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 the Innovation Economy column on Mondays, and tweets often at @ScottKirsner.

Latest stories

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Taking a group approach to lowering the cost of college loans

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A local startup, LeverEdge, aims to use critical mass to negotiate better rates.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

For local entrepreneurs, it’s often about getting the VC money

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Boston remains a very conservative investment community, say many respondents in a recent survey.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Their goal: make cryptocurrency less scary

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For local VCs and startups, taming the wild world of digital exchanges is a business opportunity.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Chocolate milk for adults: Will consumers swallow the concept?

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Boston startup Slate plans to sell a version of the beverage that’s less sweet. And sold in a can.