PayPal co-founder Max Levchin announced his lending startup Affirm has raised $275 million, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.» Read More
All is fair in love and marketing. Including airing your grievances on your very public Facebook page.
SunCulture co-founders Samir Ibrahim and Charlie Nichols left Wall Street to start SunCulture, a company that provides solar powered drip irrigation to farmers in Nairobi, Kenya.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, discusses his turnaround plan for Chicago schools.
That area is highly paid, highly skilled, and you can raise a middle-class family on those jobs, says Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, sharing his plan to produce more advance manufacturing jobs in Windy City.
Your smartphone can tell you, says Charles Yim, Breathometer founder & CEO, explaining how his device allows people to check their BAC levels. This is more of a second reference point and not a replacement for good judgment, says Yim. And Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" co-host explains how this device has changed behavior in his home and demonstrates how it works.
Interest is building around "smart" technology to help conserve energy and save money, but one study suggests consumers have been slow to catch on.
"Our strategy is founder focused," says Ben Lerer, Thrillist Media Group CEO, in discussing how to pick a winning start-up and his successful investments.
Valuations may not make sense, but Silicon Valley's boom powers an industry unique to the US, Carlyle Group's CEO tells CNBC.
The company is recruiting a CFO who would "lead fundraising for an IPO," one potential financing option the company is considering, its founder says.
Chris Zaharias, SearchQuant founder, encourages tech talent in Silicon Valley to stand up for themselves and talk to their companies about equity.
Chris Zaharias, founder of start-up SearchQuant, is calling for a collective "Rosa Parks moment" by tech workers. Re/code reports.
Sunil Paul, SideCar CEO discusses how new ridesharing legislation affects his startup that uses smartphone technology to match drivers with people who need a ride, for a fee.
A new app has added a twist to video messaging between friends: Instant reactions.
Find out how one Bay Area start-up wants to shake up the growing market for smart home accessories.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone discusses his new venture, "Jelly," and how his experience with Twitter has redefined his meaning of success. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports.
The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for budding social entrepreneurs. Hult Prize founder and CEO Ahmad Ashkar, discusses the program to help solve some of the world's toughest challenges.
Amid the dispute between Carl Icahn and eBay, Steve Case, The Case Foundation founder & chairman, discusses how boards should deal with investor activism.
Online storefront comiXology is helping self-published comic book authors find new readers and reduce the cost of reaching them.
On Deck is a real-time platform for Main Street business lending. Its CEO Noah Breslow, says his company is currently tracking 8 million businesses, and discusses how the company is regulated.
Ruzwana Bashir, Peek CEO & co-founder, discusses how her company plans to grow after completing a second round of more than $5 million in funding. There are really strategic investors that we can bring in, says Bashir.