Revealed: The CNBC Disruptor 50 List


  • Motif Investing makes 'Disruptor 50'     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    CNBC included Motif Investing in its "Disruptor 50" list this year. Its co-founder & CEO Hardeep Walia, says shale, China internet and transportation are current motifs his company is eyeing.

  • The most innovative start-ups in business Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:21 AM ET
    2014 Disruptors: Birchbox, SpaceX, Uber and Airbnb

    CNBC's second annual Disruptor 50 list features companies whose innovations are having a dramatic impact across their industries—and society.

  • Disruptor 50: Making sense of valuations     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    CNBC is out with its 2014 Disruptor 50 list. Hemant Taneja, General Catalyst Partners managing director, discusses what criteria his firm focuses on to find disruptive companies, and their valuations.

  • CNBC's Julia Boorstin reveals the top names that could change the world of business.

  • CNBC Disruptor 50: Where tech companies dominate Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Charles Adler, Perry Chen and Yancey Strickler (left to right), founders of Kickstarter

    From revolutionary sites and apps to cloud-based services, these tech firms dominate this year's CNBC Disruptor 50 list.

  • Traders' top 'Disruptor 50' picks     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    CNBC is out with its 2014 Disruptor 50 list. FMHR trader Stephanie Link is very impressed by vehicle charging company ChargePoint, and Josh Brown eyes whether Charles Schwab business model is at risk.

  • CNBC's Disruptor 50: Data storage     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin looks at which data storage providers are disrupting the industry, as well as which corporate giants are being disrupted.

  • Aereo's plans to disrupt TV viewing     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 8:42 AM ET
    Chet Kanojia, chief executive officer and founder of Aereo Inc.

    Chet Kanojia, Aereo founder & CEO, discusses the pending Supreme Court decision on Aereo which allows subscribers to view television on the Internet. And Kanojia explains why he thinks content providers are relying on a monopoly structure that breeds anti-competitive sentiment.

  • Disruptor 50: Kymeta     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin explains how Kymeta's technology enables users to connect to the Internet anywhere.

  • Connectivity at your fingertips     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    Nathan Kundtz, Kymeta co-founder & CTO, discusses how his company's business model is leading the way in satellite technology.

  • CNBC Disruptor 50 all-stars: $47 billion in deals Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    Ten companies from the 2013 CNBC Disruptor 50 list have 'graduated,' and their IPOs and acquisitions generated $47 billion in market value.

  • What’s with start-ups’ failure fetish? Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 3:31 AM ET

    Embracing failure has rapidly become the norm at start-ups, but some think this "failure fetish" might have gone too far.

  • Disruptor 50: The Graduates of 2013     Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    In the past year, ten disruptors from the Class of 2013 have either filed for public offering or were acquired by a larger company. We take a look back at the biggest moments for these companies during the past 12 months.

  • Uber worth $6 billion, not $17 billion: Expert Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 2:02 PM ET

    Uber is worth closer to $6 billion than its implied $17 billion valuation, "Dean of Valuation" Aswath Damodaran says.

  • Number of asset managers to halve by 2030: KPMG Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 6:02 AM ET

    Half of the firms in the global asset management industry will be gone by 2030, consultants KPMG said in a report.

  • Why US venture firms can’t get rich in China Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    Despite having about one-fifth the worldwide total of Internet users, China is notoriously tough for U.S. venture capital firms.

  • 3 promising tech darlings that fell flat Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 12:17 PM ET

    Just because an idea is smart and disruptive, doesn't mean it'll work. Here are the tales of woe for three Silicon Valley darlings.

  • The big money fueling billion-dollar ideas Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 1:49 PM ET
    Bird was the word as Twitter founders and executives were all smiles on the day the company went public on the New York Stock Exchange in November 2013.

    If you think the IPO market has cooled, you're missing the big picture. Billion-dollar start-ups and IPOs are a growing draw for investors.

  • Transformers' Optimus Prime now works for Uber Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 3:50 PM ET
    Some lucky individuals will get the ride of their lives inside Optimus Prime, courtesy of Uber.

    Lucky individuals will be given the opportunity of a lifetime when Optimus Prime visits their homes this summer.

  • Ripping up the retail biz     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Jennifer Fleiss, Rent the Runway co-founder, discusses her designer dress rental company's mobile strategy, just how many times some users rent per year and how the company finds its engineers.

About Revealed: The CNBC Disruptor 50 List

  • CNBC has created the ultimate list of 50 private companies whose innovations are having a dramatic impact across their industries. These so-called "disruptors" have attracted billions of dollars in venture capital. They are now poised for hypergrowth.

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