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  • Brisk biz of Pumpkinsteins Friday, 9 Oct 2015 | 8:46 AM ET
    Brisk biz of pumpkinsteins

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on one farmer who turned his "Frankenfruit" dreams into pumpkin profits.

  • This Airbnb piggybacker puts renting your home on autopilot

    As Airbnb continues rapid growth, so does the ecosystem of companies supporting hosts. San Francisco startup Pillow Homes is tapping into Airbnb's success by offering property management to hosts for a 15 percent cut of the rental fee.

  • Glamsquad delivers beauty on-demand to your door Friday, 9 Oct 2015 | 6:51 AM ET
    Glamsquad delivers beauty on-demand to your door

    Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, discusses how her startup is transforming the beauty industry.

  • Unicorn hunger games: a tech bubble survival guide Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 1:45 PM ET
    Unicorn

    With so many "unicorns" among us, not all will be able to survive. Tech exec Todd McKinnon offers this survival guide.

  • That easy VC money is drying up: Report Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    Seedling and money

    U.S. venture capital firms saw a steep decline of funds raised in the third quarter, according to a report released Wednesday.

  • Why my company is on a hiring spree Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 3:26 PM ET
    Hired

    This is a great time to grow your business and expand your workforce, says tech CEO Chris Warrington. Here's why.

  • Oct 5- Google, which has now morphed into holding company Alphabet Inc, took a stake in Symphony Communication Services LLC in a fundraising round that values the messaging startup at $650 million, the Wall Street Journal reported. Symphony's latest funding round is expected to close this week, the WSJ reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Companies looking to mine the Moon Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Companies looking to mine the Moon

    Moon Express rockets are closer to a planned lunar landing as space companies race to win the $60 million award from NASA and Google.

  • Late-stage investors making more bad calls: VC Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 12:38 PM ET
    Geoff Lewis

    Burning through cash isn't always a bad thing. But one expert said late-stage investors need to do a better job monitoring it.

  • Victoria's Secret sizes up competition Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Victoria's Secret sizes up competition

    A Harvard graduate who founded online start-up Adore Me four years ago to challenge Victoria's Secret in the lingerie business.

  • This start-up is the 'window to the blogosphere' Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 8:45 PM ET
    This start-up is the 'window to the blogosphere'

    Kevin Lepsoe, co-founder & CEO of Notey, says the Hong Kong-based start-up aims to help internet users discover the best blogs on any topic of interest.

  • Unicorns rise but beware of 'unicorpse': Pro Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 8:08 AM ET
    Unicorns rise but beware of 'unicorpse': Pro

    Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, explains why the rise of startups is actually good for public companies, and shares his thoughts on avoiding a unicorn bubble.

  • Start-up worth $2.3B after secret Zuckerberg fund invests Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 8:06 AM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Payments firm Adyen has snagged a $2.3 billion valuation after funding from a wealth management firm that counts Mark Zuckerberg as a client.

  • Drone startup flying high Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Drone startup flying high

    A drone startup coming off a big win with the Federal Aviation Administration now has a fresh cash pile to put more planes in the air.

  • Theranos CEO: Going after a dream Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | 8:36 AM ET
    Theranos CEO:  Going after a dream

    Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos founder & CEO, discusses how the company has been able to make early detection a reality. in a field of tough competitors.

  • Theranos CEO: Power of preventive care Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015 | 8:31 AM ET
    Theranos CEO: Power of preventive care

    Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos founder & CEO, shares her story of upending the medical testing industry by developing a system to detect disease early on and with less blood. Also Holmes addresses privacy and pricing issues.

  • Spotting a great entrepreneur: Branson Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 7:06 AM ET
    Spotting a great entrepreneur: Branson

    Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, talks about some of his past failures and the lessons he learned from them. Also Branson shares his thoughts on what he looks for in a great entrepreneur.

  • Branson: Building the Virgin brand Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 7:03 AM ET
    Branson: Building the Virgin brand

    Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, discusses how he chooses the kinds of businesses he wants to be in.

  • Richard Branson's 'Pitch 2 Rich' advice Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | 6:48 AM ET
    Richard Branson's 'Pitch 2 Rich' advice

    Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, shares leadership advice for budding entrepreneurs. And Terry Johnson, Original Stix founder, discusses his startup which makes iPhone cases out of broken hockey sticks.

  • Square files for IPO in next two weeks Friday, 25 Sep 2015 | 3:40 PM ET
    Square files for IPO in next two weeks

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on payment start-up Square's plans to go public in the coming weeks.