Washington state's minimum wage will rise to the highest in the nation on Jan. 1.» Read More
Microsoft CEO's gaffe points to larger issues that face technology—too few women in tech roles and little capital that goes to women-founded start-ups.
CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to Y Combinator president Sam Altman, about hot trends in Silicon Valley and his investment in Reddit.
More start-ups are creating digital education tools including short online videos to help train workers and narrow the skills gap. Useful trend or hype?
Start-up Thync says it has raised $13 million to create a wearable brain device that promises to alter your state of mind, Re/code reports.
One mom says she has the solution to that growing pile of kiddie art in your home. See Carolyn Lanzetta pitch her big idea to Rothberg Ventures Partner Fran Hauser, Mommy Blogger Kristin Quinn, and Pipeline Fellowship CEO and founder, Natalia Oberti Noguera. The segment is hosted by Mandy Drury.
With four state ballot initiatives coming up this midterm election cycle, here’s a look at what’s at stake for the small business community.
The pizza franchise model is booming, planning to do for the pie what Chipotle did for the burrito. Bad for Dominos, good for entrepreneurs.
Do user experience product designs justify Silicon Valley’s eye-popping valuations? Some say yes, and that user-friendly products are key to raising capital.
How small businesses and startups could be the key to economic recovery, with CNBC's Kate Rogers.
Offering signs of hope the economic recovery is solidifying, new data supports a more optimistic Main Street that plans to boost wages and raise prices.
How do you stage an uprising when the government shuts down the web? Stanislav Shalunov, Open Garden co-founder and CTO, explains how his app FireChat can help protesters without mobile Internet service.
How one tech start-up is using data to make car insurance cheaper.
A campaign to encourage more people to tip housekeeping may provide an opening for more mandatory hotel fees.
Data breaches aren't limited to big retailers. Small businesses aren't in the clear, here's how they can protect themselves from hackers.
Ever wonder why start-ups are pulling in mega rounds at an unprecedented rate, yet running out of cash is a major reason for failure?
There’s money to be made on medicinal and recreational marijuana purchases, amid state legalization. But entrepreneurs also have plenty of hurdles to clear.
'Star Citizen' game designer Chris Roberts has pulled off a crowdfunding coup: making $50 million without paying Kickstarter or Indiegogo.
Few small businesses think now is the time to expand, and hiring is essentially flat. But wait—there may be a silver lining.
As Alibaba began trading on the NYSE Friday, founder of the e-commerce giant Jack Ma acknowledged the company's commitment to smaller merchants in a CNBC interview.
As fans pocket new iPhone 6 models, they'll be discovering a new function: Apple Pay. Will consumers and merchants adopt the new payment technology?
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