For those of you with entrepreneurs in your lives, we know that when it comes to gift-giving, the pressure is on! Of course you want to wow your entrepreneur, but knowing exactly what to get him or her can be difficult.
To make your gift hunt a little bit easier this year, we’ve created a list of ten innovative and creative holiday gift ideas perfect for founders, innovators, or entrepreneurs of any kind.
1. GORUCK GR1 Backpack ($295)
Presenting the last backpack entrepreneur in your life will ever want or need. GoRuck was founded by a retired Green Beret and makes equipment that comes with a life time guarantee. They build the best backpacks in the world, complete with a "bomb proof" laptop compartment.
The GR1 is an amazing backpack whether it's used as a daily commuter bag, an overnight bag, or as a companion while exploring the great outdoors.
2. Bose QuietComfort 25 ($269)
For many entrepreneurs who are just getting started, working in loud and crowded work spaces is an unavoidable fact of life. But in order to get things done, having a quiet environment is critical.
So to help the entrepreneur in your life get stuff done, give them a pair of tried and true Bose noise canceling headphones. While they're a bit pricey, they're the best on the market.
3. iPad Pro ($799)
One tool to rule them all, that's what the iPad Pro is and it's a great machine for entrepreneurs who need a versatile device that's simple to use, and great to travel with. It comes with a smart stylus and keyboard meaning it's a good alternative for those who want something other than a laptop to use for light functions like word processing.
Though Steve Jobs might not have approved of the use of a stylus, the added impliment provides users with a host of new functions, making it easier to take notes, annotate graphs and design mock ups.
4. Livescribe 3 Smartpen Pro Edition ($169.95)
This small device will make a great gift for an entrepreneur who always has a pen in hand. Whether your entrepreneur is always taking notes or sketching new ideas, this pen links to your smartphone or tablet and converts handwriting into digital text.
5. Blue Bottle Coffee Blend Box ($29)
It's impossible to innovative if you're groggy. Get the entrepreneur in your life some grade A coffee to help him or her get their morning started on the right foot.
Blue Bottle Coffee is a San Francisco and New York City staple thanks to their deliciously sourced South American coffee, it's a gift your recipient is sure to use over and over again.
6. American Giant Hoodie ($89)
This hoodie was so popular among young tech innovators that it was back ordered for months. It became such a sensation that Business Insider wrote about it. The good news is that it's back in stock just in time for the holiday season.
This American made hoodie is a staple among startup entrepreneurs, making it a ideal gift for that special innovator in your life.
7. Apple Watch ($349)
What is an entrepreneur without an Apple Watch? Even more convenient than a smart phone, this watch can track your entrepreneur's daily activity at a glance! He or she will no longer have to scramble for his or her smart phone for a text or call.
One glance at your new watch can tell you whether or not a call, text, or e-mail is urgent. In addition, it comes with the added plus of elegance and politeness because there is no longer the need to constantly fidget with your phone.
8. Wifi Enabled Coffee Maker ($109.46)
The smell of coffee in the morning may be just enough to start your entrepreneur’s day off right. This wifi enabled coffee maker allows users to make coffee directly from your cell phone! Even better, you can pre-schedule brew-times or make a pot of coffee directly from your bedroom! This is the perfect gift for an entrepreneur who loves coffee and could save time by automating even the simplest activities.
9. Startup Vitamins T-Shirt ($25)
Startup Vitamins provides entrepreneurs with cool t-shirts and prints perfect for those in the habit of "disrupting." Every entrepreneur needs a shirt like the one above to wear to the office, even if that office happens to be in a basement, garage or coffee shop.
10. How to Win Friends and Influence People ($15.73)
If your entrepreneur hasn’t already read this motivational self-improvement book, this is a great opportunity for you to gift it to him or her! While most entrepreneurs are charismatic and committed, this book will provide them with an extra boost of positivity, along with tips to help them dramatically grow their business contacts.
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