The fourth annual Siemer Summit ended yesterday—a meeting for startups looking to pitch their ideas, and for VCs looking for the next big thing.» Read More
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.
Business ownership benefit communities, according to our guest bloggers. That's why two groups are launching more access to capital to more women this Mother's Day.
Colleges are beefing up business competitions for students. These contests are key to meeting investors and mentors. Success stories include GrubHub. What's the next, hot company?
A small change to federal rules that just went into effect means more contracts could go to women-owned small businesses, Inc. reports. See if your business qualifies.
Forbes managing editor Bruce Upbin discusses the men and women behind some the hottest startups in Silicon Valley.
Health care and technology, not banking and finance, top millennials' choice for careers, according to a new survey. See which companies they would prefer to work. St. Jude hospital?
Gurbaksh Chahal, CEO of RadiumOne, discusses how he plans to profit from his latest venture - collecting and analyzing social data for brand advertisers.
Kevin Ryan, Gilt Groupe founder, discusses internet ads and the state of e-commerce.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce research revealed the least-friendly states for start-ups. The report examined strategies, vital for job growth. Where does your state fall?
California local governments have the legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders, the state's highest court ruled on Monday. What happens now?
In the nonprofit world, crowdfunding is becoming an effective tool for raising donations, especially among younger do-gooers. Philanthropic millennials?
Maryland and Colorado are among the states supportive of innovation, according to a report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.