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  • The first in the tank   Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    The first in the tank

    CNBC sits down with Tod Wilson, the first person to be thrown into the "Shark Tank."

  • 'Shark Tank's' Corcoran: Talk 'short, straight & clear'

    "Shark Tank" host Barbara Corcoran shares the 3 biggest mistakes contestants make on the show, and what it takes to win.

  • Startups going to secondary market   Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 1:26 PM ET
    Startups going to secondary market

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports many companies are choosing to stay private longer. If they need cash, some are choosing to go to a secondary market.

  • Venture capital in 2014   Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Venture capital in 2014

    Menlo Ventures managing director Venky Ganesan discusses which sectors will garner the most attention and money from VC firms in 2014. BuzzFeed's Jon Steinberg weighs in.

  • Swapping shares for cash   Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    Swapping shares for cash

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports how some start-up workers are turning to secondary markets to sell private company shares.

  • Hottest start-ups of 2014   Friday, 3 Jan 2014 | 2:48 PM ET
    Hottest start-ups of 2014

    Dylan Tweney, VentureBeat, shares 3 start-up companies to look for in 2014. Castlight Health is Tweney's pick for a potential public offering.

  • Brash Uber stalks new markets to ride higher Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 2:19 PM ET
    Travis Kalanick, co-founder and CEO of Uber, talks during a session of LeWeb 2013 event near Paris in December 2013.

    Uber may be the brash darling of Silicon Valley, but it will take more than a popular smartphone app and free publicity to take this start-up further.

  • Mossberg & Swisher launch 'Re/code'   Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 10:31 AM ET
    Mossberg & Swisher launch 'Re/code'

    Tech veterans Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg of Revere Digital discuss the launch of "Re/code," a reincarnation of "All Things D." Re/code also signed a content agreement with NBC News group to partner on technology coverage.

  • Influenster: Harnessing the power of word of mouth   Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 11:51 AM ET
    Influenster: Harnessing the power of word of mouth

    Aydin Acar, Influenster co-founder and CEO, and Elizabeth Scherle, Influenster co-founder, explain how their company can help turn social influence into rewards for brand name products.

  • Two sisters drop high-powered careers for cupcakes Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 10:36 AM ET
    Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne escaped 'the cube' to start Georgetown Cupcakes.

    Sophie and Katherine Kallinis quit their jobs at the beginning of the recession and now run a small cupcake empire.

  • Pitch your start-up, and have a few drinks to boot Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 1:49 PM ET

    To identify the hottest new business ideas, pitch events with a party-style atmosphere are the latest trend, from Startup Weekends to Hackathons.

  • SEC votes to ease public stock rules for start-ups Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 11:52 AM ET
    SEC Security and Exchange Commission

    The SEC voted to propose rules to allow start-ups to raise more money through public stock deals without facing costly registration requirements.

  • Toys come to life   Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 10:33 AM ET
    Toys come to life

    Michael Rosenblatt, Seamless Toy CEO, discusses a new app that gives kids the building blocks to construct their own "smart toys" and control them from mobile devices. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.

  • AOL chief’s white whale finally slips his grasp Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 11:50 AM ET
    Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of AOL.

    Tim Armstrong, the chief executive of AOL, had a debilitating attachment to Patch, a network of local news sites that he is finally winding down.

  • Tinder CEO: No rush for paid-for content   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    Tinder CEO: We're in no rush for paid-for content

    Sean Rad, CEO of Tinder, says the app is a "more efficient way" for people to form relationships, and explains how it plans to monetize in the future.

  • Peek CEO: We're building an activities market place   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 11:39 AM ET
    Peek CEO: We're building an activities market place

    Peek.com has been called the "OpenTable of travel." Ruzwana Bashir, Peek CEO & co-founder, discusses the launch of their first mobile app and the insight investors Jack Dorsey and Eric Schmidt have provided.

  • Quirky gifts for the holiday   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    Quirky gifts for the holiday

    Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman explains how his company is able to use crowdsourcing to produce new products, saying the website has things no one has seen before because "they were just invented."

  • Smarter snacking online   Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:13 AM ET
    Smarter snacking online

    Anthony Fletcher, Graze CEO, discusses how his startup company is changing the way consumers eat by offering portion-controlled snacks tailored to suit individual tastes.

  • Aereo says it turned a profit, looking for partners Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 3:20 PM ET

    TV start-up Aereo said it had turned a profit in some of its markets, and is also looking for broadband partners to pair with its service.

  • Fierce Competitors: Macy's vs. Kohl's   Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 2:47 PM ET
    Fierce Competitors: Macy's vs. Kohl's

    CNBC's Dominic Chu thinks Macy's is executing well, while CNBC's Herb Greenberg likes Kohl's better.