Best in Business XINTIAN TINA WANG

These Successful Black Founders Have 3 Tips for Those Just Starting Out

Pinky Cole, Monique Rodriguez and Richelieu Dennis offer advice on hiring, funding and more.

Best in Business SETH CASDEN

3 Lessons I've Learned From Being a CEO for 20 Years

Here are my top lessons for entrepreneurs and leaders looking to establish their businesses.

Best in Business HOWARD TULLMAN

Tesla Has a Bigger Problem Than Elon Musk

So does the entire auto industry. The allure of owning a car is fading. Young people would rather ride share and urban planners are rethinking transportation.

Best in Business XINTIAN TINA WANG

This Entrepreneur Started Her Hair Care Brand in the Kitchen. Now the Multi-Million Company Sells in 87 Countries

Monique Rodriguez of Mielle Organics shares how to turn a passion project into fast-growing business.

Best in Business SCOTT OMELIANUK

Here's to the Business of Being Human

The 241 companies on Inc.'s Best in Business list are achieving great works through their work.


Peak Patagonia: The Story Behind the Mic Drop Heard Round the World

How founder Yvon Chouinard's final move to give away his company really happened. Why Patagonia is Inc.'s Company of the Year for 2022.

Best in Business ROSS RUBIN

A Simple Way to Show Your Customers You're Serious About Sustainability

Recycled materials are a simple and inexpensive way to reduce your business's environmental impact.

Best in Business ERIC HAGERMAN

Inc.'s Best in Business Application Got You Stumped? Answers to the 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions

The deadline is coming. Fear not. We're here to clear any quandaries, and help you produce your best application.

Best in Business LINDSAY BLAKELY

4 Reasons to Apply for Inc.'s Best in Business 2022 Awards

It's not only what you do in business that matters, but also how you do it. Now's your chance to tell your story – and prove that your company is the best in its business.

Best in Business LINDSAY BLAKELY

Apply Now for Inc.'s Best in Business Awards

Applications are now open for Inc.'s third annual list honoring America's most inspiring companies. Show us how your business is making an impact.


5 Black Founders Working To Make the Financial System More Equitable

Black Americans face barriers in the financial system, from buying a home to building credit. These entrepreneurs are trying to help.


1 Simple Idea Bill Gates Uses to Hire the Best Employees

Every employee is looking for this in the post-Covid era.


This Florida Company Repairs Homes--and Helps People Without Homes Rebuild Their Lives

As Solomon Williams has grown BW Property Management Group, he's also expanded a program to train and employ unhoused people--and helped them start over.


This Software Startup Tracks Your Apple From Farm to Aisle--and Lets You Tip the Farmer

Paramount Software Solutions might seem like your average dev shop, but its innovative blockchain tools could bring greater transparency, ethics, and equity to the global food supply chain.

Best in Business DIANA RANSOM

How This Food-Ordering Platform Gave Restaurants a Lifeline During Covid

Covid shutdowns decimated Sharebite's customer base. So the startup leaned hard into doing right by its customers, people, and local community.


This Man Is on a Mission to Find the Next Generation of 'Hidden Geniuses'

Brandon Nicholson's nonprofit The Hidden Genius Project gives young people of color intensive training in tech, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills.

Best in Business BRIT MORSE

This Startup's Futuristic Idea to Fight Climate Change? Make Meat From Thin Air

Air Protein's scientists are leveraging decades old NASA technology to pull molecules out of the atmosphere and whip up a burger for you--the first carbon-negative protein source on the planet.


The Factory of the Future Is Here--and It's Run by Americans (and Small Robots)

Robots can power networks of local factories--bringing your manufacturing closer to home and generating American jobs in the process.


One Company's Rx for the Ailing Health Care System: Affordable Generic Drugs Made in the U.S.

The family-run Nexus Pharmaceuticals opened a $250 million factory in Wisconsin to be able to control the costs and quality of the drugs they produce.

Best in Business GRAHAM WINFREY

Meet the Mission-Driven Production Company Making Movies to Change Minds

Participant uses its Oscar-winning movies, including 'An Inconvenient Truth' and 'Judas and the Black Messiah,' to educate audiences and inspire social change.

Best in Business DIANA RANSOM

Moms Are a Huge Untapped Source of Talent. This Startup Can Connect You to Them

Started by a mother of soon-to-be-three children, the Mom Project has the potential to unlock enormous potential in the economy by upskilling working mothers and finding them flexible positions.

Best in Business MARTIN ZWILLING

7 Leadership Insights That Lead To Winning and Success In Business

Contrary to the myths you may have heard, success in business is not a zero-sum game.


Google Teams Up With the 15 Percent Pledge to Support Black-Owned Businesses

The two-year partnership expects to give Black business owners access to training and increased visibility.

Best in Business KELLY MAIN

Elon Musk Reveals His Secret to High Performance. Anyone Can Use It.

The surprisingly simple science behind how to become a genius

Best in Business INC. STAFF

Holding Your Own Against Big Name CEOs? Apply to Inc.'s First Annual Best Led Companies

Inc.'s new awards franchise will recognize management excellence among companies -- both public and private -- with revenues between $50 million and $2 billion. In its first year, applications are free.

Best in Business GRAHAM WINFREY

SpaceX, Seventh Generation, and Toms Among Most Purposeful Brands, According to New Study

The 2021 Purpose Power Index found that the link between a company's reputation and purpose has grown stronger since 2019.