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  • U.S. small business sentiment ticked up 0.3 in October—nearly unchanged—as uncertainty about future business conditions reached a record high.

  • Microsoft’s 'Halo 4' Sets New Record Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 4:00 PM ET

    Microsoft’s "Halo 4" sold $220 million worth of games in the first 24 hours. That beats the record "Halo 3" set in 2007.

  • Helping Veterans Thrive     Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 3:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs looks at the new push to help veterans start their own businesses.

  • Creating Ecosystems of Entrepreneurship Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 1:43 PM ET

    A successful microeconomic strategy draws on a region’s unique strengths, then integrates the value chain to create ecosystems of entrepreneurship that support innovation and new business formation.

  • Imagine a place where high-impact entrepreneurs are so pleased that they don’t complain. Would those be entrepreneurs living in Silicon Valley perhaps? Not so.

  • Where's the Next Hot Startup Spot? Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 1:27 PM ET

    An entrepreneurial ecosystem has sprouted in what some would say is a most unexpected community. It has all the elements of a large city effort, including support for technology startups as well as the 98 percent of startups that are not technology-based.

  • The Hardest Thing Is Just to Start Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    Shortly after the Icelandic economy crashed in 2008, we founded our first company. Call us crazy, but in the midst of thousands losing their jobs and the first en masse public protest against the government since Iceland’s induction into NATO in 1949, we decided to start a board game company. It was a blast.

  • Young, Confident and Leading Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 1:12 PM ET

    Some 88 million young women and men worldwide are unemployed — 47 percent of the unemployed globally. Economic leaders have been stumped as to what to do about it. Now Generation Y is taking matters into its own hands.

  • Capitalizing on the $30 Billion Craft Industry     Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 11:51 AM ET

    John Levisay, CEO of Craftsy, and Josh Scott, Craftsy COO, discuss the company's plans for growth and expansion.

  • Can Veteran Small Businesses Jumpstart the Economy? Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 11:21 AM ET

    An engineering degree and business school training gave Justin Ashton the background he needed to start a high tech company, but it was serving six years as an Air Force intelligence officer that taught him the skills he needs to lead the firm.

  • Jason Graham-Nye, co-founder of gNappies, explains to CNBC the many challenges of expanding a business abroad.

  • World's Most Promising Companies Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 5:12 PM ET

    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.

  • Actor Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall.

    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 Shifts Post-Facebook Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 1:38 PM ET

    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.

  • Iger Talks Advertising, Consumer Trends, and LucasFilm Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 6:46 PM ET

    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.

  • Andreessen: I'm Bullish on Facebook, Mobile Tech Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

    Silicon Valley entrepreneur Marc Andreessen could hardly be more positive about value in the technology sector and in one its most battered giants, Facebook.

  • Time Warner Earnings Beat Expectations Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 12:08 PM ET

    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.

  • Netflix Poison Pill Aims to Thwart Icahn Takeover Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 9:45 AM ET
    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    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.

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