Small and medium sized enterprises don't just want to be confined to their home markets. More SMEs are now looking beyond their shores to accelerate growth but as CNBC's Emily Chan reports, it's a tricky path to navigate.
Forbes is out with a list of the 100 most innovative companies in the world. Bruce Upbin, managing editor at Forbes, joins to discuss the list.
Small business is now becoming big business. Rick Harrison, "Pawn Stars", shares where he sees the consumer, economy, and gold going.
Marcus Lemonis, "The Profit", previews the newest episode of "The Profit" airing tonight at 10p. And Michael Sobon, Pudsters founder, pitches his new burger joint.
CNBC's Steve Liesman and Bill Dunkelberg, National Federation of Independent Business, break down the latest results on the state of the U.S. economy.
Andrew Miller, director of information security at PWC and Raj Samani, vice president and chief technology officer at McAfee EMEA, talk about the rise of cyber-attacks and what it means for the global economy.
From stocks to scoops. Wall Street trader Jon Snyder dreamt of doing something else. Snyder discusses his exquisite gelato business, with some 250 flavors.
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.