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Science 2019-11-12T01:57:00Z
Sundar Pichai

Google is working with a massive health system to gather data on millions of patients — here's an inside look at the tools they're developing

"Project Nightingale" is a plan to move Ascension data onto Google's Cloud services, then to build an EHR search tool, internal documents say.
Finance 2019-11-12T01:16:43Z
Greylock Josh Elman

Robinhood's VP of product just left the buzzy stock-trading startup after less than 2 years on the job

Josh Elman's time at Robinhood coincided with well-publicized missteps by the startup, which was recently valued at $7.6 billion.
Tech 2019-11-12T00:42:18Z
Stoke CEO and cofounder Shahar Erez

2 months after Israeli startup Stoke was founded, it raised $4.5 million. Here's the pitch deck it used.

Stoke Talent has developed a human-resources software system designed to help companies manage their freelance work forces.
Tech 2019-11-12T00:05:24Z

Wag's dog walkers are secretly rating your precious pet

Wag, an app that lets you book a dog walker on demand, is testing a new app feature that lets walkers rate their experience walking your dog.
Tech 2019-11-12T00:01:00Z

Darktrace and Depop backer Balderton Capital is raising a new $400 million fund for European startups

London headquartered Balderton Capital new fund will invest in Series A rounds in some of Europe's most exciting startups.
Entertainment 2019-11-11T22:02:00Z

How Instagram hiding 'likes' could change the influencer business, according to industry execs

We spoke with top industry executives who work closely with influencers on how this change could affect an influencer's career.
Strategy 2019-11-11T21:59:24Z

WeWork is reportedly in talks with T-Mobile head John Legere to be its CEO. Here's how he's led a massive turnaround of his wireless company.

With T-Mobile, John Legere took a worst-in-class company and made it bigger than ever. WeWork is reportedly considering him for themselves.
Markets 2019-11-11T20:32:04Z

Inside a 'historic day' at the Middle East's biggest oil and gas conference, where all the world's top energy CEOs gathered to sign a deal that could permanently change the industry

The biggest names in the energy industry descended upon the annual ADIPEC conference in Abu Dhabi to celebrate a transformative crude-oil agreement.
Finance 2019-11-11T19:58:17Z

A longtime recruiter for Igor Tulchinsky is leaving WorldQuant to start his own business, sources tell us

WorldQuant managing director Manu Bakshi is leaving Igor Tulchinsky's firm after nearly eight years, sources tell Business Insider.
Enterprise 2019-11-11T18:37:00Z

The CEO of $67 billion Intuit has a plan to stop AI from killing jobs: Use the machines to make better use of humans

Intuit CEO Sasan Goodarzi says people will need to develop new skill sets for new jobs created by AI.
Markets 2019-11-11T18:22:06Z

Bank of America pinpoints the market's biggest vulnerability over the next decade, and offers its top investing strategies to prepare for an 'imminent' global recession

Investors will likely experience another global economic recession in the 2020s, according to strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Finance 2019-11-11T18:11:00Z

CEO of a hopeful exchange backed by Wall Street's biggest players told us how it can compete in a space dominated by NYSE and Nasdaq

Jonathan Kellner, the CEO of MemX, spoke with Business Insider about the competition his exchange could bring to the industry.
Advertising 2019-11-11T18:00:42Z

An AI startup says it's built a 'crystal ball' for advertising, and it has Mondelez, Ford, and Comcast buying in

Dumbstruck claims it can measure emotional responses to test video ads before they run — potentially saving marketers millions in media waste.
Finance 2019-11-11T17:40:24Z

Proptech is getting a ton of attention, but its exact definition is hard to pin down. Co-founders of a big VC in the space spent 18 pages of their book trying to explain it.

Definitions and categories may shift, but these MetaProp co-founders gave a framework to help understand how real estate is transforming.
Entertainment 2019-11-11T17:26:02Z

College athletes could be the next wave of influencers to get big paydays from brands, especially in local markets

A new NCAA rule would allow college athletes to profit from endorsements, which opens doors for influencers deals that are still likely years away.
Military & Defense 2019-11-11T17:02:08Z

The Marines are talking about building big robots to clear mines in the surf for beach assaults

The robotic assault breacher vehicle would be the first such vehicle able to effectively defeat threats to follow-on forces in the turbulent surf.
Science 2019-11-11T16:46:00Z

CVS and Walmart are beefing up their healthcare strategies as they take on Amazon. Here’s what that means for the rest of the healthcare industry.

Retailers like Walmart and CVS are pushing deep into healthcare, betting they can offer more convenient care. That could impact health systems.
Strategy 2019-11-11T16:42:12Z

A Hawaii entrepreneur pivoted from counter-terrorism to award-winning barbecue. Here’s how he uses Facebook to grow his team of veterans.

Retired Army Sergeant Frank Diaz says entrepreneurs and employees with military experience have the strategic mindset and discipline to succeed.
Science 2019-11-11T16:14:00Z

Investors just poured more than $1 billion into startups using AI to tackle every part of healthcare. Here are the 5 healthcare AI startups raking in the most cash.

Healthcare AI deals have skyrocketed in 2019 with the third quarter seeing 103 deals reaching almost $1.6 billion in total funding.
Finance 2019-11-11T15:54:49Z

Carlson Capital's latest investor letter reveals market-lagging flagship funds, and insiders say 2 more portfolio managers have jumped ship

Dallas-based Carlson Capital has seen its hedge fund assets drop from $8.2 billion at the beginning of 2018 to $4.8 billion now.
Advertising 2019-11-11T15:00:00Z

A martech startup that has raised $3.5 million says its technology helps cannabis brands reach consumers in a new way

Vana uses age-gating and state-gating technology to run compliant cannabis and CBD ads across its network of publishers including BuzzFeed and USAToday.
Advertising 2019-11-11T14:34:00Z
Entertainment 2019-11-11T14:16:00Z

Legal sports betting could be a game-changer for NFL, Nascar, and others in US media-rights negotiations

Legal sports gambling could be a big bargaining chip for sports-rights owners when they negotiate with media networks.
Strategy 2019-11-11T14:15:00Z

The chief technology officer at GE Renewable Energy on hiring more women in tech and overcoming imposter syndrome as a leader

"The biggest thing that I had to overcome were my own feelings of inadequacy," said Danielle Merfeld, who's been at GE for over 12 years.
Markets 2019-11-11T13:11:00Z

As unicorns like WeWork and Uber test the IPO market with disastrous results, America's biggest wealth manager for the ultrarich shares his best strategies for investing in unproven giants

In a year of high-profile IPO blowups, wealth manager Peter Mallouk explains how he advises clients on investing in tempting but risky unicorns.
Markets 2019-11-11T13:05:00Z

Jim Rogers, the investing guru who earned a 4,200% return with George Soros, told us everyone should read 3 books that made a 'huge impression' on his career

Warren Buffett also recommends two of the books — and they are good enough for any investors who want to improve their craft.
Entertainment 2019-11-11T13:00:00Z

A Molson Coors exec reveals how it works its brands into Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon shows and why 70% of its product placements are now in digital

A Molson Coors exec explains why it's shifting product placements from traditional TV and movies to streamings services like Hulu and Netflix.
Advertising 2019-11-11T13:00:00Z

The billionaire behind California’s sweeping new data privacy law reveals his plans to further regulate the ad industry and fight big tech lobbyists

Alastair Mactaggart spent more than $3 million to pass CCPA. His new proposal would create stricter regulations around data collection and targeting.
Tech 2019-11-11T11:22:45Z

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck scooter company VOI just used to raise $85 million to take on Bird and Lime

The race to conquer Europe's scooter market is heating up with another major fundraise for one of the continent's challengers.
Strategy 2019-11-10T19:00:00Z

2 millennial women just won $100,000 to scale their vegan ice cream business. Here’s how they perfected their ‘scoopable’ banana-based recipe and landed their pints on Whole Foods shelves.

Stacy's Rise Project awarded $100,000 to Hannah Hong, cofounder of Hakuna Brands, an oat-milk and banana-based ice cream brand.
Strategy 2019-11-10T16:00:00Z

I opted out of business school and pieced together my own version of an MBA for a fraction of the cost — and now I make 6 figures running my own business

Shanna Goodman, creator of Ampersand Business Solutions, considered getting her MBA, but supplemented her education with these resources instead.
Enterprise 2019-11-10T14:25:00Z

The president of Sapphire Ventures explains the 5 top blunders startup founders and entrepreneurs make in pitching to VCs

Here are the top 5 mistakes startup founders and entrepreneurs make when pitching to VCs, according to the founder of Sapphire Ventures
Strategy 2019-11-10T14:00:00Z

The 10 books that partners at top VC funds like Benchmark, Sequoia, and Andreessen Horowitz call their favorites

Recommended reading on business strategy, personal development, and professional growth, plus a controversial novel or two.
Markets 2019-11-10T11:05:00Z

A quant expert warns the largest investors are facing a new, post-crisis danger that could lead to several years of losses — and explains how they can start limiting the damage

The era of lower interest rates adds a new challenge to the fund management industry that is already battling asset outflows and lower fees.
Enterprise 2019-11-09T17:18:55Z

Amazon Web Services quietly did a 'complete overhaul' of its pricing in a move that can save customers money while also making it harder for them to leave

Amazon is offering discounts to customers under a new pricing model that makes it harder to switch to competitors like Microsoft and Google.
Strategy 2019-11-09T17:00:00Z

Bill Gates says that savvy strategic partnerships drove Microsoft's early success — here's what you can learn from it

Bill Gates talked to LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman about one of Microsoft's earliest strategic partnerships with IBM.
Tech 2019-11-09T15:00:00Z

Efficiency-obsessed tech firms are sticking newsletters on toilet stall walls to keep employees productive while they poop

Google, Facebook, Yelp, and other Silicon Valley firms want workers to learn about the business while they do their business.
Finance 2019-11-09T12:00:00Z

SoftBank-backed startup Fair burned through nearly $400 million in 10 months. Insiders reveal how Softbank stepped in and cleaned house in the wake of WeWork.

SoftBank stepped in to manage the company in recent weeks, laying off hundreds of employees and installing new leadership.
Strategy 2019-11-09T12:00:00Z

A Miami restaurateur went from 'massive failure' to running a $20 million sushi chain. Here's how he used market research, family-oriented leadership, and savvy partnership strategies to grow to 20 locations.

Abe Ng launched one of his region's first sushi restaurants, Sushi Maki. Now it's all over South Florida, from Whole Foods to the airport.
Markets 2019-11-09T11:05:00Z

'We're going to have to have a severe recession if we're ever going to build a viable economy': Here’s why one market expert says the US is doomed to default on its debt no matter what

Peter Schiff, the outspoken CEO and president of Euro Pacific Capital, says it's "impossible" for the US to repay its debt.
Finance 2019-11-09T10:55:38Z

I'm a senior banker at Deutsche Bank. Here's why I'm worried about its bond business.

Is Deutsche Bank's poor FIC performance transitory? Or is the division teetering as other European banks start to eat its lunch?
Enterprise 2019-11-08T22:21:21Z

Microsoft built a wall around its customers that could stop Slack's growth in its tracks

A Wall Street firm has rated Slack's stock as underperform because it sees competition from Microsoft Teams hurting Slack's future growth prospects in a critical market.
Tech 2019-11-08T21:53:32Z

An anonymous memo alleging ongoing racism at Facebook is circulating inside the company

A year after a black Facebook employee spoke up and alleged there was racism at the company, the issue still hasn't been solved.
Enterprise 2019-11-08T20:58:32Z

An exec at $2.75 billion startup GitLab resigns over claims that the company is 'engaging in discriminatory and retaliatory behavior' after proposing a ban on hiring in China and Russia

GitLab's Candice Ciresi has resigned after speaking out about its proposed block on hiring support and site reliability engineers in Russia and China.
Enterprise 2019-11-08T19:24:38Z

Leaked financials show that hot startup UiPath was missing revenue targets and burning more cash than expected before it laid off 400 people

UiPath cut hundreds of jobs because of soaring expenses and missed revenue targets, according to a presentation reviewed by Business Insider.
Tech 2019-11-08T19:00:00Z

Emergence Capital backed Salesforce before its IPO. Here's why one of the VC firm's partners thinks the $141 billion software giant is vulnerable to a next-generation enterprise software startup.

Santi Subotovsky thinks some major trends will allow the enterprise software sector to continue to boom — and make incumbents vulnerable.
Science 2019-11-08T18:56:00Z

Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a plan to save US healthcare, and it involves a whole lot of data

Eric Schmidt believes greater access to clinical data will lead to better health outcomes for people and big gains for the healthcare system.
Markets 2019-11-08T18:49:13Z

We got a leaked copy of the memo Robinhood sent to barred users who exploited its now infamous 'infinite money' glitch

The notice details three options the trader can use to liquidate assets and says any "negative equity balances" must be repaid within 60 days.
Military & Defense 2019-11-08T16:55:26Z

US Army plans for a new network are in danger as the service faces an extended continuing resolution amid hang-ups in Congress

New US Army systems depend on an upgraded network, and an extended continuing resolution could toss a big wrench into the service's plans.
Strategy 2019-11-08T16:05:32Z

Here's exactly what it takes to get into the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, according to 5 students and grads and the deputy dean for MBA programs

Nearly 4,600 students apply to the elite Chicago Booth School each year, according to Stacey Kole, deputy dean for MBA programs, but only 20% get in.
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