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Inside Cheddar, the millennial-news network trying to find its footing after a $200 million exit and big layoffs during the pandemic

Summary List Placement In April, Dexter Goei, the CEO of Altice USA, and Jon Steinberg, the founder of Cheddar, virtually addressed a crowd of curious and apprehensive Cheddar employees. This was a rare joint appearance by the millennial-news network's two leaders since Altice acquired Cheddar for $200 million in 2019. Altice... go to Article >

Meet 7 diversity leaders who are fighting for equity and inclusion in Big Law and the advice they have for firms

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementFor women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ community, the legal industry has historically been a tough place to succeed, with Big Law, the group of top law firms in the country, remaining a "boys' club" for... read more

The 12 hedge funds to watch in 2021: Big names, new launches, and under-the-radar managers

20 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementA year full of volatility and chaos ended up going pretty well for many hedge funds.  The average hedge fund has made more than 13% 2020's first 11 months, after a strong November, according to Preqin — besting the S&P... read more

Inside the rapid and mysterious rise of Parler, the 'free speech' Twitter alternative, which created a platform for conservatives by burning the...

13 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementIf you want to know how many people work at Parler, the social network dedicated to free speech that's currently enjoying a surge in popularity, don't ask the company's chief operating officer. Jeffrey Wernick, who is... read more

How Porch's CEO saved his company and made himself some $230 million richer by selling to a SPAC, his 2nd huge exit (PRCH)

25 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementIf ever there was a startup story that sounds like a Hollywood movie, including a happy Christmas ending, it is the saga of Porch Group, previously known as Porch.com. The yearslong tale involves a cofounder beating brain... read more

Here are the 26 hottest cannabis startups that are set to take off in 2021, according to top investors

10 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementIf 2020 was the year for cannabis startups to tighten their belts and focus on weathering the pandemic, then 2021 is set to be a boon for companies that have emerged mostly unscathed, investors told Business Insider. We... read more

We Couldn't Afford To Have Another Baby. Here's Why We Did It Anyway

81 Days ago Entertainment Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

The morning I walked into my obstetrician’s office to confirm my pregnancy, my bank account was overdrawn by more than $900. Anxiety coursed through my body as I sat in the waiting room listening for my name. Would I owe a copay? If so, would... read more

INTERVIEW: Zoom CEO Eric Yuan dishes on the difficulty of scaling the company through the pandemic and why he thinks most business travel is dead

52 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementVideo conference company Zoom has had an incredible year as the coronavirus crisis has turned it into a household name. As the pandemic raged through the world, shuttering offices and forcing people to stay home, Zoom... read more

6 bootcamps that cost little to nothing upfront, teach students crucial tech skills, and help them land roles at Google and Spotify

54 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementSoftware developers typically bring in a solid six figures, with the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BOL) reporting that their median annual income in 2019 was nearly $108,000. Similar earning potential exists for roles in... read more

The future of millennial-news network Cheddar post-Altice acquisition and layoffs

100 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementHi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for October 16. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips... read more

SoftBank-backed companies laid off more than 16,800 people in 2020 as the pandemic ravages startups

101 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement SoftBank-backed companies are laying off thousands of employees globally as they struggle to find paths to profitability. In the first full week of 2020, four companies – Oyo, Rappi, Getaround, and Zume – laid off a... read more