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

In search of a ‘second city’ for New England startups

By , Globe Correspondent

The region needs a lower-cost alternative to Boston for fledgling companies.

INNOVATION ECONOMY

This could be the Volvo of e-scooters

By , Globe Correspondent

Cambridge startup Superpedestrian aims to build a smarter, more durable machine to ferry riders around.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

The tech columnist and his critic hash things out

By , Globe Correspondent

Looking for a view of Boston’s tech scene that’s somewhere in between boosterism and cynicism.

INNOVATION ECONOMY

Will free smoothies work at work? The startup Smoodi thinks so

By , Globe Correspondent

A Boston startup has come up with an automated machine for offices.