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  • How Slack will spend its millions Friday, 29 May 2015 | 11:17 AM ET
    How Slack will spend its millions

    CNBC's Josh Lipton talks with Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield about the company's outlook and strategy.

  • Start-up makes money off of others' heartbreak Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 5:31 PM ET
    Bounce Back Box displayed.

    Can making money off of others' heartbreak be a viable business? An entrepreneur pitches her business to an investor.

  • One start-up cashes in on your break-ups Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    One start-up is cashing in on your break-ups

    Annabel Action, founder and CEO of the breakup website "Never Liked It Anyway," has been given 30 seconds to blind pitch her company to feisty millionaire investor, Barbara Corcoran.

  • Risk factor key to entrepreneurial success Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 7:47 AM ET
    Risk factor key to entrepreneurial success

    Eric Schurenberg, Inc. editor-in-chief, shares insight on the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.

  • Startups: Where are the women and millennials? Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 7:45 AM ET
    Startups: Where are the women and millennials?

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports entrepreneurial activity increased this year for the first time since 2009, but a significant demographic appears to be lagging.

  • Need to find a cleaner? This portal can help you Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 9:46 PM ET
    Need to find a cleaner? This portal can help you

    Hoe Yeen Teck, co-founder and CEO of Helpling Singapore, introduces the home-cleaning portal which allows users to engage the services of a reliable cleaner quickly.

  • Airbnb is approaching 1M guests per night Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 6:06 PM ET
    A computer screen in the Airbnb offices in Paris.

    Airbnb, valued at $13 billion in October, allows people to rent out homes or spare bedrooms in 34,000 cities around the world.

  • TORONTO, May 27- Canadian payments software startup Payfirma has raised C $13 million in its first institutional funding round and is considering an initial public offering in 2016, its chief executive officer said on Wednesday. CEO Michael Gokturk said in an interview the company is considering an IPO as early as 2016, and could list in Toronto and New York.

  • Snapchat CEO sees a bubble, blames interest rates Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 10:09 PM ET
    Evan Spiegel at the 2015 Code Conference.

    Snapchat's young CEO Evan Spiegel said that years of near-zero interest rates have led people to make "riskier investments" than they otherwise would.

  • When Chinese flight booking operator Baitour needed cash to grow its business last year, it turned to Internet finance startup Jimu Box.

  • SHANGHAI/ HONG KONG, May 25- When Chinese flight booking operator Baitour needed cash to grow its business last year, it opted against using Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, its long-term lender and the world's largest bank, turning instead to Internet finance startup Jimu Box. For Baitour, getting funds via Jimu Box, a peer-to-peer online platform that...

  • Hiring young data pros? Here's what they want Friday, 22 May 2015 | 1:14 PM ET
    Data analyst

    Entry-level data scientists often prefer start-ups and small firms, where they believe they'll get to tackle tough problems.

  • Start-up creates the 'Uber for drones' Friday, 22 May 2015 | 1:01 PM ET
    Industrial uses for drones are increasingly common. Here, a drone photographs flooding near oil operations in Kersey, Colorado, May 11, 2015.

    Workmode matches companies wanting a drone with qualified pilots who own and operate them. Hence, the comparison to Uber.

  • Uber for drones Friday, 22 May 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Uber for drones

    A startup in San Francisco called Skycatch matches companies that need drone photography with certified drone pilots. Google Ventures is a major investor.

  • What your breath tells you about your health Friday, 22 May 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
    What your breath tells you about your health

    Charles Michael Yim, Breathometer founder and CEO, and Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" co-host, discuss two new products to hit the market: "Breeze" and "Mint."

  • Drones for hire Friday, 22 May 2015 | 8:24 AM ET
    Drones for hire

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on tech startup Skycatch, which offers a new service that helps companies find and hire drone pilots.

  • Unicorn bubble trouble brewing? Friday, 22 May 2015 | 6:52 AM ET
    Unicorn bubble trouble brewing?

    Kevin Kinsella, Avalon Ventures founder, provides insight into venture capital firms betting big on startups and whether the play is getting too crowded.

  • Shoppers, this can help you save on shipping costs Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 6:48 PM ET
    Shoppers, this can help you save on shipping costs

    Cai Li, co-founder of Singapore-based AirFrov, introduces his start-up which matches shoppers keen to purchase items from overseas with frequent travelers.

  • VANCOUVER/ TORONTO, May 21- The successful initial public offering of Shopify could prompt Hootsuite, another promising Canadian tech startup, to tap public markets sooner rather than later, its chief executive said on Thursday. "I've talked about 18 to 24 months, but I'm very bullish given the success that Shopify has had, and maybe we will want to speed that up a...

  • Need a man? This business says, just rent one Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    Wealthy couple in limosine

    This start-up is selling a new guilt-free entertainment option for women: male arm candy for special events or just help around the house.