Impossible Foods is among the plant-based protein leaders, and its Impossible Burger is on menus from Burger King to White Castle, but its genetically modified soy raises GMO criticism.
Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods have faced attacks from the food, restaurant and cattle industry, and now spinmaster Rick Berman is upping his ad campaign, questioning the alternative protein industry.
If bed-in-a-box start-up Casper goes public at its current IPO range, investors like Target that pushed the private valuation above $1 billion could be sitting on a loss, at least on paper.
Harvard professor Clayton Christensen, who coined disruptive innovation, died last week. He was revered in the Valley by tech titans including Steve Jobs, Andy Grove and Reed Hastings.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin takes a look at some of CNBC's 2019 Disruptor 50 companies and how they were funded.
The search is under way to find companies making a profound impact on industry and society. CNBC is now accepting nominations for the 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50, our annual list of private companies changing the world.
Beyond Meat's IPO was a huge success; WeWork's planned IPO was a debacle. Recent research into factors that lead to long-term corporate success may help explain why.
WeWork's failed IPO next to Uber and Lyft's stock stumbles made 2019 a humbling year for Silicon Valley unicorns. But these five are eyeing 2020 public offerings.
The Silicon Valley start-up, mostly used by millennials, has grown rapidly from its 4 million subscribers in the summer of 2018.
Duolingo, the language-learning app, raises a new investment round led by Google parent Alphabet's CapitalG and becomes the first Pittsburgh tech start-up valued at more than $1 billion by venture capital investors.
Peloton's stock rose after the Thanksgiving weekend, when much of the criticism surfaced, and is up more than 25% since the stock's September debut.
Trucking startup Convoy, which was co-founded by former Amazon exec Dan Lewis and uses a mobile app to match truck drivers with shippers, raised $400 billion in a VC round co-led by Al Gore's sustainable investment firm.
DoorDash is among SoftBank's big bets out of its Vision Fund and one the Japanese conglomerate needs to pay off handsomely after the recent disaster at WeWork, which withdrew its IPO in September, and the ongoing public market struggles at Uber.
Homebuilding companies like Lennar have been working with real estate apps to spur buying and selling of houses. It's a growing business for cash-for-homes app Opendoor, which recently signed on two more builders: Gehan Homes and Century Communities.
Visa has made a strategic investment in LISNR, a start-up that is using ultrasound technology for mobile payments. The investment comes at a time when technology giants are pushing their own transaction services, such as Apple Pay and Google Pay.
Drone start-up Zipline is testing medical supply flights with the U.S. Department of Defense for use in military conflict zones and disaster relief efforts.
SoftBank will take control of WeWork after the deal is announced.
A year ago WeWork boasted about being the largest private office tenant in Manhattan. That could make a potential bankruptcy particularly ugly.
Airbnb's losses doubled year over year in the first quarter to $306 million as it ramped up marketing spend.
Location data reveals that the introduction of Burger King's meat-alternative patties increased traffic at the global fast-food franchise.
Common shareholders won't see a change in the exchange ratio.
Facebook on Thursday announced its decision to pull out of next month's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco due to on-going concerns with the coronavirus outbreak.
Dropbox surpassed estimates for earnings, revenue and paid users in the fourth quarter.