• Web-based start-ups giving Main Street the edge Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 9:44 AM ET
    Miguel Duarte, the owner of KES Dispatch, a taxi company in Mount Kisco, N.Y., seated, is being trained in Dashride by its founder, Nadav Ullman.

    Web-based start-ups like Dashride, Cup and Shakr are giving small businesses strategies to compete with big business, the NYT reports.

  • Rewiring tech innovation     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    Scott Kupor, Andreessen Horowitz COO, shares his thoughts on GoPro's IPO, and tech's biggest hardware and software plays. Software is Silicon Valley's biggest friend right now, says Kupor.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 26- 500 Startups, the $100 million Silicon Valley venture fund perhaps best known for its incubator program for young companies, said on Thursday it would tap a new source of cash for its latest fund: the public.

  • Meet GoPro's thrill-seeking founder Nick Woodman Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 11:26 AM ET
    Nicholas 'Nick' Woodman, founder and chief executive officer of GoPro.

    The entrepreneur known for his adventurous lifestyle is now guiding the consumer electronics company through its public trading debut.

  • Calif. may require more insurance for ridesharing Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 10:44 AM ET
    A Lyft customer gets into a car on January 21, 2014 in San Francisco.

    A bill that would force ridesharing companies to buy more insurance was approved by the California State Senate Insurance Committee.

  • WASHINGTON, June 25- If the battle over the U.S. Export-Import Bank is Washington's latest political tempest, then Don Nelson from Bakersfield, California is aiming at the eye of the storm.

  • 5 ways states are luring small business Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:43 PM ET

    Entrepreneurs have 50 options when it comes to forming a business, and some states do more than others when it comes to making their pitch.

  • Make millions off your business before others do Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 12:56 PM ET
    Hair Are US founders Ashley Williams, left, and Khat Rabbani

    When Khat Rabbani and Ashley Williams started Hair Are Us, they had no idea how fast their business would grow. Next stop: franchising.

  • Martin Graham, chairman at Oracle Capital Group, explains that developing countries tend to be more entrepreneurial and discusses what makes India and Ireland such entrepreneurial powerhouses.

  • Real-life 'escape rooms' are new US gaming trend Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | 1:57 PM ET
    Real escape room players must solve puzzles to find the key to freedom.

    A few U.S. entrepreneurs are offering a real-world version of a video game in which players solve puzzles together to escape a room within an hour.

  • Scott Adams, also a tech entrepreneur, tells CNBC he's pretty sure that email has "destroyed" his soul.

  • Institutionalizing the 'pivot'     Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 8:39 AM ET

    Scott Adams, "Dilbert" creator, discusses the new entrepreneurial buzzword around Silicon Valley - "pivot." It's a strategy where a start-up quickly switches from one product or business model to another.

  • Start-up wants to be Airbnb—for online retailers Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 5:22 PM ET

    Storefront pairs online retailers with temporary storefront locations, like boutiques, for "pop-up" experiences.

  • Entrepreneur Barbie comes with smartphone, LinkedIn Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:09 AM ET
    New Entrepreneur Barbie stands in front of various other Barbie dolls of the past.

    Mattel is releasing an Entrepreneur Barbie this summer that comes complete with her own miniature smartphone and tablet computer.

  • Hate long lines? This man waits (and waits) for $$ Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:33 AM ET
    Robert Samuel, founder of Same Ole Line Dudes, waiting in a line for Cronuts at Dominique Ansel Bakery.

    Impatience has a price. Professional line sitter Robert Samuel pegs it at $25 for the first hour and $10 for each additional half hour.

  • PARIS, June 16- Airbus Group and Safran confirmed plans on Monday to pool their efforts on space launchers, taking the first step towards what could become a unified European company to prevent the Ariane space rocket being eclipsed by U.S. low-cost rival SpaceX.

  • Why millennial women don't save for retirement Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    We know millennials are saddled with student loan debt and a slow job market. But millennial women have another problem: they aren't saving.

  • PARIS, June 16- Airbus Group and Safran confirmed plans on Monday to combine work on space launchers, accelerating efforts to fend off a growing threat to Europe's Ariane space rocket from U.S. low-cost rival SpaceX. Airbus and Safran shares were both up around 0.4 percent, while the CAC40 index was down 0.2 percent.

  • What’s with start-ups’ failure fetish? Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 3:31 AM ET

    Embracing failure has rapidly become the norm at start-ups, but some think this "failure fetish" might have gone too far.

  • Time to drive out stubborn employees? Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 10:34 AM ET
    Sherri Heckenast, owner and promoter of Team Demolition with Marcus Lemonis, of CNBC’s ‘The Profit’

    When Sherri Heckenast bought Team Demolition, she had dreams of turning it into a motorsports behemoth. Unfortunately, old blood is holding her back.

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