April 16- Slack, which makes software to help improve team communication, said it raised $160 million in a round of funding, valuing it at $2.8 billion. The San Francisco- based startup, whose tool helps people exchange messages, videos and images, said new investors include Horizons Ventures, Digital Sky Technologies, Index Ventures, Spark Capital Growth, and...» Read More
One of the fastest-growing sectors in tech, mobile apps are a Wall Street darling. Newbies are jockeying to be the next Twitter.
Many Silicon Valley venture capital firms have no women at the highest level, reports Julia Boorstin.
David Glickman, CEO of Ultra Mobile, explains how he managed a millennial team to grow his company to more than $100 million in two years.
"Pockets of exuberance" have popped up in private tech, but most heavily funded start-ups warrant the money, an investor said.
Twitter is launching its live-video streaming app out of beta, pitting it against Meerkat in this space.
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Unicorns in Silicon Valley are startups valued at $10 billion and higher. CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at which technology startups are getting the most attention.
Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder, discusses what he believes is a bubble brewing in Silicon Valley.
As more players join the online streaming field, companies like Netflix and Hulu find themselves in a new role, the NYT reports.
What if, with the flick of a switch, you could turn your light fixture into a music player, or perhaps a home monitor?
In the past few months, CFOs of hot startups are moving on, like at Airbnb and Snapchat. Sean Aggarwal, former Trulia CEO, provides perspective to the moves.
In this week's "Shake It Up" - a weekly series on CNBC's "The Rundown"- Isaac Ho, partner at VentureCraft, describes the startups he's investing in.
The former CIO of the General Services Administration will lead Box's efforts to lure government agencies to move to its cloud platform.
Scott Kupor, Andreessen Horowitz, shares his thoughts on ballooning valuations in startups, and what it means for private and retail investors.
Trend Hunter CEO Jeremy Gutsche says disruption is good for tech start-ups, but ...
Insight to startup trends, and how disruption in the tech space should be valued, with Jeremy Gutsche, Trend Hunter CEO.
Medical marijuana sales growth in Colorado has dipped since recreational pot has been legalized in the state.
French police raided Uber's Paris office, seizing smartphones and other items as part of an investigation into the company's carpooling service.
What makes a home smarter? CNBC asked four start-ups to pitch their smart home solution from the world's biggest IT fair, CeBit, in Hannover, Germany.
Start-ups struggle to expand, which is a bigger problem than perceived overvaluation of tech companies, Walter Isaacson tells CNBC.