Innovation

These 6 Powerful Innovations Were Created By Accident
Radicals & Visionaries

These 6 Powerful Innovations Were Created By Accident

Teflon was a fluke, and plastic was discovered during a man's search to replace beetle dung. Check out these life-changing innovations that were made by happenstance.
Carolyn Sun
Innovation Gave This Yoga Company the Momentum it Needed
Innovation

Innovation Gave This Yoga Company the Momentum it Needed

Meet the team that invented the yoga wheel and learn how they're keeping their idea fresh.
Michelle Goodman
To Protect Their Vision, These Founders Turned Down a 6-Figure Opportunity
Expansion

To Protect Their Vision, These Founders Turned Down a 6-Figure Opportunity

Brett and Sven Newman grew their company, Daylight Design, by focusing on the clients and projects they were interested in, even though that meant walking away from a large sum of money early on.
Michelle Goodman
Why Did Elon Musk Just Visit the Pentagon? Oh, Right, to Talk Iron Man Suits. Maybe.
Elon Musk

Why Did Elon Musk Just Visit the Pentagon? Oh, Right, to Talk Iron Man Suits. Maybe.

Only the billionaire futurist and Uncle Sam know what went down, but that doesn't mean we can't have fun guessing.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Recognize Business Inflection Points and Innovate to Survive Them
Innovation

How to Recognize Business Inflection Points and Innovate to Survive Them

By developing an innovation action plan you can have an arsenal of ideas at hand when you reach one of these points.
Steve Sponseller
How Craft Brewing Inspired This Denver Winemaker
Innovation

How Craft Brewing Inspired This Denver Winemaker

Ben Parsons is bringing top-shelf wine to the masses with Infinite Monkey Theorem, sometimes in cans sold as four-packs.
This Swim School's Model Makes Life Easy for Franchisees
Innovation

This Swim School's Model Makes Life Easy for Franchisees

Matt Lane and Paul Gerrard tested the waters before franchising SafeSplash, and it's been making waves ever since.
Alphabet's Eric Schmidt: Entrepreneurs Risk It All to Change the World for the Better
Alphabet

Alphabet's Eric Schmidt: Entrepreneurs Risk It All to Change the World for the Better

Tired of complacency, the chairman emphasized the importance of invention and collaboration to solve society's challenges at Google's first stockholders meeting as Alphabet.
Lydia Belanger
Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?
Drones

Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?

Chinese startup EHang is testing out a pilotless drone in Nevada.
Nina Zipkin
Prepare for Happy Tears: 5 Times Tech Improved People's Lives
Technology

Prepare for Happy Tears: 5 Times Tech Improved People's Lives

These tearjerkers involve children seeing and hearing for the first time and a young girl receiving a new hand.
Lindsay Friedman
How Startups Can Overtake Corporates in the Innovation Race
Innovation

How Startups Can Overtake Corporates in the Innovation Race

Startups have a secret weapon -- they are inherently innovative, they are agile and adaptive.
Diagnosing a Sick Healthcare Industry
Healthcare

Diagnosing a Sick Healthcare Industry

Healthcare in the US has metastasized, threatening to take over the host economy. If ever there was a paradigm in need of entrepreneurs intent on disruption, here it is. Have at it.
Marc Willard
The Bootstrappers' Advantage: Scarcity Boosts Creativity
Creativity

The Bootstrappers' Advantage: Scarcity Boosts Creativity

A new study proves the old adage: "necessity is the mother of invention."
Nina Zipkin
Facebook Will Start Scanning 10,000 Posts a Second to Make Comments Less Terrible
Facebook

Facebook Will Start Scanning 10,000 Posts a Second to Make Comments Less Terrible

Deep Text is "deep learning-based text understanding engine," as Facebook puts it. Its ability to understand text like a human would is already being put to work in Facebook Messenger. And Facebook plans to take it a lot further.
Matt Weinberger
Innovation

Everyday Innovation

Hacks, tricks and tips to remove common barriers to creativity.

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