CNBC reveals the 2019 Disruptor 50 list, identifying start-ups on the cutting edge of huge consumer, technology and business shifts — and already worth billions. » Read More
By: Joe Andrews
Veritas is lowering the cost of whole genome sequencing by 40%. With ancestry and health tests from personal genetics companies like 23andMe priced under $200, it remains to be seen if this price cut will pressure the industry. » Read More
However, Slack chief Stewart Butterfield says, "The broader world of email will stick around." » Read More
By: Lori Ioannou
Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remove carbon from the atmosphere. » Read More
Over 800,000 Instagram likes from Kylie Jenner's followers does not alone make mattress start-up Casper worth billions, but recent hot performance of bedding companies and increased consumer spend could make the company's IPO a sleeper.
The job postings most likely to resonate with jobseekers are being written by AI companies like Textio, ranked No. 16 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list. It is one of a growing number of start-ups using AI to augment or automate writing.
Wall Street pushed out Sallie Krawcheck twice, but she isn't going away. Her investing start-up Ellevest has a message for women: Stop taking men's 'patronizing' advice about personal finance. They won't help you save for retirement.
Western Union isn't panicked, but the delivery of money around the world is being upended, says CEO of upstart TransferWise. It broke into the market $689 billion market in 2011 and unlike many start-ups is already profitable.
There is a shortfall of cybersecurity workers that could reach as high as 3.5 million unfilled roles by 2021. A start-up called Synack provides crowdsourced security and hires freelance hackers to help companies find vulnerabilities.
In July 2016 Pokémon Go became a global gaming sensation and brought in $2 billion in revenue. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, a new augmented reality venture is poised to be another megahit for gaming start-up Niantic, which emerged from within Google.
Kabbage CEO Rob Frohwein joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to talk about the company and how it made CNBC's Disrupter 50 list at number fourteen. Kabbage is an AI-powered money lending service.
Early investors are showing "that they don't want to put a lot of money at risk," SoFi CEO Anthony Soto says.
Luis von Ahn, Duolingo CEO and co-founder, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss how the company is disrupting traditional lanuage learning.
Esports gaming platform Skillz says people spend 65 minutes a day competing. That is more than Facebook peak use and more than the average daily Netflix stream. It is not hard-core gamers alone driving the growth but casual gamers, too.
SoftBank has invested almost $40 billion into 14 innovative start-ups ranked on CNBC's 2019 Disruptor 50 list. The fund has made large VC investments in each of these companies for sizable equity stakes.
Miranda Qu, Xiaohongshu Founder, explains the social e-commerce giant's rapid growth and roadmap for success
Zipline delivers lifesaving medical supplies by drone and will soon expand its services in Rwanda, Ghana, and the U.S.
Rent the Runway co-founder and CEO Jennifer Hyman has her sights set on expanding her business without sacrificing profitability.
Most Americans could go bankrupt if their health insurance won't cover high pharmaceutical prices, co-CEO Doug Hirsch says.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from Lanzatech Lab, mission-driven disrupter companies on CNBC's Disrupter 50 list. The company listed at number 15 and it turns carbon emissions into ethanol.
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Automation, AI and machine learning will radically influence the relationship between employers and their workforce.
The nexus of technology -- cloud, social, mobile and data -- are transforming user behaviors and creating new businesses.
US officials including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting at the White House on Monday of semiconductor and software executives to discuss the US ban on Huawei Technologies, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday.
Amazon's PillPack was informed this week that it will soon be cut off from patient medication data, according to people familiar with the matter.
Medallia joined Zoom, Crowdstrike and PagerDuty as cloud software providers with strong opening days this year.