News on the CNBC Disruptor 50 companies upending the status quo in the markets:
Start-ups shutdown marriages
It's been a week of romantic turmoil for some of the market's most high-profile start-ups. From headlines about their valuations on Page One of the business section, cutting-edge businesses have come made it onto the gossip pages.
23andMe co-founder Anne Wojcicki has split with her husband. The husband: Google co-founder Sergey Brin. The Silicon Valley power couple have "been living apart for several months. They remain good friends and partners," a spokesman said this week, after AllThingsD reported the breakup.
The two have been married for six years and have two kids. According to the AllThingsD report, Brin has become romantically involved with a Google employee, who had also been involved with another Googler at one point.
Meanwhile, Jennifer Hyman, CEO of the fashion retail site Rent the Runway, suddenly called off her big wedding.
Hyman was set to marry former Starwood Hotel executive Peter Mack in a lavish ceremony on Aug. 31 at a horse ranch in Aspen, Colo., which The New York Post reported was expected to have a tab of almost $1 million.