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Norway's banks look to merge payment services
Finextra
40 Under 40: Aaron Anderson, principal, Impact Venture Capital
The Business Journals
FCC Head Ajit Pai: Killing Net Neutrality Will Set the Internet Free
Reason • Ian Keyser
Want to Turn Heavy Competition Into an Advantage? Copy Your Competitors' Best Features.
Entrepreneur Magazine • Matt Smith
Sverica-backed Whusa appoints CEO
peHub News • Iris Dorbian
Meg Whitman stepping down as CEO of HPE, Antonio Neri will take over in Februrary
GeekWire • Tom Krazit
Highlights from our first VC Unlocked in Asia
500 Startups Blog • Newton Davis
Offshore U.S. oil firms Talos, Stone Energy plan $2.5...
Daily Mail • Reuters
Stone Energy merges with Talos Energy
Richmond Times-Dispatch
A top hedge fund recruiter explains why your college major doesn’t really matter
Business Insider • Graham Rapier
 
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Norway's banks look to merge payment services
Finextra
A group of Norwegian banks are preparing to merge their payments systems in an effort to protect themselves from an expected challenge from Silicon Valley. According to Reuters, DNB, banking group Eika, Sparebank 1 Gruppen and others has agreed to merge the...
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Entrepreneurship, Finance
40 Under 40: Aaron Anderson, principal, Impact Venture Capital
The Business Journals
At Impact Venture Capital since 2015, Aaron Anderson oversees innovation programs, the investment pipeline and the fundraising process for the early-stage venture capital fund.
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Finance, Investment Industry
FCC Head Ajit Pai: Killing Net Neutrality Will Set the Internet Free
ReasonIan Keyser
In an exclusive interview today just hours after announcing his plan to repeal "Net Neutrality" rules governing the actions of Internet-service providers (ISPs) and mobile carriers, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai has an in-your-face prediction for his critics: "Over the...
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Facebook Inc, Shopify Inc
Want to Turn Heavy Competition Into an Advantage? Copy Your Competitors' Best Features.
Entrepreneur MagazineMatt Smith
Image credit: graphicstock Although Snapchat is still a major player among the platforms populating today's social media landscape, influencers and their advertisers are starting to abandon the platform. CNBC recently reported, for instance, that Harris Markowitz, a nominee for the Shorty Awards'...
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Corporate Governance, Health Care Industry
Sverica-backed Whusa appoints CEO
peHub NewsIris Dorbian
Avon, Connecticut-based The Women’s Health USA, a national physician practice management organization focused on women’s health, has named Goran Dragolovic as CEO. Previously, Dragolovic worked at Surgical Care Associates and then at Optum after it acquired SCA. Whusa is backed by Sverica...
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Cloud Computing Services, eBay Inc
Meg Whitman stepping down as CEO of HPE, Antonio Neri will take over in Februrary
GeekWireTom Krazit
HPE CEO Meg Whitman, who led the company through some turbulent times it hasn’t quite escaped, will step down as CEO at the end of next quarter, the company announced Tuesday. Whitman was named CEO of the former Hewlett-Packard in 2011, and...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Highlights from our first VC Unlocked in Asia
500 Startups BlogNewton Davis
Venture Capital Unlocked: Secrets to Silicon Valley Investing in Asia, our inaugural course taught in collaboration with INSEAD, wrapped up on November 10th. This course convened 23 participants from 10 countries for five days to learn how Silicon Valley’s best practices can...
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Energy & Utilities, Oil & Gas
Offshore U.S. oil firms Talos, Stone Energy plan $2.5...
Daily MailReuters
NEW YORK, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Talos Energy LLC and Stone Energy Corp, two U.S. exploration and production companies focused on the Gulf of Mexico, announced on Tuesday plans to merge and create a new company valued around $2.5 billion including debt,...
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Corporate Governance, Private Equity
Stone Energy merges with Talos Energy
Richmond Times-Dispatch
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Houston-based offshore oil and gas firm Talos Energy says it's acquiring Lafayette-based Stone Energy in a merger worth nearly $2 billion. The deal means that Talos, a private equity firm, will go public on the New York Stock...
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Finance, Hedge Funds
A top hedge fund recruiter explains why your college major doesn’t really matter
Business InsiderGraham Rapier
Ilana Weinstein is the founder of The IDW Group, which focuses on recruiting investment talent for all kinds of investment strategies. We asked Weinstein about the biggest trends in the hedge-fund business and how to get a senior-level job today. Here’s her...
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