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  • Dad-turned-CEO inks Pfizer deal for Duchenne drugs Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 12:23 PM ET
    Eytani Ganot, a 4-year-old with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, has inspired his father, Ilan, to leave his hedge fund job and form a for-profit company working for a cure for the muscle-wasting disease.

    Ilan Ganot left his banking job to form a company to develop drugs to treat his 4-year-old son, who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

  • Secrets of a venture capitalist  Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    Gordon Gund, Gund Investment founder & CEO, discusses his investment thesis, including the family's holdings in Kellogg.

  • Private equity preps Latin America push Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Rio de Janiero, Brazil

    Private equity and venture capital firms are set to increase their investments in Latin America after netting billions in new funds.

  • Carmelo: I want to be 'The' digital athlete Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 4:24 PM ET
    Carmelo Anthony attends his '30 for 30' birthday dinner at The NoMad Hotel on June 2, 2014 in New York City.

    New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony sees himself as the most important athlete investing in tech.

  • Big money is pouring into high-tech tutoring Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Educational Support Specialists provide online university level tutoring in Mountain View, California.

    The $7 billion market for tutoring services is in the midst of a transformation, driven by new technology.

  • Suddenly, nuclear fusion is drawing investor money Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 2:10 PM ET
    A Helion Energy prototype

    Two major tech investors have plowed $1.5 million into Helion Energy to help it develop a technology that hasn’t worked, according to Oilprice.com.

  • Thumbtack comes to you  Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Thumbtack allows service providers and consumers to find each other and negotiate jobs online. Marco Zappacosta, Thumbtack CEO & co-founder, explains their platform.

  • VCs 'partying like it's 1999,' says McNamee Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 1:42 PM ET
    Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners

    The sky-high valuations of some tech start-ups have yet to be justified, says investor Roger McNamee.

  • What Twitch deal reveals about Amazon: Investor Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    Attendees walk past televisions showing live streams of Twitch Interactive's video service during the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

    Amazon's deal for Twitch shows the e-commerce and media giant's "aspirations to be in live entertainment," the largest investor in Twitch tells CNBC.

  • Are you rich enough to be a hedge fund investor? Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    A lot more money might be required to invest in private funds given new rules under consideration at the SEC.

  • Dilemmas of VC backed start-ups  Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    Manuel Henriquez, Hercules Technology Growth Capital CEO, discusses the funding dilemmas facing start-ups and the financing of venture backed companies.

  • Trouble & risk with VC funding  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:22 AM ET

    John Mullins, London Business School professor and author of "The Customer-Funded Business," discusses the harm venture capital funding can have on the health of a start-up company.

  • Encouraging women entrepreneurs  Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    Why some venture capitalists may be hearing pitches from men more often than women.

  • Google Glass hops into business with tech partners Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 4:08 PM ET
    Google Glass

    Google Glass is partnering with technology start-ups, which may help it carve out a more important and profitable role in business.

  • VC investment rising  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at the hottest startup and venture capital trends.

  • CNBC's Kayla Tausche speaks to Jeff Jordan, Andreessen Horowitz general partner, about the state of venture capital and the quality of companies going public in the current economic environment. Jordan also weighs in on Carl Icahn's fight to spinoff PayPal from eBay.

  • Rakuten Ventures: What attracts us to a startup  Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 9:36 PM ET

    Saemin Ahn, Managing Partner at Rakuten Ventures, describes the qualities that they look out for in startups.

  • Bonobos: Reinventing the retail store  Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    Andy Dunn, Bonobos co-founder & CEO, discusses the company's new round of venture funding that will allow the e-commerce men's retailer to expand its store count across the country.

  • Venture-backed IPOs strong  Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    Bobby Franklin, National Venture Capital Association president & CEO, discusses the strength of the venture-backed IPO market and explains the public offering cycle.

  • Tech bubble warning signs  Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    Geoff Lewis, Founders Fund partner, discusses whether a tech bubble is forming and the difficulty in placing a valuation on startups.

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