CNBC's 2019 Upstart 100 list showcases young start-ups from around the world that are building and scaling businesses addressing the rapidly changing technological era we live in.
With more than 600 start-ups responding to our call for submissions to win a spot on the 2019 CNBC Upstart 100, it was tough to choose. Based on 8 metrics, these companies present a clear picture of where venture capitalists are placing their bets.
CNBC's Kate Rooney takes a look at the third-annual Upstart 100 list, and some of the most promising start-ups of the year. Rooney breaks down the 25 companies on the list led by women.
Fake news generates millions of dollars in advertising a year. Now Israeli start-up Cheq, led by a former member of the Israeli Defense Force specializing in military cybersecurity, is using AI to identify fake ads and fraudulent content on the Web.
Three-year-old Overtime, backed by $35 million in funding from NBA luminaries such as Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony and VC heavyweights, is developing a sports network for Gen Z. It made CNBC's 2019 Upstart 100 list, released Tuesday.
It's been a tough year for some high-profile companies that took the plunge and went public in 2019 such as Uber and Lyft. But what about the little guys who get overshadowed by bigger players that seem to suck up all the venture capital attention? CNBC's Kate Rooney joins "Squawk Box" with a reveal of the next generation of V.C. bets.
The Amazon Go cashierless-store concept is pushing retailers to invest in technology that will eliminate checkout wait times for shoppers. Several start-ups think they have solutions that can compete with the multinational tech giant.
Elon Musk's brother, Kimbal, is on a mission to feed the world, He recently co-founded Square Roots, which grows non-GMO crops in reclaimed shipping containers. The company made CNBC's 2019 Upstart 100 list of the world's most promising start-ups.
An Israeli start-up called Cylus focuses on cybersecurity for rail and public transportation networks, an area at risk for attack. The company made the 2019 CNBC Upstart 100 list of the world's most promising start-ups, released Tuesday.
Attabotics, a Calgary-based 3-D robotics supply chain maker, has developed automation technology that allows companies to store and handle goods more efficiently, and it's based on the way ant colonies work. It made CNBC's 2019 Upstart 100 list.
Five Canadian companies made CNBC's 2019 Upstart 100 list unveiled on Tuesday: Attabotics, Calgary; Cmd, Vancouver; Deep Genomics and Nobul, Toronto; and RenoRun, Montreal. These promising start-ups are disrupting markets with their new ideas.
Common Networks is offering home broadband service between 300Mb/sec and 1Gb/sec for about $50 per month to cities around Silicon Valley and Alameda, California. The company made the 2019 CNBC Upstart 100 list, released Tuesday.
Beddr is just one of the start-ups popping up to help millions of people who struggle with sleep. The company is hoping for FDA approval next year for its Sleep Tuner sensor and is building out a medical network to diagnose sleep apnea from home.
Iris Automation recently flew a drone over Kansas without ground-based radar or a visual observer, the first time the FAA has authorized a drone flight with only an automated onboard collision-avoidance system monitoring.
Nominations begin today for CNBC's next group of 100 fast-growing, early stage start-ups to watch. See if your company will make the CNBC 2019 Upstart 100 list.
Keeps Co-Founder Demetri Karagas discusses what his start-up is doing to prevent and treat male pattern baldness in a cheaper, more efficient way.
Antibiotic-resistance infections are on the rise globally, resulting in a major health crisis. SciBac, a Silicon Valley start-up backed by Peter Thiel's Breakout Labs, has invented a microbiome pill to tackle superbugs.
Whitney Casey, Finery CEO, discusses how her company, a virtual wardrobe stylist, is helping consumers keep track of their clothes.
Women founders and CEOs of start-up companies receive a small portion of total venture capital dollars and company equity. But there's a growing movement in Silicon Valley to upend the boys' world, and wealth.
A private insurer called Neptune Flood is taking on the National Flood Insurance Program that is underwater by $20 billion since Hurricane Katrina. The start-up believes its big-data approach to insuring disasters gives it a competitive edge.