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Startup hopes energy harvested from the air will power smart homes and wearables

A new technology called Freevolt converts the babble of radio waves into electrical power that can run wireless sensors and other devices.

By September 30, 2015


In tiny Israel, startups reach for global success

For years, most Israeli startup founders defined success as a quick sale to a bigger company. Now, they see a chance to build a lasting business.

By September 15, 2015


Can't get your startup funded in Silicon Valley? Think Minnesota

Minnesota's entrepreneurs are fiercely loyal to the North Star State and proud of its non-cutthroat, collaborative atmosphere. They also say it's easier to attract investors there.

By September 13, 2015


High-flying startup Slack says women make up nearly half its management team

The productivity software company says tracking diversity issues while the startup is small means being able to prevent bigger problems later, and has helped it to beat back diversity problems that pervade the rest of Silicon Valley.

By September 9, 2015


​Startup's network for Net-connected devices goes slow to win you over

The Ingenu technology will link home appliances, water meters and streetlights to help rev up the Internet of Things.

By September 9, 2015


How corporate fears of hacks just created Silicon Valley's newest $1 billion startup

Okta receives a $75 million investment, the latest sign companies are scrambling for cybersecurity software that can prevent them from becoming the next Ashley Madison, Sony or Target.

By September 8, 2015


Hot lunch spots for startups in San Francisco (pictures)

Got a killer startup idea to sell? You might want to start lunching at these eateries popular among engineers, CEOs and venture capitalists alike.

9 Images By August 27, 2015


​Startup aims to make home devices smart enough to anticipate what you need

Silk Labs wants to weave its software and services into all the new networked devices coming to homes of the future. Behind it: a trio fresh from the ambitious Firefox OS smartphone project.

By August 21, 2015


Speedy-delivery startup Deliv expands to nine new markets

As retailers scramble to offer faster shipments to keep pace with Amazon, the company -- which helps stores offer rapid deliveries -- will be coming to New York, Philadelphia and other cities.

By August 3, 2015


Vietnam's startup scene -- not just building tech but developing it

CNET's Shara Tibken travels to Vietnam as part of Road Trip 2015 and meets Misfit Wearables CEO Sonny Vu, who is part of a movement to push Vietnam into a startup mindset.

By July 29, 2015