NEW YORK— Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap. Cantwell, chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Small Business& Entrepreneurship, introduced legislation in July that would make it easier for women-owned companies to get loans and government contracts.» Read More
Another month, another slew of bad numbers for the traditional videogame industry as consumers shift to mobile and social games.
Your workforce is the engine underneath the hood of your business. A sluggish workforce makes your business a lemon; an efficient one makes it a pearl. And everyone wants a clean ride. That means means leading, motivating, and driving employees to top performance with the right metrics system in place.
But small businesses that want to reap the benefits of campaign spending can’t get stuck in neutral.
Kevin Plank, the founder of Under Armour, turned his renegade idea into a brand that's a household name. Here's how he did it.
Concierge and errand-running service start ups have cropped up to provide quick gigs for people seeking supplemental income or extra spending money, including Exec, Agent Anything, Zaarly and TaskRabbit.
Wednesday afternoon Viacom and DirecTV started negotiating again, after a stand-off between the two companies over fees resulted in the biggest cable blackout yet.
When Jim Koch brewed his first Samuel Adams Boston Lager nearly 30 years ago, few were willing to take on the giants of the beer industry. Read ahead to learn how Koch built his company.
In a word, the tech rankings this year are stunning, with a major shake-up of the top ten. California falls from the top, while two other states join the elite.
What if you have an idea for a product, but are unsure whether there would be much demand? Do what Kabir Shahani, co-founder of Appature did — ask the people who could most benefit from your product whether they would buy it.
Silicon Valley is finally getting the treatment once reserved for rowdy housewives and excitable chefs: its own Bravo reality series. But the tech world is not quite ready for its close-up, the New York Times reports.
Though Vivendi hasn’t officially put its stake in Activision Blizzard spacer on the block, sources tell me it’s starting talks with the giants who have the $8 billion plus to buy its 60 percent stake in the game-maker.
In an interview with CNBC, Mint.com founder Aaron Patzer discusses his influences, sources of inspiration and more.
Premal Shah is president of Kiva. He spoke with CNBC about his influences, technological advancements and more.
Almost everyone dreads it, at least at first: Asking clients for prospect referrals.
A new website shines a light on the companies landing venture capital deals.
The Louisville Slugger was trademarked in 1894, but its contribution to the history of sports marketing might be as significant as the product itself.
Edible Arrangements International CEO Tariq Farid discusses the challenges and success of growing his edible fruit company to more than 1,100 stores.
CNBC.com presents a list of people who survived tragedies and responded by creating new careers and businesses. These new ventures helped them cope and inspired others.
While some people think you shouldn’t mess with success, especially a 114-year-old success, it’s always good to keep an open mind. Take Shriver's Salt Water Taffy company. Some new flavors and a robust social media site allow the third-generation family owned company to innovate while staying true to its roots.
Looking for the perfect location for your new retail business? Consider setting up shop inside a "big box" retail store.
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