Careem, a Middle East ride hailing app, calls its drivers "captains", underlining the company's focus on understanding its local markets.
Europe created fewer unicorns in last 12 months, but the companies are much stronger at generating revenues than their U.S. counterparts.
There's an old business opportunity that's getting a lot of attention from young companies. Thank baby boomers.
The company is working with a Los Angeles-based start-up that supports the growing cannabis industry.
Many start-ups receive tons of funding for taking control of an untapped market. But that doesn't mean they have great patent protection.
June 16- Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg's philanthropy venture has made its first major investment, leading a funding round in a startup that trains and recruits software developers in Africa. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative LLC, created by Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, led a $24 million Series B funding in Andela, the startup said on Thursday.
Eric Schmidt tells entrepreneurs to use the crowd to learn something from users.
Eric Schmidt keeps an extremely old door in his office that used be his desk when he was first hired by Google.
Nicole Glaros, Partner, Chief Product Officer, Techstars, discusses the strategies behind developing a strong startup company.
Uber is turning to a new source of cash in exchange for something other than equity. Recode reports.
MENLO PARK, Calif., June 14- A few miles from Tesla Motors Inc's Palo Alto headquarters, a Silicon Valley startup plans to challenge the electric car maker with a rival family of vehicles designed and built in the United States with major backing from Chinese investors. The company is racing not just against Tesla, but also against three China- based startups that...
CNBC's Kate Rogers reports from Denver about a kiosk start-up taking on the marijuana industry.
In a niche where cash is king, one marijuana kiosk start-up wants to improve the sales buzz for retailers and customers. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports.
Hundreds of noteworthy new businesses had to be turned away from the 2016 CNBC Disruptor 50 list. Here's a look at the honorable mentions.
The Hollywood actress will play the role of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes on the big screen.
IPOs are not really an alternative for start-ups, Greycroft's Alan Patricof says.
Food delivery start-up Blue Apron is considering going public, Bloomberg reports.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at the world's top five most ambitious and innovative private companies.
M.G. Siegler, Google Ventures GP, discusses the state of the IPO market and early-stage investments in tech.
Another fintech start-up has run in to trouble. Online lender Vouch Financial is shutting down, reports said.