*Startup sale prices have surged in Europe. It's an increasingly familiar story in Europe, where hundreds of entrepreneurs have set up incubators that are adapting the Silicon Valley model to fast-track new companies. One EU-funded study from March, by database Seed-DB, estimated startups have created 3,500-4,500 jobs in Europe.» Read More
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.
Zenefits delivers payroll and benefits to businesses over the cloud. Parker Conrad, Zenefits CEO, explains the company's platform and value.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Crystal City, Virginia, where start-up companies are sharing office space and creating new "urban cores."
SAN FRANCISCO, June 3- Business startup Zenefits has raised another $66.5 million from investors, months after its first capital-raising, following a pattern set previously by a handful of hot, young consumer companies that proved their worth to investors over a short span.
Bill Gurley, Benchmark general partner, discusses tech valuations and the factors that go into start-ups deciding to go public.