Airbnb CEO: Every Crisis Should Lead To A New Point Of Innovation

We said every single opportunity is a moment where we have to pivot and move fast says Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. Not only are we going to get through this but every one of these crises is going to lead to a new point of innovation.

How Epidemics Spur Innovative Thinking

Businesses are stepping in to innovate during the COVID-19 pandemic. What great innovations will come from this trying time?

Mozilla Lays Off Employees To Help Fund Innovation

Mozilla interim CEO Mitchell Baker announced a round of layoffs at the software company, citing the need to “innovate in the areas most likely to impact the state of the internet and internet life.” TechCrunch originally reported the story, with…

A Connected Product Can Drive Success

Salesforce is conducting their annual Dreamforce conference this week with a variety of speakers giving talks. One that was interesting yesterday was from Bharat Anand, who is the Henry R. Byers Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Bharat’s…

3D Printing Is Fueling Innovation In Cosmetics

3D printers are usually thrust into the spotlight only when something controversial happens. It makes it easy to forget how the technology is improving established industries all around the world. Stratasys has the story of Collcap Packaging, and how the…

The Japanese Are Once Again Needlessly Innovating And It’s Awesome

I love Japanese scientists and inventors. They needlessly innovate in areas that we all thought were done with innovation years ago. The toilet? They made it better. The shower? They made it better. I think I’m starting to see a…

Startup Act 2.0: Is Immigration Reform Vital in Moving Innovation Forward?

With the economy weighing heavy on everyone’s mind this election season, legislators are hoping it will help them pass a new initiative. The bill is called Startup Act 2.0 and is designed to spark new businesses and jobs. What does…

GM Gets Dissed by Facebook, But Ford is Buying

You might recall that General Motors recently pulled all their advertising from Facebook’s pages and claimed that the ads weren’t really working for them. Of course, GM’s actions took place just days before Facebook’s much anticipated initial public offering, so…

Walmart to Launch Goodies Online Sampling Program

If you like to shop for snacks and food products online, Walmart may have a great solution for you that will allow you to sample artisan food products and exotic treats which may not be made available to you at…

Startup Act 2.0 Legislation Will Help Create Jobs

The government is at least trying to do something about the abysmal job situation in the United States. In December US Senator Mark R. Warner introduced the Startups Act to help facilitate job creation and it received backing from many…