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Two venture capitalists offer their behind the scenes views on whether the valuations of big private tech companies spell trouble.
Geoff Yang, RedPoint Ventures, discusses the changing face of media and delivery of content. Also Ben Lerer, Thrillist Media CEO, weighs in.
Neil Blumenthal and Dave Gilboa, Warby Parker co-CEOs, are raising funds in hopes to change the way patients eyes are examined, and that pursuit has landed them in 10th position on CNBC's Disruptor 50 list. And Ben Lerer, Thrillist Media CEO, explains why he invested in the company.
Chris Andersen used to run the New York office for Drexel and has spent his career on Wall Street. Now he's investing millions to develop and market Mangalitsa pigs, the "Kobe beef of pork."
Not all unicorns earn their billion-dollar valuations creating the next big app. Some unicorns actually make real things.
Mutual fund giants aren't just interested in publicly traded companies. Increasingly, they also want to own a piece of red-hot start-ups.
ZenPayroll's CEO Joshua Reeves, discusses his company's goals to enable employee-employer interaction over pay, and the scale of the types of companies it works with.
Square CEO Jack Dorsey discusses his lessons learned at Twitter, Square's payment tools and staying competitive.
A new start-up called Doughbies delivers handmade cookies in 20 minutes or less.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin and SoFi's CEO Mike Cagney, discusses how his company provides non-banking alternatives for debt refinancing, which placed him 25th on CNBC's annual Disruptor 50 list.
LISNR CEO Rodney Williams, explains how his "data over audio" technology allows users to connect smart devices, and land him on the number 12 spot in CNBC's annual Disruptor 50 list.
Melba Wilson, Melba's Restaurant owner, discusses the keys to success in the cutthroat world of running a restaurant.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at the top five companies revolutionizing the business landscape and threatening the status quo.
Elon Musk's venture manufactures and launches advanced reusable rockets and spacecraft, lowering the cost of space missions.
Optoro's tech platform is helping companies find buyers for excess inventory rather than sending it to liquidators who dump it in landfills.
The brainchild of former National Security Agency agents, this company combines the best of human knowledge and tech to fight hackers.
With $140 million in projected 2015 sales, Dollar Shave Club is expanding beyond razors, looking to one day own the men's bathroom.
The company was recently valued by investors at $5 billion—and plans to further up its revenue through paid "pins" by advertisers.
This free communication technology app delivers proprietary "data over audio" to connected smart devices.
Built around a piece of software named Git, meaning a "foolish person," this version-control system has over 9 million users.