Startup investments totaled $9.47 billion in the first three months of the year, up from $6.01 billion in the first quarter of 2013. It was the highest since the second quarter of 2001, when investments reached $11.5 billion. Since March, shares of companies such as Netflix, Twitter and Facebook have sagged.» Read More
Anyone who knows anything about business knows that you buy low and sell high. Here's why now just may be that selling-high time.
Robert Levin, CEO of One Hundred Years, explains that his company deals with health management, or approaching health as one would with an investment portfolio, and why he choose London to launch.
More prominent entrepreneurs and investors are starting several companies at once to share resources. Clever idea or set up for cookie-cutter ventures?
Feeling hopeful about their prospects and broader economy, U.S. entrepreneurship rates are at the highest in more than a decade, according to a report. See which state is star.
Forget trekking to a stadium concession line. Three start-ups have created mobile apps that let you order food and beverages right from your seat. Is America not a great country?
Ed Bussey, founder and CEO of Quill, tells CNBC that Quill helps curate choice on the internet so consumers can make informed decisions whatever they are buying.
Businesses in debt make bad decisions out of desperation. Use these four strategies to avoid making poor choices and focus instead on what your business needs to grow.
Start-ups such as MakerBot and Formlabs have introduced consumer-level 3-D printers that allow a variety of entrepreneurs to create parts and components. See what the fuss is about.
Small business owner Brian Overstreet is among 2,500 California start-up founders, who are on the hook for some $120 million in retroactive taxes if the Franchise Tax Board has its way.
Jennifer Aniston is one of Hollywood's leading stars. Aniston spoke exclusively with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo about what motivated her to get into the hair care business.
Jon Prideaux, Boku's chief business officer, explains how his company simplifies shopping by allowing customers to purchase items without bringing along their wallets.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at how small companies like Kymeta, Twilio, WhatsApp, and LiveU, are putting pressure on established telecom giants.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on companies that are looking to increase efficiency and implement simplicity in medical care. And Grant Verstandig, founder and CEO of Audax Health, discusses how his startup encourages consumers to make healthier lifestyle choices.
Crowdfunding is helping professionals such as Zach Braff raise millions. See how one start-up is tapping into film financing's "new world order." Wanna be a movie mogul?
The financial services sector is disrupting the status quo, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. And, Andrew Rachleff, Wealthfront president & CEO, explains how his company can offer clients the same services as big banks but at a lower cost.
There are six questions smart investors should ask before putting money into a new company. If businesses have answers, it shows they have data to support their decisions.
Open-source technology and low-cost tools are bringing product development out of the confines of factories, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. And, Ben Kaufman, Quirky CEO & founder, explains how his company's innovative initiatives are changing the way things are made.
NFIB's widely watched Index of Small Business Optimism rose 2.6 points to 92.1 last month, erasing a drop of 1.3 during March.
Many businesses don’t make it past their fifth anniversary, so it's crucial to nail strategy. Pat Kiernan, co-host of "Crowd Rules," on five small-business mistakes to avoid.
CNBC reveals which top five retailers are best positioned to change the global marketplace.