Speaking to CNBC at the Rise Conference, Jenny Lee, managing partner at GGV Capital, says decentralization, otherwise known as the sharing economy, is a key disruptive technology trend.» Read More
A former Hooters waitress contends in a lawsuit that the restaurant discriminated against her, when she didn't wear a wig after brain surgery.
Think of it as Facebook for the office—social networks that connect co-workers and increase productivity. It's an already-crowded space, but relative newcomer Unison Technologies is hoping to stand out.
Kevin Landis, FirstHand Funds, discusses the opportunities available in tapping into public and private mobility companies, and investing in smart phone blue chips.
See how a former robotics engineer created a San Francisco start-up, Globein.com, that uses technology to connect global artisans with the online marketplace. Business-card holder from Uzbekistan?
Some family businesses are more resilient because of a long-term focus and a commitment to customers. Careful spending like a 'frugal Yankee' helps too.
Inventors are hoping their products will hit the infomercial goldmine and become the next OxyClean or Pocket Fisherman.
Mirroring the broader economy, small-business owners' plans to hire are taking a "dive" as owners see little reason for new job creation. You call this a recovery?
Our guest blogger Greg Jones, CEO of BookKeeping Express, a franchise, offers last-minute tips including key deductions. Are you missing out?
Zsolt Lavotha, chairman of Monaco Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, tells CNBC that Monaco is marketing itself as a breeding ground for young entrepreneurs through its 'Edge' networking program.
As 3-D printing grows, entrepreneurs are looking for opportunities, Inc. reports. Key questions to ask if you're thinking about starting a 3-D printing business.
Appearing on CNBC, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia defended its technology after a favorable court ruling allows the start-up to expand service letting consumers watch live TV over the web.
Will peculiar looking domed homes made entirely of concrete revolutionize housing? Nicolo Bini, president and CEO of the construction technology company Binishells, certainly hopes so.
Venture firm First Round Capital has started the Dorm Room Fund, giving college students $500,000 to fund start-ups. Does college matter for entrepreneurs?
In a victory for startup Aereo, a federal appeals court rejected a TV station owners' appeal of an earlier decision, USA Today reports.
CEO and President Nicolo Bini delivers his 60 second Power Pitch. Does Binishells' technology have what it takes to top the green housing market?
The toy's inventor passed away in January, leaving behind an enormous legacy. The 100-employee company is now fighting to translate the iconic toy for a digital generation.
Small companies struggling to repay loans in Italy and Spain signal bigger problems on the horizon for the euro zone after the dust has settled on Cyprus's last-ditch bailout.
The startup Cortica is tackling the world of digital photography with technology that it said will give computers the ability to see and understand what is captured in the images.
The battle over a minimum-wage increase has begun, and small employers on both sides have entered the debate.
Andy Dunn, Bonobos co-founder & CEO, explains how his "bagless" shopping experience could become a model for the way customers shop in the future.