INNOVATE JEFFREY COHN

The Key to Making Bet-the-Company Decisions

Understand the number-one rule of the universe.

INNOVATE FESTIVAL GODWIN BOATENG & JACQUELINE M KLOPP

Why Ghana Relies Heavily On Used Cars

The sale of electric cars is growing. Globally, some 2 million electric vehicles were sold in the first quarter of 2022 – 75% more than in the first three months of 2021. Most, though, are sold in high income countries.

INNOVATE CHARLES LEE MATHEWS

Technology In Africa – The Best Is Yet To Come

Young Angolan engineer, Cristovão Cacombe, has come up with a fun, pragmatic and innovative way for children to learn about robotics.

INNOVATE SHAMA HYDER

Grow Your Tech Organization by Collaborating With Other Tech-Forward Companies

Open collaboration is essential for innovation.

INNOVATE DANIELLA SACHS

Sustainability is Yesterday’s News

Because we can no longer realistically pursue or achieve it. We should now be thinking about designing for the future.

INNOVATE BHARAT KANODIA

A Silicon Valley Veteran on the Future of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

New models are emerging in venture capital.

INNOVATE CAROL SANKAR

3 Ways You Can Show Customers You Care About Their Values

By highlighting the ways that your brand aligns with the values of its customers, you can gain lasting loyalty in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

INNOVATE MINDA ZETLIN

Delta Just Announced Something That Could Make Air Travel Much Less Awful

New York City and LA passengers will get to try it first.

INNOVATE TIM CRINO

How This Company Used Rocket Science to Bring an Innovative Product to Market

Nebia's showerheads have saved consumers nearly half a billion gallons of water. But its simple solution took years to develop.

INNOVATE CHRISTINE LAGORIO-CHAFKIN

This Startup Is Using AI to Turn Video Security on Its Head

Ambient.ai applied artificial intelligence and computer-vision intelligence to rethink security cameras. But market saturation was an even bigger challenge.

INNOVATE REBECCA DECZYNSKI

Starbucks Is the Latest Food Business to Enter the Metaverse. Its Approach Just Might Work

Starbucks Odyssey intends to use blockchain technology to better engage the coffee company's customers – but its point of entry is surprisingly accessible.

INNOVATE JOHN HALL

3 Ways to Keep Innovating, Even When Times Are Good

Your emphasis on innovation should stay the same whether times are good or bad.

INNOVATE JOEL COMM

3 Real Estate Tech Investments Other Industries Can Learn From

The real estate industry is adapting to the times.

INNOVATE XINTIAN TINA WANG

This Entrepreneur Has Built a Paper Empire in a Digital Age

Cloth & Paper's founder, Ashley Reynolds, explains how she used social commerce to grow her stationery business during the pandemic.

INNOVATE RADHIKA MĪA

Design Thinking for Social Impact

Social challenges in Africa are complex and require systemic solutions grounded in what people need.

INNOVATE BETSY MIKEL

The Popular Meeting That's the Biggest Waste of Time, According to 20,000 Workers

Get rid of this time-wasting meeting to harness creativity and inspire more good ideas.

INNOVATE ANNA MEYER

Meeting Customers' High Expectations Isn't Enough Anymore. Here's How the Best Retailers Are Exceeding Them

You already know your online shopping experience must be seamless. Here's how companies like Crate&Barrel and Rent the Runway are handling a new environment where customers keep raising the bar.

INNOVATE ALEX MOAZED

Enterprise Venture Building Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Enterprise venture building isn't easy. But there are some pitfalls to avoid and key ways to stack the deck in your favor.

INNOVATE SOREN KAPLAN

6 Simple Growth Hacks for Startups

Building a new business is tough. These strategies will help your startup succeed without a big investment.

INNOVATE CHRISTINE LAGORIO-CHAFKIN

From Selling Worm Poop to Reforming Recycling Around the World

TerraCycle has continually stacked lines of business onto its recycling programs. Its latest venture is by far its most ambitious environmental effort yet.

INNOVATE DAVID SCHONTHAL

Entering a New Market? Harness the Power of Familiarity

Innovators can win by making the unfamiliar more familiar.

INNOVATE EVELYN RUSLI

How a Disney Map Helped My Company Survive the Death of the Direct-to-Consumer Model

The DTC business model has been all the rage for the past decade. But as brick-and-mortar makes a comeback, direct-to-consumer brands still have a competitive advantage.

INNOVATE STEPHEN KEY

6 Ways Licensing Benefits Startups

Get to market faster, raise more money, and reduce your overall risk.

INNOVATE JESSICA STILLMAN

You Don't Need to Find More Good Ideas. You Need to Recognize the Good Ideas You Already Have

A best-selling author argues you should spend less time searching for new ideas and more exploiting those you already have.

INNOVATE CHRISTINE LAGORIO-CHAFKIN

Insomnia Inspired This Founder to Design a Lighting System That Won't Mess With Your Sleep

Colin Billings spent two years and $150,000 creating an prototype for his adaptive-lighting idea. Bringing it to market was another challenge altogether.

INNOVATE DAVID SCHONTHAL

The Key to Successful Innovation? Progress Over Product

Tap into people's unspoken needs to create breakthrough innovations.

INNOVATE MARTIN ZWILLING

5 Keys To Developing an Innovation Mindset for Your Next New Initiative

Once your business is up and thriving, the real work begins to keep up with change and competitors.

INNOVATE YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR COUNCIL

Four Ways To Use Automation For Customer Success

By improving efficiency and eliminating human error, automation might be the best move for businesses today.

INNOVATE JOEL COMM

3 Ways to Drive Innovation

Keep your startup moving forward by putting innovation at the forefront.

INNOVATE ROSS RUBIN

3 Ways Small Business Owners Can Show They're Serious About Sustainability

How small firms can show their sustainability efforts reflect sincere intent.

INNOVATE ALEXA VON TOBEL

The Productivity Hack That Makes Impossible Foods Possible

After making huge strides in cancer research, Pat Brown is on a mission to fix farming. The secret to his productivity can probably be found in your kitchen.

INNOVATE MINDA ZETLIN

Ford F-150 Electric Pickup Buyers Got Something They Weren't Expecting. It's a Very Clever Move

Ford's newest pickup does something no other truck can.

INNOVATE PETER KEATING

Got Range Anxiety? This Shark Tank Alum Has the Antidote for Potential EV Buyers

A startup born in a Syracuse university dorm room promises to unleash pent up demand for electric vehicles with a deceptively simple charging solution.

INNOVATE PETER KEATING

The Startup on the Verge of Commercializing Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Flight

On the strength of a successful test flight and backing from United and Alaska Air, ZeroAvia's solution to curbing the airline industry's carbon footprint is ready for takeoff.

INNOVATE JORDAN HICKEY

To Promote 'Stranger Things,' These Businesses Developed an App That Lets You Order a Pizza With Your Mind

The campaign for the new season of the Netflix series includes a facial recognition and eye tracking app for viewers who want to order Domino's hands-free.

INNOVATE FRANK WAZETER

The Internet's Golden Era Hasn't Yet Arrived. That Means Opportunity

There's still a lot of room for innovation on the humble Web page

INNOVATE NICK HAWKINS

The CEO of Twitch Learned This Key Leadership Skill From Y-Combinator's Paul Graham

Emmett Shear's mentor knew how to dream big.

INNOVATE SOREN KAPLAN

Use the 70-20-10 Rule to Innovate

Create a portfolio of different types of innovations to drive business growth.

INNOVATE BILL SAPORITO

How IBM, Ford, DuPont and Sony Passed on Windows, the Cadillac, Gore-Tex and the iPod

Sometimes opportunity knocks but no one answers the door. How some ultimately great business ideas were initially ignored.

INNOVATE PETER COHAN

Netflix And TikTok Cultures Reveal The Dark Side Of Innovation

To grow fast, some innovative companies push people to the breaking point. Are the prospects worth the pain?

INNOVATE KYLE HULSE

How the Creator Economy is Empowering Gen Z

How the Creator Economy is pioneering new opportunities for the next generation, and paving the way to the future of work.

INNOVATE AMY BALLIETT

How a Customer-Centric Mindset Fuels Million-Dollar Ideas In Innovation

Putting the customer first sent these three companies to the top of their game, learn how to do the same.

INNOVATE JORDAN HICKEY

3 Ways to Build a Crazy-Successful Sustainable Product Brand

Richard Branson and Grove Collaborative founder and CEO Stuart Landesberg explain what every earth-friendly company needs to master to win in the market.

INNOVATE MINDA ZETLIN

Ford Is Forbidding Customers From Doing Something Highly Unexpected. Here's Why It's a Very Smart Move

The F150 Lightning electric truck started rolling out of factories this week. 200,000 people have reserved one.

INNOVATE JORDAN HICKEY

Caring About the Planet Isn't Enough. You Need to Show Customers You Mean It

Erin Allweiss and Melody Serafino, founders of PR agency No. 29 Communications, weigh in on how to publicize your company's environmental efforts in a way that feels genuine and authentic to your audience.

INNOVATE CHARLES LEE MATHEWS

Entrepreneurs Must Embrace Diversity to Achieve Success

Startups must fall in love with problem-solving, learning and inventiveness to go from survive to thrive.

INNOVATE CHRISTINE LAGORIO-CHAFKIN

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Finding New Business Opportunities in the Metaverse

Fortunes will be made from building the Metaverse. Here, a researcher lays out the types of companies needed to make it a reality.

INNOVATE CAROL SANKAR

3 Proven Tips for Coming Up With Brilliant Business Ideas

Developing a winning idea doesn't mean you have to reinvent the wheel.

INNOVATE BILL MURPHY JR.

After 61 Years, McDonald's Just Revealed Some Big Plans That Nobody Could Have Predicted

A lot has changed since May 4, 1961.

INNOVATE JORDAN HICKEY

How This Liquor Entrepreneur Pulled Off a Deal With an Unlikely Partner: Ben & Jerry's

Wheyward Spirits founder Emily Darchuk spent two years developing an unconventional pairing with the beloved ice cream brand.

INNOVATE CHARLES LEE MATHEWS

The Quiet Liberation of Conscious Positivity

And how it led to Rapelang Rabana’s success as a businesswoman and investor who’s been called a global innovation icon.

INNOVATE SHAMA HYDER

New Tech and Staffing Solutions that are Transforming the Healthcare Industry

The healthcare industry is on the brink of real change, with technological innovations serving as the catalysts.

INNOVATE TIM CRINO

How This Entrepreneur Developed Partnerships to Help Solve a Big Problem for Consumers

Kairos founder Ankur Jain enlisted help from a variety of other businesses to launch Bilt, a startup that helps people earn loyalty points when they pay their rent.

INNOVATE REBECCA DECZYNSKI

How a Queer, Immigrant-Owned Baked Goods Brand Made It Into This Year's Oscars Gift Bags

The Austin-based company secured a top client, just two years after it faced a dramatic do-or-die moment. Now, its founders are charting a course for even more growth.

INNOVATE ZULU KASOWAZI II

Creating a Safer, More Productive Work Environment.

And it’s achieved using the honoured Japanese method of Kaizen.

INNOVATE JOE PROCOPIO

How To Price a New Product in a Competitive Market

If you understand buying a new pair of running shoes, you can figure out how to price your product

INNOVATE JOE PROCOPIO

Your Startup Idea Isn't Crazy Enough

When you describe what your business does, does it make people laugh? It should.

INNOVATE HANNAH HALL

How These Founders Created a Quirky Gadget, Got on 'Shark Tank,' and Won Over the Haters

Banana Loca founders Renee Heath and Bechara Jaoudeh share what they learned while building and selling their hit kitchen device.

INNOVATE MARTIN ZWILLING

7 Strategies To Build Agility in Matching Today's Pace of Change in Business

The pace of market change is increasing, so say goodbye to yesterday's business as usual.

INNOVATE STAFF REPORTER

The Harsh Reality Is That More Startups Fail Than Succeed

But Fortune Gamanya says failure can lead to success by offering a chance to learn.

INNOVATE DAVID CANCEL

Future-Proof Your Online Business Strategy

Digital moves fast. Here's how to keep up.

INNOVATE HANNAH HALL

3 New Startups Betting They Can Transform the $59 Billion Sports Gambling Industry

A new crop of online sports betting companies are targeting sports fans of all kinds, from social gamblers to women who want a space of their own.

INNOVATE STEPHEN KEY

Should You Venture or License Your Invention Idea?

The better question to ask is, are you more of an inventor or an entrepreneur?

INNOVATE JOE PROCOPIO

Got a Great Business Idea? Forget Your Competitors. You Need to Change the Game Altogether

You can't just rely on a game-changing product. Here's a three-step plan to build a brand-new market.

INNOVATE JOE PROCOPIO

How to Know If Your Minimum Viable Product Just Isn't Viable

Before you launch a test, make sure you have a chance at product-market fit.

INNOVATE MINDA ZETLIN

3 Important Lessons You Can Learn From the Runaway Success of Wordle

The online word game grew from 90 players to 3 million in 13 weeks.


PEAK PERFORMANCE