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  • Retroactive Tax Could Cost Entrepreneurs Millions Monday, 20 May 2013 | 12:05 PM ET

    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.

  • Small Telecom 'Disruptors' Defying the Odds     Friday, 17 May 2013 | 8:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at how small companies like Kymeta, Twilio, WhatsApp, and LiveU, are putting pressure on established telecom giants.

  • Health Care Industry Game Changers     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 8:14 AM ET

    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.

  • How Slated wants to help you become a movie mogul Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:58 AM ET
    Slated.com co-founders Stephan Paternot and Duncan Cork.

    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?

  • Wealthfront Disrupts Traditional Brokerage Model     Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 8:40 AM ET

    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.

  • Top six questions smart investors ask start-ups Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 10:00 PM ET

    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.

  • How 'Quirky' Is Disrupting Manufacturing     Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    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.

  • For Small Business, Things Finally Looking Up Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    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.

  • Top 5 small business mistakes Monday, 13 May 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    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's Retail Disruptors Revealed     Monday, 13 May 2013 | 8:38 AM ET

    CNBC reveals which top five retailers are best positioned to change the global marketplace.

  • Run the World!: Case for More Women Entrepreneurs Friday, 10 May 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    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.

  • Searching for the Next, Great Start-Up at Colleges Friday, 10 May 2013 | 8:29 AM ET
    MouseHouse Winner of 2012 New Venture Challenge

    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?

  • Need Cash?: More Contracts for Women Entrepreneurs Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    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.

  • Tech's Top Investors     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    Forbes managing editor Bruce Upbin discusses the men and women behind some the hottest startups in Silicon Valley.

  • CIA to Starbucks: Where Millennials Want to Work Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 10:53 AM ET

    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?

  • Serial Entrepreneur Targets Online Ads     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    Gurbaksh Chahal, CEO of RadiumOne, discusses how he plans to profit from his latest venture - collecting and analyzing social data for brand advertisers.

  • Disrupting Online Advertising     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    Kevin Ryan, Gilt Groupe founder, discusses internet ads and the state of e-commerce.

  • Start-Up? Not Here: Worst States for Entrepreneurs Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:18 AM ET
    West Virginia Capital Building.

    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?