Small Business Start-ups


  • A spate of Russian startups descended on Singapore this week in a quest to raise capital and form local partnerships to build a foothold in the region.

  • Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala acknowledges fans during the Golden State Warriors 2015 championship celebration in downtown Oakland.

    NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors tells CNBC he's taking advantage of his proximity to Silicon Valley to capitalize off the court.

  • Zirtual

    Zirtual connects people to a virtual assistant overseas that helps with their daily tasks for a monthly rate.

  • The mini IPO market: Startups collecting cash

    The original Shark in "Shark Tank," Kevin Harrington, CEO of StarShop, is having his company try out a mini IPO.

  • Personal assistants for the 99%

    Zirtual founder & CEO Maren Donovan gives her best elevator pitch to real estate mogul and "Shark Tank" regular, Barbara Corcoran. Zirtual provides dedicated virtual personal assistants for entrepreneurs and business people in the U.S.

  • Early Tesla investor says it's 'an innovation company'

    Discussing innovation at Tesla, and the success of the electric car, with one of Tesla's earliest investors Ira Ehrenpreis of DBL Partners.

  • 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.