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  • 'Rooster' McConaughey: Just being 'me' Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | 7:51 AM ET
    'Rooster' McConaughey: Just being 'me'

    Mike "Rooster" McConaughey, "West Texas Investors Club," talks about his younger brother, actor Matthew McConaughey and family.

  • West Texas millionaires keeping it real Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | 7:45 AM ET
    West Texas millionaires keeping it real

    Mike "Rooster" McConaughey, and Wayne "Butch" Gilliam of the "West Texas Investors Club," talk about how they formed their partnerships and their new CNBC reality show which premieres tonight at 10PM ET/PT.

  • 'West Texas Investors Club' at the NYSE Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 10:50 AM ET
    'West Texas Investors Club' at the NYSE

    Wayne Gilliam and Mike McConaughey, "West Texas Investors Club," shares a sneak peak of CNBC's new original primetime series.

  • What I learned as Facebook's first intern Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    What I learned as Facebook's first intern

    Darian Shirazi, Radius founder & CEO, talks about the skills he got from working at Facebook to launch his own company.

  • Uber valued at nearly $51B after funding: Report Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 3:27 PM ET
    An Uber vehicle cruises Manhattan in New York City.

    Ride sharing company Uber is valued at nearly $51 billion after its most recent round of funding, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Case for crowdfunding: Eric Cantor Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 8:47 AM ET
    Case for crowdfunding: Eric Cantor

    Sherwood Neiss, Crowdfund Capital Advisors, and Eric Cantor, Moelis & Co. vice chair discuss the benefits of making capital available for start-ups and small businesses.

  • Camp for entrepreneurs Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 8:43 AM ET
    Camp for entrepreneurs

    CNBC's Kate Rogers takes a look at summer camp for innovative teens.

  • Robo-bartender shaking up mixology Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 7:53 AM ET
    Robo-bartender shaking up mixology

    Dylan Purcell-Lowe, Somabar CEO, demonstrates how the new countertop machine allows users to craft their own cocktails in less than five seconds.

  • This is the key disruptive technology trend Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 8:32 PM ET
    This is the key disruptive technology trend

    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.

  • Yelp: The 'unicorn bubble' hurts our business Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 4:16 PM ET
    Unicorn

    This is the first time that a public company has said the unicorn bubble is impacting its business, Re/code reports.

  • New businesses rising in Durham Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    New businesses rising in Durham

    How one entrepreneur is achieving small business success far away from Silicon Valley and New York City.

  • Tech check in Silicon Valley Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 8:45 AM ET
    Tech check in Silicon Valley

    Scott McNealy, Wayin co-founder, discusses how social media is using big data to grow, and weighs in on tech valuation and venture capital markets.

  • New startup takes 'lug' out of luggage Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 6:51 AM ET
    New startup takes 'lug' out of luggage

    Bill Rinehart, DUFL founder and CEO, explains how his new app can help you plan a luggage-free trip.

  • Ventures into women-led startups Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 8:16 AM ET
    Ventures into women-led startups

    Women don't get the access they need, says Susan Lyne, BBG Ventures president, discussing investing in women-led technology startups.

  • This start-up will help your college application Sunday, 26 Jul 2015 | 9:48 PM ET
    This start-up will help your college application

    Juan Jaysingh, co-founder of ZeeMee, says the Silicon Valley-based start-up helps high schoolers spice up their college applications with customized web profiles.

  • What Cuban start-ups need to succeed Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 10:57 AM ET
    Cuban interns Gabriel Garcia, Gabriela Rodriguez and Raul Perera (left to right) are participating in a NYC-based tech accelerator program.

    A unique program is bringing entrepreneurs from Cuba to the U.S. to learn about US start-up and business practices.

  • Is Asia start-ups' funding popularity a bubble? Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 7:38 PM ET

    Asia is racing ahead of Europe in the venture capital stakes, with some $10.1 billion flowing into the region, but is it too much?

  • Audible plants high-speed roots in Newark: CEO Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 6:51 AM ET
    Audible plants high-speed roots in Newark: CEO

    Donald Katz, Audible.com founder & CEO, discusses his partnership with New Jersey to bring the world's fastest Wi-Fi to the urban city and create jobs.

  • When life gives you lemons, this founder says spike your lemonade

    There's a new bartender on the start-up block, and she's shaking up hard lemonade.

  • The new war over a 'third way' to employ Americans Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 2:08 PM ET
    John Zimmer, co-founder and president of Lyft Inc.

    Lyft co-founder John Zimmer says that ridesharing services may create a new category of American worker, if forced to by regulators.