William Aulet, Martin Trust for Entreprenuership, MIT, discusses what it takes to be an entrepreneur and how people come up with breakthrough ideas. The data shows people are better off in their second ventures, he says.
CNBC's new episode tonight of "The Profit" will feature host Marcus Lemonis helping a flower store owner with his struggling business. Lemonis joins "Power Lunch" to discuss.
Quirky CEO and founder Ben Kaufman explains how his manufacturing company helps businesses fund the invention process and demonstrates several of this season's top gadgets.
Bill Rancic, "The Apprentice" 1st season winner, discusses the challenges of small business owners to take their companies to the next level, and reveals his plans to team up with Intuit to launch a program designed to give small businesses a voice.
The president is touring an Amazon.com facility hiring more than 7,000 people, and Gene Sperling, director of The National Economic Council, discusses Obama's agenda for jobs and taxes. Marcus Lemonis of "The Profit" and CNBC's Eamon Javers weigh in.
As some of the biggest names in the coffee world report that business is booming, one start-up in New York is looking to redefine the way we think about coffee in the office -- and some of the most innovative companies in the city are taking notice. In the first episode of CNBC's "The Starters" we go inside Joyride Coffee.
Heath Carr, CEO, Shinola, talks about the watches his company makes and why he decided to locate his company in Detroit. The company has 75 employees in its detroit headquarters. With Richard Bernstein.
The location based app Tinder is taking the dating world by storm. Sean Rad, CEO and co-founder, offers insight on his dating app.
Jake Bronstein, CEO of Flint & Tinder, explains how his dismay with low-quality underwear led him to produce a high-end brand, which is made in America and becoming a multimillion-dollar business.
Hann-Ju Ho, director of proprietary data analytics at Lloyds Bank, discusses business confidence among UK SMEs which is at its highest in 5 years.
Goldman Sachs "10,000 Small Businesses" initiative has joined with New Orleans. Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D-New Orleans), discuss the work they're doing together, the Fed's impact on the market and the current economic environment.
William Dunkelberg of the National Federation of Independent Business says uncertainty has many small business owners paring back expansion plans.
Described as the engines of growth for Asia's economies, small-and-medium businesses are giving the region a turbo boost.
Horst Loechel, professor of economics at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, says there is not much more the ECB can do and that other institutions now need to step in to work on credit for SMEs.
Michael Buckwald, Leap Motion CEO, explains how the next big tech advance is likely to include a device that allows users to communicate with their computers without using a mouse, keyboard or touch pad.
Scott Eckert, president and CEO of Rethink Robotics, talks about new manufacturing technologies.
Bob Davis, Highland Capital, shares his thoughts on cybersecurity and protecting Internet information. "The small company has to be smart," he added. Davis also reveals what he looks for before investing in the next new startup.
Philippe Laval, WriteThat.Name founder and CEO, explains how his new device helps users automatically update and organize their contact lists.
Adam Belanich, David Belanich and Noah Belanich, Joyride Coffee co-founders, discuss their plan to deliver high-quality specialty coffees straight to businesses all over New York City.
Joe Lonsdale, Formation 8 partner, discusses the operation of collecting big data while maintaining civil liberties and strengthening national intelligence and defense.