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  • Union Station in Kansas City lit up in blue in support of the Royals.

    Silicon Valley has long been the place where ideas are born and funded, but you don't have to be there to make it rich.

  • Disruptor #26: ZenPayroll makes it easy

    ZenPayroll's CEO Joshua Reeves, discusses his company's goals to enable employee-employer interaction over pay, and the scale of the types of companies it works with.

  • Disruptor #40: Square's mobile strategy

    Square CEO Jack Dorsey discusses his lessons learned at Twitter, Square's payment tools and staying competitive.

  • Doughbies’ Chocolate Chunk with Sea Salt cookies.

    A new start-up called Doughbies delivers handmade cookies in 20 minutes or less.

  • SoFi: Fixing student loan borrowing

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin and SoFi's CEO Mike Cagney, discusses how his company provides non-banking alternatives for debt refinancing, which placed him 25th on CNBC's annual Disruptor 50 list.

  • LISNR: Calls inaudible with Smart Tone technology

    LISNR CEO Rodney Williams, explains how his "data over audio" technology allows users to connect smart devices, and land him on the number 12 spot in CNBC's annual Disruptor 50 list.

  • Keith Krach, DocuSign

    DocuSign, ranked 13 on CNBC's Disruptor list, says it has raised $233 million in a new round of funding to expand its "Global Trust Network."

  • Tango app screens on a mobile phone

    Wal-Mart is teaming up with messaging start-up Tango as it seeks to lure mobile users from powerful rival Amazon.com.

  • Disruptors: Square, Dollar Shave Club, Oscar, and Snapchat.

    Want a snapshot of the private start-ups revolutionizing the business landscape? These 50 innovators may be tomorrow's Wall St. highfliers.

  • 2015 Disruptors: Birchbox, SpaceX, Uber and Airbnb

    CNBC's third annual ranking of private companies that have wooed billions in funding may surprise you. They debunk start-up myths.

  • Airbnb makes its move into Cuba

    Brian Chesky, CEO & co-founder of Airbnb, discusses fostering the entrepreneurial spirit, and the road to 1.2 million homes on its websites. Airbnb found the company brought $1.15 billion to New York City in 2014.

  • Crickets are being promoted as a sustainable, high-protein food source for humans.

    The edible cricket market is seen as growing substantially this year, with some players forecasting triple-digit sales growth.

  • Investing in America's future

    Daymond John, FUBU founder & CEO, discusses the benefits of supporting entrepreneurship.

  • Small business owner

    Lower revenues and a dip in credit expectations contributed to the decline in small business confidence, Wells Fargo said.

  • Middle-aged entertainer bowing Act 2

    These five entrepreneurs took big risks with their second-career choices, but these gutsy decisions paid off.

  • Leaving Wall Street for a better workout

    Gregg Arsenuk gave up Wall Street to pursue his passion for working out. In 2008, he founded Guerrilla Fitness CrossFit Montclair. There are now 4 gym locations in NJ with plans to open more. Arsenuk's career change is featured on Escaping the Cube.

  • Channeling parking ticket rage into app millions

    Thousands of dollars in parking tickets got two entrepreneurs thinking. Now Chicago-based SpotHero is simplifying parking pain for drivers nationwide.

  • Godrej: The time is ripe for Indian entrepreneurs

    Adi Godrej, chairman of Godrej Group, says aspiring entrepreneurs should seize the opportunity as the Indian economy sets sail on a strong growth path.

  • Meet the man behind hotel giant Minor International

    In this preview of "Entrepreneur Asia: Power Players", William Heinecke, chairman and CEO of Minor International, tells CNBC about his route to entrepreneurial success.

  • Doughbies cookies.

    Start-up Doughbies delivers cookies on demand in the San Francisco area.