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Meet the next tech entrepreneurs: young women

Many programs teach girls how to code. CNET's Lexy Savvides reports on the Technovation challenge that also gives them the skills to be successful app entrepreneurs.

By August 4, 2015


New venture fund to offer ownership stakes to tech entrepreneurs

Looking to shake up a stodgy business, a former Yahoo deal-maker turned seed investor plans to offer partnership stakes to entrepreneurs funded by his new company.

By July 10, 2014


Magazine names hacker Limor Fried 'Entrepreneur of the Year'

Entrepreneur Magazine has awarded the lofty title to hardware hacker Limor "Ladyada" Fried. It's significant for her -- and proof that open source is big business.

By December 17, 2012


Steve Case: America must 'double down on entrepreneurs' (Q&A)

The AOL co-founder is on a mission to keep skilled entrepreneurs in the United States and to help fuel startups in cities far from Silicon Valley.

By November 15, 2012


Peter Thiel funds next round of under-20 entrepreneurs

The latest group of "20 Under 20" Thiel Fellows includes a junior at Harvard who's leaving to work on education software. Other projects: a desktop fabricator for electronics and a telepresence device.

By May 9, 2013


A better button-down? Entrepreneur promises self-cleaning shirt

Marketing grad raises big Kickstarter bucks on claims his shirt can be worn time and again, doesn't wrinkle, and remains odor-free -- without a single washing.

By May 2, 2013


Choosing an investor: 5 tips from 5 entrepreneurs

Five entrepreneurs offer their tips on how to choose the right investors for your startup.

By April 18, 2013


Early tech blogger and entrepreneur Allen Stern dies

Stern recently lost more than 125 pounds while offering weight-loss tips and recipes to thousands on the Internet.

By April 7, 2013


SF's tech entrepreneurs promote a smarter city

A video featuring Twitter's Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone, and other local talent offers suggestions for how technology could improve services in San Francisco.

By October 9, 2012


How a young entrepreneur got caught living secretly at AOL

CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks to Dan Terdiman about how he broke the story about the famous AOL squatter.

By August 22, 2012