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  • Risk factor key to entrepreneurial success   Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 7:47 AM ET
    Risk factor key to entrepreneurial success

    Eric Schurenberg, Inc. editor-in-chief, shares insight on the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.

  • Startups: Where are the women and millennials?   Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 7:45 AM ET
    Startups: Where are the women and millennials?

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports entrepreneurial activity increased this year for the first time since 2009, but a significant demographic appears to be lagging.

  • Airbnb is approaching 1M guests per night Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 6:06 PM ET
    A computer screen in the Airbnb offices in Paris.

    Airbnb, valued at $13 billion in October, allows people to rent out homes or spare bedrooms in 34,000 cities around the world.

  • Love not war wins for small businesses and large companies Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 11:14 AM ET

    Boston Beer Co., maker of Sam Adams, mentors and lends money to small craft brewers. "The best way for us to grow at Sam Adams is by having more craft beers out there," Boston Beer Chairman Jim Koch says. Instead of feeling threatened and trying to crush smaller rivals that could take revenue from them, corporations like Microsoft Corp., Boston Beer and General Mills...

  • Guess which hot sector private equity is chasing Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    The Good Eggs distribution center in San Francisco

    The rising value of farmland and demand for organic food is wooing investors to this sector. Farmers are now becoming more business savvy.

  • Revamping radio Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 10:17 AM ET
    Radio

    Entrepreneur Ayinde O. Alakoye has 60 seconds to pitch his start-up, Hitch Radio.

  • Betting on the next Airbnb for excavators Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 6:24 AM ET
    Owners of heavy equipment can rent to other contractors through Yard Club.

    From Caterpillar to tech leader Andreessen Horowitz, a look inside the construction rental start-up that's attracting millions in investment. Bulldozer, anyone?

  • WASHINGTON, May 26- The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday said it has certified privately held SpaceX to launch U.S. military and spy satellites, ending a monopoly held by United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co, since its creation in 2006.. The decision follows two years of discussions and reviews by the U.S. Air Force and Space...

  • SoulCycle rides booming fitness trend: CEO Saturday, 23 May 2015 | 2:30 PM ET
    Elizabeth Cutler, SoulCycle

    Elizabeth Cutler ditched real estate to take a chance on starting up a business called SoulCycle, and today that business is soaring.

  • Start-up creates the 'Uber for drones' Friday, 22 May 2015 | 1:01 PM ET
    Industrial uses for drones are increasingly common. Here, a drone photographs flooding near oil operations in Kersey, Colorado, May 11, 2015.

    Workmode matches companies wanting a drone with qualified pilots who own and operate them. Hence, the comparison to Uber.

  • Rent a drone and the pilot   Friday, 22 May 2015 | 11:43 AM ET
    Rent a drone and the pilot

    The number of businesses wanting to use drones, as well as trained pilots to operate them is growing. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on how you can rent a drone.

  • What your breath tells you about your health   Friday, 22 May 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
    What your breath tells you about your health

    Charles Michael Yim, Breathometer founder and CEO, and Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" co-host, discuss two new products to hit the market: "Breeze" and "Mint."

  • This firm isn't worried about fake goods on Alibaba   Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 9:22 PM ET
    This firm isn't worried about fake goods on Alibaba

    Julie Deane, founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company, says Tmall Global's rationale of checking the IP of each brand it has on its website gave her the confidence to sell her bags on the Alibaba-operated online marketplace.

  • Need a man? This business says, just rent one Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    Wealthy couple in limosine

    This start-up is selling a new guilt-free entertainment option for women: male arm candy for special events or just help around the house.

  • Need a man? This start-up lets you rent one   Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Need a man? This start-up lets you rent one

    An entrepreneur walks on to an elevator and has thirty seconds to make a blind pitch. Little do they know, they will be getting face time with a superstar high-profile investor, who has no idea who they will be meeting either.

  • Indian billionaire: Pay heed to your instincts   Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 11:45 PM ET
    Indian billionaire: Pay heed to your instincts

    Uday Kotak, founder and executive vice chairman of Kotak Mahindra Bank, believes that an entrepreneur should have a sixth sense that can detect a good opportunity.

  • A coming-out party in Singapore for business failures   Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 10:52 PM ET
    A coming-out party in Singapore for business failures

    Adrian Tan, director at CareerLadder, says the notion of being an entrepreneur has been "overly glamorized" hence he wants to share mistakes that he made in the early days of starting his career-coaching firm.

  • This helped Jessica Alba's Honest to succeed   Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 10:49 PM ET
    This helped Jessica Alba's Honest to succeed

    Jessica Alba and Brian Lee, founders of The Honest Company, explain the role that technology played in ensuring the success of their company.

  • Why Jessica Alba started The Honest Company   Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 9:43 PM ET
    Why Jessica Alba started The Honest Company

    Jessica Alba and Brian Lee, founders of The Honest Company, say the start-up aims to manufacture safer and healthier products that are affordable.

  • HK confectionery queen's recipe for success   Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 8:47 PM ET
    HK confectionery queen's recipe for success

    Bonnae Gokson, founder of Sevva, Ms B's Cakery and C'est La B, outlines the future plans for her business and shares a piece of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.

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