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Premium Tech 2020-06-23T23:51:00Z
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DoNotPay, the surging startup that helps you fight parking tickets and break up with your gym, just raised $12 million at a valuation over $80 million

The Series A funding is from existing investors Coatue, Andreessen Horowitz, and Founders Fund. The app is gaining traction during the downturn.
Premium Tech 2020-06-23T23:33:00Z
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Renowned VC Marc Andreessen says he gets no emotional rush when he wins big on an investment, and that keeps him from making irrational bets. 'I actually don't have the gambling gene'

Although Marc Andreessen said he doesn't feel a dopamine rush when he gambles, he sometimes approaches VC like a professional poker player.
Premium Tech 2020-06-23T22:36:00Z
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Meet the 15 Google execs who report to CEO Sundar Pichai and are leading the internet company's most critical businesses

Google is facing big new challenges, from the pandemic to regulatory scrutiny. Here's the team of execs backing up CEO Sundar Pichai.
Premium Enterprise 2020-06-23T22:26:06Z

Former employees at Microsoft's Mixer say the company failed to take action on misconduct complaints about 'toxic working conditions' and racist comments

Ex-employees of game streaming platform Mixer say Microsoft failed to act on complaints about racist comments, and "toxic working conditions."
Premium Media 2020-06-23T21:22:00Z

Some Alamo Drafthouse Cinema employees in Texas say they've been forced to make a difficult choice as movie theaters reopen: return to work in fear or lose their paychecks

An Alamo Drafthouse Cinema franchise is preparing to reopen in Texas, which saw a new high of coronavirus cases on Saturday.
Premium Healthcare 2020-06-23T21:07:00Z

Aurora Cannabis is laying off 30% of its workers and shutting 5 facilities as the cannabis industry reels from a capital crunch

Aurora's longtime CEO, Terry Booth, stepped down in February and the company cut 500 workers.
Premium Finance 2020-06-23T21:02:00Z

A top Mastercard exec lays out why the card giant is spending $825 million to buy financial-data startup Finicity

Finicity's data-sharing platform enables banks, fintechs, and lenders to access financial data from customers.
Premium Finance 2020-06-23T20:42:00Z

Amazon just signed its largest-ever warehouse lease in NYC. Here's how it's been making deals left and right to grow its massive storage and distribution network.

Amazon is quickly expanding its network of storage and distributions spaces, and that's providing a big boost to the industrial real-estate market.
Premium Politics 2020-06-23T19:59:46Z

Trump's aides called in ringers and fantasized about turning Air Force One around before the Tulsa rally debacle

The Oklahoma event has sparked soul-searching and finger-pointing as Trump's campaign looks for new footing with four months to go before Election Day.
Premium Finance 2020-06-23T19:52:19Z

Wall Street said it isn't laying off workers, but that doesn't mean banking jobs are safe forever. Here's who's most at risk.

Some global banks have already resumed massive cuts they'd put on pause amid the pandemic soon after Wall Street pledged not to lay off workers.
Premium Markets 2020-06-23T19:44:00Z

Morgan Stanley handpicks 10 stocks to buy now for the richest profits as travel and outdoor activities transform in the post-pandemic world

A large team of analysts concluded that these companies will benefit the most from the big changes to how travel and tourism are conducted.
Premium Strategy 2020-06-23T19:23:00Z

The best way to teach yourself to code and land a 6-figure job, from 5 people who've done it

These coders are all self-taught and enjoying lucrative programming careers. They say get started as soon as possible if you want to end up like them.
Premium Healthcare 2020-06-23T19:22:00Z
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Premium Transportation 2020-06-23T19:13:57Z

Morgan Stanley predicts Tesla will make almost twice as much money as Uber in 5 years, by one measure

Tesla's EBITDA will be almost twice as high as Uber's in 2025, Morgan Stanley projected in a note to clients.
Premium BI Prime 2020-06-23T19:13:00Z

The 3 things high-earning millennials should be doing with their money right now to come out of the pandemic in better financial shape than they started, according to a financial planner

Create a financial plan by identifying your post-pandemic goals, getting proactive about tax planning, and not waiting to get back on track.
Premium Enterprise 2020-06-23T18:46:00Z

Meet 13 former Microsoft power players who went on to found billion-dollar companies like Xiaomi, Zappos, and Valve

Ex-Microsoft employees have founded billion- or multibillion-dollar companies, including hot startups like UIPath, Convoy, and Auth0.
Premium Strategy 2020-06-23T17:44:00Z

The ultimate guide to getting a job at McKinsey, BCG, Bain, or Accenture, according to 3 headhunters for these top management consulting firms

The top management consulting firms are notoriously tough to break into. Luckily, these headhunters have helped plenty of candidates get jobs there.
Premium Enterprise 2020-06-23T17:27:09Z

Microsoft president Brad Smith slams Trump's order suspending work visas: 'Now is not the time to cut our nation off from the world's talent'

Microsoft is one of the most prolific sponsors of highly skilled immigrant visas. Brad Smith condemned a Trump order to suspend those visas.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-06-23T17:25:00Z

All-cash offers and 18 bids on a single 真人百家家乐网站home: Realtors describe the frenzied state of the suburban market as people abandon New York City

The suburbs around New York are seeing bidding wars and large deposits. Inside the urban exodus of summer 2020, from Northern Jersey to the Hamptons.
Premium Strategy 2020-06-23T17:13:08Z

The right mix of cold calls and warm introductions will help diversify your network — but use them correctly or your business will suffer

Harvard Business School researchers found that venture-capital firms with diverse teams are up to 24% more successful than those without.
Premium Finance 2020-06-23T17:08:00Z
Premium Markets 2020-06-23T17:06:01Z

Dennis Lynch and Kristian Heugh run the best large-company stock funds of the last 10 years. The legendary investors break down the 5 principles that guide their quest for long-term growth.

World-class stock pickers Dennis Lynch and Kristian Heugh lay out 5 principles that help them find companies to invest in and run their business.
Premium Retail 2020-06-23T17:00:49Z

These are the top 10 brands with the highest value on the exploding resale market that are likely already sitting in your closet

Many of these top performing brands can likely be found in the average closet today such as Frye, Patagonia, and Ray Ban.
Premium Strategy 2020-06-23T16:42:59Z

How a tech recruiting platform used by Amazon and PayPal is tackling bias in the hiring process by eliminating the need for resumes and cover letters

HackerEarth's new screening process removes a candidate's personal information like name, birth date, and gender and focuses on skills assessments.
Premium BI Prime 2020-06-23T16:13:00Z

5 regional markets are 'leading the recovery' for housing — and they're all established tech hubs

Realtor.com's national recovery index hit 90 for the week ending June 13, but certain tech hubs are over 100, meaning they've recovered since January.
Premium Markets 2020-06-23T16:04:13Z

Dave Portnoy, the poster child of the day-trading boom, told us why he thinks Warren Buffett is 'past his prime' and was wrong to ditch airline stocks

"We would have to retest and surpass the all-time lows of the stock market for him to be right," Portnoy said.
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Premium Enterprise 2020-06-23T15:00:00Z

The CEO of $12.5 billion HPE on how surviving the Falklands War and Hewlett-Packard's stormy past is helping him chart a new course for the tech giant — even after he tested positive for the coronavirus

HPE's CEO survived war, HP's turbulent years and has tested positive for COVID-19. That's not stopping him from defining a new path for the tech icon.
Premium Transportation 2020-06-23T14:51:21Z

Elon Musk said in a mysterious leaked email that it's 'very important' for Tesla employees to 'go all out' through the end of this month

Earlier this month, Elon Musk said Tesla was dealing with production and supply-chain issues for its Model Y SUV.
Premium Finance 2020-06-23T14:49:00Z

We talked to billionaires, business titans and an NBA star about the Apollo cofounder who wants to buy the New York Mets. Here's how he can apply his private equity turnaround playbook to a team that haven't won a World Series since 1986.

Under Josh Harris' leadership, his teams have undergone managerial and operational changes, with upgraded facilities and Ph.D. holders running data analysis.
Premium Finance 2020-06-23T14:30:00Z

Google Cloud just poached a long-time Citi exec. Here's why public-cloud giants keep adding Wall Street veterans to their ranks.

Yolande Piazza, who previously served as the CEO of Citi Fintech, will join Google Cloud as a vice president of financial services.
Premium Finance 2020-06-23T14:15:00Z

Here's why small businesses are ditching their banks and turning to fintechs like Plaid and PayPal to navigate the complicated process of PPP loan forgiveness

Executives at EY, Plaid, PayPal, and BlueVine explain why forgiveness of PPP loans is so tricky and how they're looking to help.
Premium Strategy 2020-06-23T13:56:11Z

15 lesser-known pandemic relief grants business owners and entrepreneurs can apply to this summer to recover and reopen

These programs offer funding specifically to marginalized communities as well as artists, nail professionals, and others impacted by the pandemic.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-06-23T13:43:33Z

2 'Million Dollar Listing' stars break down why the Los Angeles real estate market could be poised for a big post-lockdown comeback

"We imagine a whole different environment post-COVID," said James Harris, adding that demand for 真人百家家乐网站homes Malibu has never been higher.
Premium Strategy 2020-06-23T13:40:00Z

How a federally funded lab and a biotech startup are combining AI and supercomputing to find a coronavirus treatment — and why the partnership hints at the future of drug development

The partnership could expand "outside of the scope of COVID to really challenge the way that drugs are looked at," said BERG CEO Niven Narain.
Premium Enterprise 2020-06-23T13:30:00Z

The former Amazon VP who quit in solidarity with fired employees published a business case for why he thinks the massively profitable Amazon Web Services cloud business should be spun off

Tim Bray argues Amazon should be broken up, and he's making that suggestion in a format Amazon understands — a six-page memo meant for Andy Jassy.
Premium Media 2020-06-23T13:06:00Z

Twitch will make 80% of its 2020 revenue from subscriptions, according to a Wall Street analyst. Here's how much money 8 of its top streamers make every month from subscribers.

Business Insider estimated how much subscription revenue creators generate on Twitch based on data compiled by the analytics site TwitchTracker.
Premium Enterprise 2020-06-23T13:00:00Z

$6.2 billion AI startup Databricks, which is rolling out a new strategy this week, has a stockpile of more than $500 million to ride through the recession to an IPO thanks to CEO's 'sky is falling' paranoia

Databricks raised $897 million—including two rounds less than six months apart—because CEO Ali Ghodsi was obsessed with 'sky is falling' scenarios.
Premium Finance 2020-06-23T12:20:00Z

'Value is not working': Inside a 2-day virtual gathering of bargain-seeking investors struggling with a market that's been stacked against them for a decade

"If you want to find value hidden beneath a rock, be prepared to do some heavy lifting," one speaker's final slide read.
Premium Finance 2020-06-23T12:18:00Z
Premium Healthcare 2020-06-23T12:00:00Z

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck BrightInsight used to raise $40 million by convincing investors that it can help Big Pharma go digital

BrightInsight's new cash will go towards technology that helps large drugmakers do more "digital" clinical trials.
Premium BI Prime 2020-06-23T12:00:00Z

Starting Up | Yieldstreet founder Milind Mehere

Starting Up is an interview series that asks the founders of the hottest startups how they launched your favorite brands! On this episode, Yieldstreet founder Milind Mehere.
Premium Advertising 2020-06-23T12:00:00Z

'It's become a CMO-level priority': Roku's chief marketer shares how it's cashing in on the streaming boom during the pandemic and pitching advertisers at the NewFronts

Roku is pitching advertisers on flexibility and incrementality amid the pandemic during the NewFronts this week.
Premium Strategy 2020-06-23T11:00:00Z

The head of Edward Jones shares the company's plan for reopening offices during the pandemic and what it takes to land a job at the financial-services firm managing $1.3 trillion in assets

Penny Pennington was recently impressed by an employee who equipped every single associate at the financial-services firm to work remotely.
Premium Tech 2020-06-23T10:05:39Z
Premium Tech 2020-06-23T06:45:00Z

Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck risk-modelling startup Elucidate used to raise $3 million from Silicon Valley investors

The regulatory tech market is worth $6.3 billion, but could spike to $16 billion by 2025, according to recent research from Markets and Markets.
Premium Retail 2020-06-23T04:01:00Z

Resale is expected to hit $64 billion in the next 5 years, a new report shows. Here's why the sector is defying the retail meltdown and exploding in spite of the pandemic.

As retail takes a hit from the coronavirus pandemic, the resale sector is one of the few winners benefitting from changing shopping habits.
Premium Tech 2020-06-22T23:58:48Z

Trump's shutdown of H-1B visas is a huge hit to the Silicon Valley tech giants that employ tens of thousands of affected workers

Google and Amazon were each granted 9,000 H-1B visa applications last year. Other companies got thousands more.
Premium Enterprise 2020-06-22T23:23:54Z

Read the letter that more than 1,600 Google employees sent to CEO Sundar Pichai asking the company to stop selling technology to police forces: 'We want Google to take real steps to help dismantle racism.'

"It's the issue that people are talking about now," a Google employee said. This letter now has about 1670 signatures since it started two weeks ago.
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