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Mark Cuban bets big on new video-sharing app
Vine competitor Ocho, a new video-based social networking app, launched on Tuesday, receiving $1.65 million in funding.
The tech behind smart cities
From floating solar farms to streets that store energy, these tech concepts could drastically alter urban life, making cities smarter, safer and more efficient.
Black women struggle to fund startups
The challenge for most minority women isn't the entrepreneurial spirit, it's having sufficient access to funding.
Martha Stewart: 'I love 3-D printers'
Domestic queen Martha Stewart says she has embraced new technology when it comes to artisan crafting.
What's driving San Francisco? Beer
While it's the tech scene that usually gets the spotlight, San Francisco's manufacturing sector is growing in importance.
San Francisco: The best city to make things
From electric motorcycles to death shrouds, San Francisco's manufacturing sector is booming.
Does text therapy actually work?
Services like TalkSpace offer access to licensed therapists through a smartphone app. But are they successful?
Women build bigger businesses
Women run more companies and make more money from their main business than men, according to a new survey of successful entrepreneurs.
Voters say yes to paid sick days
The wins are huge victories for low-wage workers, the majority of whom do not have this benefit.
Emoji who? Riffsy is the new guy in town
Startup Riffsy lets you text GIFs with just one tap. It raised $3.5 million in funding after launching just over a month ago.
San Francisco votes in $15 minimum wage
San Francisco joins Seattle as the second U.S. city to raise the minimum wage to the highest level in the nation.
How Philadelphia's prisons are embracing technology
To the general public, tablets and text messages might seem standard, but for Philadelphia's Prison System, they could be revolutionary.
How startups are solving D.C.'s poverty problem
Washington, D.C., has the highest poverty rate of any U.S. city but innovative social startups are filling in the gaps where city programs stop short.
Singapore tops the list of best places to do business
The World Bank puts out an annual ranking of business hotspots. Singapore tops the chart for ninth year in row, with New Zealand and Hong Kong trailing close behind.
Homes for the homeless...inside billboards
Project Gregory is raising money on Kickstarter to fund a billboard home prototype in Slovakia.
Loans empower immigrant entrepreneurs
A Minneapolis programs gives immigrants and minorities the tools and money to start their own businesses.
Forget dating apps. These millennials want to save the world
San Francisco-based Tumml is an accelerator fostering 'urban impact start-ups' that aim to tackle civic problems -- and turn a profit.
Andreessen: VC spending will likely increase
Marc Andreessen says venture capital funding is likely to increase as tech startups touch more sectors.
SF company makes guitars from plants
Blackbird Guitars' newest ukelele is made from Ekoa, a sustainable plant composite.
How to make $2.7 billion in a week
Host a furniture market. Here's how small town High Point, N.C. rakes in this much money -- twice a year.
Get ready for robot farmers
Startups focusing on "ag tech," or agricultural technology, are gaining the attention of farmers and investors
Schools install gun detection technology
Using technology developed for the military and implemented in Iraq, schools have installed alarm systems that detect gunfire.
More people prefer a male boss
A new Gallup poll shows that one-third of Americans prefer their boss to be a man.
This is not a Nigerian email scam
Mall for Africa acts as the middle man for African e-commerce -- and it's gaining traction.
Is your city the next Portlandia?
Portland has long been ahead of the curve in terms of urban planning. And now the rest of the world wants a part of it.
Can't do math? Dance it out
Kirin Sinha wanted to get more young girls interested in math. So she started SHINE, a tutoring program that uses dance to teach mathematical ideas.
Can this app cure loneliness?
Serial entrepreneur Sam Feuer wants to tackle one of the biggest health issues in society with his latest app, Smacktive.
Can this small town compete with Silicon Valley?
Ithaca, N.Y., home to Cornell University, is courting entrepreneurs to keep talent from fleeing to New York and San Francisco.
Women at the top struggle for funding
A new report found that women at high levels of business still struggle to secure outside capital.
The Most Innovative Cities
From technology and infrastructure, to job creation and sustainability, these 10 cities are leading the pack when it comes to creatively solving urban issues.
Why cities matter
The heart of urban innovation is a desire to improve the quality of life and economic opportunities for the people living in cities. CNNMoney's Most Innovative Cities list provides a snapshot of the people and programs that are doing just that.
Guns welcome at these restaurants
While big chains are telling customers to stop bringing in guns, some small restaurants are embracing them.
It's like TurboTax -- for immigrant visas
It's like TurboTax -- for immigrant visas
NYC startups just got easier to navigate
New York City launches a comprehensive site for all things related to its digital tech scene, Digital.NYC.
Hack the Hood: Preparing low-income youth for tech jobs
Hack the Hood teaches low-income youth in Oakland how to build websites for small businesses. It's only a year old but is already having a big impact on students like Nhat Ho.
Did Starbucks start a pumpkin boom?
In the last five years, pumpkin sales have risen 34% as people demand pumpkin in everything from beer to beef jerky.
Bank to pay everyone at least a 'living wage'
On Wednesday, 17% of First Green Bank's 66 employees will get a raise under the company's new "living wage" program. The guarantee: At least about $30,000 a year.
Does Ello have what it takes to be the anti-Facebook?
Ello wants to capitalize on those who have gripes with Facebook -- can it work?
Can states solve the immigration crisis?
Massachusetts is the first state to pass an initiative helping foreign entrepreneurs bypass the H-1B visa quota.
Hello Ello (Peace out, Facebook!)
Hello Ello (Peace out, Facebook!)
6 things you need to know about STEM
There's a lot of hype around STEM: Is there a job shortage and how do we fix it? Here's what you need to know.
10 startups from emerging markets
These startups are designed by and aimed at a young population and are more likely to develop ideas to overcome specific problems.
U.S. says companies illegally fired transgender workers
Marking the first lawsuits of their kind, a federal agency sues two companies for allegedly discriminating against transgender employees.
Bay Area restaurant: "Hate us on Yelp"
Botto Bistro's owners solicited bad reviews out of spite
Farmers get $1 billion from Big Business
Sodexo vows to give big bucks to 5,000 local entrepreneurs by 2017. They're just one of many big businesses making a commitment to help at the 10th annual Clinton Global Initiative.
Digital tip jar coming to a coffee shop near you
DipJar is the latest step in the evolution away from cash.
How immigrant entrepreneurs are making it
Immigrant entrepreneurs leverage connections abroad to boost international exports -- and non-immigrants could stand to learn from their tactics.
Ex-con launches startup aimed at inmates
Frederick Hutson launched Pigeon.ly in 2012 to help inmates communicate with their friends and family. He's on target for $1 million in sales this year.
Free startup advice from Silicon Valley's best, including Marissa Mayer, Marc Andreessen
Y Combinator president Sam Altman is teaching a startup class at Stanford with Silicon Valley heavy hitters as guest lecturers. Bonus: All the videos will be available for free online.
Why Atlanta is ripe for innovation
Atlanta has the country's highest level of income inequality, but civic entrepreneurs can close the gap. Here's how.
I'm a legal immigrant, but not allowed to work
They're legal residents, but H-4 visa holders are prohibited from working on U.S. soil. Here's why the U.S. is losing out on high-skilled labor.
6 designers shaking up fashion
These designers are changing the way we dress, accessorize and shop, from custom made-to-fit dresses to smart jewelry that's actually stylish.
Women have trouble asking for money -- and their businesses suffer
Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Women Initiative has helped female entrepreneurs increase revenue and grow their business. But women still don't apply for outside funding, with costly results.
Fashionistas flock to Pluto.TV
Streaming video site Pluto.TV launched a dedicated NY Fashion Week channel -- and users are watching it three times as long as the site's average channel.
Forget smart watches. Solar dresses are the future
From solar dresses to 3D-printed bras, partnerships between tech firms and designers are taking tech-enabled fashion to the next level.
The Coolest Kickstarter ever raises over $13 million
The Coolest Cooler is the most successful Kickstarter campaign in the site's history, raising $13.3 million from over 62,000 backers.
8 must-have travel apps
Whether you've got wanderlust or an airline grievance, here are some apps to pack onto your phone.
Fantasy football's chic alternative
BattleShop offers the competition of fantasy football for the fashion obsessed
Secrets to success from Smalltown USA
Utah State professor Michael Glauser cycled 4,000 miles this summer,
visiting 100 entrepreneurs across the country
. Here's a snapshot of how they grew their businesses.
Airplane scuffle spurs Knee Defender sales
'Knee Defender' clips to stop airplane seats from reclining spark fight, followed by rush of sales.
Sensors let Alzheimer's patients stay at home, safely
Caregivers are increasingly turning to technology devices to monitor family members with Alzheimer's and dementia, helping them live independently longer.
Tourists flock to Colorado to smoke legal weed
Entrepreneurs are cashing in on the legal marijuana now available in the state.
Hot Dog on a Stick gets new life
A Los Angeles private equity company bought the food court company for $12 million
Get paid to click on ads
London-based Qmee will pay you to click on links that surface in search queries.
I created 7 jobs and the U.S. tried to deport me
This Canadian startup founder faced the threat of deportation because he was on the wrong visa. Problem is -- there's no startup visa for entrepreneurs.
'Is it safe to hire?' Business owners don't trust recovery
Small business owners say the economy is still their biggest challenge, which keeps them from expanding and hiring, according to a CNNMoney-Manta survey.
Commuting is getting easier. Here's why
conducted by SMART at the University of Michigan, recognizes innovation in global transportation. From microcars to auto rickshaws, these six startups are some of the standouts.
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