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  • 'The Profit' takes issue with Tesla Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 6:51 AM ET
    'The Profit' takes issue with Tesla

    Marcus Lemonis, star of the CNBC series "The Profit," provides a preview of tonight's premiere where he tries to help a struggling car business make a comeback. Also Lemonis explains why he doesn't like Tesla's business model.

  • 'Big need' for EM concierges Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 11:48 AM ET
    'Big need' for EM concierges

    Veronica Voronina, founder of The Anonymous, discusses the growing demand for concierges from wealthy entrepreneurs in Russia and Brazil.

  • Mark Cuban shows up at SEC event, shares on Twitter Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 10:59 AM ET
    Mark Cuban

    Mark Cuban, never one to hold back an opinion, took his commentary straight to a one-time adversary on Friday.

  • How not to fail in business with these tips Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Marcus Lemonis is a serial entrepreneur who turns around businesses as part of his profession. He offers these tips for entrepreneurs hoping to avoid failure.

  • Mobile career apps heat up the war for talent Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 10:09 AM ET
    LinkedIn Recruiter Mobile is an app for mobile devices designed to help its 240 million members.

    Companies of all sizes are staying in sync by launching career apps to find social media-savvy candidates who fit the company's culture.

  • Lessons from Microsoft’s slow-rolling succession Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft

    Successions are hard, and growing more difficult all the time for business owners. It took Microsoft 10 years to move beyond Bill Gates's shadow.

  • Sharks: No taste for beer-flavored ice cream Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 2:56 PM ET
    Sharks didn't bite beer-flavored ice cream

    When looking for an investor, Steve Albert and Larry Blackwell of The Brewer's Cow say they need an investor to take their product from point a to point b.

  • Peer-to-peer lenders install investor speed bumps Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    The biggest peer-to-peer lenders have been forced to slow down sophisticated investors from snapping up the most attractive loans. The FT reports.

  • Apple faces interesting challenge from Android: McNealy

    Scott McNealy, Wayin co-founder shares his thoughts on social media and reveals which high-tech companies are on his radar.

  • Technology has the shelf life of a banana: McNealy Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 7:13 AM ET
    Technology has the shelf life of a banana: McNealy

    Nobody wants a 15 year old PC, says Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems former chairman & president, sharing his thoughts on keeping up with the ever-evolving world of technology.

  • Indonesia's bold entrepreneurs, Ismaya Group Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    Indonesia's bold entrepreneurs, Ismaya Group

    In this week's episode, CNBC's Christine Tan interviews the founders of Ismaya Group, the firm behind some of Jakarta's hottest restaurants.

  • Payback is a switch: Business case for EV charging Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    As electric vehicles catch on, business owners wonder whether the upfront cost of an EV charging station will pay them back in terms of customers.

  • Pot of gold? Cannabis-infused soda and lotions Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    Colorado's newly legal pot economy is barely more than a month old, and the nascent industry is already making marijuana brownies look stale.

  • Cash isn't king for this shop, even after Target Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    A customer pays at a register with a smartphone application in a Auchan supermarket in Faches-Thumesnil near Lille, northern France.

    Some consumers are using cash more since the Target security hack, but small-business owners shouldn't bet on the return of a 'cash is king' era.

  • Shark Tank: Rent a Grandma Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    Shark Tank: Rent a Grandma

    Shark Tank host Barbara Corcoran previews tonight's episode of Shark Tank on CNBC at 8 pm.

  • My office was a trailer: Starting up from nothing Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 1:59 PM ET

    Creating a business can involve irregular meals and offices in bad neighborhoods. spoke to entrepreneurs who started businesses from nothing.

  • Take a chopper to work! Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 10:58 AM ET
    Take a chopper to work!

    CNBC's Robert Frank follows a wealthy entrepreneur who commutes by helicopter from Manhattan to his estate on Long Island.

  • Get ready to become a freelancer Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 8:14 AM ET
    Graphic Designer freelance

    President Obama discussed job growth in his address to the nation, but he overlooked the boom in freelancers. They compose a third of the workforce.

  • Beer and comics: You will be jealous of these jobs Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 2:34 PM ET

    Can someone make a living off of their hobby? Meet some people who left the security of their jobs and found success in their labors of love.

  • First Defense Nasal Screens on 'Power Lunch' Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    First Defense Nasal Screens on 'Power Lunch'

    First defense nasal screens are dust covers for the nose that filter out allergens. Joseph K. Moore, president and CEO of First Defense Nasal Screens appears on CNBC's "Power Lunch" to discuss how his business has expanded since appearing on "Shark Tank."

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