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  • Global Entrepreneur Trends: Americans More Upbeat, Older Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    Signaling more Americans are feeling upbeat about their economic prospects, attitudes about entrepreneurship are at the highest level in 14 years, according to a new study.

  • GoBank Takes the 'Bank' Out of Banking     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    Steve Streit, Green Dot CEO, discusses his plans to push consumers to bank online with their mobile devices.

  • New Coupon Startup 'Honey' Finds Deals for You Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 1:49 AM ET

    A coupon company for the web is not a new idea. But Ryan Hudson, who has spent over a decade building companies, has found a way to wow investors, the Global Post reports.

  • Songza's Profits & Competition     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    Songza CEO Elias Roman makes the case for his company Songza, in front of CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Nat Burgess, Corum Group president, who share their opinions on the business model of the company.

  • Franchising Trends for 2013 Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 10:12 AM ET
    Small business owner

    The number of franchise establishments grew in 2012, the first time since 2008, according to a report compiled by IHS Global Insight. But while more growth is forecast for 2013, cautious optimism is the dominant mood.

  • Meet the 'Netflix' for Magazines     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 8:41 AM ET

    Morgan Guenther, Next Issue Media CEO, explains how his company is able to provide consumers with unlimited digital access to 80 popular magazines on demand.

  • Oscar-Worthy Movies Entrepreneurs Should See Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 12:43 PM ET
    Daniel Day-Lewis and Steven Spielberg at the "Lincoln" premiere in November in Hollywood.

    The Academy Award nominations were announced, and leave it to a small-business group to find an entrepreneur angle in Hollywood awards season.

  • Pebble Smartwatch Ships January 23rd     Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    Eric Migicovsky, Pebble CEO & co-founder, discusses the launch of its much-buzzed about wearable "data plan."

  • Startup Expert: 'Software is Where the Action Is'     Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Todd Dagres, Spark Capital founder & general partner, discusses where he is finding the next hot investment opportunities.

  • A Financial Service for People Fed Up With Banks Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Simple, an online banking startup, offers its customers free checking accounts and data-rich analysis of their transactions and spending habits.

  • SoundCloud CEO Sounds Off     Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    Alexander Ljung, Founder and CEO of SoundCloud, explains how his startup company allows users to share all kinds of sounds, from music to your baby's first words.

  • After Fiscal Deal, Small Companies Push for Growth Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 4:23 PM ET
    Instructor Doug Rappe, left, helps students participating in the woodworking manufacturing training program

    With a fiscal deal in place for now, small-business owners are forging ahead with growth strategies—despite headwinds.

  • Franchises Push for Growth Amid Debt-Deal Uncertainty Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 11:15 AM ET
    BookKeeping Express provides business owners with a local business “consultant,” plus bookkeeping services.

    Some small companies including franchises are managing to grow. But the overall Main Street mood is anxiety-filled.

  • Small Biz Gears Up For Tough Times     Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 6:43 AM ET

    Greg Jones, BookKeeping Express CEO; and Darin Harris, Primrose Schools COO, explain how "apprehension and fear" are impacting small companies and their employees.

  • Main Street 2012: Year of Living With Uncertainty Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    From tax hikes to disruptive technologies, key issues entrepreneurs faced in 2012.

  • Travel Smart With a 'Nerd' in Your Wallet     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 11:51 AM ET

    Alicia Jao, Head of TravelNerd, explains how consumers can save time and money as they navigate busy airports.

  • A Simpler Way to Save Money     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 7:41 AM ET

    Jon Stein, Betterment CEO, discusses the future of personal investing in the digital age.

  • 3 Startups Rethink Social Gifting Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 2:33 PM ET

    Entrepreneur profiles three unique, gifting-related upstarts for holiday shopping and beyond.

  • Sheer Complexity of Taxes Hurts Main Street: Expert Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 12:25 PM ET

    There's still no clarity for Main Street about pending tax hikes and spending cuts, called the "fiscal cliff." But one entrepreneur expert argues it's not necessarily the level of taxes that's the problem.

  • Red Hat CEO on Red-Hot Future     Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 6:40 AM ET

    Jim Whitehurst, President & CEO of Red Hat, discusses his company's Q3 earnings beat, and plans to acquire cloud management startup, ManageIQ for $104 million.