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  • A start-up sticking it to the selfie stick Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 9:26 AM ET
    A start-up sticking it to the selfie stick

    Watch Mega Tiny Corp. pitches its start-up in just 60 seconds to CNBC's Power Pitch panel.

  • FRANKFURT, June 30- The world's top banks and insurers are seeing their business models challenged by "fintech" start-ups, which are reshaping what consumers and businesses expect from financial services, industry insiders and experts say. A report out Tuesday from the World Economic Forum, the Swiss-based corporate think-tank which runs the Davos summit of...

  • What's driving Detroit's manufacturing turnaround? Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 11:45 AM ET
    Emerging from bankruptcy last year, Detroit's resurgence in manufacturing is seen as a major pathway to continued recovery.

    No longer in bankruptcy, Motor City is busy nurturing 1,400 next-gen advanced manufacturers to rekindle its legacy as a production hub.

  • Men work longer, women complain more: Survey Monday, 29 Jun 2015 | 11:16 AM ET
    Man at desk with hands covering face

    Men are more likely to work longer hours at work, but women are more likely to complain about it. Check out this survey.

  • Wacky leadership ideas that worked Saturday, 27 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Trust fall exercise in office

    If it all began with Dale Carnegie, it's come a long way since then. Here are 5 of the uncommon leadership methods tied to big successes.

  • The unisex skin-care brand generating buzz Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 10:29 AM ET
    Kiehl’s flagship store on Third Avenue in New York

    Kiehl's skin- and body-care products are made in the US, and the brand has coveted fans, including Oprah and Pharrell Williams.

  • Drinking buddies open their own brewery Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Drinking buddies open their own brewery

    College buddies quit their corporate gigs to build a business out of beer.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Formation 8, the venture-capital firm known for backing virtual-reality company Oculus VR, has filed to raise a $400 million fund for late-stage investments in Asia, highlighting the growing appeal of the region for private-company investors. The filing, made Thursday at the Securities& Exchange Commission, comes as privately held...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Formation 8, the venture-capital firm known for backing virtual-reality company Oculus VR, has filed to raise a $400 million fund for late-stage investments in Asia, highlighting the growing appeal of the region for private-company investors. Given that several investors participate in each funding round, that implies rounds well...

  • However, Delaware lawyers feared fee-shifting would effectively wipe out shareholder litigation and the ability to police corporate boards. To placate big business, the new law allows companies to adopt rules that require investors to sue in Delaware, a tactic known as forum selection. Supporters argue that corralling lawsuits in Delaware allows the...

  • 7 athletes scoring big in the franchise business Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 11:16 AM ET
    Troy Aikman and Wingstop

    Athletes know how to represent a brand. Maybe that's why so many buy franchise businesses. Here are pros who have made franchise millions.

  • 3 tips for budding entrepreneurs Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 5:30 PM ET
    3 Tips for budding entrepreneurs

    Eventbrite President Julia Hartz talks about what she wishes she knew when she was 20 years old.

  • Help wanted: Virtual assistants for hire Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 3:48 PM ET
    Zirtual

    Zirtual connects people to a virtual assistant overseas that helps with their daily tasks for a monthly rate.

  • Five keys to a great business deal: Marcus Lemonis Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 2:13 PM ET
    Marcus Lemonis, entrepreneur and host of The Profit.

    Let's make a deal! The five keys to a successful business deal, according to Marcus Lemonis, entrepreneur and host of "The Profit."

  • Personal assistants for the 99% Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Personal assistants for the 99%

    Zirtual founder & CEO Maren Donovan gives her best elevator pitch to real estate mogul and "Shark Tank" regular, Barbara Corcoran. Zirtual provides dedicated virtual personal assistants for entrepreneurs and business people in the U.S.

  • Barbecue ribs: Hold the pork (and hold the ribs) Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 11:23 AM ET
    Alan Knuckman uses bone-in chicken thighs for his healthier version of the “rib”

    This start-up says it's cooking up a healthier, convenient version of barbecue ribs.

  • Early Tesla investor says it's 'an innovation company' Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    Early Tesla investor says it's 'an innovation company'

    Discussing innovation at Tesla, and the success of the electric car, with one of Tesla's earliest investors Ira Ehrenpreis of DBL Partners.

  • Making money doing good Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 11:18 AM ET
    Making money doing good

    One of Tesla's earliest investors Ira Ehrenpreis of DBL Partners, discusses entrepreneurs successfully embracing startups with a mission to change the world.

  • Reinventing the rib Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Reinventing the rib

    Alan Knuckman, founder of OriginAl's Chicken Ribs, pitches his barbeque startup to a panel of experts.

  • What it takes to ride Asia's start-up wave Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 9:43 PM ET
    What it takes to ride Asia's start-up wave

    Speaking to CNBC at the Echelon Asia Summit in Singapore, Kuanhua Hsu, principal at GREE Ventures, outlines the qualities of a successful start-up.

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