Small Business Video

  • Farmer lost $32k to IRS Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 3:39 PM ET
    Farmer lost $32k to IRS

    The IRS took over the checking account of business owner Randy Sowers of South Mountain Creamery.

  • IRS changes policy after holding assets for years Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 3:37 PM ET
    IRS changes policy after holding assets for years

    The issue of civil forfeitures has become increasingly controversial in recent years. CNBC's John Harwood explains why the seizure of bank accounts linked to unlawful transactions happen.

  • What's dragging down young entrepreneurs Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 9:45 AM ET
    What's dragging down young entrepreneurs

    Mounting student debt levels are beginning to dampen younger Americans' start-up ambitions, according to a new Kauffman report.

  • LendingClub-Ailbaba team up Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 11:17 AM ET
    LendingClub-Ailbaba team up

    Renaud Laplanche, LendingClub founder & CEO, discusses the new partnership with Alibaba which will provide financing to small U.S. businesses buying from Chinese suppliers.

  • Woman escapes the cube for a cardboard box Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Woman escapes the cube for a cardboard box

    Former financial manager, Jennifer Wright-Laracy goes back to school for her MBA and finds a new career as co-founder of the eco-friendly, convertible pizza box company, GreenBox.

  • Franchising boom Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 1:58 PM ET
    Franchising boom

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports the most popular models for franchising in 2015 will be quick service restaurants, followed by retail businesses.

  • Zenefits helping small biz Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 6:53 AM ET
    Zenefits helping small biz

    Forbes named free online HR software Zenefits the hottest startup of the year. Its founder and CEO Parker Conrad, discusses the opportunity with small businesses.

  • Colorado pot fight boils over Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 1:47 PM ET
    The Interior of the Sparc dispensary in San Francisco, California

    Both Oklahoma and Nebraska want to snuff out marijuana in Colorado because it isn't a legal drug as far as the Feds are concerned, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers.

  • OnDeck CEO: Pioneering small biz lending Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 10:21 AM ET
    OnDeck CEO: Pioneering small biz lending

    Noah Breslow, OnDeck CEO, discusses the company's IPO and plans to address the disruption in banking and revolutionize lending to small businesses.

  • Tis' the season for stealing? Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    Tis' the season for stealing?

    An increase in seasonal workers may boost bottom lines for businesses but also may add risk for shoplifting. Insight, with CNBC's Kate Rogers and Scott Humphrey, Travelers Risk Control.

  • Medium-sized businesses are a 'success story' Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Medium-sized businesses are a 'success story'

    A new Deloitte report states that the top 1000 medium-sized business contribute more than 9 percent to U.K.'s economy. Chris Gentle, head of Insight at Deloitte UK discusses the report, saying two thirds of these companies are outside of London and the South East.

  • Want to sell flowers or braid hair? Get a license Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 2:20 PM ET
    Want to sell flowers or braid hair? Get a license

    CNBC's Kate Rogers provides insight to licensing requirements for small businesses, including florists, hair braiders and teeth whiteners.

  • Big business of pop-up retail Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 7:16 AM ET
    Big business of pop-up retail

    CNBC's Kate Rogers, reports on the growing trend among consumers to "shop small."

  • Sales bump for small biz? Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 10:45 AM ET
    Sales bump for small biz?

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on local shops looking for a sales boost on Small Business Saturday.

  • Where the (women & millennial) entrepreneurs are Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 3:49 PM ET
    Where the (women & millennial) entrepreneurs are

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports the Global Entrepreneurship Index reveals the U.S. leads, followed by Canada and Australia, and its women and millennials leading the charge in the start-up movement.

  • Small business sweating Obamacare Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:42 PM ET
    Small business

    The second open enrollment period which began over the weekend is the first time small businesses will be enrolling. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports the businesses will face a fine of $2,000 per worker, per year for failing to comply with the Affordable Care Act.

  • Top worries among small companies Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:19 PM ET
    Top worries among small companies

    President Obama's Affordable Care Act is going to have a huge impact on small business in 2015. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on enrollment projections and the potential costs facing small businesses.

  • Ben of Ben & Jerry's: Pot goes with 'Cherry Garcia' Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 10:21 AM ET
    Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, co-founders of Ben & Jerry's Icecream

    CNBC's Kate Rogers speaks to Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, about the budding marijuana business.

  • Goodbye Corporate Paycheck... Hello Cup-O-Joe! Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 2:45 PM ET
    Goodbye Corporate Paycheck... Hello Cup-O-Joe!

    Shawn Kingsley and Holly Migliaccio leave successful careers in finance and marketing and open a tiny coffee bar in Oakhurst, NJ. Their company, Rook Coffee Roasters now boasts several locations in the Garden State... and it's still growing.

  • Cheap gas boosts small business? Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 2:50 PM ET
    Cheap gas boosts small business?

    Gasoline falling below $3.00 could provide a big lift for small businesses heading into the holidays, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers.