Melissa Kieling, PackIt founder & CEO, explains how she took a simple idea to keep food cooler longer and grew it into one of the fastest-growing companies in America.» Read More
Gervais Williams, MD at Miton Group, argues that often the best performers are smaller companies because they're so cheap and many can grow irrespective of the wider economic situation.
Andy Dunn, Bonobos co-founder & CEO, explains how his "bagless" shopping experience could become a model for the way customers shop in the future.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports how a young 17-year old entrepreneur was able to convince Yahoo to buy his startup company for reportedly just under $30 million. Summly has an app that summarizes news feeds for users.
Shafqat Islam, Co-Founder, CEO of NewsCred, explains how his startup business has been able to convince major brand companies they need to pay for the news.
Christopher Pissarides, professor of economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, says the Cyprus deal is terrible for the island as it will destroy SMEs and the financial services sector which accounts for 40% of GDP.
Wendell Pierce, Sterling Farms co-owner; and Troy Henry, Henry Consulting, discuss how their full-service grocery service found fertile ground in an emerging market in New Orleans.
Roger Parloff, Fortune senior editor, says businesses are sprouting in states like Colorado and Washington, where selling cannabis is now legal.
Nicolas Beraudo, App Annie, reveals where to find the hottest next generation apps.
Josh Reich, Simple CEO and co-founder, explains how his company makes banking easier for customers.
Jay Bregman, CEO of Hailo, discusses how android users can hail a cab with the help of his company's app.
Renaud Laplanche, Founder & CEO of LendingClub.com, explains how his online company is able to provide personal loans to borrowers while returning an average of ten percent to investors.
Sean Wycliffe, Co-Founder and CEO of Dealflicks, explains how his company helps movie theaters fill empty seats by offering consumers discounted prices on tickets and concessions.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest data on small business optimism, and discusses what it indicates about the economic outlook, with Bill Dunkelberg, National Federation of Independent Business.
Zach Sims, Codacademy CEO, explains why programming literacy is becoming more important for candidates in the job market.
The top executive of the world's largest online workplace, Gary Swart, oDesk CEO, explains why it's misguided to ban workers from doing their jobs at home.
Tony Hsieh, Zappos.com CEO, discusses his plan to revolutionize e-commerce space and create a new social hub in downtown Las Vegas.
Erick Jessee, Posty Cards president, discusses how his business-to-business greeting card company has profited from offering their customers a personal touch.
Hardeep Walia, Co-founder & CEO of Motif Investing, explains how his company allows investors to customize their investment decisions.
Evan Spiegel, Snapchat CEO and co-founder, discusses his company's plans to monetize an app that allows users to send pictures that disappear in 10 seconds.
Robert Gaal, Karma founder & CEO, explains how mobile users can create free "social bandwidth" by sharing data.