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Ilan Zechory, Rap Genius founder, pitches his company to the "Power Pitch" crew. The website allows users to read interesting annotations on rap lyrics. Greg Selkoe, Karmaloop CEO, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discuss their thoughts on the business.
Adam Belanich, David Belanich and Noah Belanich, Joyride Coffee co-founders, discuss their plan to deliver high-quality specialty coffees straight to businesses all over New York City.
Joe Lonsdale, Formation 8 partner, discusses the operation of collecting big data while maintaining civil liberties and strengthening national intelligence and defense.
Sports careers don't last forever, but some athletes found new careers for when they reached the ripe old age of 30. Here are 10 who started small businesses and found new success.
CNBC's Joe Kernen gets a lesson about golf and finance from professional golfer Nick Faldo, and Elevation Partners' Tim Freeman.
Professional golfer Nick Faldo explains his strategy of expanding his business empire, and discusses his plans to play in the British Open in July.
Ping Li of Accel Partners discusses the company's investment in next-generation data-based technology, including Cloudera, Nimble Storage and Sumo Logic.
Ouya founder and CEO Julie Uhrman discusses how her company's $99 gaming console could give PlayStation and Xbox a run for their money by allowing developers to publish game apps to the television.
Sam Shank, CEO of HotelTonight, explains how its new app lets impulsive travelers and procrastinators book same-day hotel reservations from their mobile phones and at a discount.
The call of dessert can be hard to ignore. CNBC Prime presents 10 small businesses offering something sinfully delicious, for those times when willpower abandons you.
Allon Bloch, CEO of MySupermarket, explains how his startup can save consumers money by price-shopping for them online.
Andrew Glaser, ClubCrown founder & CEO, explains how the skills he acquired running money on Wall Street helped him launch a hot new startup.
Steve Case, Revolution chairman & CEO, discusses why he invested $20 million in a North Carolina company. He also explains why he supports immigration reform that makes it easier to U.S. companies to recruit foreign talent.
Rajeev Goel, CEO of Pubmatic, explains how his company helps publishers increase their ad revenues by tracking online users.
Rytis Vitkauskas and Viktoras Jucikas, founders of YPlan, talks about their event booking app, their lack of competition and their plans to expand to New York and other global cities in the coming year.
Launching a business is risky. But if you do what you love, you can find a niche and answer only to yourself. A closer look at three entrepreneurs' ups and downs.
Boris Sofman, Anki co-founder and CEO, explains how his new technology could make an impressive combination of artificial intelligence and robotics.
Gaurav Banga, Bromium co-founder & CEO, discusses how his growing company is making the world more secure from cyberattacks.
More consumers are asking questions about overseas-made products including apparel. See a list of 10 neat products, curated by USA Love List, a site devoted to American-made goods.
Abandoning China, more manufacturers are mining technology and crowdfunding to raise capital to make "Made in USA" goods, which means U.S. jobs. What's driving the reshoring surge?