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  • FastTrac Puts Veterans on Business Track Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 12:12 PM ET
    Military veterans at job fair.

    Veterans have developed valuable skills during their time in the service that translate well to the business world. There's a program that is looking to put entrepreneurs with a military background on the fast track to starting a business.

  • 5 Minutes With a Visionary: Steve Blank Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 5:51 PM ET
    Steve Blank

    In an interview with CNBC, entrepreneur Steve Blank discusses the many businesses he's been involved with in his illustrious career.

  • Invisergy

    Start ups have become quite resourceful when it comes to raising funds. Many are finding start-up competitions as a great source of capital.

  • Facebook’s Face.com Buy: Clues to Mobile Strategy Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 5:04 PM ET
    facebook

    The acquisition moved the stock, because along with the Instagram acquisition, it tells a larger story of Facebook’s commitment to mobile.

  • Business Owners Say All Work No Pay Is Part of the Job Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 12:40 PM ET

    According to one survey, 54 percent of business owners have gone without a paycheck at some point to keep their business afloat. To find out how common this really is, we asked members of the CNBC Small Business Council about their own experience — how many of them have gone without a paycheck? You might be surprised.

  • Omaha, Nebraska

    With roots in a rugged agrarian work ethic, start-ups are thriving around Omaha — thanks in no small part to big spenders' bankrolls. An investigation of the seedlings of Silicon Prairie.

  • 5 Minutes With a Visionary: Geoff Lewis Monday, 18 Jun 2012 | 8:16 AM ET
    Geoff Lewis

    In an interview with CNBC, Geoff Lewis describes how he's combining his investment background with a passion for entrepreneurship to focus on investments in consumer Web, enterprise and mobile.

  • World in Hand

    What happens when you have a big idea but a small market? Many small-business owners and would-be entrepreneurs face this problem. Their business can't grow because they don't have enough customers in their geographic area.

  • Is AOL’s Fall On Proxy Win a Buying Opportunity? Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 4:49 PM ET
    AOL

    But despite this victory today AOL’s stock has tanked, down over six percent today. Why the drop? Investors seem to be concerned that AOL’s victory reduces pressure on the company to cut costs.

  • 5 Minutes With a Visionary: Jimmy Wales Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 4:32 PM ET
    Jimmy Wales

    Jimmy Wales founded one of the most ground-breaking websites ever: Wikipedia. Check out our interview with him.

  • A robotic Velociraptor dinosaur opens its mouth to scare visitors as it demonstrates the power of air pressure at the fluid power exhibition in Tokyo.

    The Great Recession spawned a new breed of "accidental entrepreneurs" more driven by profits than passion, a new study finds.

  • 5 Minutes With a Visionary: Fabrice Grinda Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 12:15 PM ET
    Fabrice Grinda

    When we caught up with Fabrice Grinda on the phone, he was about to go kite-boarding in the Dominican Republic. This is a man on the move.

  • Why Pay TV Providers Are Under Investigation Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:22 PM ET

    The primary question: are providers inappropriately limiting competition from online video services like Netflix and Hulu by capping the amount of data/videos subscribers can stream every month?

  • Why You Should Hire Like a Rock Band Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 10:11 AM ET
    Concert

    If you want to put together a rock-star team, he says, then hire employees based on their values first and ability second — the way great rock bands do it.

  • What has changed in the past five years for small business owners? Pretty much everything, according to new research from Sage North America.

  • Why Zynga’s Stock Fell Off a Cliff Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 1:28 PM ET
    Zynga

    It's off 11.5 percent at last check, bringing the social gaming company down nearly 50 percent year to date. What happened? It seems people are choosing more mobile instead of social games.

  • facebook

    Facebook has been plagued by criticism of its slowing U.S. growth, the fact that it only recently started showing ads to mobile users, and questions about whether its ads work. But now ComScore is out with a study that validates the core of Facebook’s business model: social context makes ads more powerful.

  • Is Pivoting a Smart Strategy for Young Entrepreneurs? Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 10:02 AM ET

    Many young entrepreneurs are pivoting their business in order to help it grow as a competitor and make it more valuable.

  • Small Business Owners in ‘Holding Pattern’: Survey Tuesday, 12 Jun 2012 | 7:30 AM ET
    Businessman with crystal ball

    If there is one thing for certain among small business owners, it’s that the amount of uncertainty they are facing has made it difficult for them to make decisions on spending and jobs.

  • Start Ups Need to Do Due Diligence on VCs Monday, 11 Jun 2012 | 4:13 PM ET
    JPMorgan prepares for the arrival of Facebook management.

    Choosing the right VC has become even more important in the wake of the Facebook IPO fallout.

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