SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24- Lantern, a technology startup that offers online and mobile coaching programs to support mental health, has won early backing for its service. Executives at the 2- year-old startup said on Friday it has raised $4.4 million from investors led by Silicon Valley- based venture firm Mayfield, with seed funding from SoftTechVC.» Read More
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.
Eric Hippeau, Lerer Ventures managing director, reveals the next big thing media industry and discusses the importance of net neutrality to start-ups. Without accessible, fast broadband our economy is going to stall, Hippeau says.
Discussing the environment for start-ups on the east coast versus the west coast, and the next crop of "break out" companies in New York, with Alexis Ohanian, Reddit co-founder.
Sean Wycliffe, Dealflicks co-founder and CEO, explains his platform which aims to become the Priceline for movies by partnering with theater owners to offer reduced ticket prices and lure moviegoers to the box office.
Washington- based market research company Osterman Research expects the global file synchronization and sharing market to double to about $80 billion by 2017. Eighty to 90 percent of this revenue will come from business.
Buzzcar is a peer-to-peer car sharing platform. CEO Robin Chase, discusses the service that lets people rent their own cars to others.
NEW YORK, May 22- When the nine-person startup he co-founded was bought by Facebook for a reported $15 million in January, Cemre Gungor, 27, was inundated with phone calls and emails from wealth advisers. I don't want to spend any time thinking or caring about that, "said Gungor, who grew up in Turkey and Finland before moving to the U.S.
Hershey futurist Lina Yang explains how the chocolate giant is using the land of start-ups to stay ahead of industry disruption.
Uber is in talks to secure a round of financing from private equity investors that may value the company at more than $10 billion, Bloomberg reported.
Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder, Chairman, & CEO of Care.com, explains how her company is disrupting the family market by tapping into the transportation space and partnering with Uber.
The demand for talent in Silicon Valley is forcing tech companies to offer unique and sometimes lavish perks.
Unlike prescription drugs the FDA does not inspect vitamins before they hit the market. Neil Thanedar, LabDoor CEO, provides independent product safety research and grading to help consumers learn what's really inside their vitamins.
You knew about the music and food already, but the tech industry might be in the process of shaking up the economy of New Orleans.
Chris Altchek and Jake Horowitz, PolicyMic co-founders, discuss their millennial-focused digital media company.
Joe Bastianich, B and B Hospitality CEO, discusses the upcoming debut of his new CNBC reality show where he provides his own money to fund food ideas. It's really about sniffing out opportunities, Bastianich says.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on the surge of startup valuations in the tech sector.
CNBC's Josh Lipton talks to leading VC's in Silicon Valley who share their thoughts on the potential for a tech bubble and where they are committing capital.
Ann Winblad, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, shares her top technology plays