The growth in women entrepreneurship in the United States and abroad is reflected in CNBC's inaugural Upstart 25 list.
Two MIT classmates developed this portable sensor that detects gluten in food, taking the anxiety out of dining out.
The Ackerly brothers say their communications app is the solution to a secure email. HBO and the New York Times have already signed on.
This 2014 start-up provides self-service kiosks so customers can rent portable battery packs to charge mobile devices on the go.
About 200 colleges are partnering with ZeeMee, a platform where applicants can liven their profiles with photos and videos.
Hexadite uses artificial intelligence to investigate and remediate cyberthreat alerts, claiming it can resolve incidents in seconds.
Since 2013, DroneDeploy's technology has been used in 130 countries, and users have mapped more than 5 million acres of land.
This platform lets women rate their employers on 14 different factors. Then matches women to companies that have what they're looking for.
This digital investment platform is setting itself apart from other robo-advisors by taking a more sophisticated approach to risk.
Originally created for college students, this app can be activated quickly and quietly on a smartphone to call for help.
Web-borne threats account for more than 80% of breaches. These founders are providing enterprise clients a new approach to battle them.
This energy-tracking platform lets homeowners monitor their energy usage in real time from their computer or smartphone via its app.
This pizza delivery company uses a combination of robots and humans to prepare and bake pizzas for its Silicon Valley customers.
Markit Opportunity is a Kenya-based start-up that connects small farms to big corporate buyers and exporters with mobile apps.
Combining sleek design and robotics, Superpedestrian gives city riders the extra boost they need to handle the metropolis terrain.
Using a combination of neuroscience games and big data, two MIT-trained researchers are helping companies hire top talent.
The founders of Midfin Systems have decades of experience building and operating some of the largest cloud infrastructure systems around.
DroneDeploy is a game-changer for agriculture, construction, mining and insurance companies.
This company aims to play matchmaker for employers and employees through neuroscience games.
This device allows people with food allergies to eat their meals at ease.