Greg Abbott began dismantling a flagship initiative of his predecessor Thursday, saying he will abolish Rick Perry's pet program that gave $200 million in taxpayer dollars to Texas startups and was beset by bankruptcies and questionable claims of success. Texas lost tens of millions of dollars investing in failed high-risk startups and the fund's inner...» Read More
Uber is setting its sights on further economic expansion after raising $1.6 billion in convertible debt.
The battle over legality of hot startup Airbnb is intensifying in New York City.
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.
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.
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.
Joe Bastianich, B&B Hospitality, discusses the return of the popular CNBC reality show "Restaurant Startup."
SheTaxis, a New York start-up, connects female cab drivers with female passengers.
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 says it will lower fares in 48 cities across the U.S. while guarantee earnings for drivers.
This year, drones have taken over the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports more.
Protests against Uber or court cases against Google notwithstanding, start-ups are thriving in France, The Christian Science Monitor reports.
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.
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.
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.
More than 150 start-ups are using Managed by Q to manage their offices, in lieu of a traditional office manager.
Discussing the coming IPO boom and the surge in valuations, with former Rocket Fuel CFO Peter Bardwick.
Discussing what's behind surging valuations in 2014 and if the trend will continue into next year, with Sean Cantwell, Volition Capital.
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?
Chris Dimino, Keyboard Waffle Iron inventor discusses how he turned his idea of creating a keyboard waffle iron into reality.