Shyp is the latest start-up aiming to upend an existing, and hugely profitable, business, in this case the $300 billion shipping industry.» Read More
"Pockets of exuberance" have popped up in private tech, but most heavily funded start-ups warrant the money, an investor said.
MJ Freeway has carved a lucrative niche in the software business for pot retailers. It now has a booming business in 19 states.
Franchise owners broadly have been slow to adopt tech, but a few businesses are paving the way with innovative strategies, Entrepreneur reports.
Manufacture New York is taking a page from the Silicon Valley playbook and supporting fellow fashion designers.
Hundreds of freelance drivers who work for Uber gathered in New Jersey to protest proposed rules that they say would put them out of work.
As the nation's biggest minimum wage hike ramps up in Seattle, a top franchise lobby has been fighting back with a lawsuit.
Post-9/11 veterans struggle as their unemployment rate stands at 6.7 percent, versus 5.5 percent for the general population.
Two suits involving Uber and Lyft are headed for trial, and could have wide-ranging implications for labor costs and the freelance economy.
Logan Green, Lyft CEO, discusses the role Lyft has in the sharing economy and how it's changing the nature of work, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Start-ups struggle to expand, which is a bigger problem than perceived overvaluation of tech companies, Walter Isaacson tells CNBC.
Small-business supporters are turning to blogs and social media to save New York City's mom and pops and ultimately the city's unique character.
Small business supporters are pushing back against rising rents, and trying to keep the character of New York City.
Managed by Q is a start-up that capitalizes on other start-ups, and their client list has doubled in the past four months to 200.
Numbers are coming in and Boston-area small businesses have lost an average of 24 percent in sales this winter. But some on Main Street already are looking to make up losses.
Conservatives are frustrated by their failure to stop President Obama’s immigration and healthcare policies. The New York Times reports.
CNBC's Kate Rogers reports the outcome small businesses had to face after a snowy winter.
Some are arguing Congress is pocketing a subsidized health-care care perk intended for small-business owners.
U.S. small business optimism edged up in February amid signs of a tightening labor market, bolstering the view that a recent economic slowdown will be temporary.
Farfetch connects well-heeled consumers with luxury boutiques around the world, and model that has earned the company a $1 billion valuation.
Transportation start-ups Uber and Lyft this week have introduced initiatives aiming to keep drivers happy and connected.