SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21- Women venture capitalists underperform their male counterparts by some 15 percent, according to a new Harvard University study, but the performance differences have narrowed over time and in firms that employ more than a single female venture partner.» Read More
Startup Open, a competition that searches for startups with the greatest growth potential, chose 50 companies to compete for the opportunity to present their business plans to experienced entrepreneurs, and gain insight from the experts. Here is a sampling of the 50 , representing a range of ideas from around the world.
The North American launch of "Skyfall," the latest James Bond flick, is "off to an amazing start," according to Sony. Find out who stands to cash in from its success.
Professionals, like doctors and lawyers and anyone else who might be sued, should work with an adviser to keep creditors from cleaning them out if they lose in court
SecondMarket made a name for itself as a destination for trading shares of private companies like Facebook and Zynga before their IPOs. So it’s no surprise that in the past quarter — with all those once-high flying companies public — SecondMarket’s trading has fallen dramatically.
On the heels of an earnings report that was right in line with expectations, Disney’s CEO Bob Iger says he has “great confidence in Disney’s availability to sustain growth” from its biggest business, the media networks.
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Marc Andreessen could hardly be more positive about value in the technology sector and in one its most battered giants, Facebook.
Despite some tough comparisons to a year ago, Time Warner reported it beat analyst expectations on cable network gains on Thursday.
News Corp. is "well positioned for growth" despite "significant challenges due to economic headwinds," its COO said Tuesday, shortly after the media company reported better-than-expected quarterly results.
On the heels of corporate raider Carl Icahn accumulating a chunk of Netflix shares, the streaming video company adopted a shareholder rights plan — a poison pill.
Jason Sadler is the kind of guy who will sell you the shirt off his back. Now, he's going to go one better — he'll sell you the name off his driver's license!
Disney Animation’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ opening in 3,700 theaters, is expected to rule the box office, and gross somewhere in the $45 million range.
About 550 people lined up at New York City's flagship store for the iPad mini, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Pandora's CEO remains upbeat about competition in the mobile-music space despite the fact that tech titans like Apple, Google and Microsoft are moving in. Everybody smile!
LinkedIn’s focus on professionals is working: The company reported better-than-expected third quarter results and raised its revenue guidance for the whole year.
Wall Street consensus on the Disney-Lucasfilm deal was very positive, with analysts noting that over the next two years Disney will buy back the approximately 40 million shares it issues in this transaction.
Netflix shares jumped more than 20 percent on Carl Icahn’s disclosure that he’s amassed a 10 percent stake in the streaming video company.
The lockup period expired on 229 million shares, which caused the stock to drop more than 4 percent, on higher-than-average volume, though it has recovered a bit.
The Star Wars creator's wealth will soar to more than $5.2 billion after Disney purchases Lucasfilms.
Bob Iger made his third major acquisition for Disney (DIS) - buying Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion, roughly half-cash, half-stock.
With the lights out smart phones are the only source of information for people left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy, which puts the spotlight on Twitter and Facebook.
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