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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

Altria to buy $12.8 billion minority stake in e-cigarette company Juul

Marlboro cigarette maker Altria Group Inc will buy a 35 percent stake in Juul Labs Inc for $12.8 billion, a marriage between an old-line tobacco giant and a fast-growing electronic-cigarette rival looking to make inroads among smokers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 20th, 2018

Meet America"s richest self-made woman

From growing up on a dairy farm to chairing a billion-dollar company......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 8th, 2018

Meet America"s richest self-made woman, a 71-year-old roofing titan worth over $6B

From growing up on a dairy farm to chairing a billion-dollar company......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 7th, 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

GlobalWafers posts over 10% revenue growth in 1Q19

Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has reported consolidated revenues increased 12.1% from a year earlier to NT$15.59 billion (US$505.6 million) in the first quarter of 2019......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesApr 11th, 2019

Exclusive: ASML signs big North San Jose lease, prepares for company growth

The Netherlands-based company is growing its Silicon Valley footprint, focusing on research and development and combining its teams from recent acquisitions......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2019

Billion Dollar Cannabis Acquisition: Cresco Labs Buys Origin House

Billion Dollar Cannabis Acquisition: Cresco Labs Buys Origin House.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaApr 3rd, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Biggest-ever U.S. cannabis acquisition deal helps boost buying in marijuana sector

Shares of Origin House fall Monday, although Chicago-based Cresco Labs Inc. said it was buying the Canada-based cannabis company in a stock deal valued at C$1.1 billion, but the deal did help inspire buying interest in the broader marijuana sector......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 1st, 2019

Factbox: Venture backers reap multibillion-dollar payday in Lyft IPO

Lyft Inc's initial public offering on Thursday marked the latest chapter in the seven-year journey of the U.S. ride-hailing app, from a startup backed by seed funding to a publicly traded company worth more than $27 billion......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 29th, 2019

Chinese company in Tesla"s crosshairs has emulated its U.S. rival

XPeng was likely little known to most people in Silicon Valley before a trade theft lawsuit by Tesla this week. But it has partnered with Nvidia and is one of a growing number of Chinese auto tech startups in Silicon Valley......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2019

Billion-dollar acquisition of Houston-based energy co. called off

Houston-based Penn Virginia Corp. (Nasdaq: PVAC) and Plano, Texas-based Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE: DNR) have mutually agreed to terminate an acquisition announced in late October. Neither company will have to pay a breakup fee, according to press.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2019

CEO Tells Cramer Family Dollar Brand Is Getting A "Wow" Factor

Dollar store chain Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) has spent $1 billion to improve its Family Dollar brand and the company now has a game plan to generate sustainable growth, CEO Gary Philbin read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 10th, 2019

The good and bad of Stanford"s massively successful startup scene

The chances that your startup will become a billion-dollar company are almost zero. But if you do somehow manage to create a unicorn, the odds are better than 1-in-10 that you or your co-founder attended one school: Stanford......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 10th, 2019

British Airways makes big order for Boeing jets

The parent company of British Airways is buying up to 42 Boeing 777 long-haul passenger jets in a multi-billion dollar deal......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 28th, 2019

Liberty Global to Sell Swiss Operation

John Malone’s Liberty Global, a holding company for European cable assets, will sell its Swiss unit, UPC Switzerland, to Sunrise Communications Group in a deal with an enterprise value of about $6.3 billion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 28th, 2019

Roku Expects to Be a Billion-Dollar Company This Year

And it keeps investing all of the potential profits back into the business......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 26th, 2019

US, Facebook negotiating multi-billion dollar fine for company’s privacy lapses

The fine would be the largest the agency has ever imposed on a technology company.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2019