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Premium Advertising 2021-03-04T00:31:31Z
Sundar Pichai

Google's move away from targeted advertising threatens to upend marketers' scramble to save digital ads

The tech giant's decision has big implications for adtech companies, advertisers, and publishers.
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Okta Auth0 deal

The CEO of identity firm Okta explains how the $6.5 billion deal to buy Auth0 helps it better attack an enormous 2nd market

Acquiring Auth0 will help Okta get closer to its goal of building the leading identity cloud, CEO Todd McKinnon told Insider.
Premium Tech 2021-03-03T23:11:00Z
karlie kloss

Josh Kushner stands to make a mint on Oscar Health's much-awaited IPO, and has almost total control. Here are the venture investors who will also do well.

Oscar Health headed to the public markets on Wednesday, boosting the wealth of its major investors, including venture capitalist Joshua Kushner.
Premium Media 2021-03-03T23:02:08Z

How influencers are using a new affiliate-marketing tool to text message their fans and drive sales

Affiliate marketing platform MagicLinks released a feature that allows influencers to text fans shoppable links.
Premium Enterprise 2021-03-03T22:17:49Z

Quantum computing startup D-Wave reached a major milestone — and says it did so in a more practical way than Google

D-Wave's experiment showed that its quantum computer was 3 million times faster than a classical computer
Premium Healthcare 2021-03-03T21:56:29Z

One giant question is swirling around the IPO of hot health insurer Oscar: Can the startup ever make money?

Oscar has been bleeding money since its start. Investing in Medicare Advantage and selling its tech may be its best bet at reaching profitability.
Premium Tech 2021-03-03T21:51:51Z

Andreessen Horowitz-backed Skydio just hit unicorn status with its latest fundraising, as US dronemakers look to gain on a Chinese rival

Skydio's recent $170 million Series D, led by Andreessen Horowitz, pushed its valuation above $1 billion, making it the first US dronemaker unicorn.
Premium Healthcare 2021-03-03T21:40:20Z

Oscar Health, the original buzzy health-insurance startup, fell 11% in its IPO. We pored over its 215-page filing to find 4 key takeaways.

In its S-1 filing, Oscar Health laid out its financials, its risks, and its dual-class stock structure.
Premium Markets 2021-03-03T21:33:37Z

Michael Oh has beaten 99% of his peers over the last 10 years. He told us the 4 pillars of his investing strategy, and shared 3 stocks he thinks will see explosive growth over the next 5-10 years.

"I absolutely believe that we're still in the early innings of the innovation-driven growth era in Asia," says Matthews Asia's Michael Oh.
Premium Strategy 2021-03-03T21:20:10Z

Joe Biden's statement on unions is a warning for Amazon and other employers to take labor laws seriously

In a video statement, Biden reinforced his support for unionization, a bold move after "eight decades of hostility" toward organized labor.
Premium Politics 2021-03-03T21:16:58Z

Biden is picking up the work on cancer he started as Obama's VP. His science advisor nominee Eric Lander is expected to lead the effort.

A meeting with lawmakers Wednesday was expected to start the efforts by Biden, whose son died of brain cancer in 2015, to boost the search for a cure.
Premium Media 2021-03-03T21:04:39Z

An Instagram test gave a glimpse of a world without public 'like' counts and some influencers say it would be better for the business and their mental health

Hiding 'likes' on the Instagram feed won't be devastating to the influencer industry. The number of likes has already lost its power.
Premium Retail 2021-03-03T20:28:35Z

Walmart's mysterious new fintech startup just made some high-profile hires. Here's what experts predict these moves mean for the new venture.

Other retailers have experimented with fintech ventures, but Walmart's strategic move could mean it's committed to the emerging industry.
Premium Retail 2021-03-03T20:21:51Z

Inside Myx and Beachbody's new $2.9 billion fitness SPAC created to take on the likes of Peloton and Tonal with a more holistic approach to health

Myx Fitness and Beachbody are taking their joint company public this spring via a SPAC to best capitalize on the virtual at-home fitness boom.
Premium Tech 2021-03-03T20:17:06Z

Early-stage VCs say having their own SPAC gives them a hidden path into bigger deals

For a venture capital firm with its own SPAC, the message to founders is that they can take their business all the way to the public markets.
Premium Politics 2021-03-03T20:12:26Z

These 3 legal experts are skeptical a Democratic bill named in honor of George Floyd would really change law enforcement

The House is expected to take up a major police reform bill. Legal experts are skeptical it would lead to big changes for law enforcement, even if it survived the Senate.
Premium Finance 2021-03-03T20:08:58Z

Bank of America has promoted Laura Chepucavage to global markets leadership team, running financing and futures desk

Chepucavage joins the senior ranks of the firm's sales and trading division, which was retooled this summer when Jim DeMare was appointed president.
Premium Retail 2021-03-03T20:08:43Z

Restaurant chains like BJ's and Panera are turning to the booming 'subscription economy' with coffee, beer and meal deal memberships

Restaurants are taking a page from the Netflix playbook by offering coffee, beer, and meal subscriptions
Premium Advertising 2021-03-03T19:41:10Z

Big retailers like Walmart and CVS are trying to take on Amazon in e-commerce ads. Here's why their efforts may not work.

Some advertisers say that they want to be able to buy ads across multiple retailers and more data about what people buy.
Premium Politics 2021-03-03T19:12:54Z

34 pages of emails and memos detail how federal law-enforcement officials tracked protesters' Facebook posts and hotel bookings ahead of the Capitol siege

Emails unveiled how the Department of Homeland Security tracked Facebook posts and hotel bookings ahead of the January 6 Capitol siege.
Premium Markets 2021-03-03T19:06:10Z

'It just screams to us of stock promotion and bulls---': Famed investor Carson Block breaks down his new short position in XLFleet — and says it's the latest 'garbage' company to use the SPAC bubble to go public

"This is a SPAC bubble where all kinds of garbage is being foistered on the public markets," the short seller said in an interview with Zeroes TV.
Premium Real Estate 2021-03-03T18:45:50Z

Inside Dallas' booming real-estate market, where West and East Coast transplants are bidding furiously over homes and paying all cash

Dallas homes field multiple offers within 24 hours of listing, with some going for $25,000 to $50,000 over appraisal, realtors said.
Premium Tech 2021-03-03T18:39:32Z

Prominent early stage investor Peter Pham tried to help 6 female CEOs fundraise. He emailed 250 VCs. Only a few replied.

In 2020, companies with all-female founder teams landed only 2.4% of all venture capital invested. VC Peter Pham is trying to change that.
Premium Strategy 2021-03-03T18:35:01Z

How 3 recent grads turned freelancers make over $100,000 a year and built successful hustles right out of college

Ashley Mason has earned $130,000 as a freelance marketing professional. She paid off her student loans just six months after graduating in 2019.
Premium Markets 2021-03-03T18:10:11Z

RBC lays out 6 reasons to buy financial stocks now before their rally gains even more strength along with the economic recovery

From low valuations to improving payouts and a strengthening economy, RBC's top US stock strategist builds a bull case for financials.
Premium Advertising 2021-03-03T17:51:48Z

PR firm Bevel hired a Goldman Sachs alum to cash in on the SPAC craze and win market share from financial communications heavyweights

Bevel, which is known for its startup and venture capital clients, is rolling out an investor relations and advisory practice.
Premium Finance 2021-03-03T17:39:01Z

BlackRock's HR boss details steps, including forming a new team, to address employees' complaints in new memo as it faces discrimination allegations

BlackRock is taking steps to address employee concerns after former employers recently alleged discrimination, according to a memo Insider obtained.
Premium Healthcare 2021-03-03T17:30:00Z

We got an exclusive look at the presentation that convinced Tiger Global and Humana to invest in a startup's bold vision to do hospitalizations at home at a $1.7 billion valuation

DispatchHealth raised $200 million from Tiger Global and other top investors with a presentation obtained by Insider.
Premium Premium 2021-03-03T17:00:00Z

[SLIDE DECK] Six Figure Side Hustles 2020

Whether you're doing it to pay off student loans or pursue an unfulfilled passion, you may be able to turn your side hustle into a high-paying career.
Premium Tech 2021-03-03T16:33:48Z

Leaked email from one of the leading Amazon Web Services CEO candidates shows the 3 growth priorities for the cloud business this year

The email gives a rare look into Garman's thinking and the areas he's most focused on, as he is expected to potentially take over the CEO role at AWS.
Premium Finance 2021-03-03T16:31:33Z

Keep up with a raft of senior Goldman Sachs departures — check out our latest org chart of the bank's top leaders

Goldman Sachs is losing two partners in its consumer bank, and the asset-management cohead Eric Lane is leaving. Keep tabs on leadership changes here.
Premium Markets 2021-03-03T16:30:20Z

Buy these 14 stocks set to go into overdrive as consumers' stimulus checks arrive in March, Cowen says

We list the 14 consumer stocks set to go into overdrive when stimulus checks get deposited in March, according to investment bank Cowen.
Premium Advertising 2021-03-03T16:16:03Z

18 giant advertisers from Unilever to Infiniti that are scrambling to hire ad agencies, and who could win the business

Billions in ad spending are on the line for advertising agency giants like WPP, Omnicom, IPG, Dentsu, and Publicis.
Premium Energy 2021-03-03T16:08:45Z

We mapped out the power structure at Exxon and identified 136 of the oil giant's top employees. Here's our exclusive org chart.

See the team running Exxon Mobil, an oil giant that will face enormous challenges in the year ahead.
Premium Markets 2021-03-03T16:07:04Z

Morgan Stanley shares 3 hardware stocks to buy as the economy recovers – and explains why the industry is historically the best performer in tech after recessions

Morgan Stanley highlights opportunities within the tech hardware industry that tend to benefit from improving macroeconomic conditions.
Premium Cannabis 2021-03-03T15:46:50Z

Meet the top 14 psychedelics startups raising the most cash to develop new ways of treating depression, addiction, and more

Insider identified the psychedelics companies that raised the most funding in 2020. Atai, at the top of our list, raised $125 million in November.
Premium Transportation 2021-03-03T15:25:43Z

Don't blame bitcoin for Tesla's stock slide — it's high-time faithful investors took some profits

The controversial decision to buy crypto has been wrongly blamed for the stock slide. Investors are entitled to take profits.
Premium Transportation 2021-03-03T15:14:38Z

VW made 4 key moves to position its ID.4 as the first EV capable of winning over the mass-market

Mass appeal is a tricky thing, but Volkswagen seems to have checked all the boxes to ensure that its new EV takes off.
Premium Tech 2021-03-03T15:08:46Z

Okta CEO: The SolarWinds attack fallout isn't over — executives in every industry must think about these 4 points

Todd McKinnon says companies need to apply a Zero Trust approach to their entire supply chain of products, programs, and businesses.
Premium Transportation 2021-03-03T14:59:16Z

SPAC-mania is coming for self-driving startups in 2021, a top VC predicts

VC Reilly Brennan thinks SPAC sponsors are looking to Tesla for ideas, and after a wave of EV-related SPACs, autonomy companies are next.
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Premium Retail 2021-03-03T14:24:58Z

This AI-powered chatbot startup raised $17 million to help brands like Domino's streamline calling in your pizza order

Kea's AI-powered chatbots have been tested by a number of big chains. But the company's expanded partnership with Domino's is a game changer.
Premium Politics 2021-03-03T14:21:58Z

4 people who could replace Neera Tanden as Biden's nominee for OMB director

Neera Tanden withdrew her nomination due to backlash over past tweets. Some names are already floating for people who could replace her.
Premium Retail 2021-03-03T14:15:17Z

Instacart just raised $265 million, more than doubling its valuation to $39 billion. But experts say competition is heating up with new players like DoorDash venturing into grocery delivery.

Instacart went in for a surprise round of funding as it prepares for IPO, but the money comes just as one new rival nips at its heels: DoorDash.
Premium Finance 2021-03-03T14:07:59Z

An exodus is under way at Goldman Sachs. Here's a running list of all the big names jumping ship and where they're heading.

From the co-head of the global investment banking division to the co-head of asset management, these are the big names leaving Goldman Sachs behind.
Premium Tech 2021-03-03T14:05:32Z

Google's AI firm DeepMind considered launching a food division with controversial vegan startup Hampton Creek

DeepMind cofounders Demis Hassabis and Mustafa Suleyman are investors in the controversial food startup.
Premium Small Business 2021-03-03T14:05:23Z

6 steps to turn an interest in woodworking into a thriving furniture business

Matthew Nafranowicz, who has run his upholstery repair business for nearly 20 years, explains the investment of time and money needed to get started.
Premium Strategy 2021-03-03T14:02:00Z

An HR exec at Spotify reveals how the company developed its new remote work program and why its continuing to pay San Francisco and New York salaries

The idea for the plan came directly from Spotify CEO Daniel Ek and was years in the making, Alexander Westerdahl told Insider.
Premium Real Estate 2021-03-03T14:01:05Z

Behold, the 10 towns and cities that won the pandemic

Americans fled major cities like New York at the height of the coronavirus crisis. US Postal Service data shows that many people decamped to Texas.
Premium Retail 2021-03-03T14:00:46Z

The hot packaged water brand Flow Water has a former Nestle exec as its new CEO. He has big plans to take the company public and take on beverage giants like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo.

Maurizio Patarnello spent 25 years at Nestle. Now, as the CEO of Flow water, he's taking the company public and taking on beverage giants like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo.
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