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  • One tap mobile payments     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:10 AM ET

    Bill Ready, Braintree CEO, aims to change users' mobile buying experience by rolling out a one touch payments system on Braintree apps, which includes companies like OpenTable, Airbnb and Uber.

  • Stuffed animals designed by your kid     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    This start-up wants to transform your child's artwork into a huggable stuffed animal. See the founder deliver his 60 second Power Pitch. Will the panelists be in or out?

  • Rolling out 'Inc. 500' list     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Eric Schurenberg, Inc. editor-in-chief, and Raj Shanmugaraj, Acacia Communications CEO, discuss highlights from the 500 fastest-growing private companies and small businesses in the U.S.

  • Samsung buys home-automation startup SmartThings Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will buy SmartThings, a startup backed by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin that helps connect household devices, one of its largest U.S.-startup acquisitions to date.

  • Yahoo's small business push     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    Amit Kumar, Yahoo small business head, discusses "Yahoo Stores," a next generation, e-commerce platform designed to help anyone build a successful online business.

  • Dilemmas of VC backed start-ups     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    Manuel Henriquez, Hercules Technology Growth Capital CEO, discusses the funding dilemmas facing start-ups and the financing of venture backed companies.

  • How bitcoin can change the world     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    Could bitcoin be a safe haven for deprecating currencies in the emerging world? Wences Casares, Xapo founder and CEO, shares his thoughts on the legitimacy of the currency.

  • Robots are the new butlers at Starwood Hotels Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Botlr robot at Starwood Hotel

    Forget your toothpaste? Need more towels? If you're staying at Starwood Hotels, you may be served by a Botlr.

  • Could Turkey be the next global tech hub?     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 2:20 AM ET

    Cankut Durgun, co-founder of Aslanoba Capital, discusses the prospects for technology entrepreneurs in Turkey.

  • Why isn't the Senate taking up innovation bill? Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 12:16 PM ET
    Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO).

    Rep. Sam Graves, chair of the House small-business committee, says the fact that the Senate hasn't take up the Innovation Act yet is inexcusable.

  • Trouble & risk with VC funding     Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:22 AM ET

    John Mullins, London Business School professor and author of "The Customer-Funded Business," discusses the harm venture capital funding can have on the health of a start-up company.

  • No Hamptons reservation? Uber's got you covered Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Struggling to snag a dinner reservation in the Hamptons this weekend? Fret not! Uber is here to help.

  • Ever wanted your face on a marshmallow? James Middleton and Andy Bell, co-founders of Boomf, discuss how their business of creating custom marshmallows is being met with "enthusiasm".

  • Uber, Lyft launch carpool options on trial basis Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 3:54 PM ET
    UberPool mobile screen images

    Lyft and Uber will allow its members to opt into carpooling with people who are taking similar routes in return for a significant discount, re/code.

  • Start-ups aim to aid drought-stricken California Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 1:06 PM ET
    Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

    The three-year drought in California is officially the worst drought on record for the state, already costing over $2 billion and 17,000 jobs.

  • Tech fights the California drought     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at how tech start-up Terravion is helping California farms and wineries combat the drought.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5- Felicis Ventures is trying a new tack in the hypercompetitive world of funding startup companies: It is raising a new fund that will always vote alongside the founders of the company it backs. The venture company announced on Tuesday that it had raised $96 million for the new fund, its fourth.

  • America's bipartisan start-up movement     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Celebrating national start-up day across America, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, (R- Calif.), and Rep. Jared Polis, (D-Colo.), discuss their campaign to raise awareness for entrepreneurs and small start-up businesses.

  • Pot delivery right to your door     Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    Keith McCarty, Eaze founder & CEO, discuss his on-demand health care delivery technology that will automate patient verification and driver dispatch to hand deliver marijuana.

  • IMMEDIA co-founder Don Shulsinger explains how the Internet of Things is transforming daily life.