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  • Channeling parking ticket rage into app millions Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Channeling parking ticket rage into app millions

    Thousands of dollars in parking tickets got two entrepreneurs thinking. Now Chicago-based SpotHero is simplifying parking pain for drivers nationwide.

  • PayPal co-founder raises $275 million for 'Affirm' Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 11:47 AM ET
    PayPal co-founder raises $275 million for 'Affirm'

    PayPal co-founder Max Levchin announced his lending startup Affirm has raised $275 million, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Latest instant economy start-up: Cookies on demand Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 11:26 AM ET
    Doughbies cookies.

    Start-up Doughbies delivers cookies on demand in the San Francisco area.

  • Max Levchin's Affirm raises $275M in financing Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Max Levchin

    Max Levchin, with his start-up, Affirm, is trying to take on the big banks and revolutionize online lending for a younger generation of Americans.

  • Alcohol in the rocks Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Alcohol in the rocks

    Beyond Zero founder Jason Sherman pitches his start-up to a panel of experts on CNBC.

  • GrubHub's 'aggressive' growth plan: CEO Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    GrubHub's 'aggressive' growth plan: CEO

    Matt Maloney, GrubHub co-founder and CEO, discusses the company's quarterly results, and weighs in on the growing demand for online food delivery.

  • Rahn Emanuel: Opportunity-based progessive politics Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 8:05 AM ET
    Rahn Emanuel: Opportunity-based progessive politics

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses his plans to overhaul the budget, and create opportunities for education and jobs.

  • Uber not in Kansas anymore Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 7:55 AM ET
    Uber not in Kansas anymore

    J.B. Pritzker, Pritzker Group, shares his thought on Uber's future. In the end they will be number one because they were there first, says Pritzker.

  • High-tech, low-pain heels? Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 6:38 AM ET
    A fix to high heels that could help millions of women stay on their feet

    Entrepreneur Ilene Greenberg says to stop the pain of high heels, you need to fix the shoe not the foot. She shows off her high-tech, low-pain heels to CNBC.

  • Meet this 2-year-old company, today worth $4.5B Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Parker Conrad of Zenefits.

    Zenefits, a cloud-based automated human resources business, said Wednesday it has raised $500 million, making it worth $4.5 billion.

  • Start-up words to live by from entrepreneurs Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 4:05 AM ET
    Start-up words to live by from entrepreneurs

    Start-ups at the eMerge Americas conference in Miami share critical advice they wish someone would have told the before launching their companies.

  • Needle-free insulin patch Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 5:52 PM ET
    Needle-free insulin patch

    CNBC's Melissa Lee speaks to Devon Grimme, Prometheon Pharma director of business, about a new patch that could end needle injections for people with diabetes.

  • Tech startup bubble brewing? Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 8:06 AM ET
    Tech startup bubble brewing?

    Disruption is the name of the game, says Eric Hippeau, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, sharing his thoughts on tech startups and the outlook on "unicorns." Also Hippeau weighs in on the outlook for media companies.

  • Next billion-dollar unicorns won't be from the US Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Unicorn

    Unicorns, start-ups valued at $1 billion or more, are Silicon Valley's sexiest bets, and it's a trend about to become increasingly global.

  • Millennial media for young women Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 6:47 AM ET
    Millennial media for young women

    Phillipe von Borries, Refinery29 co-founder, and Justin Stefano, Refinery29 co-founder, discuss their plan to reach female consumers and monetize clicks.

  • Super-charge sales with holograms? Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 4:00 AM ET
    Super-charge sales with holograms?

    It was hard not to notice the Holography Box startup at eMerge Americas in Miami. Behold! The power of holograms!

  • Race to $2 billion: The fastest-growing start-up Friday, 1 May 2015 | 6:26 PM ET
    Slack co-founder and CEO Stewart Butterfield

    Slack, the enterprise communication platform, came in first, having reached a $2 billion valuation within two years of its founding.

  • The injunction ordered Uber to cease operations immediately and to ensure the app is no longer available for download from the online stores of Google, Apple, Samsung and Microsoft. The Brazilian press offices of Google, Samsung, Microsoft and Apple did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The world's most valuable venture-backed startup with a...

  • Small shops like China Renaissance, Hina Group and Kilometre Capital Management arranged crucial early-stage financing years ago for then-startup firms that have developed into billion-dollar businesses. As China transforms itself into a more services-oriented economy and the government looks to bolster consumer demand, Internet and tech startup...

  • Investing with Linkin Park Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 4:57 PM ET
    Investing with Linkin Park

    Rock band Linkin Park is planning to rock startups with Machine Shop Ventures. Mike Shinoda and Brad Delson talk to the "Closing Bell" panel.