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How to build a diverse board

A recent study showed that the boards of 60 percent of the most heavily funded venture-backed startups don’t include a single woman.
Chicago police chief Eddie Johnson fired just weeks before retirement

Chicago police chief Eddie Johnson fired just weeks before retirement

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has been fired "for cause" by Mayor Lori Lightfoot, after an ongoing investigation reportedly found the chief lied several times about the details
Inspired Capital, founded by Alexa von Tobel and Penny Pritzker, just closed its debut fund with $200 million

Inspired Capital, founded by Alexa von Tobel and Penny Pritzker, just closed its debut fund with $200 million

Exactly 10 years ago, on stage at a TechCrunch event, Alexa von Tobel launched her startup, LearnVest, an online financial planning company that aimed to give people access to more affordable
'Resign — go to confession': Scaramucci urges Mick Mulvaney to step down and lawyer up

'Resign — go to confession': Scaramucci urges Mick Mulvaney to step down and lawyer up

Anthony Scaramucci — best known for his famously short-lived stint as White House press secretary — has offered some unsolicited advice to White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney: "Resign — go to

Known for its electric scooters, Gogoro moves toward its future as a mobility platform

Since the launch of its first electric scooter in 2015, Gogoro co-founder and CEO Horace Luke has frequently been asked when the startup is going to expand beyond Taiwan. In its home country, Gogoro’s
Customs and Border Protection chief resigns in midst of controversy over detention facilities

Customs and Border Protection chief resigns in midst of controversy over detention facilities

The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection has submitted his resignation to acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, as controversy swirls over conditions for
A 200-year-old British consumer goods giant is banking on an Indian for growth

A 200-year-old British consumer goods giant is banking on an Indian for growth

The FMCG industry is going through tumultuous times.
NIH chief announces he will no longer participate in all-male speaking panels

NIH chief announces he will no longer participate in all-male speaking panels

The Director of the National Institutes of Health says he is tired of serving on panels entirely comprised of men, declaring this week that he will no longer accept invitations to speak unless it is

SEC expands its war on cryptocurrency companies with a lawsuit against Kik

The Securities and Exchange Commission has sued Kik Interactive for the $100 million token sale the company announced two years ago. It’s an expansion of legal actions that began last year as the SEC

‘Anyone relying on lidar is doomed,’ Elon Musk says

Today at Tesla’s first Autonomy Day event, Elon Musk took questions from the press but didn’t have time for questions about lidar. Historically, he’s been vocal about the technology, and this time he
Campus police chief put on leave for 'liking' pro-Trump tweets

Campus police chief put on leave for 'liking' pro-Trump tweets

The campus police chief for Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges was placed on administrative leave last week after school administrators caved to students protesting his recent appointment because he

Grab moves to offer digital insurance services in Southeast Asia

Grab is Southeast Asia’s top ride-hailing firm, thanks in no small part to its acquisition of Uber’s local business last year, but the company also houses an ambitious fintech arm, too. That just

President Bolsonaro should boost Brazil’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Romero Rodrigues Contributor Romero Rodrigues is a managing partner at Redpoint eVentures, the Brazilian-focused arm of the Silicon Valley venture firm Redpoint. More posts by this contributor
NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M

NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M

Venture capitalists remain bullish on Bitcoin and its underlying technology despite sinking crypto prices.

SEC slaps startups Wealthfront and Hedgeable with fines for making false disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission appears to be keeping a close eye on financial services startups, with today’s news that the agency has settled cases with two robo-advisory companies over

China admits detaining missing Interpol chief, accuses him of bribery

After days of silence, the Chinese government acknowledged Sunday that it had detained missing Interpol President Meng Hongwei over accusations of bribery and other crimes.…

Chief of Interpol goes missing in China

The head of international policing agency Interpol went missing during a trip to his native China last week. France has launched an investigation into Interpol…

Uber’s Indian rival Ola is aiming for an IPO in 3-4 years

Ola, Uber’s chief rival in India, is planning to go public potentially as soon as in three years time, according to its CEO. Co-founder and chief executive officer Bhavish Aggarwal told the audience
Former VA chief Shulkin: I was basically fired via tweet

Former VA chief Shulkin: I was basically fired via tweet

Blindsided. The post Former VA chief Shulkin: I was basically fired via tweet appeared first on Hot Air.
The U.S. secretary of state was fired. On Twitter.

The U.S. secretary of state was fired. On Twitter.

President Donald Trump just fired his embattled secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, via Twitter this morning, replacing him with former Tea Party Congressman and current Central Intelligence Agency