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How this founder woke up to VCs begging to write checks for his barely launched startup, in the middle of a pandemic

How this founder woke up to VCs begging to write checks for his barely launched startup, in the middle of a pandemic

1 minute ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Nearly six months into the global pandemic, Minerva CEO Joaquin Roca found himself in an enviable position. The former consultant had put his startup...
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The number of Black female founders who have raised more than $1 million has nearly tripled since 2018

1 minute ago   |   Fortune

While the $1 billion unicorn valuation is still the milestone of choice for many startups, for Black women, a notable benchmark comes a lot earlier in a startup's lifecycle. In...
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Seeking nominations for the top talent managers for YouTube creators in 2020

1 minute ago   |   Business Insider

YouTube star David Dobrik. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images Business Insider is launching its second annual list of the top talent managers for YouTube creators. We want to hear from...
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Trump, Kushner properties nabbed $3.65 million in PPP loans

1 minute ago   |   Fast Company   |   3 articles

New SBA data reveals that the Paycheck Protection Program supplied millions of dollars to properties owned by the Trump Organization and Kushner Companies. Allegations of...
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Okay nabs funding from Sequoia to build performance dashboards for engineering managers

13 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch

Amid the pandemic, workplace cultures have been turned on their heads, meanwhile investment and growth haven't slowed for many tech companies, requiring them to still onboard...
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When Will You Be Called Back To The Office? Likely Not Soon-Despite Hopeful Vaccine News

15 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Companies largely aren't moving in that direction-yet.
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How to Deliver a Product Demo that Converts

How to Deliver a Product Demo that Converts

21 minutes ago   |   Business 2 Community

If you have a fantastic product demo, you can almost guarantee you'll convert prospects. That's because product demos show potential customers exactly how the product will...
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Palantir plummets 18% after Morgan Stanley downgrades company on questionable valuation following massive run

Palantir plummets 18% after Morgan Stanley downgrades company on questionable valuation following massive run

21 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Palantir plummeted as much as 18% on Wednesday after Morgan Stanley downgraded the company to Under-weight from Equal-weight. Palantir has seen a massive...
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Leaked emails show investment giant Fidelity is selling shares in scooter startup Bird at a loss

Leaked emails show investment giant Fidelity is selling shares in scooter startup Bird at a loss

21 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement One of the lead investors in electric scooter startup Bird is trying to sell part of its holding in the company after less than two years. Emails sent by...
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Amazon is reportedly considering buying Wondery in a deal that could value the podcast startup at $300 million

21 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in 2019. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Amazon is considering buying Wondery, the world's largest independent podcast publisher, the Wall Street...
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4 reasons why the S&P 500 will soar 25% by the end of 2022, according to...

4 reasons why the S&P 500 will soar 25% by the end of 2022, according to Goldman's US stock chief

Summary List Placement Goldman Sach's David Kostin told Bloomberg TV the S&P 500 could reach 4600 by the end of 2022, a roughly 25% gain from current levels. The chief US... Read more ...

'California law doesn't apply in Europe': We spoke to the powerful EU...

'California law doesn't apply in Europe': We spoke to the powerful EU enforcer who's about to push Facebook, Google, and Twitter out of their free speech comfort zone

Summary List Placement Facebook, Google, and the wider tech world are bracing for new European rules that target the way they show political ads to users, and how they handle... Read more ...

Fylamynt raises $6.5M for its cloud workflow automation platform

Fylamynt raises $6.5M for its cloud workflow automation platform

Fylamynt , a new service that helps businesses automate their cloud workflows, today announced both the official launch of its platform as well as a $6.5 million seed round... Read more ...

Elon Musk is 'highly confident' SpaceX's Starship will ferry humans to Mars...

Elon Musk is 'highly confident' SpaceX's Starship will ferry humans to Mars by 2026 - four years later than previously hoped

Summary List Placement SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday he believes the company could land humans on Mars in 2026 - four years later than he previously hoped. In... Read more ...

Salesforce falls 7% after confirming $27.7 billion Slack acquisition and...

Salesforce falls 7% after confirming $27.7 billion Slack acquisition and forecasting slower growth

Summary List Placement Salesforce shares dipped as much as 6.5% in early Wednesday trading after the company confirmed its $27.7 billion purchase of Slack and guided for its... Read more ...

How TikTok has impacted industries ranging from music to retail to...

How TikTok has impacted industries ranging from music to retail to cybersecurity in 2020, according to an analysis of hundreds of executive interviews

Summary List Placement It's been a noisy year for TikTok. After smashing downloads records at the start of the year, the ByteDance-owned app was blocked in India and later... Read more ...

Nasdaq needs SEC signoff for its game-changing rule on board diversity...

Nasdaq needs SEC signoff for its game-changing rule on board diversity. Here's a look at how it could play out

Summary List Placement A game-changing proposal from Nasdaq aimed at boosting board diversity for listed companies is now in the hands of the Securities and Exchange... Read more ...

Orbit raises $4M for its community experience platform

Orbit raises $4M for its community experience platform

Orbit , a startup that is building tools to help organizations build communities around their proprietary and open-source products, today announced that it has raised a $4... Read more ...

Mexico scores $2.5 billion windfall from oil hedges, report says

Mexico scores $2.5 billion windfall from oil hedges, report says

Summary List Placement Mexico is set to receive a $2.5 billion payout from its annual oil price insurance policy, according to a report from Bloomberg. The $2.5 billion... Read more ...

Massed Brazilian bank robbers attack another city, kill 1

Massed Brazilian bank robbers attack another city, kill 1

RIO DE JANEIRO - A large gang of heavily armed bank robbers invaded the Brazilian city of Cameta just one day after a similar force struck another mid-sized city on the... Read more ...