CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to PayPal co-founder and serial entrepreneur Max Levchin, about his new lending service start-up Affirm, an alternative to banks for lending.» Read More
All six partners at Andreessen Horowitz are committing to donate at least half of their lifetime income from venture capital investments to charity.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke assesses the argument for breaking up the banks, saying it is imperative to "eliminate the incentive for too big to fail."
Equitable Origin is a start up that is trying to change the way oil and natural gas drilling occurs so that it is safer and cleaner, and there is accountability in the event of a disaster.
If the goal of Internet companies' “New Front” presentations is to convince advertisers that it’s easy to buy online video ads, AOL’s presentation aims to show that it’s creating an online complement to TV ads.
Microsoft wants ads in Xbox LIVE apps to be the new way marketers target consumers.
Things may be looking up for the Class of 2012. A Harris Interactive poll for CareerBuilder shows that employers plan to hire recent college graduates this year.
CEO Reed Hastings didn’t shy away from acknowledging its growing number of competitors.
Facebook’s user growth continues to be gangbusters: the company now has 901 million monthly active users, up from 845 million in the last filing.
Silicon Valley patent wars are heating up and Facebook wants to protect itself against some potentially very pricey litigation.
When Netflix reports quarterly earnings after the bell, investors should focus on U.S. streaming subscriber numbers.
To understand the challenges small businesses face in financing their businesses, it's important to understand the fundamental problems facing both lenders and borrowers and how technology can be used to solve them.
Jason Sadler is a professional T-shirt wearer, who started his business mid-recession. It was so successful, he turned it into a mini shirt-wearing empire. Now, it's the dawn of a new era in the professional shirt-wearing business.
The chairman of Disney’s movie studio, Rich Ross, wrote in a note to his staff Friday that he is stepping down and the role is no longer “the right professional fit for me.” Ross ran the studio for just two and a half years, and now is cleaving under the cloud of a massive bomb—"John Carter."
No one expects Rep. Eric Cantor’s proposed 20 percent tax cut for small business owners to get any farther than the House. But that's not the point. This is purely a "he-said, she-said" moment where both parties take every opportunity to point out how the other side doesn't support small business.
It seems like every week we see another VC-backed company go public and the stock soars — most recently, Splunk stock jumped 109 after going public. With such profitable exits, one would expect venture investors to clamor to pour money into startups. But in fact, the opposite is the case.
Hatch Detroit, is a contest where the public votes on the best storefront-retail idea for the city, with the winning applicant receiving $50,000 to help get their business off the ground.
Many great ideas start with a bottle of wine, but most don’t amount to much. But for two brothers-in-law, an idea led to an invention and the start of a new business: a dog exerciser called Dog-O-Band.
A two-person surgical team has created a new, inexpensive bone-grafting device without having to go to big pharma.
The Senate Small Business Committee, chaired by Senator Mary Landrieu, is working on the early iterations of what may become a landmark bill for entrepreneurs.
Kozlov is CEO of Moonshark, a new start-up set to release its first titles in the summer. His firm is being incubated at CAA, best-known for its muscle in getting huge paydays for its A-list talent roster in movies, TV shows, music and sports.
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