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  • Former NFL player cashes in on nonbank lending Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 1:05 PM ET
    Casey Crawford

    In 2003 football star Casey Crawford gave up a lucrative NFL career and decided to cash in on a booming real estate business.

  • COLUMN-Seniors gear up for the sharing economy Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Aug 20- Five dollars may not sound like much pay for doing a job, but do not tell that to Brooke Folk. Folk, a former radio announcer and small business owner who lives near Pittsburgh, earns approximately $10,000 per year in supplemental income to his Social Security benefits on the site writing short stories and narrating scripts. The most that I've billed...

  • The 5 worst cities for small-business owners Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 1:25 PM ET
    Small business

    Thumbtack’s Small Business Friendliness Survey uncovers America's best ad worst cities for owning a small business. Here are the 5 worst.

  • TORONTO, Aug 17- OMERS Ventures, one of Canada's biggest venture-capital firms, said on Monday it has raised about C $260 million for a second fund to invest mainly in early-stage technology companies. OMERS Ventures invested in Shopify before its IPO in May, and was one of the big winners from that offering. "The closing of the fund is a positive signal for Canada's...

  • People are renting chickens? Yes. And here's why Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    A laying hen at Pollyanna Farms in Liverpool, PA.

    Companies like Pennsylvania-based "Rent The Chicken" are offering a clever alternative to buying eggs at the supermarket.

  • How millennials are redefining success Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 9:49 PM ET
    How millennials are redefining success

    In conjunction with the International Youth Day, CNBC Asia's "Squawk Box" speaks to Stacey Ferreira, co-author of "2 billion under 20", about the success stories of millennials worldwide.

  • Smarter credit cards befuddle small businesses Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Credit cards with EMV chips.

    More than half of small businesses who accept point-of-sale card payments are not aware of a major change coming in October.

  • A start-up founder hugging out health care Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 10:52 AM ET

    Watch the founder of Sproutel pitch his start-up to a panel of experts on CNBC.

  • A start-up founder hugging out health care Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    A start-up founder hugging out health care

    Watch the founder of Sproutel pitch his start-up to a panel of experts on CNBC.

  • This university is running a course on fintech Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | 2:35 AM ET

    Open University has launched a course in financial technology aimed at educating executives and addressing concerns of a skills gap in U.K.

  • Guiding startups through the red tape Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | 2:44 PM ET
    Guiding startups through the red tape

    Startups face a lot of red tape, and one of Uber's advisors has launched a new firm to help guide pre-IPO startups. Bradley Tusk of Tusk Ventures, discusses some of the challenges.

  • Obama's bet on entrepreneurs Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | 10:20 AM ET
    Obama's bet on entrepreneurs

    CNBC's Kate Rogers is at the White House Demo Day, where 90 entrepreneurs from around the country have been invited to display their success.

  • 'Rooster' McConaughey: Just being 'me' Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | 7:51 AM ET
    'Rooster' McConaughey: Just being 'me'

    Mike "Rooster" McConaughey, "West Texas Investors Club," talks about his younger brother, actor Matthew McConaughey and family.

  • West Texas millionaires keeping it real Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | 7:45 AM ET
    West Texas millionaires keeping it real

    Mike "Rooster" McConaughey, and Wayne "Butch" Gilliam of the "West Texas Investors Club," talk about how they formed their partnerships and their new CNBC reality show which premieres tonight at 10PM ET/PT.

  • From Super Bowl player to tech entrepreneur Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 1:32 PM ET
    Isaiah Kacyvenski as a Seattle Seahawks linebacker

    Isaiah Kacyvenski has transformed from gridiron competitor to entrepreneur at the forefront of science and technology.

  • 'West Texas Investors Club' at the NYSE Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 10:50 AM ET
    'West Texas Investors Club' at the NYSE

    Wayne Gilliam and Mike McConaughey, "West Texas Investors Club," shares a sneak peak of CNBC's new original primetime series.

  • What I learned as Facebook's first intern Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    What I learned as Facebook's first intern

    Darian Shirazi, Radius founder & CEO, talks about the skills he got from working at Facebook to launch his own company.

  • CEO's $70K starting pay minimum sparks backlash Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 4:25 PM ET
    Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price attends the Canoche Benefit for the RC22 Foundation on June 3, 2015 in Seattle.

    When Dan Price said he would set a minimum salary of $70K for his 120 employees, he didn’t foresee the turmoil it would cause, NYT reports.

  • Camp for young entrepreneurs Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Camp for young entrepreneurs

    EXPLO Startup is a program for middle and high school students at Wellesley College outside Boston.

  • Winners and losers of California severe drought Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 2:27 PM ET
    A gardener waters plants and foliage in front of an apartment complex in Monterey Park, California

    While California's four-year-long drought has been a boon to some industries, its been a bust for others.

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