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Boom wants to build a supersonic jet for mainstream passengers; here’s its game plan

Boom wants to build a supersonic jet for mainstream passengers; here’s its game plan

While much of the world remains fixated on the competition to build autonomous cars, there’s another race that’s gaining momentum fast. It centers on supersonic jets that can fly faster than the speed
Unshackled Ventures has $20M to invest exclusively in immigrant founders

Unshackled Ventures has $20M to invest exclusively in immigrant founders

With a new $20M fund, the Unshackled team will invest in immigrants and help them secure visas.
Will Mitch Run?

Will Mitch Run?

Mitch Landrieu after receiving the 2018 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award at the Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston.
Hawaii’s Elemental Excelerator raises $30 million, expands its sustainable accelerator to California

Hawaii’s Elemental Excelerator raises $30 million, expands its sustainable accelerator to California

Hawaii-based Elemental Excelerator announced it has raised $30 million from the U.S. Navy and will expand its socially minded accelerator program to California. The nonprofit program finds and

Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform

Aclima, a San Francisco-based company which builds Internet-connected air quality sensors and runs a software platform to analyze the extracted intel, has closed a $24 million Series A to grow the

Laurene Powell Jobs Buys $16.5 Million San Francisco Mansion

It's just one of her many multimillion-dollar properties, including the home she shared with her late husband, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs
The Atlantic says it will hire up to 100 new staffers

The Atlantic says it will hire up to 100 new staffers

It’s a gloomy time in media, with frequent announcements of layoffs and shutdowns (it even happened today). That’s why it seems remarkable for an established publication to announce ambitious plans
Lauren Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective in Talks to Back BuzzFeed News

Lauren Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective in Talks to Back BuzzFeed News

Emerson Collective, the social impact enterprise founded by Lauren Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, is in talks to back BuzzFeed’s news division, Variety has been able to
Futures in Jeopardy, ‘Dreamers’ Get Backing of Big Names and Businesses

Futures in Jeopardy, ‘Dreamers’ Get Backing of Big Names and Businesses

Laurene Powell Jobs in September. Her organization, Emerson Collective, has financed a campaign for legislation benefiting young undocumented immigrants.
Futures in Jeopardy, ‘Dreamers’ Get Backing of Big Names and Businesses

Futures in Jeopardy, ‘Dreamers’ Get Backing of Big Names and Businesses

Laurene Powell Jobs in September. Her organization, Emerson Collective, has financed a campaign for legislation benefiting young undocumented immigrants.
Excerpts From the DealBook Conference

Excerpts From the DealBook Conference

Andrew Ross Sorkin speaking with Laurene Powell Jobs, founder and president of the Emerson Collective, at The New York Times DealBook Conference last week.
Alphabet and Goldman Sachs are suing adtech startup Outcome Health for alleged fraud

Alphabet and Goldman Sachs are suing adtech startup Outcome Health for alleged fraud

Investors are suing Outcome Health, a startup selling ad space on screens in doctors’ offices, for alleged fraud and breach of contract eight months after pouring $500 million into the company.
Giving Away Billions as Fast as They Can

Giving Away Billions as Fast as They Can

Clockwise from top left, George Soros, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie.
Laurene Powell Jobs Buys a Majority Stake in ‘The Atlantic’

Laurene Powell Jobs Buys a Majority Stake in ‘The Atlantic’

Steve Jobs' widow expands her media influence.