Columnist

Scott Kirsner

Globe correspondent Scott Kirsner was part of the team that launched Boston.com in 1995, and has been writing a column for the Globe since 2000. His work has also appeared in Wired, Fast Company, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, and Variety. Scott is also the author of the books “Fans, Friends & Followers” and “Inventing the Movies,” was the editor of “The Convergence Guide: Life Sciences in New England,” and was a contributor to “The Good City: Writers Explore 21st Century Boston.” Scott also helps organize several local events on entrepreneurship, including the Nantucket Conference and Future Forward. Scott writes in Innovation Economy column on Sundays, and blogs daily at boston.com/innovation.

Latest stories

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Fund Wisdom tries to make sense of emerging business of equity crowdfunding

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New rules being formulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission will make it possible for more people to buy stakes of private companies.

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Concussion monitoring gear is a tough sell

By , Globe Correspondent

Companies have developed wearable technologies aimed at preventing concussions, but none is yet used widely.

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Robotics startup Jibo raises $25 million, brings on Nuance exec as CEO

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Jibo Robotics is about to launch its social robot, a device that will live and interact with humans.

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Fortified Bicycle to move offices

By , Globe Correspondent

With grant money, Fortified Bike wants to build a hangout for Boston’s bike community