U.S. small business optimism edged higher in November as manufacturers led a gain in newly created jobs. But Main Street remains cautious.» Read More
A toy start-up is gaining traction for its building games, which expose girls to engineering. A Beastie Boys-inspired viral video doesn't hurt.
A look at the top 25 new product ideas created by entrepreneurs from around the world that will be presented to VCs at the Startup Open competition.
Entrepreneurial activity is bubbling up around the globe—from Africa to South America—as more governments look for avenues of economic growth.
For many entrepreneurs, attracting investment offers security and the potential to expand - but are there other ways to go about growing?
A 26-year-old entrepreneur has launched The Detroit Bus Company, which lets riders order and track service on a mobile app.
U.S. small-business optimism fell in October, as merchants scaled back on hiring plans amid a partial government shutdown.
Just in time for Veterans Day, it turns out more vets find that their technical machinery skills are a neat fit at U.S. manufacturing plants.
Marijuana is, well, growing. "It's an incredibly exciting time to be in the cannabis industry," says one new investor.
TOMS, behind the "buy one, give one" shoe model, has a site that allows shoppers to buy goods specifically based on causes and regions they help.
Colorado voters approved a measure to tax recreational drug use. CNBC's Becky Quick reports the state will add a 10 percent sales tax when pot sales for recreational use begin on January 1st of 2014.
Can a community of swift messaging transform into a serious, profitable venture? A look inside Twitter's business model and ambitions.
Starbucks is looking for thousands of good men - and women.
After its first trip from Vermont to New York, a floating farmers market has high hopes for reviving an old trade route and its historic canal towns.
Small businesses are navigating the maze of health law regulations, and figuring out when the Small Business Health Options Program will be available.
Apparel leaders are gearing up for a trade fight to end a 38 percent tariff on premium "Made in USA" jeans.
Small business borrowing rose last month, an index that tracks lending showed on Tuesday, signaling moderate growth ahead for the economy.
After the open-source software boom of the 1990s, hardware firms are now embracing technology without patents and open to the public.
A small New England footwear company is doing what few have done in years: building a shoe manufacturing plant in America.
Business owners who applied for grants after the superstorm are more likely to have gotten money from private sources. What's the hold up?
Jason Best, Principal at Crowdfund Capital Advisors discusses how crowdfunding - the funding of a company by selling small amounts of equity to many investors - is going to be the next big thing following micro-finance.