What It Takes to Build a Company That You Can Sell for $1 Billion, According to a Guy Who Just Did It

At the Inc. 5000 conference, Dollar Shave Club CEO explained his marketing philosophy and the strategy behind being acquired by Unilever......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 12th, 2017

The 32-year-old who sold his first company for $80 million and a second for $2 billion talks about writing to Richard Branson, how he"s a terrible employee, and why he never intends to build companies to sell them

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Nat Turner agreed to sell his company, Flatiron Health.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 12th, 2018

Mercedes Takes on Tesla With Plans to Build Electric SUVs in the U.S.

The automaker is investing $1 billion into its Alabama factory to make that happen. Daimler AG doesn’t just plan to sell electric vehicles to U.S. consumers, th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 21st, 2017

A biotech CEO who sold his last company for $14 billion explains what it takes to build a company

Courtesy AxovantDavid Hung knows a thing or two about building companies.  Now the CEO o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 2nd, 2017

Spotify"s CEO Daniel Ek can sell shares worth as much as $2 billion in the company"s IPO

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Spotify CEO Daniel Ek is eligible t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2018

Dalmia Cement takes inorganic path to growth; Binani acquisition is crucial

Company sees it as a better time to buy rather than build its own cement assets; Binani deal, in which UltraTech is a hurdle, will boost its capacity to 40 mn tonnes.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 20th, 2018

Steve Wynn May Sell His Stake in Wynn Resorts, Potentially Setting Off Scramble

Steve Wynn may seek to sell his shares in Wynn Resorts after he and his former wife scrapped an agreement that had prevented them from selling their combined 21% stake, potentially setting off a scramble to control the $19 billion casino company......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 15th, 2018

Meredith moves to sell Time, Fortune and SI: sources

U.S. media company Meredith Corp has hired advisers to explore a sale of its Time, Fortune, Money and Sports Illustrated magazines following its $1.84 billion acquisition of Time Inc in January, people familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 15th, 2018

Glencore"s Cobalt Sale Helps China"s Drive to Build Electric Vehicles

Glencore PLC has agreed to sell a large chunk of its cobalt production to a Chinese company, marking another victory for China in a race to lock up supplies of an important metal used in batteries for electric vehicles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 15th, 2018

Fitbit takes a second swing at smartwatches with the $199 Versa

Fitbit’s first “real” smartwatch, the Fitbit Ionic, didn’t sell as well as the company had hoped, but that isn’t stopping it from releasing yet another smartwatch. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 13th, 2018

Flatiron Health CEO explains how he negotiated a $2 billion deal during his child"s birth, and how a warehouse full of snakes made him an entrepreneur

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Nat Turner agreed to sell his company, Flatiron Health.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 9th, 2018

Las Vegas Sands to sell Pennsylvania casino for $1.3 billion

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is selling its Pennsylvania casino to an American Indian tribe from Alabama for $1.3 billion, the company announced Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 8th, 2018

Sinclair takes next steps to sell WGN-TV Chicago and WPIX-TV New York

Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. says it has agreed to sell TV stations, including WGN-TV Chicago and WPIX-TV New York, to comply with federal regulations so that it can acquire Tribune Media Co. in a proposed $3.9 billion deal. In revised filings po.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 7th, 2018

Weinstein Co. reaches deal to sell assets to former Obama administration official

Maria Contreras-Sweet said she plans to build a new company with a majority-female board of directors......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 2nd, 2018

Toyota Announces New Company Devoted to Self-Driving Cars

Toyota said it would spend nearly $3 billion to build software for autonomous cars, the latest sign that Japan’s biggest car maker is pushing to get the cars into the hands of consumers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 2nd, 2018

Atlanta Unicorns

What it takes to grow a billion-dollar company The 2018 Atlanta ACG Capital Connection featured a panel of three successful companies: FleetCor, a leading global provider of fleet cards and specialty payments to businesses; Kabbage, a technolog.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2018

Ackman ends public battle with Herbalife, takes stake in United Technologies

(Reuters) - Six years ago, billionaire investor William Ackman wagered $1 billion that Herbalife's stock price would tumble to zero after publicly calling the nutrition company a fraud in a three-hour presentation before investors, analysts and the media......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 1st, 2018

Germany could tighten rules after Geely takes Daimler stake

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will investigate whether to tighten rules governing when an investor needs to disclose a holding in a company after news that China's Geely purchased a $9 billion stake in Daimler surprised the market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 28th, 2018

Comcast takes on Rupert Murdoch with $31 billion bid for Sky

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said the company was "a better fit" for British broadcaster Sky than Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcFeb 27th, 2018

Sterlite Technologies surges 10% post Rs 35 billion advance purchase order

The stock surged 10% to Rs 379 on the BSE after the company said that it has been awarded an Rs 35 billion advance purchase order to design, build and manage the Indian Navy's communications network......»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 26th, 2018

Noble Energy, Israel"s Delek to Supply Gas to Egypt

Investors in Israel’s natural-gas fields agreed Monday to supply an Egyptian company with gas valued at $15 billion, a deal that will build on growing ties between once-hostile neighbors......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 19th, 2018