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.» Read More
Mark Siegel, Menlo Ventures, discusses how the fiscal cliff is impacting private money, and why it's important to keep capital gains taxes low.
Most of us have a love-hate relationship with email. It helps us keep in touch, manage large amounts of information and speed communication. But email has also become a crazy-making source of distraction from other important matters.
A successful microeconomic strategy draws on a region’s unique strengths, then integrates the value chain to create ecosystems of entrepreneurship that support innovation and new business formation.
Imagine a place where high-impact entrepreneurs are so pleased that they don’t complain. Would those be entrepreneurs living in Silicon Valley perhaps? Not so.
An entrepreneurial ecosystem has sprouted in what some would say is a most unexpected community. It has all the elements of a large city effort, including support for technology startups as well as the 98 percent of startups that are not technology-based.
Shortly after the Icelandic economy crashed in 2008, we founded our first company. Call us crazy, but in the midst of thousands losing their jobs and the first en masse public protest against the government since Iceland’s induction into NATO in 1949, we decided to start a board game company. It was a blast.
Some 88 million young women and men worldwide are unemployed — 47 percent of the unemployed globally. Economic leaders have been stumped as to what to do about it. Now Generation Y is taking matters into its own hands.
John Levisay, CEO of Craftsy, and Josh Scott, Craftsy COO, discuss the company's plans for growth and expansion.
Jason Graham-Nye, co-founder of gNappies, explains to CNBC the many challenges of expanding a business abroad.
Startup Open, a competition that searches for startups with the greatest growth potential, chose 50 companies to compete for the opportunity to present their business plans to experienced entrepreneurs, and gain insight from the experts. Here is a sampling of the 50 , representing a range of ideas from around the world.
Carrie Hammer, an advertising executive in New York, found herself in an uncomfortable situation. Shopping at a department store, she would find a dress she liked and try it on. Size 6 was too small – but size 8 was, well, too big.
Seema Mody interviews entrepreneur Carrie Hammer on the increasing advantages women have in startups.
Immigration reform and controlling health-care costs are the two issues that matter most to startups such as Warby Parker, the company’s co-founder Neil Blumenthal told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” Tuesday.
Randi Zuckerberg, Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" executive producer, shares insight on what the election means for big tech and startups.
Neil Blumenthal, Warby Parker co-founder, explains why today's election has important implications for health care costs and immigration reform.
Alan Patricof, Founder & Managing Director of Greycroft Partners, discusses some of the major concerns for small business.
Over the last few years, sustainable farming startups have managed to get loans from companies like Whole Foods, or sold equity stakes to venture capitalists like Michael Dell's brother, Adam. A lot of the seed money is being used to help these businesses grow, many with a focus on being local.
Many long-time serial entrepreneurs are today's angel investors and venture capitalists — and the classroom gives them an early glimpse at the potential next big names in emerging fields. Here are 11 notable entrepreneurs who have taken to the classroom.
The chronicle of where people choose to start companies as compared to where they come from is far more complex and much more interesting than you might imagine.
While Silicon Valley and other traditional high-tech hubs claim dominance as places for startups, demand for health care and other business services has put places like Indianapolis and Salt Lake City on the entrepreneurial map.