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  • Meet the Business Owner Who's Speaking at the RNC Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 1:54 PM ET
    Steven Cohen

    Ohio businessman Steve Cohen will speak at the Republican National Convention. "Things may never be the way they were," says Cohen, who runs a manufacturing company. "We’re going to have to discover new ways to make money."

  • Secrets of Venture Capitalists Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 1:16 PM ET

    Ask most VCs how they select winners and they'll say a key factor is people making the pitch. Take a closer look at common traits that distinguish leaders and winning ventures.

  • Call to Stiffen Laws Worries Town Built by Guns Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 11:58 AM ET
    Remington

    Residents in Ilion, N.Y., whose economy is linked to a celebrated gunmaker, are worrying about Remington’s future. A closer look at the NY gun plant and its 1,000 workers.

  • Meet the Next 'Joe the Plumber' Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 11:42 AM ET

    The Romney camp seems to have found its Joe the Plumber, but instead of unclogging toilets, "Chris the Baker" makes cookies.

  • Good News for Anyone With a Crappy Boss Friday, 24 Aug 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    Bad bosses take note! You won't last. That's one comforting conclusion from "The Value of Bosses," a new working paper from three business school professors who set out to quantify the effect supervisors actually have on their workers.

  • Tech Startup Aims to Take the Hassle Out of Health Care Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 6:13 PM ET
    doctor

    ZocDoc, a free service, allows people to search for doctors based on location, specialty, insurance and reviews, and book them online.

  • Need Cash? A Different Kind of Crowdfunding Service Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 5:46 PM ET

    For entrepreneurs who make granola or baby skincare products, a crowdfunding service called CircleUp may be the secret to their next leg of growth.

  • Struggling to Recover From a Cyberattack Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 3:18 PM ET

    Rebuilding operations after a attack is no easy task. Some suggestions for engineering a cyber gameplan that's right for your business.

  • Four Financial Habits of Effective, Wealthy CEOs Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 12:26 PM ET

    If you're like most entrepreneurs, you've invested everything you have into your business. And that's a huge mistake.

  • FTC Greenlights Facebook-Instagram Deal     Thursday, 23 Aug 2012 | 11:40 AM ET

    Facebook wins approval from FTC to acquire Instagram. Reuben Miller, PaRR (Policy and Regulatory Report), discusses the news with CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Carl Quintanilla.

  • 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.

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