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

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Infinite Web shelf space sparks a surge of food startups

By , Globe Correspondent

Big companies in search of the next big taste are nurturing and acquiring startups.

CVS to open tech hub in Boston

By , Globe Correspondent

The CVS Health Digital Innovation Lab will accommodate about 100 people, some of whom will move from CVS headquarters in Woonsocket.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Boston should host an Olympics for visionaries

By , Globe Correspondent

Call it the Innolympics: a set of contests to innovate and upgrade the city.

BetaBoston

To the laundrylist of apps, add one

By , Globe Correspondent

A California start-up, Washio, is scheduled to launch in Boston this week. The company will pick up, clean, and return clothes at the tap of a smartphone