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Viewpoint: Boston companies can partner with public universities to create fintech skills pipeline

Financial technology, or fintech, encompasses a variety of new technologies, including algorithmic asset management, thematic investing, and cryptocurrency, which are set to have a significant impact on the 200,000 workers in the Massachusetts finan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Viewpoint: In 2019, resolve to have more women on public boards

The Boston Club’s 2018 Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers of Massachusetts Public Companies contains some positive findings. As of June 30, women held 21 percent of the seats on the boards of the 100 largest public companies in Massa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2019

Student tracking, secret scores: How college admissions offices rank prospects before they apply

Records reviewed by The Washington Post show that at least 44 public and private universities in the United States work with outside consulting companies to collect and analyze data on prospective.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 14th, 2019

Delta, Georgia Tech, Curiosity Lab partner to research driverless cars

The race to create driverless cars progresses at a frenetic pace as major companies continue to pour money into research, including Atlanta's largest airline. It might seem counterintuitive for an airline to be interested in cars, but Delta Air Lin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2019

Two top TSYS execs to leave following Global Payments merger

Atlanta-based Global Payments and Columbus, Ga.-based TSYS on May 28 announced a "merger of equals" to create one of the country's largest fintech companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2019

Here"s how Arizona universities stack up for best value

Arizona's three public universities are among the country's best colleges for affordability and quality of education, according to the sixth annual rankings from Money magazine. To create the 2019 Best Colleges For Your Money list, Money applied a s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2019

Instagram "Trusted Partner" Caught Harvesting Vast Personal Data To Create Detailed Dossiers

Thanks to lax oversight and technical loopholes, Instagram allowed one of its vetted advertising partners harvest vast amounts of public user data to create detailed records of users' physical locations, b.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 8th, 2019

Raytheon to merge with United Tech, becoming among the largest firms in Mass.

Raytheon Co., the 98-year-old defense contractor headquartered in Waltham, will merge with Connecticut-based United Technologies in an all-stock deal that will create one of the largest public companies in the state by headcount, revenue and marke.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 9th, 2019

Global Payments and TSYS to combine in "merger of equals"

Global Payments (NYSE: GPN) and Total System Services Inc. (NYSE: TSS) today announced a "merger of equals" to create one of the country's largest fintech companies. The deal represents an equity value for TSYS of approximately $21.5 billion. The.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2019

Baker challenger Jay Gonzalez lands at Boston law firm

Jay Gonzalez, the Democrat who unsuccessfully challenged Republican Gov. Charlie Baker in 2018, has joined the law firm Hinckley Allen as a partner in its public finance and health care practices. Gonzalez is re-entering the legal industry after a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2019

IPO Report: IPO market comes back with a bang as Pinterest launches at a discount

The U.S. initial public offering pipeline came back to life with a bang on Monday, as five companies set terms for their planned deals, including online scrapbooking site Pinterest......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 8th, 2019

Viewpoint: Boston must divest from prisons, reinvest in its values

Despite struggling with deep-seated racial tensions locally, in 1984 Boston passed legislation prohibiting the city’s investment in companies doing business with South Africa’s apartheid state. More than three decades later, social-justice ad.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 7th, 2019

See where San Francisco’s highest-paid CEOs went to college

While colleges and universities may tout there business bona fides, where's the best place to go if you want to end up helming a company some day? Looking at the education and degrees of the highest-paid CEOs of public companies in San Francisco, it seem.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2019

Pinterest Is Rare ‘Unicorn’ Preparing an I.P.O. Without Hemorrhaging Cash

The start-up, which lets people create virtual “pin boards,” officially joined the herd of tech companies stampeding to the public markets this year by unveiling its offering prospectus......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 22nd, 2019

Pinterest, Ahead of I.P.O., Reveals Fast Growth and Losses

The start-up, which lets people create virtual “pin boards,” officially joined the herd of tech companies stampeding to the public markets this year by unveiling its offering prospectus......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMar 22nd, 2019

Why Big Data Could Create Big Problems in the Stock Market

A new book explains how data analytics could slash the profits and market share of big public companies. In 2013's Big Data, Viktor Mayer-Sch?nberger, pr.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 16th, 2018

Icahn Sells Federal-Mogul; Tenneco To Create Two Public Companies

Activist investor Carl Icahn's name is front and center in a $5.4-billion merger between two automotive component companies. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 10th, 2018

Tenneco to create 2 public companies with acquistion of Federal Mogul for $5.4B

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 10th, 2018

Why PayPal’s iZettle purchase is likely to be followed by a lot more fintech M&A

Despite high valuations for both private and public financial-technology companies, expect to see more deal activity in the payments sector......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2018

PayPal’s iZettle purchase is likely to be followed by a lot more fintech M&A

Despite high valuations for both private and public financial-technology companies, expect to see more deal activity in the payments sector......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

Here are the Bay Area IPOs in the pipeline for the second half of 2018

These Bay Area companies are expected to go public in the second half of what has been the busiest IPO year since 2014......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 2018