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

BetaBoston | Innovation Economy

Is the tech party coming to an end?

By , Globe Correspondent

Investors have had a rollicking time putting money into tech and biotech startups. Are they getting ready to split?

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Why Techstars Boston is holding two demo days

By , Globe Correspondent

For the first time, the Techstars Boston “accelerator” program for start-ups will wrap up with two separate showcases.

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Runkeeper cuts about 30 percent of staff

By , Globe Correspondent

CEO Jason Jacobs says the layoffs were part of a shift from attracting lots of users to wringing more revenue from those users.

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Passing on the IPO: The benefits of staying private

By , Globe Correspondent

The commonwealth’s privately held engines of economic growth include household names, like New Balance and Bose.