Sept 15- Sidecar, a ride-sharing startup which competes with on-demand car services such as Uber and Lyft, said it raised $15 million from existing and new investors, including Virgin Group founder Richard Branson. Existing investors Avalon Ventures and Union Square Ventures also participated in the funding round, the company wrote in a blog post.» Read More
Max Levchin, PayPal co-founder and Yelp chairman, shares his thoughts on valuations and acquisition strategies in the new tech space.
Osper is a payment service that aims to teach and empower young people to manage their money responsibly explains Alick Varma, CEO of Osper.
Google, Amazon and Uber are all testing the same-day delivery market and one startup hopes to compete in Manhattan by promising delivery of anything for free.
Melissa Kieling, PackIt founder & CEO, explains how she took a simple idea to keep food cooler longer and grew it into one of the fastest-growing companies in America.
Stephen Page, founder of Startup Funding Club, says revenue proivdes tangible proof of a startup's concept.
Given Silicon Valley wealth, there's plenty of money to go around for entrepreneurs, right? Wrong. The VC numbers tell a different story.
Alan Tisch, Spring CEO, discusses his e-commerce marketplace optimized for mobile devices that gives consumers access to hundreds of top brands.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin explains the new Spring app that allows users to shop directly from their mobile device and purchase products with the swipe of a finger.
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.
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?
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.
If sharing economy companies are creating jobs of the future, it doesn't mean decent wages and benefits are part of the bargain for workers.
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.
Amit Kumar, Yahoo small business head, discusses "Yahoo Stores," a next generation, e-commerce platform designed to help anyone build a successful online business.
Manuel Henriquez, Hercules Technology Growth Capital CEO, discusses the funding dilemmas facing start-ups and the financing of venture backed companies.
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.
Forget your toothpaste? Need more towels? If you're staying at Starwood Hotels, you may be served by a Botlr.
Cankut Durgun, co-founder of Aslanoba Capital, discusses the prospects for technology entrepreneurs in Turkey.
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.
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.