Innovation is key for startups, its the only strategy that allows them to stay relevant in a competitive business environment. However, innovation for startups comes with its own set of risks and challenges which can make it rather scary for most to startups to think of trying something new. The purpose of these innovation startup quotes is to encourage startups to be brave enough and be innovative. These innovation startup quotes are relevant whether you are starting a cattle fattening business or starting a minibus transport business. Below are the top innovation startup quotes.

  1. “If everything seems under control, you’re not going fast enough.”― Mario Andretti
  2. “If you aren’t embarrassed by the first version of your product, you shipped too late.”― Reid Hoffman
  3. “You need three things to create a successful startup: to start with good people, to make something customers actually want, and to spend as little money as possible.”― Paul Graham
  4. “The future is not just about start-ups but stay-ups; anyone can start but it takes those who can stand the test of time to stay relevant.”― Bernard Kelvin Clive
  5. “Innovation is insights put into action.”― Stephen Inoue
  6. “The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.” –Arthur C. Clarke
  7. “Innovation is the specific instrument of entrepreneurship. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.”– Peter Drucker.
  8. “What is now proved was once only imagined.” –William Blake
  9. “Innovation is the central issue in economic prosperity.” – Michael Porter.
  10. “You can’t solve a problem on the same level that it was created. You have to rise above it to the next level.” –Albert Einstein
  11. “If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.” –Peter F. Drucker
  12. “Innovation is seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.” – Albert, Szent- Györgyi
  13. “Mindless habitual behavior is the enemy of innovation” – Rosabeth Moss Kanter.
  14. “Innovation is the process of turning ideas into manufacturable and marketable form.”– Watts Humprey.
  15. “Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.” –William Pollard
  16. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower” – Steve Jobs
  17. “Just as energy is the basis of life itself, and ideas the source of innovation, so is innovation the vital spark of all human change, improvement, and progress.” – Ted Levitt.
  18. “The only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.”— Mark Zuckerberg,
  19. “Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.” -Milan Kundera
  20. “Innovation comes from saying NO to 1,000 things.” –Steve Jobs
  21. “There’s a way to do it better—find it.” –Thomas Edison
  22. “To win without risk is to triumph without glory.” – Corneille
  23. “The real source of wealth and capital in this new era is not material things. It is the human mind, the human spirit, the human imagination, and our faith in the future.” – Steve Forbes.
  24. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” –Socrates
  25. “If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.” –Albert Einstein
  26. “The value of an idea lies in the using of it.“-Thomas Edison
  27. “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” – Albert Einstein
  28. “Innovation is taking two things that already exist and putting them together in a new way.” –Tom Freston
  29. “I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you’re going to innovate.“ –Jeff Bezos
  30. “If you want something which is beyond your reach, you will have to do something which is beyond your capacity.” ― Amit Kalantri

Be inspired by the above innovation startup quotes.