Ride sharing company Uber is valued at nearly $51 billion after its most recent round of funding, The Wall Street Journal reported.» Read More
Roxanne Varza, start-up lead at Microsoft Ventures in France, explains why she thinks European tech start-ups are getting stronger.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 11- NerdWallet said it had raised $64 million in its first round of funding, far more cash than it needs to run the personal finance startup, in part to underscore its growth and show it has the potential to one day be valued at over $1 billion. Once a company hits a $1 billion valuation, it becomes what Silicon Valley calls a "unicorn.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 11- Private financial technology startup NerdWallet said it had raised $64 million in an initial funding round, large even by increasingly inflated Silicon Valley standards.
It may have been cut off from Twitter’s social graph, but that doesn’t mean Meerkat’s giving up the fight in live streaming.
The edible cricket market is seen as growing substantially this year, with some players forecasting triple-digit sales growth.
Elliot Mermel talks about why he launched Coalo Valley Farms, a cricket farm based in Van Nuys, California.
Daymond John, FUBU founder & CEO, discusses the benefits of supporting entrepreneurship.
Five of the 50 companies on CNBC's 2014 disruptor list have gone public or been acquired—half the number that graduated from our 2013 list.
Mommy-run start-up Moxie Jean is an online retailer of gently used kids and maternity clothing. The moms have raised $1.3 million.
Smart trash can GeniCan scans garbage and identifies items being thrown away. It then compiles a shopping list alongside compatible coupons.
An anonymous job seeker learned the hard way what you should and should not say online about a prospective employer.
Taso Du Val, Toptal co-founder & CEO, discusses how his company connects businesses to the best software developers in the world, and shares his plans to expand to other areas of the jobs market.
Gregg Arsenuk gave up Wall Street to pursue his passion for working out. In 2008, he founded Guerrilla Fitness CrossFit Montclair. There are now 4 gym locations in NJ with plans to open more. Arsenuk's career change is featured on Escaping the Cube.
Thousands of dollars in parking tickets got two entrepreneurs thinking. Now Chicago-based SpotHero is simplifying parking pain for drivers nationwide.
PayPal co-founder Max Levchin announced his lending startup Affirm has raised $275 million, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Start-up Doughbies delivers cookies on demand in the San Francisco area.
Max Levchin, with his start-up, Affirm, is trying to take on the big banks and revolutionize online lending for a younger generation of Americans.
Beyond Zero founder Jason Sherman pitches his start-up to a panel of experts on CNBC.
Matt Maloney, GrubHub co-founder and CEO, discusses the company's quarterly results, and weighs in on the growing demand for online food delivery.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses his plans to overhaul the budget, and create opportunities for education and jobs.