Innovators

Inventor of Email Ray Tomlinson Dies at 74
Obituaries

Inventor of Email Ray Tomlinson Dies at 74

Tomlinson had an idea to send a text message between computers using a new network called Arpanet, routing it using an '@' symbol.
Leena Rao
Why Virtual Reality Is Vital
Ask a Geek

Why Virtual Reality Is Vital

Ebbe Altberg, CEO of the company that created the virtual 3-D world Second Life, answers your VR questions.
Mikal E. Belicove
How This App Is Making Civic Involvement Profitable
Apps

How This App Is Making Civic Involvement Profitable

Most Americans agree that government is broken. But only a few brave entrepreneurs have tried to fix it -- and their efforts rarely go well. Brigade's experienced leaders think they can do better.
Jason Ankeny
How This Mattress Company Got the Attention of New York Jet Eric Decker
Business Unusual

How This Mattress Company Got the Attention of New York Jet Eric Decker

This is what happens when a direct-to-consumer luxury mattress maker and celebrity backers get into bed together.
Michelle Goodman
How an Engineer's Desire to Keep His Keys Organized Led to a Business
Business Unusual

How an Engineer's Desire to Keep His Keys Organized Led to a Business

Here are the five steps Michel Tunney used to take his idea from a Kickstarter campaign to retail stores.
Inventor Artur Fischer, Who Held More Than 1,100 Patents, Dies at 96
Obituaries

Inventor Artur Fischer, Who Held More Than 1,100 Patents, Dies at 96

The inventor of the first synchronized electronic camera flash surpassed Thomas Edison's record of most patents.
Nina Zipkin
Marvin Minsky, AI Pioneer, Dies at 88
Obituaries

Marvin Minsky, AI Pioneer, Dies at 88

The MIT professor invented vital research equipment and consulted on Stanley Kubrick's '2001: A Space Odyssey.'
2016's Women to Watch
Women Entrepreneurs

2016's Women to Watch

These women are making their mark on the business world. If you don't know who they are, you will.
Entrepreneur Staff
9 Business Leaders Who Shaped 2015
Innovators

9 Business Leaders Who Shaped 2015

The innovators make their mark in industries ranging from retail to music.
Jason Ankeny
How Innovative Companies Push the Limits and Accomplish the Impossible
Inspiring Your Team

How Innovative Companies Push the Limits and Accomplish the Impossible

It takes a village with a unique culture to build innovative products. And that's all great companies are: villages with cultures all their own.
Steve Tobak
Will.i.am: How the Hit Maker is Hitting Hard in Business
Entrepreneurs

Will.i.am: How the Hit Maker is Hitting Hard in Business

Rapper and producer will.i.am steered Black Eyed Peas to pop success by blurring the lines between bands and brands. Now he's applying the lessons he learned in the music business in an attempt to shake up the Silicon Valley status quo.
Jason Ankeny
How This Man Turned His Passion Into His Profession
Wacky Business Ideas

How This Man Turned His Passion Into His Profession

A resourceful inventor brings his creative concepts to life.
Jenna Schnuer
Khan Academy Founder: No, You're Not Dumb. Anyone Can Learn Anything.
Education

Khan Academy Founder: No, You're Not Dumb. Anyone Can Learn Anything.

Sal Khan, perhaps the best-known teacher in the world today, tells us the how he went from skipping lectures at MIT to reinventing education online. Plus what's next for the learning platform he founded ten years ago, online and IRL.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Innovators

Everyday Innovation

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

Download Free E-Book Now