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Best CFOs: Silicon Labs" John Hollister on his way to growing a billion-dollar company

Editor's note: This is one of several articles about the Best CFOs of 2018. See the others here. John Hollister has helped steer Silicon Laboratories Inc. as CFO since 2012, and has proven to be adept at running a global, publicly traded innovator on t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

A $15 billion e-cig startup that’s taking over the US is moving into London

Pax Labs Silicon Valley e-cig startup Juul Labs is bursting at the seams. On the heels of a $15 billion valuation, the company is rapidly expanding in the US and opening the doors to it.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 16th, 2018

Why Whole Foods" CEO is not afraid of Amazon

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey said Tuesday that the company's same-store sales are growing again under Amazon, which purchased the grocery chain 10 months ago in a $13.7 billion deal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Milwaukee unit pushes tech company into ranks of fastest growing in U.S.

Some of the billion-dollar company's using MacGregor Partners' technology include Advance Auto Parts, DHL, Hershey’s, Kellogg’s, Wisconsin's Kohler Co. and Schneider Logistics......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2018

How a $9 billion startup deceived Silicon Valley

John Carreyrou of The Wall Street Journal broke the original story about how Theranos, a company that pitched a revolutionary blood-testing system, was misleading investors, patients, and busin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2018

This exec runs her billion dollar brand like a start-up founder

Since beauty company Coty bought Procter & Gamble’s beauty brands for $12.5 billion in October 2016, it has been working on “fixing and improving” them, according to chief executive Camillo Pane. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 19th, 2018

Amazon hits $900 bln valuation, rivals Apple

In the race to a trillion dollar valuation, Apple is getting some real competition. On Wednesday, Amazon for the first time hitting the $900 billion mark, narrowing its valuation gap with Apple - the world's most valuable publicly traded company......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 18th, 2018

Miromatrix lands $15.7M for organ-growing tech

Miromatrix Medical Inc., a biotech company whose long-term goal is to grow human organs using a patient’s own cells, has closed on a $15.7 million round of funding. Participating investors include a multibillion-dollar health care company that Miroma.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018

Tab Williams: Value Investing Webinar – Columbia University

Tab Williams, a research analyst at a multi-billion dollar value-oriented asset management company, conducted an insightful webinar yesterday about value inve.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 17th, 2018

Fast-growing e-cigarette maker Juul to launch in UK

Silicon Valley e-cigarette start-up Juul Labs is bringing its small flash drive-sized vaping device to the United Kingdom this week, aiming to reproduce its break-neck U.S. growth overseas......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2018

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Tiger Global, Elliott Management, Macquarie Infrastructure Corp (MIC), Know Labs Inc (KNWN), Marijuana Company Of America Inc (MCOA), and More

Tiger Global Buys Over $1 Billion Stake in Japan’s SoftBank: FT (Reuters) (Reuters) – U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global has acquired a stake o.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyJul 12th, 2018

Meet Juul, the $15 Billion E-Cig Startup with an Identity Crisis

In a recent fundraising round, e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. raised $650 million, which values the rapidly-growing, yet still-controver.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJul 11th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: E-cigarette startup Juul raises $650 million in funding, at $15 billion valuation

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. has raised $650 million as part of a fundraising round that values the fast-growing but controversial startup at about $15 billion, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 10th, 2018

A vape pen startup that’s taking over America is speeding toward its goal of raising $1.2 billion, despite safety concerns

Pax Labs A vape pen startup that's been taking over America made a splash last week with news that it was raising $1.2 billion for an overseas expansion. The company, Juul Labs, is moving quickly toward that goal, having closed on $650 million.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 10th, 2018

Why investors are betting on Bird

Last week, just nine months after its launch, electric scooter company Bird closed a $300 million Series C that rocketed the Silicon Beach scooter startup’s valuation to $2 billion. The company has raised more than $415 million in its short, tu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2018

MoviePass Parent to Raise $1.2 Billion in Bid to Keep Company Growing - Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterMoviePass Parent to Raise $1.2 Billion in Bid to Keep Company GrowingHollywood ReporterThe controversial movie subscription service filed a shelf reg.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 2nd, 2018

E-Cigarette Maker Juul Is Said to Seek $1.2 Billion in Funding

Juul plans to use the influx of cash to expand internationally. Juul Labs Inc., a startup that makes electronic cigarettes, is raising $1.2 billion in a financing round that would value the company at $.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 30th, 2018

Australia awards UK"s BAE $26 billion navy frigate contract

The Australian government says British defense company BAE Systems has won a 35 billion Australian dollar ($26 billion) contract to build Australia's fleet of new navy frigates......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 28th, 2018

Software startup with Miami presence clinches $50M in venture capital

A software company with offices in Miami is now a unicorn. Celonis announced Tuesday the closing of a $50 million series B funding round, propelling the startup to a billion-dollar valuation. Existing investors, including Accel and 83North, led th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

The largest VC fund in Silicon Valley"s history has raised a whopping $6 billion to take on global competitors

John Phillips/Getty Sequoia Capital has raised $6 bill.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2018

Facebook COO Sandberg talks "connections" and skills training with U.S. mayors

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg both said during a speaking event on June 8 that the Silicon Valley giant is great for cities, crediting the $555 billion company with everything from unleashing the entrepreneurial spirit of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2018