Startup investments totaled $9.47 billion in the first three months of the year, up from $6.01 billion in the first quarter of 2013. It was the highest since the second quarter of 2001, when investments reached $11.5 billion. Since March, shares of companies such as Netflix, Twitter and Facebook have sagged.» Read More
As children, we're taught that we won't fail as long as we do our best. But that notion can feel questionable once we enter the job market. Here's advice from the CEO of a $3 billion company.
Supermodel Petra Nemcova is launching a luxury home decor brand called Be The Light, and she wants you to buy her $98 candles. Czech Holiday Cookie scent?
From the medieval days when it originated as a way to show both parties came in peace, the handshake has been tied to a person's word—no more so than when used in business.
Soujanya Bhumbkar, CEO of Cooliris, explains why its new technology does a better job at photo sharing than the apps that currently dominate the market.
Jack Vresics, Step2 CEO, discusses how he grew his toys and home & garden company into the world's largest rotational molder of plastics.
U.S. craft brewers are frustrated after many were shut out of a key beer festival, as sector growth exceeds infrastructure. Signs of a frothy market?
Omar Tayeb, Blippar co-founder & CTO, explains how his new app allows readers to unlock extra digital content hidden beneath the pages of their favorite magazine or newspaper.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details on a new app that allows viewers to buy clothes and home furnishings from their television.
Jake Bronstein, CEO of Flint & Tinder, explains how his dismay with low-quality underwear led him to produce a high-end brand, which is made in America and becoming a multimillion-dollar business.
A unique bill signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo would allow new businesses to locate on or around college campuses in New York tax-free for 10 years.
Andrew Levy, Crittercism CEO, explains how his software helps tech companies understand their app glitches.
Toy company GoldieBlox features books and construction toys starring a female-engineer role model. Learn how the founder got started and her connection to Steve Jobs.
Small-business owners devote so much time and money to their ventures that they fail on retirement planning. And playing catch-up can mean taking on even more financial risk.
The SEC has lifted a decade-old ban concerning hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and start-ups. John Frankel of ff Venture Capital lends insight on the impact.
Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani founder & CEO, discusses how he was able to grow his company into a multi-billion dollar business, and his efforts to "double" Greek yogurt sales in the next five years.
The vote was 4 to 1 to lift the ban on hedge fund and startup ads, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly. The ban will be officially lifted in 60 days.
The annual Allen & Company media and technology conference is underway in Idaho where high profile business and political leaders will meet to talk deals. Top on the list? Who will acquire Hulu, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Erick Schonfeld, and Edo Segal, TouchCast co-founders, discuss how surfing the video web will change the way viewers interact with television.
Jolyon Barker, global lead for technology, media and telecommunications at Deloitte, explains that the U.K. technology sector is not as big as it should be, due to lack of funding for start-ups.
Rahul Merchant, NYC chief information and innovation officer, explains why many startups are deciding to plant their roots in New York, as the city expands its broadband connectivity.