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  • Which tech start-ups got the most ink in 2014? Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    As 2014 wraps up, we can all agree on this: It was a wild year for start-ups. CNBC.com looked to see which ones got the most coverage.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 28- For years, Google Inc's commerce chief, Stephanie Tilenius, held a demanding job and helped oversee the medical care of her parents, an experience that led her to leave the Internet search giant in 2012 and start a company to help patients combat chronic disease. The program costs $15 a week and includes reminders to take medication.

  • Zenefits helping small biz  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Forbes named free online HR software Zenefits the hottest startup of the year. Its founder and CEO Parker Conrad, discusses the opportunity with small businesses.

  • Disruptors under fire  Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    Some disruptors aren't just shaking up their larger competitor, they're also drawing criticism from consumers, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Zipz Wine's big 'Shark' deal  Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    "Shark Tank's" Kevin O'Leary and Andrew McMurry, Zipz national wine consultant, discuss Zipz's innovative single-serve container and why it could do for wine what aluminum cans did for soda.

  • Uber's misdemeanours won't discourage investors  Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Uber's service has been facing some tough critics in recent weeks. Despite negative coverage, Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion Capital, says investors won┬┐t be put off, with Baidu potentially investing more money in the country.

  • Congrats on the big payday! Now, don't blow it Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Ray Gillenwater (left), former BlackBerry executive and founder of SpeakUp, with SpeakUp co-founder Keith Barney

    Many young tech executives give up a fat paycheck to risk it all for start-up success. And they don't live to regret it.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 10- Doctor On Demand is the latest Silicon Valley startup to bet that people will turn to mobile devices for confidential counseling. The Doctor On Demand app is available on mobile devices with both Google Inc's Android and Apple Inc's iOS platforms. It has raised $24 million from such venture firms as Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures,...

  • Battle of the Kickstarter projects  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 6:15 AM ET

    Two crowdfunding campaigns are gaining the attention of backers and raising some serious dollars.

  • Rackspace: The comeback kid?  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    The "cloud" is here to stay and tech group Rackspace is focusing on service leadership and hybrid solutions, says Taylor Rhodes, CEO.

  • Need a last minute plan? Try YPlan: CEO  Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 5:15 AM ET

    YPlan is a "discovery engine" that enables users to find something fun to do at the last minute, says Rytis Vitkauskas, co-founder and CEO of YPlan.

  • Formation 8 raises $500 million for second venture fund Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    The fund, created by startup whiz kid Joe Lonsdale and colleagues Brian Koo and Jim Kim, specializes in technology companies with aspirations of doing business in Asia. Formation 8 uses connections in Asia to help companies in their portfolio, as it did with Oculus. Working with Formation 8 can help their U.S. portfolio companies gain the same entree to Asia they...

  • Billion dollar start-ups: Uber, Square & more  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    Deborah Hopkins, Citi chief innovation officer and CEO of Citi Ventures, discusses the valuations of start-ups like Uber and Square. Hopkins finds innovation at social platforms exciting.

  • Levchin's plan to disrupt big banks  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, discusses his banking start-up "Affirm," that offers consumers a new way to pay for goods.

  • From stigma to literacy in India, using...bananas? Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    A young woman from Saathi’s pilot village in India holds a Saathi pad.

    Saathi, a start-up that won Harvard's venture competition this year, empowers rural Indian women by using banana tree fiber to make sanitary pads.

  • London aims for FinTech dominance  Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    The Silicon Valley may still be the world's leader for all things start-up but the U.K capital is proving to be a strong competitor when it comes to financial technology.

  • From Kickstarter to 6,000 stores in 2 years ... Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:21 PM ET
    GoldieBlox

    Debbie Sterling's story-based GoldieBlox construction sets and action figures are being sold in 6,000 stores worldwide, two years after taking Kickstarter by storm.

  • Start-up gives secondhand a fresh start  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    ThredUP co-founder and CEO James Reinhart pitches his online consignment company to the "Power Pitch" panel. Will they be in or call it a dud?

  • A real GoldieBlox story  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:43 AM ET

    Debbie Sterling, GoldieBlox founder & CEO, discusses her mission to build a business and introduce engineering-inspired toys for girls.

  • This belt can charge your smartphone Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 1:40 PM ET
    Nifty's XOO Belt

    A technology start-up is teaming up with clothing designer Casely-Hayford to craft a fashionable belt that will double as a mobile charger.