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

Digital wallet firm’s travails offer a lesson: Put customers before merchants

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Boston-based MCX’s one great idea was followed by several bad decisions.

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

These startups want to save you a trip to the drugstore

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Companies like PillPack and ZappRx are out to remake the pharmacy business.

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

The factory of the future is here, and it’s digitized

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Local tech companies are part of a new industrial revolution.

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

Meet the Class of 2017’s MVP entrepreneurs

By , Globe Correspondent

From coffee energy bars to election analytics to hyperlocal weather forecasts, these 21 new grads already are making a difference.