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Taking a cue from food trucks, savvy entrepreneurs are forgoing costly storefronts and instead running small businesses from their cars. So what's the downside?
A new Kauffman Foundation report highlights policy recommendations to jump start entrepreneurial growth. The report coincided with an annual, industry discussion that offered a hopeful outlook for 2013.
Venture capitalists and angel investors alike are taking notice of startups in the Midwest, a region sometimes called Silicon Prairie. Here are 5 companies to watch this year.
Many small-business owners are pessimistic and expect the economy to remain stagnant or worsen in 2013 with little hiring, according to a new survey.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at Facebook's numbers and reports on what has some analysts concerned. And, Dave McClure, 500 Startups founding partner, weighs in on investing in startups and monetizing the social space.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Patrick Chung, NEA Partner speak to One Kings Lane CEO Doug Mack about how loyal its customers are, and how he plans to ensure quality.
Israel Ganot, Gazelle president, co-founder and CEO, shares his thoughts on why the amount of BlackBerry trade-ins has doubled over the past month.
Carter Cleveland, Art.sy founder & CEO, explains how his company is making the art world more accessible and easier to explore online.
As President Barack Obama begins his second term, startups are hoping for on an immigration overhaul to help them attract highly skilled foreign workers.
Alexa von Tobel, LearnVest CEO, pitches her company to John Paul Dejoria, Paul Mitchell co-founder, and CNBC's John Fortt and Kayla Tausche, who say whether they are in or out.
Shervin Pishevar, Menlo Ventures, shares ten of his top disruptors to watch this year; including DeveloperAuction, Poshmark, Blackjet, and more.
Now that many small-business owners have more clarity on their tax liabilities, small companies are focused on growth.
John Backus, New Atlantic Ventures; and Brad Weinberg, Blueprint, discuss the pullback in venture capital last year, and take a look at what's ahead for 2013.
Signaling more Americans are feeling upbeat about their economic prospects, attitudes about entrepreneurship are at the highest level in 14 years, according to a new study.
Steve Streit, Green Dot CEO, discusses his plans to push consumers to bank online with their mobile devices.
A coupon company for the web is not a new idea. But Ryan Hudson, who has spent over a decade building companies, has found a way to wow investors, the Global Post reports.
SAN FRANCISCO/ LOS ANGELES, Jan 16- In the spring of last year, John Doerr received some bad news: Miasole, the solar-panel maker backed by his famed venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers, was on the verge of bankruptcy. If Miasole went under, it would be a dramatic collapse for a once-promising startup that in its heyday had been valued at $1 billion.
Songza CEO Elias Roman makes the case for his company Songza, in front of CNBC's Julia Boorstin and Nat Burgess, Corum Group president, who share their opinions on the business model of the company.
The number of franchise establishments grew in 2012, the first time since 2008, according to a report compiled by IHS Global Insight. But while more growth is forecast for 2013, cautious optimism is the dominant mood.
Morgan Guenther, Next Issue Media CEO, explains how his company is able to provide consumers with unlimited digital access to 80 popular magazines on demand.