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Uber has built a sizable business, but Tuesday legislators in California are discussing the possibility of clamping down on rideshare businesses.
ZocDoc is the new king of New York start-ups.
Despite having about one-fifth the worldwide total of Internet users, China is notoriously tough for U.S. venture capital firms.
Luke Johnson, chairman at Risk Capital Partners, discusses angel investing for start-ups and how support and counsel are also a critical part of the package.
BlueRun Ventures partner Cheryl Chen, explains how her firm links up start-ups and Fortune 500 companies.
Jonathan Goodwin and Brent Hoberman, co-founders of the Founders Forum, say the Forum will focus on e-commerce, the internet of things and health tech this year and discuss the London start-up scene.
Uber is launching a booking service for London's black cabs says Jo Bertram, general manager for the U.K. and Ireland at Uber, who also gives us her take on the taxi strike across Europe.
Saul Klein, partner at Index Ventures, says that start-ups coming out of Europe and Israel are "on a high" after a few tough years.
Ryan Caldbeck, CircleUp co-founder and CEO, explains his crowdfunding platform "Circles," a low-cost way of getting into private equity and investing in non-technology firms.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick discusses the high growth phase the company is going through, and why it's still a private company. "We're growing faster this year than last year," he says.
Uber's current valuation is now more than $18 billion. CEO Travis Kalanick speaks to CNBC's Kelly Evans about the company's valuation.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 6- Uber Inc has raised $1.2 billion from mutual funds and other investors in a funding round that valued the fast-growing rides-on-demand service at $18.2 billion in one of the highest valuations ever for a Silicon Valley startup.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 6- Uber Inc has raised $1.2 billion in funding from mutual funds and investors, valuing the fast-growing rides-on-demand startup at $18.2 billion, the company said on Friday.
Ben Lerer, Lerer Ventures managing director, says people trust Amazon's brand, and shares his opinions about the potential for its new product.
Discussing which start-up companies are attractive, with Ben Lerer, Lerer Ventures managing director. He is keeping an eye on mattress company Casper, The Blk Tux, and PolicyMic.
Recruiters say these kinds of perks help start-ups attract talent. But there's another motive.
Even though it hasn't announced plans to go public, the car hailing service has already made a handful of early investors uber-rich.
Tidemark founder and CEO Christian Gheorghe, came to America from Romania in the early 1990s with just $26 in his pocket. He's now a tech multimillionaire, and shares his advice for others.
Russ D'Souza and Jack Groetzinger created SeatGeek, an aggregator site that does for live events what Kayak does for airline tickets. The startups been a success but needs help getting its name out. Marcus Lemonis of CNBC's "The Profit" talks with the founders about how they can expand SeatGeek's name awareness.
Airbnb is encouraging hosts to throw fee-based dinners for strangers as part of a new pilot program in its home city, San Francisco.