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Why insurance-tech companies are piling into Austin, raising millions of dollars

These insurance-tech companies don't actually underwrite any policies. But they enable people and companies to buy health insurance, and often save a lot of money while doing so. Find out why they're so hot on Austin......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 11th, 2019

From Snapchat to Uber, these are the tech companies worth billions despite never turning a profit

Johannes Eisele/Contributor/Getty Many of the world's most valuable tech startups have never been profitable, raising billions of dollars from investors while still losing money every year. Tech startups typically focus on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 27th, 2019

Were Hedge Funds Right About Piling Into Carlisle Companies, Inc. (CSL)?

Billionaire hedge fund managers such as David Abrams, Steve Cohen and Stan Druckenmiller can generate millions or even billions of dollars eve.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyOct 23rd, 2019

Would you like fries with that? McDonald"s knows the answer

McDonald’s has a new plan to sell more Big Macs: act like Big Tech. Over the last seven months, McDonald’s has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to acquire technology companies that specialize .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 22nd, 2019

Would you like fries with that? McDonald"s already knows the answer

McDonald’s has a new plan to sell more Big Macs: act like Big Tech. Over the last seven months, McDonald’s has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to acquire technology companies that specialize .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 22nd, 2019

Startups that lost millions of investors" money

Stacker looks at 30 startups that cost investors millions of dollars. From tech startups to hotel alternatives, the failed companies lost billions altogether, according to CB Insights......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 3rd, 2019

30 startups that lost millions of investors" money

Stacker looks at 30 startups that cost investors millions of dollars. From tech startups to hotel alternatives, the failed companies lost billions altogether, according to CB Insights......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 31st, 2019

Good ol' boys network, meet black girl magic: Black women are changing Silicon Valley

For years, black women have been overlooked in tech. Now their companies are raising millions and forcing .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 24th, 2019

Goldman, UBS join celebrities in Australia wildfire relief

Some of the world’s biggest investment banks are deploying their financial muscle to help Australia cope with deadly wildfires, joining a growing list of companies and celebrities who have donated tens of millions of dollars to disaster relief......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2020

Reporter"s picks: Austin"s biggest real estate stories of 2019

1. No slowdown in big tech's appetite for Austin. Major technology companies doubled down on Austin in 2019, leasing hundreds of thousands of square feet across downtown, East Austin and North Austin. Google Inc. leased a whopping 873,000 square fee.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2019

From Amazon to GM, here are all the major tech and transportation companies who paid $0 in federal income taxes last year

Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters These massive companies made millions — in some cases, billions — in profits in 2018, but didn't pay a dime in federal income taxes. Tax cuts passed by the Trump administration in 2017 have m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 24th, 2019

Apple, Facebook, Google and Amazon are putting billions of dollars toward affordable housing — but that money may be too little, too late

Housing prices have skyrocketed in cities like San Francisco and Seattle, and tech companies are scrambling to ensure there’s an affordable place to live for their workforces......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2019

AstraZeneca Named The Most Innovative Global Pharma Company

Biopharmaceutical companies invest millions of dollars in their clinical pipeline, chasing that one elusive cure that can fetch them manifold returns when the program comes to fruition. 0 read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 6th, 2019

Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Michaels Companies Inc (MIK)

Billionaire hedge fund managers such as David Abrams, Steve Cohen and Stan Druckenmiller can generate millions or even billions of dollars eve.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyOct 28th, 2019

As Big Tech doubles down on Austin, startups are moving to its cooler neighbor. Take a look at how one startup is bringing Silicon Valley style to East Austin.

The Zebra The Zebra, an insurance startup backed by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Accel, moved to trendy East Austin in October wh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2019

Why Austin investors are pouring millions of dollars into a Houston brain-health startup

A Houston-based health technology firm using artificial intelligence to monitor brain health and to screen for dementia raised new growth funding. BrainCheck Inc. raised an $8 million series A funding round, according to an Oct. 9 announcement. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2019

From Iqvia to Cree: Execs with ties to Triangle companies inked millions in Q3 stock sales

Once again, top executives with ties to Triangle companies are walking away with millions of dollars in insider stock sales......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 7th, 2019

M&A wrap: OJO Labs buys, Hangar sells & HID opens its wallet again

Months after raising $45 million, a hot real estate-tech startup has bought another Austin company. Meanwhile, a global security giant based in the Texas capital has done its second deal in less than a month......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2019

Cars That Have Been Completely Redesigned for 2020

In the fiercely competitive, high-stakes automotive industry, companies often invest hundreds of millions of dollars into the development of an all-new car or truck model before the first vehicle........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 27th, 2019

Capitol Report: Trump campaign capitalizes on impeachment threat, raising millions from supporters this week

The Trump 2020 campaign has been working this week to capitalize on the impeachment inquiry launched by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, asking donors to contribute to an “Impeachment Defense Task Force” and attracting millions of dollars in donations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2019

Secretive FBI demands for information go far beyond tech companies, new documents reveal

The FBI has sent secretive written demands for information to more than 120 companies in recent years, according to documents released Friday, raising new questions about the government’s ability to quietly gather data on people......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 20th, 2019