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  • 5 Companies to Watch in Silicon Prairie Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 11:17 AM ET

    Venture capitalists and angel investors alike are taking notice of startups in the Midwest, a region sometimes called Silicon Prairie. Here are 5 companies to watch this year.

  • Many small-business owners are pessimistic and expect the economy to remain stagnant or worsen in 2013 with little hiring, according to a new survey.

  • How Social Media Companies Plan to Profit     Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 10:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at Facebook's numbers and reports on what has some analysts concerned. And, Dave McClure, 500 Startups founding partner, weighs in on investing in startups and monetizing the social space.

  • Power Pitch: One Kings Lane CEO     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 1:37 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Patrick Chung, NEA Partner speak to One Kings Lane CEO Doug Mack about how loyal its customers are, and how he plans to ensure quality.

  • Gauging Interest in New BlackBerry     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Israel Ganot, Gazelle president, co-founder and CEO, shares his thoughts on why the amount of BlackBerry trade-ins has doubled over the past month.

  • The Art of Digital Curation     Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    Carter Cleveland, Art.sy founder & CEO, explains how his company is making the art world more accessible and easier to explore online.

  • As President Barack Obama begins his second term, start-ups are hoping for on an immigration overhaul to help them attract highly skilled foreign workers.

  • Power Pitch: LearnVest     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 1:50 PM ET

    Alexa von Tobel, LearnVest CEO, pitches her company to John Paul Dejoria, Paul Mitchell co-founder, and CNBC's John Fortt and Kayla Tausche, who say whether they are in or out.

  • Top Ten Disruptors of 2013: Pro     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    Shervin Pishevar, Menlo Ventures, shares ten of his top disruptors to watch this year; including DeveloperAuction, Poshmark, Blackjet, and more.

  • Now that many small-business owners have more clarity on their tax liabilities, small companies are focused on growth.

  • Investments in Startups Plummet in 2012     Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    John Backus, New Atlantic Ventures; and Brad Weinberg, Blueprint, discuss the pullback in venture capital last year, and take a look at what's ahead for 2013.

  • Global Entrepreneur Trends: Americans More Upbeat, Older Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    Signaling more Americans are feeling upbeat about their economic prospects, attitudes about entrepreneurship are at the highest level in 14 years, according to a new study.

  • GoBank Takes the 'Bank' Out of Banking     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    Steve Streit, Green Dot CEO, discusses his plans to push consumers to bank online with their mobile devices.

  • New Coupon Startup 'Honey' Finds Deals for You Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 1:49 AM ET

    A coupon company for the web is not a new idea. But Ryan Hudson, who has spent over a decade building companies, has found a way to wow investors, the Global Post reports.

  • Songza's Profits & Competition     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    Songza CEO Elias Roman makes the case for his company Songza, in front of CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Nat Burgess, Corum Group president, who share their opinions on the business model of the company.

  • Franchising Trends for 2013 Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 10:12 AM ET
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    The number of franchise establishments grew in 2012, the first time since 2008, according to a report compiled by IHS Global Insight. But while more growth is forecast for 2013, cautious optimism is the dominant mood.

  • Meet the 'Netflix' for Magazines     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 8:41 AM ET

    Morgan Guenther, Next Issue Media CEO, explains how his company is able to provide consumers with unlimited digital access to 80 popular magazines on demand.

  • Oscar-Worthy Movies Entrepreneurs Should See Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 12:43 PM ET
    Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg at the "Lincoln" premiere in November in Hollywood.

    The Academy Award nominations were announced, and leave it to a small-business group to find an entrepreneur angle in Hollywood awards season.

  • Pebble Smartwatch Ships January 23rd     Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    Eric Migicovsky, Pebble CEO & co-founder, discusses the launch of its much-buzzed about wearable "data plan."

  • Startup Expert: 'Software is Where the Action Is'     Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Todd Dagres, Spark Capital founder & general partner, discusses where he is finding the next hot investment opportunities.

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