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  • Perks of Living in 'ASmallWorld' Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:50 AM ET
    Perks of Living in 'ASmallWorld'

    Sabine Heller, ASmallWorld CEO, discusses how this exclusive online community is shaking up the social media landscape.

  • The Art of Limited Government: Expert Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 7:16 AM ET
    The Art of Limited Government: Expert

    Arthur Brooks, American Enterprise Institute president, discusses how to keep America great through free enterprise and social entrepreneurship.

  • The End of the Entrepreneur? Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 7:44 PM ET
    The End of the Entrepreneur?

    Discussing what Washington can do to fix the economic outlook for the U.S., with David Goldman, former head of fixed income at Bank of America; David Malpass, Encima Global; and Ed Conard, American Enterprise Institute.

  • All-American Pot Shop Chain? Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 2:51 PM ET
    All-American Pot Shop Chain?

    Jamen Shively, a former Microsoft executive and currently CEO of Diego Pellicer, wants to build the first national marijuana store brand.

  • ECOtality CEO Charged Up Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:50 AM ET
    ECOtality CEO Charged Up

    H. Ravi Brar, ECOtality president & CEO, discusses his plans to compete with Tesla and expand supercharging stations nationwide. (*Editor's Note: This is a small company and its microcap stock could be subject to extreme volatility.)

  • Cloud Play: Flash Storag for All Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    Cloud Play: Flash Storag for All

    Scott Dietzen, Pure Storage CEO, explains how his company plans to change the way companies store data.

  • Lutz on Tech Renaissance Man Elon Musk Friday, 31 May 2013 | 11:40 AM ET
    Lutz on Tech Renaissance Man, Elon Musk

    Bob Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors, shares his thoughts on how Tesla CEO Elon Musk is performing as both an entrepreneur and corporate leader.

  • Personalize Your Magazines With Flipboard Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    Flipboard: Personalize Your Magazines

    Mike McCue, Flipboard founder & CEO, explains how he has grown his Internet business by allowing users to create their own digital magazines.

  • Lessons on Business From a Top Editor Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Lessons on Business From a Top Editor

    "Women At the Top" is a series on women making their mark on the businesses of finance, retail, comedy and more. Fast Money Contributor Karen Finerman asks these high powered ladies about their best and worst 'trades' -- and what it's like being a woman at the top. Here, Finerman interviews Cosmopolitan Magazine's Joanna Coles.

  • Why Now's the Time to Sell Your Business Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 2:24 PM ET
    Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson and her mother June Shannon star in TLC's "Here comes Honey Boo-Boo".

    Anyone who knows anything about business knows that you buy low and sell high. Here's why now just may be that selling-high time.

  • CareZone Aims to Be Your Family's Social Network Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 10:49 AM ET

    CareZone creates a super private cloud designed to help families easily share important information with loved ones and caretakers who need it.

  • Start-Up Builders Aim to Manufacture Innovation Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 10:22 AM ET
    Ron Palmeri and Allison Rhodes Messner, founders of the operating company, MkII Ventures, at the company's new facility in San Francisco, May 17, 2013.

    More prominent entrepreneurs and investors are starting several companies at once to share resources. Clever idea or set up for cookie-cutter ventures?

  • Start-Up Turns Company Spend into Assets Monday, 27 May 2013 | 3:44 AM ET
    Start-Up Turns Company Spend into Assets

    Mark Hoffman, CEO of Oxygen Finance a business to business payments network, tells CNBC's Ross Westgate how companies can make money from their accounts payable departments.

  • The 'Berkshire Hathaway' of Indonesia Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 8:40 PM ET
    The 'Berkshire Hathaway' of Indonesia

    The mind behind one of Indonesia's top investment firms describes how he bet on his own country.

  • The 'Opportunity' Entrepreneur Returns Saturday, 25 May 2013 | 1:17 PM ET
    Cameron Sheldrake, president and founder of Off the Cob, maker of sweet corn tortilla chips.

    Feeling hopeful about their prospects and broader economy, U.S. entrepreneurship rates are at the highest in more than a decade, according to a report. See which state is star.

  • Star Trek's Tricorder to Become Reality Friday, 24 May 2013 | 11:59 AM ET
    Star Trek's Tricorder to Become Reality

    Walter De Brouwer, Scanadu co-founder and CEO, explains his company's medical tricorder, which can monitor a person's vital signs just by holding up to their forehead for 10 seconds.

  • Beer? Use These Ballpark Apps, Never Leave Your Seat Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    Forget trekking to a stadium concession line. Three start-ups have created mobile apps that let you order food and beverages right from your seat. Is America not a great country?

  • UK Start-Up Quill to Get $1 Million Investment Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 5:20 AM ET
       UK Start-Up Quill to Get $1 Million Investment

    Ed Bussey, founder and CEO of Quill, tells CNBC that Quill helps curate choice on the internet so consumers can make informed decisions whatever they are buying.

  • Expanding your small business? Dump the debt Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 11:18 PM ET

    Businesses in debt make bad decisions out of desperation. Use these four strategies to avoid making poor choices and focus instead on what your business needs to grow.

  • Workout Whoops! The Squat You Don't Want to See Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    Sometimes when you do things—like make a workout video—in your own home, everyone gets a little too comfortable.

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