News and Articles About Tech Startups

Why Starting Small Can Mean Big Business for Your Career
Starting a Business

Why Starting Small Can Mean Big Business for Your Career

Working at a startup used to be risky for career-minded young people. It's now gaining ground as the first stop on the road to gainful employment.
Neil Parmar
Welcome to the Real World, Now What?
Entrepreneurs

Welcome to the Real World, Now What?

Now that school is over and you're entering the workforce -- and possibly starting up -- you may find the new journey jarring. Here are four ways to ease the transition.
Blaine Vess
Fin-Tech Startups Take On Wall Street's Pain Points
Starting a Business

Fin-Tech Startups Take On Wall Street's Pain Points

Five years since the crisis, opportunities in financial technology are plenty. We talk to three entrepreneurs who have grown their startups in New York's FinTech Innovation Lab.
Colleen DeBaise
Growth Strategies

Immigration Reform Clears Senate, Faces House Fight

The U.S. Senate's passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill is a victory for tech-startup advocates such as Steve Case and others.
Brian Patrick Eha
How Fin-Tech Startups Are Disrupting Wall Street
Starting a Business

How Fin-Tech Startups Are Disrupting Wall Street

Entrepreneurs working in financial technology are helping banks grapple with everything from Big Data and cybersecurity threats to the growing number of customers using mobile and social media.
Colleen DeBaise
Microsoft Launches New Effort to Bolster Its Startup Support
Technology

Microsoft Launches New Effort to Bolster Its Startup Support

The Redmond, Wash.-based software giant introduces Microsoft Ventures, bringing together its resources for entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
How to Break Into Ad Tech
Starting a Business

How to Break Into Ad Tech

Call them modern day Mad Men. We talk to three ad-tech entrepreneurs about their best advice for starting up.
Colleen DeBaise
The $37 Investor: When Publicity Is Worth More Than Cash
Starting a Business

The $37 Investor: When Publicity Is Worth More Than Cash

A web personality takes six budding startups under his wing and gives them each $37 in financing.
Michelle Goodman
Startups Bring Big-Data Spin to Ads
Starting a Business

Startups Bring Big-Data Spin to Ads

With investors spending billions of dollars in recent years, yesterday's billboards have been replaced by highly targeted ads delivered over the Internet. We talk to three entrepreneurs in ad tech.
Colleen DeBaise
How to Become a Technical Co-Founder on the Quick
Technology

How to Become a Technical Co-Founder on the Quick

A four-year computer science degree is so yesterday. These intensive programs can turn you into a developer in under 12 weeks.
Andrea Huspeni
Ad-Tech Gold Rush Is On
Technology

Ad-Tech Gold Rush Is On

The use of smartphones and mobile devices has exploded. When you combine that with the billions of dollars spent on advertising each year, you get a hot new sector: advertising technology.
Colleen DeBaise
Starting a Business

Top Tech Entrepreneurs Offer Tips on Starting Up

Thinking of starting a tech startup? Get ready for a bumpy ride. Tech entrepreneurs Dario Meli and Greg Isenberg talk about the agony and ecstasy of starting up.
Antonio Neves
Mailbox Co-Founder Gentry Underwood on Managing Success
Entrepreneurs

Mailbox Co-Founder Gentry Underwood on Managing Success

When Underwood's company got snapped up by Dropbox, he says the rush of money and attention has taken some getting used to. Here, the entrepreneur opens to YE's Antonio Neves.
Antonio Neves
Before Google Glass, There Was Transcend
Marketing

Before Google Glass, There Was Transcend

We look at how one startup with a product similar to Google's Glass plans to leverage the tech giant's publicity push -- and how you can, too.
Laura Entis