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  • Uber raises $1.6 billion for expansion Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 3:54 PM ET
    Uber app on a mobile phone

    Uber is setting its sights on further economic expansion after raising $1.6 billion in convertible debt.

  • Airbnb fight heats up  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:08 PM ET

    The battle over legality of hot startup Airbnb is intensifying in New York City.

  • Facebook has added HOW MUCH to the economy?! Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:18 AM ET
    People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Facebook logo in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Oct. 29, 2014.

    Facebook generated over $200 billion in economic activity in 2014, according to a Deloitte & Touche report.

  • SANTA CLARA, California— In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Tech giant Intel Corp. recently invested in his startup, Braigo Labs. "Google it," they told him.

  • Venture capital's generous year  Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 11:06 AM ET

    The National Venture Capital Association says VCs invested over $48 billion last year. "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary of O'Leary Funds, and CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss.

  • Xero: Capitalizing on the'work from home trend'  Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Gary Turner, managing director at cloud-based accounting platform Xero UK, explains why the company is seeking to capitalize on working from home, as behaviour shifts.

  • 'Restaurant Startup' returns  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 8:43 AM ET

    Joe Bastianich, B&B Hospitality, discusses the return of the popular CNBC reality show "Restaurant Startup."

  • Why this start-up puts women behind cab wheels Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 11:49 AM ET
    Nancy, driver for SheTaxis

    SheTaxis, a New York start-up, connects female cab drivers with female passengers.

  • Apple Watch's wow factor?  Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 11:05 AM ET

    Could the Apple Watch kick off a wave of tech startups? Christopher Mims, Wall Street Journal technology columnist, discusses the overall impact of Apple Watch.

  • Uber cuts fares, guarantees earnings for drivers Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    Uber says it will lower fares in 48 cities across the U.S. while guarantee earnings for drivers.

  • First timer drones dominate CES  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    This year, drones have taken over the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports more.

  • Europe’s start-up leader: The French? Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 10:27 AM ET
    Emiota representative Johann Gobba wears Belty, a smart belt from Paris-based Emiota, at CES Unveiled, at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show media preview day, January 4, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Protests against Uber or court cases against Google notwithstanding, start-ups are thriving in France, The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Facebook jumps on the tech trend  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 5:30 AM ET

    Facebook has acquired 'Wit.ai'; a speech recognition startup. Mike Butcher, editor at large at TechCrunch, weighs in, saying that like other big tech-players, Facebook has "to move where the puck is moving", and wearables is part of the next big thing.

  • IPOs: A look back at 2014  Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 4:20 AM ET

    Gareth McCartney, head of equity syndicate at UBS looks back at the performance of IPOs in 2014, and suggests the challenges they'll face in the coming year.

  • 19-year old's fresh take on news  Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | 8:43 AM ET

    John Meyer, Fresco News founder & CEO, explains how his new photo sharing app works and has put him on the radar of several major media companies.

  • The start-up that acts like an office manager Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    More than 150 start-ups are using Managed by Q to manage their offices, in lieu of a traditional office manager.

  • IPO Pro: 2015 pipeline very full  Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Discussing the coming IPO boom and the surge in valuations, with former Rocket Fuel CFO Peter Bardwick.

  • Riding the venture-backed wave  Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Discussing what's behind surging valuations in 2014 and if the trend will continue into next year, with Sean Cantwell, Volition Capital.

  • What the cluck? Start-up cooks up a new burger  Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Watch Cluck 'n Moo founder Steve Gold cook up his 60-second pitch to the "Power Pitch" panel. Will the panel eat up his chicken and beef hybrid or call it unappetizing?

  • Waffles... your 'type' of breakfast?  Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 7:49 AM ET

    Chris Dimino, Keyboard Waffle Iron inventor discusses how he turned his idea of creating a keyboard waffle iron into reality.