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  • Start-Up? Not Here: Worst States for Entrepreneurs Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:18 AM ET
    West Virginia Capital Building.

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce research revealed the least-friendly states for start-ups. The report examined strategies, vital for job growth. Where does your state fall?

  • California Cities Can Ban Pot Shops, Court Rules Monday, 6 May 2013 | 2:10 PM ET

    California local governments have the legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders, the state's highest court ruled on Monday. What happens now?

  • Millennials Want to Donate, Save the World, Really Friday, 3 May 2013 | 12:50 PM ET
    Dave Boyce, customer experience officer for Fundly, a crowdfunding site for causes and nonprofits.

    In the nonprofit world, crowdfunding is becoming an effective tool for raising donations, especially among younger do-gooers. Philanthropic millennials?

  • Ten Best States for Starting a Business Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 9:38 AM ET

    Maryland and Colorado are among the states supportive of innovation, according to a report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

  • Big Data Giveaway's Big Payoff     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 6:40 AM ET

    Doug Cutting, Cloudera chief architect; and Mike Olson, Cloudera CEO, explain how the software that powers big data could unlock billions of dollars in productivity.

  • NYC Launches Taxi Hailing Apps     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    Jay Bregman, Hailo CEO, explains how his company got the green light which allows riders to legally hail a cab with a smartphone app.

  • California Startups Could Face Retroactive Taxes Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 12:14 PM ET

    California entrepreneurs are working to stop the state from presenting businesses with retroactive tax bills, totaling millions. Fair game or chilling message to entrepreneurs?

  • Six Months After Sandy, Merchants See Uneven Recovery Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    A worker at Jack N Bill's in Seaside Heights, NJ, prepares to open the bar for the summer tourist season.

    Some businesses have reopened, but many others remain closed. Slow cleanup and lack of connectivity are among the roadblocks. An update from the Jersey Shore to lower Manhattan.

  • Signs of Another Tech Bubble: VC Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 5:28 PM ET

    One venture capitalist notes that today’s young tech entrepreneurs weren't working during the last crash—a blessing and a curse.

  • Bitcoin Is Gold 2.0: Venture Capitalist Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    Venture capitalists at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York say the bitcoin could spark a wave of start-ups.

  • Funding Startups in Silicon Valley     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 8:41 AM ET

    Joe Lonsdale, Formation 8 partner, discusses how new technology is transforming every major industry in the public and private sectors.

  • Banking on Innovation     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    Scott Stanford, Sherpa co-founder, shares some of his biggest IPO successes, and reveals which startups he believes will become the household names of the future.

  • Working with lawyers can be frustrating - and expensive - leaving many wondering how exactly their money was used. Start-up Viewabill tackles the problem of legal transparency by letting people track how much their lawyers are charging them in real-time. Viewabill's co-founder Alan Dershowitz talks with Squawk on the Street about how he's trying to shake-up the legal industry.

  • How a Gelato Upstart Racked Up $49 Million in Sales Saturday, 27 Apr 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    How one ex-pat returned to the U.S. with a new-found appreciation for Argentine gelato, a passion that propelled the entrepreneur on a quest to conquer the ice cream market.

  • Mold? Struggle to Police Marijuana Production Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 10:24 AM ET

    Months before legal sales of marijuana begin in Colorado and Washington, officials are struggling with rules to govern issues including "medibles," mold and production.

  • John Collison, co-founder and president of Stripe, explains how it makes accepting online payments easier.

  • Upstart Holy Grail: Searching for Crowdfunding Gold Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 10:34 AM ET
    Emilie Holmes poses with her tea van in London, England. Instead of taking a loan, she posted her tea project on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter and raised over 14,000 GBP from backers, most of whom she didn't know and doesn't have to pay back. But crowdfunding results for entrepreneurs have been mixed.

    Business owners hoping to pocket investments may not want to count on crowdfunding. Results can be mixed for both entrepreneurs and investors. Buyer beware.

  • Aaron Levie, CEO & Founder of Box.net, discusses how his startup is profiting and gaining market share by reshaping the company into a cloud platform business.

  • Small Business Owners: Can I Get Some Cash, Please Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 2:02 PM ET

    As securing loans from large banks remains tricky, more small-business owners are turning to small banks and other nontraditional sources of capital to grow their operations.

  • How to Invest in an 'Upstart'     Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 8:20 AM ET

    Paul Gu, Upstart co-founder; and Geoff Lewis, Founders Fund principal, discuss how investors can buy a stake in the future income of a startup company.