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Max Levchin, Affirm founder and CEO, discusses raising $100 million for funding expansion beyond loans, and his view of online lending.
Just five start-ups surpassed a $1 billion valuation in the first quarter of 2016 as venture capitalists held tight to new cash.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 12- Serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur Max Levchin has raised $100 million for his consumer lending startup Affirm, bucking the trend of falling valuations and slowing growth confronting other financial technology companies. The funding round, which puts Affirm's total financing at about $425 million, came from a longtime friend of...
Some engineers are aiming to make aerial photography easier with a device that lets users throw their cameras.
A "burner" phone may seem more "Breaking Bad" than "Shark Tank." But an app that mimics them has found a home in the boardroom.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports small gym studios seem to be popping up all over and are taking market share from traditional training centers, and now claim 42% of the 54 million fitness users.
Specialty gyms, such as indoor cycling and kettle-bell boutiques, are eating up New York City's commercial real estate. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.
Kevin Plank, Under Armour Founder & CEO, talks about his entrepreneurship competition the Cupid's Cup, as well as the health of business and competitiveness in the U.S.
The Alementary Brewing Company's Mike Roosevelt and Blake Crawford, discusses the opening of their craft brewery facility in New Jersey next week, and weigh in on the craft beer craze and science of beer.
Tech and cyber-security know-how, startup spirit, VC funds and even the climate make Israel a bit like the Bay Area, says Richard Beales.
As states move to raise the minimum wage to $15, some sharing economy companies are already championing higher pay and worker benefits.
Kymeta is a Redmond, Washington-based start-up that wants to revolutionize mobile Wi-Fi access, and it has Bill Gates' backing.
Kymeta, based in Redmond, Washington, is out to revolutionize global mobile communications, and it has Bill Gates' help. CNBC's Kate Rogers reports.
CNBC's Kate Rogers reports from Seattle ahead of the Iconic Conference about the startup scene there including mobile wifi company Kymeta.
Jessica Lessin, Founder of The Information and CNBC Contributor, discusses mutual fund investment into startups.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 1- Slack has raised $200 million in venture capital financing, boosting its valuation to $3.8 billion, the messaging software startup said on Friday. Slack's $200 million round is its largest yet, the latest sign that some companies are still able to attract wary investors, many of which are flush with cash. Slack on Friday confirmed the round,...
The workplace messaging app said it raised $200 million in its latest financing round and now has a post-money valuation of $3.8 billion.
The Uber business model, it seems, is losing some of its sheen and isn't one size fits all. Inside the shifting American workforce.
Enjoying the services provided by the likes of Uber? Don’t vote for Hillary Clinton, anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist says.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 18- Silicon Valley payments company Stripe is bringing its services to Cuba to help entrepreneurs there start new businesses, an action that brings U.S. tech services to Cubans as relations between the two countries thaw. Stripe, a startup valued at $5 billion that gives websites and apps an easier way to process payments, said on Friday it...