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  • Go ahead, get that liberal arts degree Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 11:18 AM ET
    College graduate

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

  • The start-up personalizing story time Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 9:21 AM ET
    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? Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    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' Monday, 15 Jun 2015 | 10:35 PM ET
    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? Friday, 12 Jun 2015 | 2:09 PM ET
    Is Shaq's Next Slam Dunk an Internet Start-up?

    Shaquille O'Neal is backing online investment site Loyal3.

  • Yes, you can have fresh cookies on-demand Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 2:10 PM ET
    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 Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    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 Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 8:42 AM ET
     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 Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 7:23 AM ET
    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.

  • Wall St courts start-ups it may have ignored Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    A hackathon that Goldman Sachs hosted with Kensho, a start-up, at the bank’s headquarters.

    There is a growing recognition across Wall Street that the old habit of ignoring these upstarts may be foolhardy, the NYT reports.

  • Tech startups' aggressive practices Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    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.

  • Intel puts money where its mouth is on diversity Tuesday, 9 Jun 2015 | 12:16 PM ET

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

  • CircleUp CEO Ryan Caldbeck

    LendingClub created a large online loan marketplace. CircleUp is mimicking that strategy for consumer companies, but the returns have yet to show.

  • E-sports start-ups: A good game for investors Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 2:25 PM ET
    Competitors play Call of Duty Advanced Warfare during the ESWC (Electronic Sports World Cup) on May 2, 2015 in Paris.

    Amazon's $1 billion acquisition of streaming platform Twitch was just the first move in the fast-growing market.

  • Uber grows up Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 11:21 AM ET
    Uber grows up

    Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said he is "not perfect," and neither is his company, in addressing the passion for his startup, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • A startup to get buzzed about Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    A startup to get buzzed about

    Klink co-founder Jeffrey Nadel was recently given 30 seconds to pitch his company to millionaire investor, Kevin O'Leary, who had no idea who he was meeting.

  • Outsource your dirty laundry with Washio Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Outsource your dirty laundry with Washio

    For busy millennials (super busy!) now you don't even have to mess with your own dirty laundry. Jane Wells reports on Washio, an on demand laundry service with investors like Ashton Kutcher and Nas.

  • George Zimmer back with zTailors Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 1:48 PM ET
    George Zimmer back with zTailors

    George Zimmer has started zTailors, which is a nationwide network of tailors who will come to your home or business. "The Profit" host Marcus Lemonis, weighs in.

  • Yard Club revs up heavy equipment sharing: CEO Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 8:35 AM ET
    Yard Club revs up heavy equipment sharing: CEO

    Colin Evran, Yard Club CEO, discusses how his startup is helping contractors connect with heavy equipment owners through the online marketplace.

  • How Slack will spend its millions Friday, 29 May 2015 | 11:17 AM ET
    How Slack will spend its millions

    CNBC's Josh Lipton talks with Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield about the company's outlook and strategy.