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  • Fast-growing image-hosting site raises $40 million Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 10:42 AM ET
    Imgur wins the award for Best Bootstrapped Startup at the 7th Annual Crunchies Awards, Feb. 10, 2014, in San Francisco.

    They say a picture is worth a thousand words. For the social photo start-up Imgur, however, you might bump that up a few more figures.

  • Watch why this smart AC caught GE's eye     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 8:21 AM ET

    Ben Kaufman, Quirky founder and CEO, and Garthen Leslie, "AROS" inventor, demonstrate how this reinvented air conditioner can predict household usage and save money.

  • Some see 'bad news' in tech M&A explosion Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    The flurry of recent M&A deals in Silicon Valley is being seen by some entrepreneurs and VC investors as a sign portending trouble.

  • Facebook gets 'breakup' post from scorned startup Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 11:19 AM ET

    All is fair in love and marketing. Including airing your grievances on your very public Facebook page.

  • SunCulture goes off the Wall Street grid     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 4:58 PM ET

    SunCulture co-founders Samir Ibrahim and Charlie Nichols left Wall Street to start SunCulture, a company that provides solar powered drip irrigation to farmers in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Emanuel reinventing Chicago's education     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, discusses his turnaround plan for Chicago schools.

  • Emanuel's advanced manufacturing plan     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    That area is highly paid, highly skilled, and you can raise a middle-class family on those jobs, says Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, sharing his plan to produce more advance manufacturing jobs in Windy City.

  • How drunk are you?     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    Your smartphone can tell you, says Charles Yim, Breathometer founder & CEO, explaining how his device allows people to check their BAC levels. This is more of a second reference point and not a replacement for good judgment, says Yim. And Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" co-host explains how this device has changed behavior in his home and demonstrates how it works.

  • Get smart: Home tech aims to curb utility surge Saturday, 22 Mar 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Interest is building around "smart" technology to help conserve energy and save money, but one study suggests consumers have been slow to catch on.

  • Invest in people, not businesses: VC     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    "Our strategy is founder focused," says Ben Lerer, Thrillist Media Group CEO, in discussing how to pick a winning start-up and his successful investments.

  • Private equity pro: 'There may be some bubbles' Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 9:39 AM ET
    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group Co-Founder & Managing Director.

    Valuations may not make sense, but Silicon Valley's boom powers an industry unique to the US, Carlyle Group's CEO tells CNBC.

  • Ex-Lululemon CEO's new start-up planning IPO? Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 2:49 PM ET
    Luvo's Orange Mango Chicken with whole grains, kale and broccoli

    The company is recruiting a CFO who would "lead fundraising for an IPO," one potential financing option the company is considering, its founder says.

  • Tech needs a 'Rosa Parks moment'     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Chris Zaharias, SearchQuant founder, encourages tech talent in Silicon Valley to stand up for themselves and talk to their companies about equity.

  • Techie advice: Stocks are 'only way to get rich' Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 10:05 AM ET
    Chris Zaharias

    Chris Zaharias, founder of start-up SearchQuant, is calling for a collective "Rosa Parks moment" by tech workers. Re/code reports.

  • Legislation curbs ridesharing innovation     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Sunil Paul, SideCar CEO discusses how new ridesharing legislation affects his startup that uses smartphone technology to match drivers with people who need a ride, for a fee.

  • Smile! This app is recording your reaction Saturday, 15 Mar 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    A new app has added a twist to video messaging between friends: Instant reactions.

  • Unlock the smart home: Start-up eyes keyless doors Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 2:16 PM ET
    August Smart Locks

    Find out how one Bay Area start-up wants to shake up the growing market for smart home accessories.

  • Twitter co-founder Biz Stone discusses his new venture, "Jelly," and how his experience with Twitter has redefined his meaning of success. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports.

  • Hult Prize finalists     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 4:57 PM ET

    The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for budding social entrepreneurs. Hult Prize founder and CEO Ahmad Ashkar, discusses the program to help solve some of the world's toughest challenges.

  • Amid the dispute between Carl Icahn and eBay, Steve Case, The Case Foundation founder & chairman, discusses how boards should deal with investor activism.