Former financial manager Jennifer Wright-Laracy goes back to school for her MBA and finds a new career as co-founder of a pizza box company, GreenBox.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jimmy Wales founded one of the most ground-breaking websites ever: Wikipedia. Check out our interview with him.
The Great Recession spawned a new breed of "accidental entrepreneurs" more driven by profits than passion, a new study finds.
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.
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?
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.
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 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.
Many young entrepreneurs are pivoting their business in order to help it grow as a competitor and make it more valuable.
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.
Choosing the right VC has become even more important in the wake of the Facebook IPO fallout.
Warby Parker has been a revolutionary force in the eyewear market since its launch in February 2010. By selling their own designs almost exclusively online, the company is able to price its hip eyeglasses at $95 per pair. Co-founder and co-CEO Neil Blumenthal spoke about the company’s vision for growth and the potential for a future IPO.
The success of Smashburger has proven that there is room for an upscale market in the burger franchise business.
Forget what you see on TV’s “Mad Men.” Sometimes, it takes a village to write an advertising slogan.
People often think of it as being as American as apple pie, but many cultures around the world bring home the bacon.
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