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  • Making money doing good

    One of Tesla's earliest investors Ira Ehrenpreis of DBL Partners, discusses entrepreneurs successfully embracing startups with a mission to change the world.

  • Singapore education startup KungFu Math is banking on the country's reputation for mathematical excellence as it expands abroad.

  • This LA startup aims to create loyal customers

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on LA startup Narativ.

  • New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez flies out to end the sixth inning in a game against the Miami Marlins at Yankee Stadium in New York, June 18, 2015.

    A big question in Silicon Valley is what will happen to all the unicorns. An athlete's stats after a big contract may offer an answer.

  • Duolingo co-founder and CEO Luis von Ahn.

    Meet the 35-year-old entrepreneur whose language app has pocketed millions in funding from Google.

  • Wal-Mart's secret start-up weapon in streaming content war

    Toggle, a startup that was born out of Warner Brothers' Media camp, creates devices for big companies like Wal-Mart to deliver streaming content.

  • This start-up turned down Mark Cuban's $30M offer

    Dawoon Kang, co-founder of dating website Coffee Meets Bagel, explains why she walked away from a $30 million offer from billionaire entrepreneur and "Shark Tank" co-host Mark Cuban.

  • One entrepreneur is creating a lot of buzz with her Bluetooth-enabled vibrators, controlled via smartphone.

  • Feeling the heat - TyAnn Clark, Spartan Race, Atlanta 2014

    This ex-trader started Spartan Race to get in on the weekend warrior business. At first, he admits, it wasn't a "good" investment.

  • College graduate

    Practical majors like pharmaceutical marketing are exploding. But here's why they're not all that, says one Wharton professor.

  • The startup personalizing story time

    Start-up Twigtale, backed by Disney, is helping parents explain life's transitions to their children via personalized storybooks.

  • Where are the next Silicon Valleys?

    Roxanne Varza, startup leader at Microsoft France, explains how it is looking at building new startups from the ground and scaling them up.

  • These are the world's 'fastest start-ups'

    Matt McDonald, partner at Hamilton Place Strategies, discusses the findings of its latest report which revealed that modern presidential campaigns raised money more quickly than Silicon Valley start-ups.

  • Is Shaq's Next Slam Dunk an Internet Start-up?

    Shaquille O'Neal is backing online investment site Loyal3.

  • Doughbies’ Chocolate Chunk with Sea Salt cookies.

    This start-up wants to be the Uber for cookies. But is being the culinary equivalent of hugs from mom a smart business model?

  • A startup hoping to roll in the dough

    Doughbies cofounder Daniel Conway was recently given 30 seconds to pitch his company to millionaire investor, Barbara Corcoran who in turn had no idea who she was meeting.

  •  Zenefits CEO claims 'FUD' factor prompts ADP lawsuit

    ADP is scared, says Parker Conrad, Zenefits co-founder & CEO, discussing the defamation lawsuit ADP has filed against his company.

  • Silvercar disrupting car rental biz

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports startup Silvercar is taking on Hertz and Avis in a bid to nab market share in the competitive car rental business.

  • Tech startups' aggressive practices

    Tech start ups and even some big names like Facebook use unconventional performance measures when telling investors how well their businesses are doing.

  • The chipmaker announced a record-setting $125 million venture fund to invest in high-growth companies run by women and minorities.