Speaking to CNBC at the Rise Conference, Jenny Lee, managing partner at GGV Capital, says decentralization, otherwise known as the sharing economy, is a key disruptive technology trend.» Read More
CNBC's Melissa Lee speaks to Devon Grimme, Prometheon Pharma director of business, about a new patch that could end needle injections for people with diabetes.
Disruption is the name of the game, says Eric Hippeau, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, sharing his thoughts on tech startups and the outlook on "unicorns." Also Hippeau weighs in on the outlook for media companies.
Unicorns, start-ups valued at $1 billion or more, are Silicon Valley's sexiest bets, and it's a trend about to become increasingly global.
Phillipe von Borries, Refinery29 co-founder, and Justin Stefano, Refinery29 co-founder, discuss their plan to reach female consumers and monetize clicks.
It was hard not to notice the Holography Box startup at eMerge Americas in Miami. Behold! The power of holograms!
Slack, the enterprise communication platform, came in first, having reached a $2 billion valuation within two years of its founding.
The injunction ordered Uber to cease operations immediately and to ensure the app is no longer available for download from the online stores of Google, Apple, Samsung and Microsoft. The Brazilian press offices of Google, Samsung, Microsoft and Apple did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The world's most valuable venture-backed startup with a...
Small shops like China Renaissance, Hina Group and Kilometre Capital Management arranged crucial early-stage financing years ago for then-startup firms that have developed into billion-dollar businesses. As China transforms itself into a more services-oriented economy and the government looks to bolster consumer demand, Internet and tech startup...
Rock band Linkin Park is planning to rock startups with Machine Shop Ventures. Mike Shinoda and Brad Delson talk to the "Closing Bell" panel.
Tech companies in California are moving from the suburbs to the city, and they're settling in San Francisco's historic Tenderloin district. Here's a look at what changes are taking place in the traditionally run-down neighborhood.
Busy New Yorkers and Chicagoans will soon have another way to get meals delivered.
Founders Fund partner Scott Nolan doesn't see a bubble forming in the Nasdaq, but there are other red flags in the tech sector, he tells CNBC.
Shashi Fernando, CEO of angel investor and business incubator Yonder & Beyond, introduces the company's products, such as U.S. social media music app PlayMeet.
Azmat Yusuf, founder of London-based Citymapper, introduces the urban transport app which provides users with real-time information. He also discusses the company's launch in Singapore.
David Chao, DCM Ventures co-founder and general partner, is seeing the most growth in the medicinal delivery of cannabis in the industry.
The pot economy has bred a whole new wave of entrepreneurs looking to cash in and make a difference in the growing industry.
April 16- Slack, which makes software to help improve team communication, said it raised $160 million in a round of funding, valuing it at $2.8 billion. The San Francisco- based startup, whose tool helps people exchange messages, videos and images, said new investors include Horizons Ventures, Digital Sky Technologies, Index Ventures, Spark Capital Growth, and...
Six months ago, a year-old messaging app called Slack lit up the tech blogs when it raised money at a $1.2 billion valuation. Try $2.8 billion
SAN FRANCISCO, April 13- San Francisco- based startup Planet Labs, a company that aims to blanket the skies with low-cost satellites, has raised nearly $140 million from investors that include Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and SpaceX backer Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Now, the company has raised an additional $20 million from an unlikely contender: the venture...
Walt Disney is making a $250-million bet on DraftKings, a Boston-based fantasy sports start-up, the WSJ reported.