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  • Shazam is 'perfect' for IPO: Exec Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 7:11 AM ET
    European unicorns: Shazam

    Music-identifying app Shazam joined the very exclusive Unicorn club in January 2015. Executive Chairman, Andrew Fisher, talks CNBC through how the company made it this far and what's next.

  • Why Russian startups are flocking to Singapore Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 7:38 PM ET

    A spate of Russian startups descended on Singapore this week in a quest to raise capital and form local partnerships to build a foothold in the region.

  • NBA's Iguodala talks tech investing and VC pals Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 11:15 AM ET
    Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala acknowledges fans during the Golden State Warriors 2015 championship celebration in downtown Oakland.

    NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors tells CNBC he's taking advantage of his proximity to Silicon Valley to capitalize off the court.

  • Help wanted: Virtual assistants for hire Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 3:48 PM ET
    Zirtual

    Zirtual connects people to a virtual assistant overseas that helps with their daily tasks for a monthly rate.

  • The mini IPO market: Startups collecting cash Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 3:46 PM ET
    The mini IPO market: Startups collecting cash

    The original Shark in "Shark Tank," Kevin Harrington, CEO of StarShop, is having his company try out a mini IPO.

  • Personal assistants for the 99% Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Personal assistants for the 99%

    Zirtual founder & CEO Maren Donovan gives her best elevator pitch to real estate mogul and "Shark Tank" regular, Barbara Corcoran. Zirtual provides dedicated virtual personal assistants for entrepreneurs and business people in the U.S.

  • Early Tesla investor says it's 'an innovation company' Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    Early Tesla investor says it's 'an innovation company'

    Discussing innovation at Tesla, and the success of the electric car, with one of Tesla's earliest investors Ira Ehrenpreis of DBL Partners.

  • Making money doing good Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 11:18 AM ET
    Making money doing good

    One of Tesla's earliest investors Ira Ehrenpreis of DBL Partners, discusses entrepreneurs successfully embracing startups with a mission to change the world.

  • Acing the startup world with Singapore math Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 6:58 PM ET

    Singapore education startup KungFu Math is banking on the country's reputation for mathematical excellence as it expands abroad.

  • This LA startup aims to create loyal customers Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 11:37 AM ET
    This LA startup aims to create loyal customers

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on LA startup Narativ.

  • Where will all the unicorns go? Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 10:53 AM ET
    New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez flies out to end the sixth inning in a game against the Miami Marlins at Yankee Stadium in New York, June 18, 2015.

    A big question in Silicon Valley is what will happen to all the unicorns. An athlete's stats after a big contract may offer an answer.

  • Instacart converts some contractors to employees Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 10:50 AM ET
    A shopper for Instacart studies her smart phone as she shops for a customer at Whole Foods in Denver.

    Same-day delivery company Instacart said it started to reclassify some of its workforce as part-time employees, Re/code reports.

  • A start-up that will teach you how to talk Klingon Friday, 19 Jun 2015 | 2:27 PM ET
    Duolingo co-founder and CEO Luis von Ahn.

    Meet the 35-year-old entrepreneur whose language app has pocketed millions in funding from Google.

  • Wal-Mart's secret start-up weapon in streaming content war

    Toggle, a startup that was born out of Warner Brothers' Media camp, creates devices for big companies like Wal-Mart to deliver streaming content.

  • This start-up turned down Mark Cuban's $30M offer Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 8:40 PM ET
    This start-up turned down Mark Cuban's $30M offer

    Dawoon Kang, co-founder of dating website Coffee Meets Bagel, explains why she walked away from a $30 million offer from billionaire entrepreneur and "Shark Tank" co-host Mark Cuban.

  • OhMiBod spreading good vibrations Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 5:19 PM ET

    One entrepreneur is creating a lot of buzz with her Bluetooth-enabled vibrators, controlled via smartphone.

  • Ditching Wall Street for...EXTREME racing Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 1:55 PM ET
    Feeling the heat - TyAnn Clark, Spartan Race, Atlanta 2014

    This ex-trader started Spartan Race to get in on the weekend warrior business. At first, he admits, it wasn't a "good" investment.

  • Go ahead, get that liberal arts degree Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 11:18 AM ET
    College graduate

    Practical majors like pharmaceutical marketing are exploding. But here's why they're not all that, says one Wharton professor.

  • The start-up personalizing story time Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 9:21 AM ET
    The startup personalizing story time

    Start-up Twigtale, backed by Disney, is helping parents explain life's transitions to their children via personalized storybooks.

  • Where are the next Silicon Valleys? Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Where are the next Silicon Valleys?

    Roxanne Varza, startup leader at Microsoft France, explains how it is looking at building new startups from the ground and scaling them up.