• SAN FRANCISCO, March 3- Venture capitalist John Doerr on Tuesday sought to fend off allegations of sexism at his firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers, in a gender discrimination lawsuit targeting the firm, insisting he had been a strong advocate for women there. But he also had to handle questions- from whether he had denied former Kleiner Perkins partner Ellen...

  • This country's quietly invading Silicon Valley Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Australia has never been known as a tech hub. But Aussie software companies are making waves in the U.S. and raising piles of cash.

  • Entrepreneur: We've bottled brain power Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:39 AM ET
    truBrain drink

    "Power Pitch" picks the brain of Chris Thompson, who claims his start-up has created the first energy-drink designed to give a boost to your brain.

  • Waffle House-Roadie cook up deal  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:48 PM ET

    Roadie operates as a kind of Uber for deliveries, and has partnered with Waffle House as a meeting place for drivers, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers. The company's CEO Marc Gorlin, provides insight to the new partnership with Waffle House.

  • Kosher kush could be coming to New York Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:19 AM ET
    Kosher Kush?

    Several enterprises are angling for kosher certification for edible medical marijuana products. The Forward reports.

  • The 15-year-old taking the nanny business by storm Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 3:00 PM ET
    Noa Mintz

    Noa Mintz is a freshman in high school, and she's taking the New York City childcare scene by storm with her start-up Nannies by Noa.

  • Is this the fairest start-up competition?  Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 8:05 AM ET

    For start-ups, pitching to investors is a regular occurrence, but these five social entrepreneurs participated in an unusual competition for a chance to win a share of $1 million.

  • Tinder for pot lovers Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 10:11 AM ET
    The High There! app connects cannabis users

    Todd Mitchem pitches his pot start-up, High There!, to a panel of experts.

  • These companies started in a garage  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 8:45 AM ET

    Fortune contributor Colleen Kane provides insight to unusual start-up origin stories.

  • Here's the silver lining of student debt  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 7:16 AM ET

    Millennial entrepreneurship has slowed, and so has the percentage of debt of those under 30. CNBC's Kate Rogers explains the complicated relationship between young American entrepreneurs and debt.

  • A-listers reimagine learning  Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 6:51 AM ET

    Celebrities are working to help transform learning for kids in U.S. public schools. Vanessa Kirsch, founder and CEO of venture philanthropy fund "New Profit," explains the focus of the fund.

  • A start-up that solved fracking's dirty problem Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 9:38 AM ET
    A rig hand removes drill pipe from a natural gas well at a hydraulic fracturing site in Washington Township, Pennsylvania.

    Using a revolutionary osmosis process, Oasys has found a way to clean polluted fracking water, thus solving the industry's biggest quandary.

  • Bond... with robots the new old way  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 6:47 AM ET

    Sonny Caberwal, Bond founder & CEO, explains how people can regain the power of handwritten notes by using high-tech handwriting robots.

  • Is this fastest growing business app ever? Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 4:47 PM ET
    Slack co-founder and CEO Stewart Butterfield

    Slack, a messaging app for the workplace, celebrated its first birthday by releasing statistics that reveal its super-fast growth.

  • I get paid to be a heli-ski helicopter pilot  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 10:30 AM ET

    Robert Gallagher's office is the cockpit of a helicopter. His company, Coldstream Helicopters, gets paid to fly heli-skiers to places of untracked snow.

  • What's dragging down young entrepreneurs  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 9:45 AM ET

    Mounting student debt levels are beginning to dampen younger Americans' start-up ambitions, according to a new Kauffman report.

  • Changing the way WeWork: CEO  Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 7:41 AM ET

    Adam Neumann, WeWork co-founder & CEO, explains how his office rental startup is disrupting the workplace.

  • Bill.com nabs $50 million for cloud invoicing Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    Bill.com raised $50 million from Silicon Valley Bank and others to bulk up in the cloud invoicing and billing market.

  • Start-up delivers flowers on demand Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 9:31 AM ET
    A flower arrangement ordered through UrbanStems.

    Co-founder Ajay Kori pitches his flower delivery start-up to the "Power Pitch" panel. Will his start-up blossom, or will the panel nip it in the bud?

  • Casamigos Tequila's Hollywood story  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 8:43 AM ET
    Rande Gerber, co-founder and owner of Casamigas Tequila.

    Rande Gerber discusses how his small-batch premium brand is taking on more established names in the competitive spirits industry... with the help of celebrity friend George Clooney.

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