Tony Hsieh on Empowerment

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Zappos CEO finds success by breaking the old-school business rules.
April 10, 2011 in 'Trep Talk
How Marlo Scott Ditched the Big Office and Big Salary to Get Her Sweet Revenge

How Marlo Scott Ditched the Big Office and Big Salary to Get Her Sweet Revenge

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Marlo Scott transcended the whole sticky-sweet cupcake trend with a genius concept--serve them with booze!
March 22, 2011 in Profiles
Video: The Innovators: HARO's Peter ShankmanPlay Video

The Innovators: HARO's Peter Shankman (Video)

The founder of a service that connects journalists and sources talks about work, fun and trust.
March 18, 2011 in Success Stories
Video: The Innovators: Digital Chocolate's Trip HawkinsPlay Video

The Innovators: Digital Chocolate's Trip Hawkins (Video)

The founder of the social gaming company talks about creating a workplace that inspires creativity and new ideas.
March 15, 2011 in Leadership
Video: The Innovators: Thrillist's Adam RichPlay Video

The Innovators: Thrillist's Adam Rich (Video)

The co-founder of a trendy newsletter for guys talks about innovation, creativity and harnessing new ideas.
March 11, 2011 in The 'Treps
Video: The Innovators: Twitter's Jack DorseyPlay Video

The Innovators: Twitter's Jack Dorsey (Video)

The co-founder of Twitter talks about his new venture -- Square -- a credit-card reader for mobile devices.
March 2, 2011 in Profiles
Video: The Innovators: Adafruit's Limor FriedPlay Video

The Innovators: Adafruit's Limor Fried (Video)

The founder of the New York kit company talks about innovation, R&D and customer feedback.
February 28, 2011 in The 'Treps
Video: The Innovators: ADstruc's John LaramiePlay Video

The Innovators: ADstruc's John Laramie (Video)

The founder of an outdoor-ad marketplace on innovation and entrepreneurship.
February 24, 2011 in Profiles
Innovator: Shopkick's Cyriac Roeding Reinvents Retail

Innovator: Shopkick's Cyriac Roeding Reinvents Retail

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Meet Cyriac Roeding, the man reinventing shopping for the mobile era.
February 22, 2011 in Retail Center
Video: The Innovators: deviantART's Angelo SotiraPlay Video

The Innovators: deviantART's Angelo Sotira (Video)

The co-founder and chief executive of the online artist community talks about building a 14 million member social network.
February 2, 2011 in The 'Treps
Innovator: DeviantART's Angelo Sotira

Innovator: DeviantART's Angelo Sotira

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How Angelo Sotira turned 14 million independent artists into a groundbreaking social network.
January 25, 2011 in Profiles
Clean Tech's New Boss: Hara Founder Amit Chatterjee

Clean Tech's New Boss: Hara Founder Amit Chatterjee

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Hara founder Amit Chatterjee brings a software angle to the green scene.
December 21, 2010 in Leadership
Innovation in the Social Age

Innovation in the Social Age

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Entrepreneur explores the innovation behind three companies -- Foursquare, Square and Zappos.
December 1, 2010 in Innovation
The Game Changer: Digital Chocolate's Trip Hawkins

The Game Changer: Digital Chocolate's Trip Hawkins

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The last time this entrepreneur matched up against an industry giant, things didn't end so well. But it wasn't game over.
October 20, 2010 in Apps & Software
How to Make a Scene

How to Make a Scene

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Ace Hotel founder Alex Calderwood did it by transforming his company into a lifestyle brand. Meet the man who set a new industry standard with the 'it' hotel.
September 20, 2010 in Success Stories
Who Says No One is Shopping?

Who Says No One is Shopping?

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In just three years, entrepreneurs like Adam Bernhard have created a new retail niche--private sample-sale websites--that has grown into a $1 billion business and changed the way America shops.
August 23, 2010 in Retail Center

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