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  • Hearing aids at 'a fraction of the cost': CEO   Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 4:40 AM ET
    Hearing aids at 'a fraction of the cost': CEO

    Audicus is a tech startup, specialising in hearing aid devices online that are "a fraction of the cost" of the traditional hearing aids. Patrick Freuler, CEO and founder of Audicus, discusses further.

  • Start-ups go to the dogs Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Dog with computer

    Top-tier venture capitalists in Silicon Valley are looking to replace the kennel model for pets.

  • Which tech start-ups got the most ink in 2014? Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    As 2014 wraps up, we can all agree on this: It was a wild year for start-ups. CNBC.com looked to see which ones got the most coverage.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 28- For years, Google Inc's commerce chief, Stephanie Tilenius, held a demanding job and helped oversee the medical care of her parents, an experience that led her to leave the Internet search giant in 2012 and start a company to help patients combat chronic disease. The program costs $15 a week and includes reminders to take medication.

  • Zenefits helping small biz   Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 6:53 AM ET
    Zenefits helping small biz

    Forbes named free online HR software Zenefits the hottest startup of the year. Its founder and CEO Parker Conrad, discusses the opportunity with small businesses.

  • Disruptors under fire   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 8:17 AM ET
    Disruptors under fire

    Some disruptors aren't just shaking up their larger competitor, they're also drawing criticism from consumers, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Zipz Wine's big 'Shark' deal   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:44 AM ET
    Zipz Wine's big 'Shark' deal

    "Shark Tank's" Kevin O'Leary and Andrew McMurry, Zipz national wine consultant, discuss Zipz's innovative single-serve container and why it could do for wine what aluminum cans did for soda.

  • Uber's misdemeanours won't discourage investors   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 4:40 AM ET
    Uber's misdemeanours won't discourage investors

    Uber's service has been facing some tough critics in recent weeks. Despite negative coverage, Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital, says investors won¿t be put off, with Baidu potentially investing more money in the country.

  • Congrats on the big payday! Now, don't blow it Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Ray Gillenwater (left), former BlackBerry executive and founder of SpeakUp, with SpeakUp co-founder Keith Barney

    Many young tech executives give up a fat paycheck to risk it all for start-up success. And they don't live to regret it.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 10- Doctor On Demand is the latest Silicon Valley startup to bet that people will turn to mobile devices for confidential counseling. The Doctor On Demand app is available on mobile devices with both Google Inc's Android and Apple Inc's iOS platforms. It has raised $24 million from such venture firms as Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures,...

  • Battle of the Kickstarter projects   Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 6:15 AM ET
    Battle of the Kickstarter projects

    Two crowdfunding campaigns are gaining the attention of backers and raising some serious dollars.

  • Rackspace: The comeback kid?   Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Rackspace: The comeback kid?

    The "cloud" is here to stay and tech group Rackspace is focusing on service leadership and hybrid solutions, says Taylor Rhodes, CEO.

  • Need a last minute plan? Try YPlan: CEO   Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 5:15 AM ET
    Need a last minute plan? Try YPlan: CEO

    YPlan is a "discovery engine" that enables users to find something fun to do at the last minute, says Rytis Vitkauskas, co-founder and CEO of YPlan.

  • Billion dollar start-ups: Uber, Square & more   Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 12:15 PM ET
    Billion dollar start-ups: Uber, Square & more

    Deborah Hopkins, Citi chief innovation officer and CEO of Citi Ventures, discusses the valuations of start-ups like Uber and Square. Hopkins finds innovation at social platforms exciting.

  • Levchin's plan to disrupt big banks   Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET
    Levchin's plan to disrupt big banks

    PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, discusses his banking start-up "Affirm," that offers consumers a new way to pay for goods.

  • From stigma to literacy in India, using...bananas? Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    A young woman from Saathi’s pilot village in India holds a Saathi pad.

    Saathi, a start-up that won Harvard's venture competition this year, empowers rural Indian women by using banana tree fiber to make sanitary pads.

  • London aims for FinTech dominance   Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 7:00 PM ET
    Fintech: London becoming a major global hub

    The Silicon Valley may still be the world's leader for all things start-up but the U.K capital is proving to be a strong competitor when it comes to financial technology.

  • From Kickstarter to 6,000 stores in 2 years ... Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:21 PM ET
    GoldieBlox

    Debbie Sterling's story-based GoldieBlox construction sets and action figures are being sold in 6,000 stores worldwide, two years after taking Kickstarter by storm.

  • Start-up gives secondhand a fresh start   Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Start-up gives secondhand a fresh start

    ThredUP co-founder and CEO James Reinhart pitches his online consignment company to the "Power Pitch" panel. Will they be in or call it a dud?

  • A real GoldieBlox story   Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:43 AM ET
    A real GoldieBox story

    Debbie Sterling, GoldieBlox founder & CEO, discusses her mission to build a business and introduce engineering-inspired toys for girls.