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A Stanford biochemistry professor is upending the global food industry, promoting plant-based meat and cheese substitutes.
This online financial services firm believes the new model for investing is the combo of tech and seasoned advisors—700,000 users agree.
A biotech company that helps the human body make the medicine it needs to cure a range of disease—from cancer to diabetes.
A huge hit with teens, the Snapchat message app that lets you share video and photos in seconds has built a cult following.
The company's small credit card reader has made it easier for small businesses to accept payment. Now it's promoting a new lending program.
An MIT grad invented this cloud file-sharing technology that has become a ubiquitous tool used by more than 300 million people worldwide.
This $50-million-plus company is envisioning the day when hotel guests will have their closet filled with pre-rented clothes upon arrival.
This nonbank alternative to student-loan funding has already funded over $2 billion in loans—and envisions an IPO next year.
Spotify wants to make sure you never again hear a song on the radio and then run down to the local record shop, or onto iTunes, to buy it.
Skirting banks and Western Union, this company allows consumers to transfer money among 292 currencies at a fraction of the cost.
These three Stanford grads are targeting the small-businesses owner, offering a simpler and more affordable way to manage the payroll process.
Optoro's tech platform is helping companies find buyers for excess inventory rather than sending it to liquidators who dump it in landfills.
Homeowners, designers and retailers exchange ideas and sell their wares on this platform, aimed at those in need of renovation help.
Disney is getting into the fantasy sports business—a global market set to reach $1.7 billion by 2017—infusing $250 million into DraftKings.
Built around a piece of software named Git, meaning a "foolish person," this version-control system has over 9 million users.
Elon Musk's venture manufactures and launches advanced reusable rockets and spacecraft, lowering the cost of space missions.
This A.I. firm analyzes data and turns it into a narrative so companies can spend less time crunching numbers and more time with customers.
To top robo-advisors, Hearsay is collecting data from social media feeds so human advisors can offer relevant, personalized advice.
Millions of people sign on the electronic dotted line using this technology, now available in 43 languages.
The FBI and CIA are clients of this secretive Silicon Valley firm that mines data for intelligence on cybercrime and fraud.