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  • Ben Sann, BestParking.com founder, used family loans and his bicycle to gather data about car garage rates and to launch his startup.

    BestParking.com conveniently centralizes parking garage rates. See how the young founder got started with a family loan - and a bicycle.

  • Revolutionizing Do-It-Yourself Investing     Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    Hardeep Walia, Co-founder & CEO of Motif Investing, explains how his company allows investors to customize their investment decisions.

  • Snapchat: Now You See It, Now You Don't     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Evan Spiegel, Snapchat CEO and co-founder, discusses his company's plans to monetize an app that allows users to send pictures that disappear in 10 seconds.

  • Sports Fantasies Are on Tap at Startup Fandeavor.com Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 12:47 PM ET
    Former ASU quarterback Brock Osweiler, pictured at far left, and fan Jonathan Leiterman, who used startup Fandeavor.

    Fandeavor.com offers unique game-day experiences for fans, and was funded by the VegasTech Fund. Led by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, the fund is part of a broader push to revitalize downtown Las Vegas.

  • Reinventing Your Mobile Karma     Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Robert Gaal, Karma founder & CEO, explains how mobile users can create free "social bandwidth" by sharing data.

  • It's Entrepreneurship Week: How to Be Your Own Boss Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 12:24 PM ET
    Entrepreneur Joseph Schlesinger has used Kickstarter, the crowd sourced website, to raise funding for his company ArcBotics.

    In honor of the seventh annual National Entrepreneurship Week, the SBA is hosting a series of webinars for entrepreneurs on everything from crowd-funding innovation to starting an urban farm.

  • Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors CEO, discusses why there are more opportunities in smaller companies.

  • Genband's 'Office to Go'     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    Charles Vogt, Genband CEO, discusses his company's alliance with Samsung Mobile and its plans to "disrupt" the business landscape.

  • Did Pres. Obama Make the Case for Jobs?     Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 9:03 AM ET

    Steve Case, The Case Foundation, weighs in on how to create jobs in American, fund startup companies, and implement immigration reform.

  • Pebble Watches Apple's Innovation     Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 10:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner reports Apple's Tim Cook is still optimistic about growing the smartphone market. And Eric Migicovsky, Pebble CEO & co-founder, explains why he thinks more consumers are interested in wearable tech devices.

  • Small Business Confidence Barely Budged in January Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Small-business owners' confidence was virtually flat in January, as entrepreneurs failed to recoup losses sparked by December's scare about the so-called "fiscal cliff," according to the NFIB.

  • Are You on the Fashion 'Lyst?'     Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    Chris Morton, Lyst¿s CEO, explains how his company allows customers to add the looks they like to their shopping "Lysts," making it easier to shop online. The company makes money by taking a commission on every sale it generates.

  • Just because you're a small-business owner doesn't make you immune to security issues. Here are five tips for protecting your company.

  • Making Money on Mobile: Bartz     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 8:53 AM ET

    Carol Bartz, former Yahoo! president & CEO, shares her thoughts on how to monetize mobile.

  • Bartz on Mentoring in Silicon Valley     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 8:46 AM ET

    Carol Bartz, former Yahoo! president & CEO, shares her thoughts on the future of tech innovation.

  • Investing in Smartphone Innovation     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 6:33 AM ET

    Shawn Carolan, Menlo Ventures managing director, discusses the latest innovations from Silicon Valley, and the changing smartphone model.

  • Economics of Tech Investing     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    Shawn Carolan, Menlo Ventures managing director, discusses investing in the secondary tech market, and investing in the next big thing.

  • Beyond Food Trucks: More Businesses Go Mobile Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 10:50 AM ET
    Colin, 30, and Trevor Lyman, 27, are brothers and co-founders of CrackedMacScreen, a mobile business that operates out of cars in Washington, D.C.

    Taking a cue from food trucks, savvy entrepreneurs are forgoing costly storefronts and instead running small businesses from their cars. So what's the downside?

  • A new Kauffman Foundation report highlights policy recommendations to jump start entrepreneurial growth. The report coincided with an annual, industry discussion that offered a hopeful outlook for 2013.

  • 5 Companies to Watch in Silicon Prairie Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 11:17 AM ET

    Venture capitalists and angel investors alike are taking notice of startups in the Midwest, a region sometimes called Silicon Prairie. Here are 5 companies to watch this year.