SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- At Pinterest, the online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley, which prides itself on progressive thinking and putting talent first. Google, Facebook and Twitter all went public without a woman on the board.» Read More
Job growth is growing in the aviation industry. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.
A survey fro PNC reveals that small business owners are more optimistic about their prospects than anytime since the fall of 2007, and 28 percent say they will hire full-time staff in 2012.
Banks remain hesitant to lend, and when they do, they're asking for more information and toughening requirements. It's a trend that is stalling the pace of lending to smaller companies.
While most recommended road trips will take you to major and minor league stadiums, we offer another kind of tour: businesses and nonprofit ventures that give you a different window on the game.
Applications for medical marijuana licensing in Colroado is down, forcing the state to trim its enforcement staff.
The monthly employment report released today from ADP shows that employment on small payrolls — those private-sector businesses with under 50 employees — increased by 100,000 in March.
As the unemployment rate continues to drop, however slowly, employees are feeling more confident about their prospects — that creates a new dynamic for workers and their employers.
Sir Richard Branson, founder & chairman of Virgin Group, discusses Virgin Group's mobile expansion and his interest in space tourism and the war on drugs.
Bank of America Corp. said Tuesday that it is hiring about 90 small-business bankers in Georgia and the Carolinas, continuing a pledge it made in late 2010 to add more staff to specialize in working with customers who operate small companies.
Amazon is back in the news as the Goliath that is taking business away from local shops.
Despite all their passion and long hours and great ideas, find themselves stuck in terms of their ability to grow. While every business owner's needs are different, there are some things all business owners can do to grow their business.
Now that all Facebook brand pages have migrated to Timeline, marketers, there are a few things that are important to know as you become familiar with the new look and functions of Facebook.
With Opening Day around the corner small businesses in big league cities with downtown ballparks eagerly await the arrival of their teams from spring training, drawing hordes to the area.
Swedes are catching on to a new fad of taking their lunch break to the extreme. Lunch dance parties have started popping up in Sweden, Finland, Serbia, and Portugal.
Buried in bacon? A company says it has a bacon coffin for sale. It wouldn’t be the first time a company was inspired to pull an April Fool's Day prank on its customers.
Calling all debt-ridden students: Would you consider turning your face into a billboard to help pay off your loans? This is not a joke, but rather a business plan envisioned by two indebted students in the U.K.
In the United States, the auto industry has been transformed. It's no longer about expansion. It's about making existing dealerships more welcoming and more profitable.
Is the economy getting stronger or pulling back? Two members of CNBC's Small Business Council weigh in.
More people are filing their taxes digitally than ever before, but they're still dragging their feet to do it, the head of Intuit told CNBC Thursday.
Like to laugh? Yeah, that's going to cost you. While you were worried about high gas prices, the price of rubber chickens hit a 25-year high.