Some disruptors aren't just shaking up their larger competitor, they're also drawing criticism from consumers, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.» Read More
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.