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
As legislators consider standardizing the collection of Internet sales tax, the debate on what's fair for online retailers and small businesses is heating up. Chegg's CEO weighs in.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports how a young 17-year old entrepreneur was able to convince Yahoo to buy his startup company for reportedly just under $30 million. Summly has an app that summarizes news feeds for users.
Shafqat Islam, Co-Founder, CEO of NewsCred, explains how his startup business has been able to convince major brand companies they need to pay for the news.
Actor slash entrepreneur Wendell Pierce is opening Sterling Farms, grocery stores with fresh produce in Katrina-struck New Orleans.
A rundown of proposals, from tax deductions to the minimum-wage fight, that would impact small businesses.
A look at Toms Shoes that's trying to change the way people shop. Is the buy-one, give-one model the best choice for aspiring, social entrepreneurs?
Nicolas Beraudo, App Annie, reveals where to find the hottest next generation apps.
Josh Reich, Simple CEO and co-founder, explains how his company makes banking easier for customers.
Doug Ellin, "Entourage" creator, discusses Warner Brothers' decision to make a movie of his successful television series; and provides an inside look at the business of Hollywood.
Kenny Dichter, Juice Press chairman, explains why he thinks his new beverage business has the potential to become a billion dollar business.
Jay Bregman, CEO of Hailo, discusses how android users can hail a cab with the help of his company's app.
Renaud Laplanche, Founder & CEO of LendingClub.com, explains how his online company is able to provide personal loans to borrowers while returning an average of ten percent to investors.
Young entrepreneurs have no shortage of resources at their disposal that give them a leg up on an older generation of competition.
Shervin Pishevar, Menlo Ventures Advisors, discusses how innovation will impact the next decade, as top tech business leaders gathering today at the "F.ounder's" conference in New York.
Greg Schwartz, CEO of UpTo, explains how his company makes your calendar more social "by making it more useful;" allowing users to follow specific groups like friends, family, sport's team, co-workers, and more.
The Small Business Administration has proposed rule changes that could make the agency's loan programs more accessible and popular, the New York Times reports.
Sean Wycliffe, Co-Founder and CEO of Dealflicks, explains how his company helps movie theaters fill empty seats by offering consumers discounted prices on tickets and concessions.
What small and mid-size companies can learn from Ron Johnson's fumbled leadership at JC Penney.
Zach Sims, Codacademy CEO, explains why programming literacy is becoming more important for candidates in the job market.
The top executive of the world's largest online workplace, Gary Swart, oDesk CEO, explains why it's misguided to ban workers from doing their jobs at home.