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  • Building a Great Start-Up Culture Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 11:03 AM ET

    Early culture decisions are important and set the course of the company. Experts weigh in on crafting a culture that's right for your new venture.

  • The Role Of Fate In Your Job Search Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 9:17 AM ET
    Forked Road

    During your journey to find your next career be open to the possibility that you might also find your soul mate, spouse, a great new friend or a great future client along your path.

  • Keeping Your 'Dirty Laundry' Offline     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 7:50 AM ET

    Michael Fertik, Reputation.com founder & CEO, explains how you can protect your privacy online. "It's kind of like digital PR for everybody," he says.

  • Entrepreneurs and the Retirement Trap Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 10:43 AM ET

    The dream of running your own business sometimes blinds people to the world's ugly realities.

  • Facebook's Fallen Stock, a Cautionary Tale for Startups Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 10:31 AM ET
    Facebook

    As Wall Street watches Facebook's stock continue to plummet, it's not just impacting investors, it's also casting a long shadow across venture-backed startups.

  • Baron: Facebook an 'Attractive Business'     Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 8:21 AM ET

    Ron Baron, Baron Capital chairman & CEO, offers his view on Facebook. "They can know more about everybody than anyone else can," he says. "We haven't decided whether or not we are going to invest in it. It is an attractive business in my opinion." Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors, also weighs in.

  • Boone Pickens, BP Capital founder, says the U.S. could build the economy on cheap energy yet politicians are afraid of talking about energy. "I've almost given up on Congress doing anything," he says.

  • Start-Ups Turn Giants' Problems Into Profits Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 4:59 PM ET

    We're not talking recycling. We're talking Eveready operational problems or issues that emerge and need to be addresses and solved quickly to benefit customers.

  • The Next Startup Boom: Hearing Aids? Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 4:52 PM ET
    Skullcandy earbuds

    The iPod generation may face a real problem: hearing loss. As younger generations routinely plug in their ear buds, they could unwittingly join the millions of American’s who suffer some degree of hearing loss. So it’s no surprise that startups have begun to tap into this growing demand.

  • Is Amazon Going Bricks-and-Mortar? Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 2:09 PM ET
    amazon.com

    Amazon is experimenting with a new approach: Amazon Lockers.

  • Startups See Facebook as Cautionary Tale     Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 11:45 AM ET

    Now that Facebook's bubble has burst, startups that once wanted to be the next Facebook, now see it as a cautionary tale, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. The bar for going public is now much higher.

  • Inventing More Inventors at 'Quirky' Start-up Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 11:34 AM ET
    Quirky's Pivot Power

    Kaufman’s three-year old start-up aims to solve the pesky problems of everyday life.

  • RNC Preview: The Tycoon Behind Tampa's Strip Club Scene Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 10:07 AM ET
    Strip Club

    Tampa and strip clubs are often mentioned together, like New York City and the Statue of Liberty. Or San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. Or St. Louis and the Arch.

  • Facebook’s Ambition Collides With Harsh Market Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 4:00 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Once hailed as the most valuable technology company to hit Wall Street, Facebook is now worth just over half what it was three months ago, with shares closing at $20.01 Monday. Wall Street analysts are openly wondering whether its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has the business skills to deliver on his promises, the New York Times reports.

  • Investor Peter Thiel Sells Facebook Shares Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 6:42 PM ET
    Facebook

    Early investor Peter Thiel has sold nearly all of his Facebook shares, as part of a selling plan he adopted before the company's IPO on May 18.

  • Kickstarter's 10 Biggest Success Stories Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 1:32 PM ET
    Kickstarter co-founders Yancey Strickler, Perry Chen, and Charles Adler attend the 2012 Made In NY Awards at Gracie Mansion on June 4, 2012 in New York City.

    Crowd funding has been a buzzword in the start-up world for years. For most entrepreneurs, though, it was virtually mythological.

  • Kiip and the Mobile Revolution     Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 11:55 AM ET

    Start-up Kiip could be about to completely change the world of mobile advertising, with Brian Wong, the 21-year-old CEO of Kiip, discusses.

  • How Paul Ryan's Abs Juiced Sales For a Fitness Company Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 11:35 AM ET
    Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a campaign rally at the NASCAR Technical Institute on August 12, 2012 in Mooresville, North Carolina.

    P90x has seen an increase in traffic in web searches since Vice Presidential candidate, Paul Ryan, revealed that he used the workout program.

  • Especially since Mitt Romney’s résumé became presidential campaign fodder, there has been much debate about the merits of private equity, which is known for its focus on short-term gains. The New York Times reports.

  • Journalist Fareed Zakaria attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2011 in New York City.

    When Lynda and Stewart Resnick, the Beverly Hills entrepreneurs who founded POM Wonderful, wanted to host a dinner at their Aspen home in 2006 to talk about the Iraq war, they assembled a list of 22 A-list guests, including Queen Noor of Jordan, George Soros, the financier, and Senator Dianne Feinstein, Democrat of California. Leading the list of journalists was one of their favorite guests: Fareed Zakaria, the Indian-born Harvard Ph.D and foreign-policy specialist who had turned himself into an unlikely media star, the New York Times reports.

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