Tag archive for ‘Business Insider’
Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Software Giant Salesforce Had Humble Beginnings in Neighborhood Office

Salesforce is the largest tech employer in San Francisco, with more than 1, 100 employees hired last year alone. It has nine offices in the city, including the Salesforce Tower which is scheduled to open More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Bill Ackman Gets Behind Someone Else’s Hedge

Bill Ackman is doing something new and is getting behind another hedge besides his own, but it is still a hedge fund that is pretty close to home. Ackman, whose hedge fund was among the best-performing of 2014, More...

Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Facebook Is Huge, But Zuckerberg Not in It for the Money

Facebook dramatically grew its sales and revenues, but growth comes at a price, as it also increased its research and development budget. Facebook’s fourth quarter sales were at $3.85 billion, exceeding More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Can Russia Corral Its Junk Assets into a Bad Bank?

Russia unveiled economic strategies to deal with the fallout from sanctions, the falling ruble and oil prices and Standard & Poors downgrading its debt. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed on the plan More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Bill Ackman Hauled in $11.6 Billion for Investors over Past 11 Years

Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, the CEO of Pershing Square Capital, has gained $11.6 billion for his investors since 2004, according to LCH Investments NV, Business Insider said. The 48-year-old activist investor More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Kim Jong Un Aside, Why Not Invest In Korea?

Well here’s the ultimate contrarian investing idea: invest in North Korea. Never mind that there is a tyrant Kim Jong Un who runs the country and is none too enamored of the West. North Korean hackers More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

What Lyve’s Tim Bucher Learned From Dell, Jobs and Gates

Tim Bucher has worked with the greats in the tech industry: Steve Jobs, Michael Dell and Bill Gates, and learned unique lessons from each. Bucher is CEO of a photo storage and sharing app called Lyve,  More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Real Estate Scion Ivanka Trump Relishes Life as 21st-Century Businesswoman

For Ivanka Trump, the 33-year-old daughter of  property mogul Donald Trump, work is certainly high on the list of priorities. Among other things, Trump is a businesswoman, author and lifestyle entrepreneur. She More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 26th, 2015

CEOs Safra Catz, Mark Hurd Peacefully Coexist at Oracle

Safra Catz and Mark Hurd are both chief executives for Oracle in a rare case of a shared CEO structure, Business Insider said. In September, Oracle’s founder Larry Ellison announced that he was stepping More...

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Vered Weiss On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Donald Trump Wants Chuck Todd Fired from ‘Meet the Press’

“You’re fired!” Two of Donald Trump’s favorite words on his hit show “The Apprentice.” However, he has to actually have Chuck Todd in his employ to fire him. That hasn’t More...

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