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Digital media companies Group Nine Media and Refinery29 are said to be in talks to merge

DIGITAL MEDIA COMPANIES GROUP NINE MEDIA AND REFINERY29 ARE SAID TO BE IN TALKS TO MERGE

Group Nine Media and Refinery29 are in talks to merge, say three people familiar with the situation. The digital media business has...

US companies are going public later and later and it's having a major impact on investing

US COMPANIES ARE GOING PUBLIC LATER AND LATER AND IT'S HAVING A MAJOR IMPACT ON INVESTING

US companies are opting to go public much later than they did in the past, which is having a major impact on investing trends. Late...

 
 
 
How a former Vogue fashion assistant built Glossier from a small blog to a $1.2 billion beauty business

HOW A FORMER VOGUE FASHION ASSISTANT BUILT GLOSSIER FROM A SMALL BLOG TO A $1.2 BILLION BEAUTY BUSINESS

Glossier announced Tuesday that it had raised an additional $100 million in funding in a round that valued the company at $1.2 billion,...

Here's how shopping on Wish, the $8.7 billion site that sells Chinese goods at rock-bottom prices, compares to Amazon

HERE'S HOW SHOPPING ON WISH, THE $8.7 BILLION SITE THAT SELLS CHINESE GOODS AT ROCK-BOTTOM PRICES, COMPARES TO AMAZON

Wish is a platform that nearly exclusively sells goods produced in China for rock-bottom prices. The company's CEO told Forbes this...

 
 
 
Here's the pitch deck a Virginia startup used to raise $6 million after seven years of bootstrapping its business

HERE'S THE PITCH DECK A VIRGINIA STARTUP USED TO RAISE $6 MILLION AFTER SEVEN YEARS OF BOOTSTRAPPING ITS BUSINESS

Amify helps product makers sell their goods on Amazon . The startups works with companies including guitar-maker Fender guitars and...

Pinterest drops its IPO filing

PINTEREST DROPS ITS IPO FILING

Pinterest, the nearly decade-old visual search engine, has unveiled its S-1 as it prepares for an initial public offering expected...

 
 
 
GM to Invest $300 Million to Ramp Up Electric Car Production in Michigan

GM TO INVEST $300 MILLION TO RAMP UP ELECTRIC CAR PRODUCTION IN MICHIGAN

General Motors invests a lot more in domestic electric vehicle production and hopefully takes the heat off, the United Auto Workers...

Gig workers need health & benefits - Catch is their safety net

GIG WORKERS NEED HEALTH & BENEFITS - CATCH IS THEIR SAFETY NET

One of the hottest Y Combinator startups just raised a big seed round to clean up the mess created by Uber, Postmates, and the gig...

 
 
 
I spent a day in one of America's richest cities, a town an hour from NYC where hedge fund managers live in multimillion-dollar homes. It was immediately clear why it's a haven for Wall Street types

I SPENT A DAY IN ONE OF AMERICA'S RICHEST CITIES, A TOWN AN HOUR FROM NYC WHERE HEDGE FUND MANAGERS LIVE IN MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR HOMES. IT WAS IMMEDIATELY CLEAR WHY IT'S A HAVEN FOR WALL STREET TYPES

Katie Warren/Business Insider Greenwich is a town on Connecticut's coast, an hour outside of New York City . In its 2019 ranking, Bloomberg...

A portfolio manager at a $43 billion hedge fund explains firms' flawed approach to using alternative data, and how they can fix it

A PORTFOLIO MANAGER AT A $43 BILLION HEDGE FUND EXPLAINS FIRMS' FLAWED APPROACH TO USING ALTERNATIVE DATA, AND HOW THEY CAN FIX IT

Mike Chen, a portfolio manager at PanAgora Asset Management, said firms are struggling to find value in alternative data because of...

 
 
 
HoneyBook, a client management platform for creative businesses, raises $28M Series C led by Citi Ventures

HONEYBOOK, A CLIENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM FOR CREATIVE BUSINESSES, RAISES $28M SERIES C LED BY CITI VENTURES

HoneyBook co-founders Oz and Naama Alon HoneyBook , a customer-relationship management platform aimed at small businesses in creative...

A former Facebook executive raised $3.7 million to fund a game aiming to match the success of 'Pokémon Go'

A FORMER FACEBOOK EXECUTIVE RAISED $3.7 MILLION TO FUND A GAME AIMING TO MATCH THE SUCCESS OF 'POKÉMON GO'

Former Facebook employee Nikki Lannen has raised €3.3 million to fund the development of a new augmented-reality game at her startup...

 
 
 
Flagship Pioneering raises $824M in new fund

FLAGSHIP PIONEERING RAISES $824M IN NEW FUND

The venture capital firm had originally set out to raise $700 million for the Special Opportunities Fund II, according to an SEC filing...

 
 
 
Epic CEO on 250 million Fortnite players, digital humans, and $100 million dev fund

EPIC CEO ON 250 MILLION FORTNITE PLAYERS, DIGITAL HUMANS, AND $100 MILLION DEV FUND

Tim Sweeney and Kim Libreri of Epic Games talked to GamesBeat's Dean Takahashi about the company's GDC 2019 announcements.

Bank of America says these are the 3 triggers that should prompt investors to sell stocks immediately

BANK OF AMERICA SAYS THESE ARE THE 3 TRIGGERS THAT SHOULD PROMPT INVESTORS TO SELL STOCKS IMMEDIATELY

A burst of inflows into equity exchange-traded funds last week was a sign that the lengthy bull market remains resilient, according...

 
 
 
Skedulo raises $28 million to help enterprises manage their mobile workforce

SKEDULO RAISES $28 MILLION TO HELP ENTERPRISES MANAGE THEIR MOBILE WORKFORCE

Mobile workplace management startup Skedulo has raised $28 million in a fresh funding round led by Microsoft's M12 venture arm, the...

WA Tourism welcomes funding boost

WA TOURISM WELCOMES FUNDING BOOST

Tourism Council WA today greeted an announcement made by Premier Mark McGowan of an additional $12 million funding to boost up the...

 
 
 
Ivanka Trump reportedly used a workaround to get access to Air Force planes after being rejected. 68% of Americans surveyed think someone who uses the same workaround should be punished

IVANKA TRUMP REPORTEDLY USED A WORKAROUND TO GET ACCESS TO AIR FORCE PLANES AFTER BEING REJECTED. 68% OF AMERICANS SURVEYED THINK SOMEONE WHO USES THE SAME WORKAROUND SHOULD BE PUNISHED

According to the new book "Kushner, Inc." by journalist Vicky Ward, White House senior advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump attempted...

New York's mayor wants to spend $10 billion to save Wall Street from disastrous flooding, but some people are skeptical

NEW YORK'S MAYOR WANTS TO SPEND $10 BILLION TO SAVE WALL STREET FROM DISASTROUS FLOODING, BUT SOME PEOPLE ARE SKEPTICAL

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio just revealed a $10 billion plan to extend Manhattan's coastline by up to two city blocks. The mayor...