The U.S. may have given birth to a number of high-profile start-ups recently, but for some entrepreneurs Europe is the best place to start a new firm.» Read More
Cyrus Massoumi created ZocDoc, a Web site that allows you to make a doctor's appointment online. He spoke with CNBC about what inspired him to create the site and the state of health care in general.
Though Detroit already has several business incubators, the Green Garage, they say, will walk a different path. Instead of focusing on acceleration, it will work to build a start-up culture that's a rough analogue of the slow-food movement: intimate, deliberate, unhurried.
Selecting the right franchisees and treating them well may, in fact, be the most important rules for franchisors as they start and build their companies.
Pandora shares were off more than 6 percent earlier today, now down over 3 percent on news of a new rival from Spotify. The streaming music service is launching a new web radio service for mobile devices, which takes direct aim at Pandora’s business model.
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.
In an interview with CNBC, entrepreneur Steve Blank discusses the many businesses he's been involved with in his illustrious career.
Start ups have become quite resourceful when it comes to raising funds. Many are finding start-up competitions as a great source of capital.
The acquisition moved the stock, because along with the Instagram acquisition, it tells a larger story of Facebook’s commitment to mobile.
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.