This week is National Small Business Week, and Kate is hitting the road to highlight different demographics of entrepreneurs and their contributions to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in recent years. Startup numbers overall rose for the second year in a row in 2016, a promising sign after falling with the recession and failing to rebound. But what is holding some groups back, while others flourish? Kate finds out across the country.
Marty Mucci, Paychex president and CEO, breaks down the latest data on small business hiring, wages and sentiment.
Linda McMahon, SBA administrator, talks about renewed optimism in small business after the election of President Trump.
CNBC's Kate Rogers hits the road to highlight how immigrants have contributed to the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
President Donald Trump welcomes members of the Independent Community Bankers Association to the White House.
It's a very healthy, robust number, says Seth Harris, former Labor secretary, sharing his expectation on Friday's jobs report.
CNBC's Kate Rogers takes a look at why millennials have been slow to contribute to the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The actress and producer founded a Southern clothing and lifestyle brand, Draper James.
The Bloomberg Billionaire Index puts Elon Musk's net worth at more than $13 billion, but back in 2010, the Tesla Motors founder and CEO said he was totally 'out of cash.'
Rising S Company's Clyde Scott says that sales of his luxury bunkers have spiked since Trump was elected.
Daymond John, "Shark Tank" investor, talks about his newest success story.
Daymond John, "Shark Tank" investor, talks about the need to meet the skills gap in the country and create and preserve jobs.
Rep. Luke Messer (R-Ind.) talks about stagnant wages among American workers, and the need for competitive corporate tax rates while looking out for small business owners.
Kitty Hawk has started making flying vehicles in Silicon Valley. The start-up recently tested a prototype that flies over water.
Former WWE CEO & President Linda McMahon discusses her role as Small Business Administration administrator and the current state of small business.
CNBC's Kate Rogers takes a look at sentiment among small businesses.
CNBC's Kate Rogers provides the latest read on small business optimism which showed a drop to 104.7 which is still above its average of 98.
Rock & Hammer Tax Services, located in NYC's Bryant Park neighborhood, has three tax trucks alongside its brick-and-mortar office. The trucks blast fun music and bring in 3-4 clients a day for the company.
IBM Watson executive Harriet Green says a love-of-learning is even more important than being the smartest or most experienced job applicant.
Marty Mucci, Paychex president & CEO, breaks down the latest data on small business hiring in the U.S.