Greg Abbott began dismantling a flagship initiative of his predecessor Thursday, saying he will abolish Rick Perry's pet program that gave $200 million in taxpayer dollars to Texas startups and was beset by bankruptcies and questionable claims of success. Texas lost tens of millions of dollars investing in failed high-risk startups and the fund's inner...» Read More
Upstart CEO Dave Girouard discusses his company's business model, and what kinds of returns people his company has invested in are seeing.
The service has become a major force in holiday retail, helping consumers find products and stores market to the right consumers.
Andrew Laffoon, Mixbook CEO, discusses how mobile app "Mosaic" lets users create photo books and explains what differentiates their app from competitors like Shutterfly. Lafoon also comments on Mixbooks plans for going public.
James King, the founder and chairman of Find Invest Grow (FIG), explains why it is easier to find entrepreneurs among students in U.S. universities than U.K. ones.
23andMe is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that the Silicon Valley start-up misled customers with advertising for its personalized DNA tests.
Stuart Conroy, founder of Activ8, discusses how the traditional distribution model has changed with the rise of online retail.
Good Eggs is an online grocery marketplace with 100 employees and 400 local food vendors. Good Eggs co-founder and CEO Rob Spiro, says the company is partnering with the best local farms, and is able to provide home deliveries 5 days a week.
Phil Libin, CEO of Evernote, says it's the "best time in the history of the universe" to launch a startup and discusses Evernote's future, which includes an IPO.
A growing group of social and mobile Web services are poised to become the next Facebook. Just ask them.
Jeff Lynn, founders of Seedrs, says new businesses need a small amount of capital to take their first step but few people are willing to provide it.
Adam Somlai-Fischer, co-founder at Prezi, talks about the environment for start-ups in Hungary and securing investments.
Atomico, a European venture capital firm that has invested in the likes of Rovio, plans to spend its new $476 million fund on tech start-ups.
Andrew Brundan, founder and managing director at Patrona, explains how it managed to remain competitive after production was moved back to the U.K., following a bad experience in China.
The NFL and MLB have threatened to move all of their games to cable television if streaming startup Aereo is deemed legal.
Jarret Hamstreet, Post.bid.ship president & CEO, discusses his family's business which matches shipments with available trucks. "About half of the freight that moves through our company is through the food and beverage industry," he says.
The founders of Morphsuits explain the idea behind their company.
How did sites like Facebook help to generate a buzz around Morphsuits?
In what ways are Morphsuits looking to broaden their product range and remain relevant?
Should the founders of Morphsuits change the name of their company to widen its appeal?
Clara Shih, CEO of Hearsay Social, explains that Hearsay helps organizations manage high volumes of social media traffic and highlights that the company has started to expand in Europe.