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The 2014 CNBC Disruptor 50 List

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  • It's not just Internet giants against the FCC Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 12:01 PM ET
    A demonstrator holds a sign in support of net neutrality outside the Federal Communications Commission headquarters in Washington, May 14, 2014.

    Etsy and Uber are among the small companies that rely on fast video streaming and are also against the FCC's net neutrality proposal.

  • Birchbox to open first brick-and-mortar store Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 2:11 PM ET
    Birchbox store in New York's Soho.

    Birchbox is launching its first brick-and-mortar store where customers can book appointments, test and purchase products.

  • Got a billion-dollar idea? 4 ways to be sure Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Why do some tech start-ups, like Airbnb and Uber, disrupt their industries while others stumble? Four reasons, says an online CEO.

  • 7 trends that will revolutionize stock trading Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    What will stock trading be like 25 years from now? A lot different than it is today. Here are seven huge changes on the way.

  • 2039: An investment space odyssey Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Still of Hal 9000 from the motion picture 2001: A Space Odyssey

    Just as portfolios have changed dramatically since 1989, they could look very different in 2039 thanks to the robotification of investing.

  • Meet the 2014 CNBC Disruptor 50 company list Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Want a snapshot of the private start-ups revolutionizing the business landscape? These 50 innovators may be tomorrow's Wall St. high-fliers.

  • An idea that could have made Aereo a winner Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Forget the Supreme Court. The premise that Aereo is a disruptive innovation that could kill pay television is false, says a B School expert.

  • Redfin redefines real estate     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    Glenn Kelman, Redfin CEO, explains how his company is changing the way people purchase their homes and the return of the house flip.

  • CNBC Disruptors name the most dynamic CEOs Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 2:54 PM ET
    Elon Musk at mission control SpaceX.

    The most dynamic CEOs today, as identified by members of the latest CNBC Disruptor 50 list.

  • Homeownership on the decline: Study     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 7:50 AM ET
    D.R. Horton bargain home in Houston, Texas.

    A recent study shows millenials are shrinking away from homeownership. Glenn Kelman, Redfin CEO, shares his thoughts on the future of housing and a change in the American psyche from owner to renter.

  • We're Wall Street's secret weapon: Dataminr CEO Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    Ted Bailey, co-founder and CEO of Dataminr

    Dataminr co-founder Ted Bailey tells CNBC that his start-up aims to make sense of the disparate Twitterverse to give finance clients a profitable edge.

  • Fullscreen: Future of media?     Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    Fullscreen is a global network of channels and brands on the Internet. George Strompolos, Fullscreen CEO, discusses the company's business model and comments on recent acquisition interest from Yahoo.

  • Warby Parker disrupts eyeglass market     Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    Neil Blumenthal, Warby Parker co-founder & co-CEO, discusses his plans to disrupt the eyewear market by using web and mobile as a way to engage with customers.

  • Investing in digital currencies: Risks and rewards Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    If you want to consider investing in digital currencies like bitcoin, these are the primary methods.

  • 8 ways to spark creative genius Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    Great innovators such as Steve Jobs do great things by forging creative strategy with action, say IDEO founders David and Tom Kelley.

  • CNBC's Disruptors: How to carve a new path Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    Members of the 2014 CNBC Disruptor 50 list talk about how to shake up business in their industries.

  • 9 entrepreneurs and their cartoon alter egos Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Disruptor 50 tell us what cartoon character they are most like.

  • Weeding out Twitter's fake stuff     Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    Ted Bailey, Dataminr CEO, and CNBC's Julia Boorstin, discuss how Dataminr is transforming the Twitter stream.

  • Are video game companies losing their edge? Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Microsoft and Sony are vulnerable in a world of heavily funded tech upstarts, but Ouya shows how tough it is to dethrone the kings.

  • Capitalizing on Twitter     Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin explains how Dataminr is shaking up the status quo in the data mining space.

About The 2014 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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