The Vancouver- based company, which recently acquired Waterloo-based online renovation design startup, DraftingSpace, won C $50 million in new funding in late 2014 to help beef up operations. It would be beyond a year, "Chief Executive Jeff Booth said in an interview. BuildDirect was founded more than 15 years ago by Jeff Booth, a builder, and his friend Rob Banks.» Read More
Shashi Fernando, CEO of angel investor and business incubator Yonder & Beyond, introduces the company's products, such as U.S. social media music app PlayMeet.
Azmat Yusuf, founder of London-based Citymapper, introduces the urban transport app which provides users with real-time information. He also discusses the company's launch in Singapore.
David Chao, DCM Ventures co-founder and general partner, is seeing the most growth in the medicinal delivery of cannabis in the industry.
The pot economy has bred a whole new wave of entrepreneurs looking to cash in and make a difference in the growing industry.
April 16- Slack, which makes software to help improve team communication, said it raised $160 million in a round of funding, valuing it at $2.8 billion. The San Francisco- based startup, whose tool helps people exchange messages, videos and images, said new investors include Horizons Ventures, Digital Sky Technologies, Index Ventures, Spark Capital Growth, and...
Six months ago, a year-old messaging app called Slack lit up the tech blogs when it raised money at a $1.2 billion valuation. Try $2.8 billion
SAN FRANCISCO, April 13- San Francisco- based startup Planet Labs, a company that aims to blanket the skies with low-cost satellites, has raised nearly $140 million from investors that include Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and SpaceX backer Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Now, the company has raised an additional $20 million from an unlikely contender: the venture...
Walt Disney is making a $250-million bet on DraftKings, a Boston-based fantasy sports start-up, the WSJ reported.
One of the fastest-growing sectors in tech, mobile apps are a Wall Street darling. Newbies are jockeying to be the next Twitter.
Many Silicon Valley venture capital firms have no women at the highest level, reports Julia Boorstin.
David Glickman, CEO of Ultra Mobile, explains how he managed a millennial team to grow his company to more than $100 million in two years.
"Pockets of exuberance" have popped up in private tech, but most heavily funded start-ups warrant the money, an investor said.
Twitter is launching its live-video streaming app out of beta, pitting it against Meerkat in this space.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on Twitter's attempt to beat back Meerkat with the launch of its new streaming app, Periscope.
Unicorns in Silicon Valley are startups valued at $10 billion and higher. CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at which technology startups are getting the most attention.
Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder, discusses what he believes is a bubble brewing in Silicon Valley.
What if, with the flick of a switch, you could turn your light fixture into a music player, or perhaps a home monitor?
In the past few months, CFOs of hot startups are moving on, like at Airbnb and Snapchat. Sean Aggarwal, former Trulia CEO, provides perspective to the moves.
In this week's "Shake It Up" - a weekly series on CNBC's "The Rundown"- Isaac Ho, partner at VentureCraft, describes the startups he's investing in.
The former CIO of the General Services Administration will lead Box's efforts to lure government agencies to move to its cloud platform.