An uptick of hate crimes against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic has Biden's DOJ, the FBI, and Democrats pledging a stronger federal response
AG nominee Merrick Garland is poised to take over at DOJ as the nation grapples with the increasing violence against Asian Americans coinciding with the coronavirus pandemic.
Compass, the much-hyped Softbank-backed real-estate brokerage, has filed for an IPO. We pored over its 261-page S-1 filing and came away 5 key takeaways.
CEO Robert Reffkin led Compass to be America's fastest-growing residential firm. But critics wonder if its big spending can ever give way to profit.
Satya Nadella just laid out the 5 factors Microsoft believes will shape the future of cloud computing
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella laid out what he called the "five key attributes that will drive this next generation of innovation in the cloud."
Joe Biden could be the most pro-union president in decades. Here's what it means for employers and workers.
Biden clarified his administration's stance on enforcing labor laws, which sources say follow "eight decades of hostility" toward organized labor.
The ultimate guide to getting a job at Instacart in 2021: How to land one of the 1,000 corporate jobs the grocery startup is adding this year, according to its chief HR officer and a recently hired vice president of engineering
Instacart just raised an additional $265 million, bringing its valuation to $39 billion. The company is looking to fill 1,000 corporate jobs this year.
Biden plans to name veteran prosecutor Channing Phillips as acting US attorney prosecuting the Capitol riot cases, sources say
Channing Phillips is expected to be named acting chief of the US attorney's office in DC that is in charge of spearheading cases against accused participants in the January 6 rioting at the Capitol.
People didn't believe in Bumble when CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd first started, but being underestimated became the key to success
"Cherish being underestimated," Wolfe Herd advises emerging women leaders. "That's your superpower."
16 leaders taking newly formed auto giant Stellantis into battle against Tesla in the coming era of EVs
Fiat Chrysler and PSA recently formed the sprawling Stellantis empire in a $52 billion deal. These 16 leaders will play a major role in its future.
Why a sneaker veteran left his dream job at Nike to help young people of color pursue footwear industry careers
Through a career spanning jobs at Adidas, Nike, and Saucony, Bimma Williams noticed a lack of diversity among individuals at the top of the industry.
The Texas grid crisis, which plunged millions into darkness last month, is set to fuel demand for Sunrun's rooftop solar panels and batteries.
Instacart just hit a $39 billion valuation and is looking to hire 1,000 corporate employees in 2021. Here's how much the company pays engineers and more.
Software engineers at Instacart made an average of $126,833. Senior data scientists made an average salary of $167,500.
Humana's investments in primary-care clinics are part of its strategy to integrate insurance and care delivery to provide better care to seniors.
Senate Democrats want to speed ahead with Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID stimulus. Here are 5 issues threatening to delay the bill or blow things up.
Senate Democrats want to pass Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus this week. But they still have to work through differences on issues such as boosting the minimum wage and state funding.
Citi breaks down the 3 sectors most likely to be targeted for mergers as SPAC mania expands throughout Europe
"We have several mandates on the European side to list in Europe," Alessandro Amicucci said, managing director and EMEA head, Citi Private Capital Group.
Some podcast hosts charge up to $3,500 for guests to appear on their shows without disclosing their pay-to-play tactics to listeners
Industry insiders said the practice is common. Hosts argue charging for interviews helps them sift through pitches and "cut the wheat from the chaff."
Hervé van Caloen has quietly beaten 99% of his peers for 2 straight years at a $35 million fund manager. He breaks down his self-made strategy, and explains why being at a smaller firm gives him the edge.
With less pressure to track a benchmark and measure his progress by quarter, fund manager Hervé van Caloen has outperformed dramatically.
What hedge funds really think about SPACs: How a money-printing frenzy could end in tears for whoever's holding the bag
The SPAC boom is a hedge fund moneymaker, but some market players worry retail investors will get hurt. Here's how the SPAC investing game works.
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.
The head of markets and investment strategy for iShares' $2.1 trillion US business lays out 5 reasons why stocks and bonds could thrive regardless of rising rates – and shares 3 areas of the market that have already started running higher
Despite last month's spike in real rates, flows into equity ETFs are far outpacing those into fixed-income ETFs in 2021, according to Gargi Chaudhuri.
Experts say VW can fund its EV ambitions by spinning off Porsche for $30 billion before its gas-powered prestige fades
A Porsche listing could raise billions for VW to put toward electrification. Experts said the move makes sense — but VW should move fast.
A former Oracle and Intel exec shares the 'board profile' she used to land a seat on the board of a $16 billion tech company
Rupal Shah Hollenbeck sits on the board of Check Point Software Technologies. She got the job after swapping her resume for a more tailored "board profile."
Meet the top 8 VC firms that placed the most bets on startups changing how doctors get paid and building the future of medicine
Startups looking at new ways to pay for and provide care like Cityblock Health and VillageMD collectively raised $3.6 billion in 2020.
Oscar Health, the original buzzy health insurance startup, is going public at a $9.2 billion valuation. 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.
Elon Musk's former right-hand man, JB Straubel, explains why — and how — he's chasing big money in recycling old EV batteries
JB Straubel stepped down as Tesla's CTO in 2019. He's now focused on Redwood Materials, a recycling startup, as CEO.
The world's youngest self-made billionaire is proving Elon Musk wrong by bringing lidar — and self-driving savvy — to the mass car market
Elon Musk thinks lidars are too expensive for consumer cars, but Luminar has convinced Volvo that it's cracked the code to slashing lidar prices.
The world will need multiple effective coronavirus vaccines to combat this pandemic. Here's the latest news on the frontrunners.
Running brand Hoka One One sales exploded 58% to $352 million in 2020. Its president shares her playbook for maintaining that velocity in 2021.
Hoka One One saw explosive growth last year despite footwear industry sales declining overall. This is how the running brand will keep momentum going.
Disney is adopting Hulu's technology as part of its ambitions to make TV advertising more automated.
BridgeBio ran out of money 3 times on its way to getting its first drug approved. Now, the $11 billion biotech is facing its biggest test yet.
BridgeBio just received FDA approval for its first drug for an ultra-rare disease. It's the first proof-point for a company that drew skepticism.
An inside look at career opportunities and pay at In-N-Out, one of America's best places to work, according to employees
In-N-Out Burger has placed in the top 15 of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work list eight times and is among tech giants and professional services.
Entrepreneurship is the key to building Black wealth in America. 4 cities are leading the way in supporting business owners.
If the US is committed to building Black wealth, entrepreneurship is a powerful tool.
The $334 billion in pre-pandemic business travel spending accounted for up to 60% of major hotel chains revenue — but even hotel CEOs can't agree whether those travelers will return
Business travelers are a key customer segment for hotels like Marriott and Hilton, offering reliable occupancy year-round and during the workweek.
If you have 20 or fewer employees, apply for PPP funds now through March 10.
Democrats think they have a chance of passing gun-safety legislation for the first time in decades, but it won't be easy.
Lissy Hu's 8-year-old company CarePort Health has been acquired twice — by Allscripts in 2016 and WellSky in December 2020, for $1.35B.
We measure the pros and cons of buying, how to choose a location, how to fund it, and what this investment will mean for your business long term.
A master craftsman shares 6 steps novices can take to turn their woodworking skills 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.
Cathie Wood breaks down why she was 'very comfortable' as the stock market got rocked by last week's bond sell-off — and shares her outlook for what happens after the tech rout
After a tumultuous last week of February, Cathie Wood said she was unfazed by the worries over crypto, rising interest rates, and ETF liquidity.
Top private-equity recruiters share tips on how to craft a perfect resume and the best way to prep for interviews
Private-equity associate recruiting was pushed to 2021 this year. Here's how to land a job at firms like Carlyle, Bain Capital, and Apollo.
Google has signed a number of little-known revenue share agreements with ad companies — but some smaller firms describe them as unfair 'sweetheart deals'
Marin Software discloses it receives an annual sum from Google. Rival Kenshoo also has a similar deal in place, a source with direct knowledge said.
A college YouTuber breaks down how much money she earns with 6,800 subscribers and her filming strategy
Meghan Pruitt spoke with Insider about her YouTube business and how much she earns as a part-time nano influencer.
An investment strategist shares the stock sector and 4 specific picks that offer the best chance to beat the market following the Treasury yield-driven sell-off in tech
With mega-cap tech names and some recovery-driven stocks sitting at high valuations, Luke Lloyd shares 4 names he thinks will beat the market in 2021.
How Attabotics' CEO raised $82.7 million in VC funding for a robotic fulfillment system inspired by ant colonies that helps retailers like Nordstrom compete with Amazon
Attabotics is helping retailers like Nordstrom improve their order fulfillment.
Big retailers like Walmart and CVS are trying to cash in on the soaring e-commerce ad business, but many advertisers aren't sold
Advertisers say that they want ways to buy ads across multiple retailers and more data about what people buy.
Tesla's stock price just took a huge hit, but that has nothing to do with a $1.5-billion bitcoin stake
The controversial decision to buy crypto has been blamed for the stock slide — but that's wrong. Investors are entitled to take profits.
PayPal and Amex just backed a startup streamlining how small businesses connect with banking and accounting tools like Quickbooks and Zettle
Codat serves as the data pipes connecting small businesses to business management software and apps, as well as banks.
Marcus is in the midst of a massive leadership shakeup. Meet the 15 execs guiding Goldman Sachs' consumer banking upstart.
Meet executives leading Marcus strategy and products at Goldman Sachs' retail bank after the exit of digital finance chief Omer Ismail to Walmart.
A hedge fund chief and crypto bull shares a SPAC investing strategy set to benefit in the inevitable bear market — and breaks down why digital assets will be the next big beneficiary of the SPAC boom
Mark Yusko, founder of Morgan Creek Capital breaks down his ETF SPAC investing strategy, 4 sectors he's watching and his bullish outlook on bitcoin
Ohio-based dental insurance startup Beam has raised a major Series E round.
Biden has said he "beat" the NRA twice as a senator. Now he's pushing again for expanded background-check legislation, which failed after Sandy Hook.