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  • Winklevoss Twins Amass a Huge Bitcoin Stash Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss

    The Winklevoss twins, known as nemeses of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, may have one of the largest bitcoin portfolios.

  • Big Venture Firms Eye Opportunity in Google Glass Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    Venture firms Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers are teaming up to provide funding for startups working with Google Glass.

  • NewsCred: Monetizing News Content     Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    Shafqat Islam, Co-Founder, CEO of NewsCred, explains how his startup business has been able to convince major brand companies they need to pay for the news.

  • Josh Reich, Simple CEO and co-founder, explains how his company makes banking easier for customers.

  • Entrepreneurs Find Friends in the Corporate World Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 11:44 AM ET

    Young entrepreneurs have no shortage of resources at their disposal that give them a leg up on an older generation of competition.

  • Evernote Wants to Give You An Extra Brain Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    Information overload is a fact of modern life, and you can curse technology — or you can see if there's an app for that.

  • Peer-to-peer lender Prosper hopes to attract more investors, seeking yield. But is the emerging lending platform too risky?

  • Venture Capital in Britain Is Not Very Good: CEO     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    David Richards, CEO at Wandisco, tells CNBC that the British venture capital industry has too many people from an accounting background and not enough people from a technology background.

  • Investments in Startups Plummet in 2012     Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    John Backus, New Atlantic Ventures; and Brad Weinberg, Blueprint, discuss the pullback in venture capital last year, and take a look at what's ahead for 2013.

  • Startup Expert: 'Software is Where the Action Is'     Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Todd Dagres, Spark Capital founder & general partner, discusses where he is finding the next hot investment opportunities.

  • VC Predictions for 2013: Good, Bad, and Ugly Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 12:08 AM ET

    Concerns about the fiscal cliff are weighing on the VC community, but investors and CEOs of venture-backed companies still see some bright spots in 2013, like emerging markets and health care IT.

  • Global IPO Activity to Pick Up in 2013     Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 4:45 AM ET

    Maria Pinelli, Global Vice Chair of Strategic Growth Markets, Ernst & Young tells CNBC private equity and venture capital are driving deal volume

  • The Case For Entrepreneurs     Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 1:43 PM ET

    Scott Case, CEO of Startup America Partnership, and Steve Case, Chairman and Founder of Startup America Partnership, explain how their company helps launch new businesses throughout the country.

  • Eight Ways to Woo a VC Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 4:32 PM ET

    Time to take your business to the next level? Consider these tips for raising venture capital.

  • Reading Your Brainwaves to Make Apps Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    The latest in cool technology has created opportunities for entertainment and profit, a venture capitalist told CNBC on Friday, who cited several of the sector’s most promising products under development.

  • Snip.It: The Pinterest of News Content     Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 11:15 AM ET

    Ramy Adeeb, Founder and CEO of Snip.It, explains how users can share web content on its network.

  • Hot Tech Trend: Investing in Mind Control     Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 8:41 AM ET

    "The content producers are moving from media companies to individuals," said John Frankel, ff Venture Capital founder, explaining why he sees big investment opportunities in acquiring content technology.

  • Hey Marketers, Quit Whining About Facebook Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 2:36 PM ET

    Jeff Dachis doesn’t want to hear your whining about Facebook — especially if you’re a corporate marketer who’s been using the social network to spew messages to anyone and everyone who has ever simply “liked” your brand.

  • Here's One Way to 'Blow Up' the Fast Food Industry Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:25 PM ET

    A former McDonald’s executive and a food-obsessed investment banker are trying to blow up the fast food industry. How? They’re building a chain of restaurants — called Lyfe Kitchen — serving locally grown, sustainable, gourmet, fast, and cheap meals.

  • Next Up: The 'Industrial Internet' Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 11:49 AM ET

    What’s the next economic revolution? According to General Electric Chief Economist Marco Annunziata, it’s the “industrial Internet” — intelligent machines such as jet engines, power turbines and medical devices.

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