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Away Just Became a Unicorn. Its Leaders are Finally Ready to Embrace Being ‘Female Founders'

5 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Away, the trendy luggage and travel brand, became a unicorn-a startup valued at more than $1 billion-last week when a $100 million investment took its valuation from an...
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Term Sheet - Wednesday, May 22

5 hours ago   |   Fortune

STAYING PRIVATE "Why would we go public?" That's what TransferWise co-founder and chairman Taavet Hinrikus said in an interview after being asked about his IPO plans. It's a...
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Instawork raises $18 million to match hospitality workers with employers

Instawork raises $18 million to match hospitality workers with employers

5 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Instawork, a startup that connects gig economy workers with jobs in select markets, has raised $18 million in venture capital.
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Alexis Ohanian said he's joining 'natural hair' Facebook groups to figure out how to do his daughter's hair

Alexis Ohanian said he's joining 'natural hair' Facebook groups to figure out how to do his daughter's hair

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Serena Williams' husband Alexis Ohanian said he's joining "natural hair" Facebook groups. He joked that he hopes they "don't auto-reject" him when they see his profile photo...
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Away Just Became a Unicorn. Its Leaders are Finally Ready to Embrace Being ‘Female Founders'

7 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Away, the trendy luggage and travel brand, became a unicorn-a startup valued at more than $1 billion-last week when a $100 million investment took its valuation from an...
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Comcast Ventures is training startups like Away and Hippo to become TV advertisers and says it could be a competitive advantage in a world awash with VC cash

Comcast Ventures is training startups like Away and Hippo to become TV advertisers and says it could be a competitive advantage in a world awash with VC cash

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Direct-to-consumer companies that grew up online are ramping up spending on TV. But TV is still too pricey and lacking in performance metrics for many of them. Comcast...
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MORGAN STANLEY: These 15 large companies are most likely to get acquired within the next 12 months

MORGAN STANLEY: These 15 large companies are most likely to get acquired within the next 12 months

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Morgan Stanley has updated its screen of large companies that are most likely to be acquired within the next 12 months. The firm finds that companies in the healthcare sector...
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This Silicon Valley founder is an expert in designing presentations. Here's what he thinks your startup needs to include in a pitch deck - and what you should leave out

This Silicon Valley founder is an expert in designing presentations. Here's what he thinks your startup needs to include in a pitch deck - and what you should leave out

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Mitch Grasso has some advice for founders on how to design their pitch decks and what their presentations should include. Grasso is a former software designer and a serial...
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These credit cards cover the TSA PreCheck and Global Entry application fee

These credit cards cover the TSA PreCheck and Global Entry application fee

21 hours ago   |   iMore

Heads up! We share savvy shopping and personal finance tips to put extra cash in your wallet. iMore may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. Getting...
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NYPA approves $28M for key transmission project

22 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - The New York Power Authority on Tuesday approved $28 million to begin work on upgrades to a key high-voltage transmission line between the town of Marcy in Oneida...
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Texas House passes 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill critics say will discriminate...

Texas House passes 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill critics say will discriminate against LGBTQ community

The measure prohibits the government from taking "adverse action" against any individuals or businesses based on membership, support or donations to religious groups. Read more ...

Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Dept., House panel strike...

Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Dept., House panel strike deal for Mueller documents

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Mnuchin Says He Has 'Not Yet' Reviewed Memo Mandating IRS Turn Over Trump...

Mnuchin Says He Has 'Not Yet' Reviewed Memo Mandating IRS Turn Over Trump Tax Returns

The Treasury secretary has refused to comply with a House subpoena from a committee chairman requesting the agency turn over Trump's tax returns. Read more ...

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump's taxes

State Legislature poised to pass measure giving Congress access to Trump's taxes

ALBANY - The Democratic-controlled New York Legislature is poised to give final passage Wednesday to a bill that would give Congress access to President Trump's tax filings... Read more ...

Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don't do cover-ups'

Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don't do cover-ups'

​President​ Trump on Wednesday ripped House Democrats for continuing investigations into his administration and ​shot back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who claimed that he is... Read more ...

Pelosi, Schumer slam Trump for abandoning infrastructure talks

Pelosi, Schumer slam Trump for abandoning infrastructure talks

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speaker accused him of a... Read more ...

VIDEO: Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

VIDEO: Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

The RV crashed into several cars and a palm tree. Read more ...

The Probe Into Northam's Yearbook Photo Is Complete

The Probe Into Northam's Yearbook Photo Is Complete

An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a... Read more ...

Bruins vs. Blues series TV schedule, results, scores from 2019 Stanley Cup Final

Bruins vs. Blues series TV schedule, results, scores from 2019 Stanley Cup Final

The Bruins and Blues are the last teams standing in the NHL's wild and wacky 2018-19 season. Keep tabs on this year's 2019 Stanley Cup Final with a full TV schedule along with... Read more ...

Probe inconclusive on Va. governor's racist yearbook pic

Probe inconclusive on Va. governor's racist yearbook pic

A law firm investigating a racist picture of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan clothing on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page... Read more ...