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An 18-year-old entrepreneur has idea that could change the world — and she might help change the tech industry too
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Donald Cohen: Why Is Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital Investing in Charter Schools?
Diane Ravitch's Blog • Dianeravitch
Report: There are 214 Unicorns in the World. A Good Number of them are Fintech
Crowdfund Insider • J.D. Alois
Female Tech Execs: Silicon Valley Must Have Zero Tolerance for Sexual Harassment
TheStreet • Annie Palmer
Gold and Bitcoin Surge on North Korea Fears
ETF Trends • Iris.Xyz
Venture capital firm has a plan to turn underperforming 3-year-old boy around
Daily Dot • Jay Hathaway
Chinese group blocked by Trump announces UK chip-maker buyout
The Guardian • Staff, Agencies
Oxford University rejected claims that Cambridge produces better startups
businessinsider.com.au • Sam Shead
Cashout pressure builds at Chicago wealth adviser network HighTower
Chicago Business News • Lynne Marek
Tencent-backed Sea, formerly Garena, begins process for New York IPO
The Straits Times • Marissa Lee
 
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An 18-year-old entrepreneur has idea that could change the world — and she might help change the tech industry too
Business InsiderCaroline Cakebread
Sharon Lin is not your typical 18-year-old. A freshman at MIT, Lin helped develop an Android app while interning at the US State Department. She's this year's Youth Poet Laureate in New York City. And She was named to Crain's 20 under...
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Bain Capital, Charter Schools
Donald Cohen: Why Is Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital Investing in Charter Schools?
Diane Ravitch's BlogDianeravitch
Donald Cohen, executive director of “In the Public Interest,” an organization that fights privatization of public services, writes about the curious combination of people who poured serious money into the Massachusetts charter school battle last fall. When the Massachusetts Office of Campaign...
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Venture Capital
Report: There are 214 Unicorns in the World. A Good Number of them are Fintech
Crowdfund InsiderJ.D. Alois
The wild herd of Unicorns, private businesses that are valued at $1 billion or more, continues to multiply. The valuations rise as private money hunts for the next big investment trophy. Today, investing is borderless and services looking to scale tend to...
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Private Equity, Silicon Valley
Female Tech Execs: Silicon Valley Must Have Zero Tolerance for Sexual Harassment
TheStreetAnnie Palmer
Silicon Valley's problems with sexual harassment and sexism have come to a head this year as more and more women finally speak out about their experiences. The actions have rocked nearly all layers of Silicon Valley, from venture capitalists and startups to...
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Finance, Google Inc
Gold and Bitcoin Surge on North Korea Fears
ETF TrendsIris.Xyz
By Frank Holmes via Iris.xyz If you’re familiar with ABC’s popular reality show Shark Tank, you should already be familiar with the concept behind the San Antonio Angel Network (SAAN). Select entrepreneurs and innovators pitch their startup ideas to accredited investors, who...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Venture capital firm has a plan to turn underperforming 3-year-old boy around
Daily DotJay Hathaway
Activist investing, the process by which an investor buys a large chunk of a company and attempts to pressure its board into making big changes, has skyrocketed in the past couple of years. Proxy fights, where the investor attempts to wrest control...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Chinese group blocked by Trump announces UK chip-maker buyout
The GuardianStaff, Agencies
A Chinese group that was stopped by Donald Trump from buying a US chip-maker last week has announced a £550m takeover of British chip designer Imagination Technologies. Canyon Bridge Capital Partners’ all-cash offer for Imagination showed the buyout fund remained focused on...
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Entrepreneurship, Google Inc
Oxford University rejected claims that Cambridge produces better startups
businessinsider.com.auSam Shead
Oxford University has rejected claims made by a Google venture capitalist that rival Cambridge has the edge when it comes to spinning out startup companies from university labs. More »
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Finance, Investment Industry
Cashout pressure builds at Chicago wealth adviser network HighTower
Chicago Business NewsLynne Marek
HighTower Advisors CEO Elliot Weissbluth built one of the biggest wealth adviser networks in the U.S. Now he just needs to figure out how to deliver riches to its investors. An initial public offering for the Chicago company expected last year would...
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Google Inc, Venture Capital
Tencent-backed Sea, formerly Garena, begins process for New York IPO
The Straits TimesMarissa Lee
September 23, 2017 3:44 PM SINGAPORE - Gaming and e-commerce firm Sea, formerly known as Garena, has begun a process towards an initial public offering (IPO) in New York.
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