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How much Apple, Tesla, Amazon, and 10 other tech giants pay their workers, from engineers to salespeople

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Business Insider stories from executive editor Matt Turner. Please subscribe to Business Insider here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday. Hello! Tech companies splash out huge sums of cash to attract top talent, as Rob Price reported this week. How much exactly? From his story: Compensation overall remains a closely guarded secret, with firms refusing to disclose their rates as employees take to forums and anonymous social network...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, US, Trends, Netflix, Gop, Holland, Fidelity, Rob, Goldman Sachs, Crossfit, Index Ventures, Business Insider, American Airlines, Lizzo, Omnicom


Wall Street Insider: The Mooch's leaked memo to Merrill — Boutique bank exits — Hackers target PE

  Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past week.  If you aren't yet a subscriber to Wall Street Insider, you can sign up here. Dealmaking activity has fallen off a cliff this year, as executives focus on steering their existing businesses through the havoc caused by the coronavirus crisis instead of seeking out new deals. Data from Refinitiv released this week showed that the drop in activity was more pr...
Tags: Apple, Time Warner, San Francisco, Trends, Bank Of America, Washington Dc, Nba, Merrill Lynch, Holland, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, Las Vegas, Morgan Stanley, Goldman, ESG, Alex


Apple launches an online portal for Apple Card account holders

Apple today has launched an online portal for its Apple Card credit card, allowing account holders to manage their balance, view statements, schedule payments and more. The portal, card.apple.com, will be particularly useful in the case that you lose or misplace your iPhone and need to manage your card or pay your bill. In the past, you would have had to contact Goldman Sachs directly to do so. The new site also offers an easy way to pay your balance when you’re at your desktop or laptop working...
Tags: Apple, TC, Wallet, Tech, Goldman Sachs, Apple Card


Hong Kong is gone. It's over.

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. QUOTE OF THE DAY "We are living in an Idiocracy." — Washington Post conservative columnist Max Boot bemoaning the stupidity of the Federal government's refusal to advocate ubiquitous mask wearing and thereby save 5% of GDP. WHAT'S HAPPENING Hong Kong police arrested more than 300 people protesting a new security law imposed by China. Police say nine arrests were under the new law, which criminalizes any spe...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, Florida, London, Obama, Congress, Colorado, Washington, Senate, White House, China, US, Trends, Georgia, Fbi, Harvard


National Mask Mandate Could Save 5 Percent of GDP, Economists Say

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Washington Post: After a late-spring lull, daily coronavirus cases in the United States have again hit record highs, driven by resurgent outbreaks in states such as Florida, Arizona and California. Hospitals in Houston are already on the brink of being overwhelmed, and public health experts worry the pandemic's body count will soon again be climbing in tandem with the daily case load. The dire situation has raised the specter of another round of state...
Tags: Asia, California, Tech, United States, Goldman Sachs, Houston, District Of Columbia, The Washington Post, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Florida Arizona, Jan Hatzius


Meet the 21 rising stars who are transforming the future of clean energy and taking on a $16 trillion opportunity

An enormous transition is underway across the electric grid. Power plants that run on fossil fuels are being replaced by solar panels and wind farms, while more batteries and electric vehicles are plugging in.   Once niche, the clean energy industry is going mainstream. Goldman Sachs says it's an investment opportunity worth as much as $16 trillion through 2030.  Within the industry, researchers, entrepreneurs, and workers are bringing a wide range of solutions to bear, from batteries that sto...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, New York, Texas, Australia, California, Stanford, Israel, US, San Francisco, Trends, Diageo, Tesla, Nasa, Earth, Mit


Apple Launches 'Path to Apple Card' Program to Help Declined Applicants Get Approved

Apple today launched a new Apple Card program and website that are designed to help people who have their ‌Apple Card‌ applications declined improve their credit to qualify, reports TechCrunch. Starting today, declined ‌Apple Card‌ applicants will begin seeing emails that offer the Path to ‌Apple Card‌ program, which is opt-in and can run for four months. It uses the information from the initial ‌Apple Card‌ credit application to provide people with details on why they were declined as well a...
Tags: Apple, Goldman Sachs, Apple Card, Apple Card Program, TechCrunch Starting


Apple launches ‘Path to Apple Card’, a 4 month credit worthiness improvement program

Apple is launching an interesting new Apple Card program for people who have their application declined. Declined Apple Card applicants may begin seeing notifications on their device later today that offer them the Path to Apple Card program. It’s an opt-in program that can run for up to 4 months. It leverages the information that Goldman Sachs used determine their credit worthiness to outline why they were declined and to help them improve the specific financial markers that would make th...
Tags: Apple, TC, Tech, Goldman Sachs, Apple Card


Construction's digital transformation is speeding up. Here are 10 contech startups to watch.

The pandemic has hit the construction tech space hard, leading to layoffs at SoftBank-backed Katerra and a pause on ProCore's plans for an IPO. But those short-term challenges may lead to long-term gains, with $265 billion in annual profits up for grabs according to McKinsey. Spending on construction technology has actually increased by 50% since the pandemic began by of the companies that McKinsey surveyed. The construction industry, which is notoriously old-school, is embracing technology th...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Australia, Softbank, Trends, Bloomberg, Citigroup, SEC, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, Autodesk, Norway, Greylock Partners, Khosla Ventures, Bain, Atomico


Accenture is laying people off as Wall Street braces for big cuts next year

  Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past week.  If you aren't yet a subscriber to Wall Street Insider, you can sign up here. Accenture is cutting US staff, and top execs just warned of more pain to come as the consulting giant promotes fewer people and looks to control costs, Meghan Morris and Dakin Campbell first reported. Their story got a lot of attention this week, and for good reason. It could be ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, New York, London, Softbank, New York City, US, Trends, Paypal, Washington Dc, Ubs, Citigroup, Manhattan, Warren Buffett, Philadelphia, Goldman Sachs


Inside Silver Lake — BTIG's party culture — Accenture job cuts

  Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past week.  If you aren't yet a subscriber to Wall Street Insider, you can sign up here. Accenture is cutting US staff, and top execs just warned of more pain to come as the consulting giant promotes fewer people and looks to control costs, Meghan Morris and Dakin Campbell first reported. Their story got a lot of attention this week, and for good reason. It could be ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, New York, London, Softbank, New York City, US, Trends, Paypal, Washington Dc, Ubs, Citigroup, Manhattan, Warren Buffett, Philadelphia, Goldman Sachs


WeWork is grappling with a fresh setback after the pandemic emptied offices. Here's the latest on job cuts and executive departures.

WeWork pulled its IPO in 2019 after mulling a massive valuation cut to drum up investor interest, and cofounder Adam Neumann was ousted as CEO and chairman. Real-estate veteran Sandeep Mathrani started as CEO in February. In April, investor SoftBank backed out of its plan to buy $3 billion worth of WeWork shares, including nearly $1 billion from Neumann. WeWork's US head of real estate has departed. And IBM is leaving a big WeWork office it rents in New York City. You can read our stories by s...
Tags: Google, UK, New York, Stanford, Softbank, New York City, US, America, Trends, Kanye West, Italy, Brookfield, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, WeWork


Impact Investing: a time for problems to become opportunities

“As big businesses begin to measure their impact, they begin to show it is fundamental to their future business models.” Sir Ronald Cohen COVID-19 has undoubtedly further highlighted the social challenges across the world, as the economic recession’s aftermaths are expected, yet not fully known. This is a good time as ever to examine whether financial focus is now shifting towards Impact as an opportunity for companies, and how technologies that intentionally tackle social and environmental ...
Tags: UK, Microsoft, India, Israel, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Unilever, Tesla, Karma, South Africa, Un, Goldman Sachs, Deloitte, World Bank Group


Why the Olympics should add esports

Brandon Byrne Contributor Share on Twitter Brandon Byrne is the CEO and co-founder of Opera Event, a technology platform that connects content creators, teams and sponsors to one another programmatically and at scale. He was previously the CFO of Team Liquid and VP of Finance and Administration at Curse. I recently sat on a panel for gaming website Pocket Gamer that was focused on esports and the Olympics. We were debating whe...
Tags: Gaming, Column, Opinion, Sports, Tech, United States, Olympics, Mlb, Goldman Sachs, Salt Lake City, Ioc, Esports, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Brandon Byrne, VP of Finance and Administration


Meet the 13 execs who left Amazon's 'CEO Factory' and went on to become power players at major enterprise companies like Twilio, Tableau, and Intel — including 3 sued over noncompete agreements (AMZN, CRM, DATA, INTC, SQ, TWLO)

Amazon has been described as America's "CEO factory," given how many former execs go on to run (or help manage) major companies.  Just look at Amazon Web Services, where alumni have gone on to become power players at companies like Tableau, Square, Intel, and Twilio. Business Insider compiled a list of notable former AWS employees who have become power players at other companies. 3 people on the list have been sued by AWS for allegedly violating their noncompete agreements — most recently, mar...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, US, America, Trends, Linkedin, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Intel, Ford, Square, Aws, Goldman Sachs, Evan Spiegel, Jeff Bezos


Los Angeles-based Open Raven raises $15 million from KPCB for its security tech to secure hybrid clouds

Open Raven , the Los Angeles-based security startup founded by a team of cybersecurity veterans from CrowdStrike and SourceClear, has closed on $15 million in new financing only four months after emerging from stealth and in the middle of a global pandemic.  The company already boasted an impressive roster of investors well-versed in enterprise software and cybersecurity including Upfront Ventures; Goldman Sachs’ chief information risk officer, Phil Venables; RSA’s former chief strategy of...
Tags: TC, Verizon, Cloud Computing, Los Angeles, Tech, Computing, Goldman Sachs, Kpcb, Upfront Ventures, Officer, Cyberwarfare, TechCrunch, Kleiner Perkins, Crowdstrike, Enterprise Software, Computer Security


Inside Ellevest: How a female-focused wealth firm founded by one of the most powerful women on Wall Street with $80 million in funding faces an uphill battle standing out in the crowded world of wealth

Four years after its public launch and nearly $80 million in outside funding later, women-focused digital wealth manager Ellevest's $635 million in assets trails rival robo-advisers. That Ellevest, co-founded by wealth management industry veteran Sallie Krawcheck, hasn't had more traction highlights the ultra-competitive nature of managing money. Its growth is further complicated by marketing to women whose tastes vary wildly between generations.  For more stories like this, sign up here for o...
Tags: Google, Post, Valerie Jarrett, New York City, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Ubs, Merrill Lynch, SEC, Goldman Sachs, Connor, Morgan Stanley, Melinda Gates, Eric Schmidt, Black


Inside Ellevest: Why $80 million and one of the most powerful women on Wall Street isn't standing out in the crowded world of wealth

Four years after its public launch and nearly $80 million in outside funding later, women-focused digital wealth manager Ellevest's $635 million in assets trails rival robo-advisers. That Ellevest, co-founded by wealth management industry veteran Sallie Krawcheck, hasn't had more traction highlights the ultra-competitive nature of managing money. Its growth is further complicated by marketing to women whose tastes vary wildly between generations. And at least six software engineers left the co...
Tags: Google, Post, Valerie Jarrett, New York City, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Hillary Clinton, Ubs, Merrill Lynch, SEC, Goldman Sachs, Connor, Donald Trump, Morgan Stanley, Melinda Gates


Inside Ellevest: Why $80 million and one of the most powerful women on Wall Street isn't enough to stand out in the crowded world of wealth

Four years after its public launch and nearly $80 million in outside funding later, women-focused digital wealth manager Ellevest's $635 million in assets trails rival robo-advisers. That Ellevest, co-founded by wealth management industry veteran Sallie Krawcheck, hasn't had more traction highlights the ultra-competitive nature of managing money. Its growth is further complicated by marketing to women whose tastes vary wildly between generations. And at least six software engineers left the co...
Tags: Google, Post, Valerie Jarrett, New York City, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Linkedin, Hillary Clinton, Ubs, SEC, Goldman Sachs, Connor, Donald Trump, Morgan Stanley, Melinda Gates


Construction firms that get tech right could see Silicon Valley-like valuations. Here's how an old-school industry can transform itself.

A new McKinsey report says that $265 billion in new or shifting profits are at stake as the construction industry invests more in technology. This transformation, already underway, has been accelerated by the coronavirus crisis, with 50% of the construction experts surveyed by McKinsey saying they've increased their investment in technology since the virus hit.  While the changes will disrupt the whole construction value chain, the biggest impacts will be on the contractor and subcontractor la...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, Softbank, US, America, Trends, Bloomberg, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, Zillow, Blackstone, Cbre, SoFi, Silver Lake


$60 billion Two Sigma just hired Goldman Sachs' first-ever chief data officer to lead its massive tech team

$60 billion quant fund Two Sigma has hired Jeffrey Wecker from Goldman Sachs to be the firm's next chief technology officer. The fund's current CTO, well-known computer scientist Alfred Spector, is retiring, according to a release from the firm. The firm also recently lost a long-time tech leader, Andrew Janian, to rival Citadel; Janian had served in a variety of roles, including chief information officer, and head of data engineering for Two Sigma. Wecker, the new CTO, has extensive financial...
Tags: Google, Trends, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, Goldman, Sigma, Cto, Paul Tudor Jones, Jeff, Bridgewater, Citadel, Spector, Wecker, Seth Klarman, Ray Dalio


The inside story of how $3 billion Brex went from raising $150 million to slashing staff in just 10 days. Here are the execs who are out, and what's next for the fintech.

On May 29, Brex, a three-year-old fintech that had skyrocketed to a $3 billion valuation, laid off 62 members, or roughly 17%, of its staff.  It had announced a $150 million fundraise less than two weeks prior. Among those cut was Paul-Henri Ferrand, Brex's recently hired COO, along with senior employees on the customer experience, compliance, and marketing teams.  Insiders revealed a fast-growing company that was already grappling with employee turnover and aggressive financial targets in ear...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Softbank, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Paypal, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Peter Thiel, Brazil, American Express, Goldman Sachs, Vancouver


Database security startup jSonar raises $50M from Goldman Sachs

Database security startup jSonar has secured $50 million in new funding from Goldman Sachs . The company, with offices in Waltham, Mass. and Vancouver, B.C., will use the new funding to grow its database security offering. In return, Goldman Sachs executive David Campbell will join jSonar’s board. jSonar’s database security platform can monitor every one of its customers’ databases at a glance, regardless of whether they’re stored on-premise or in the cloud, and supports every popular database...
Tags: Security, Banks, Massachusetts, Tech, Goldman Sachs, Vancouver, Financial Services, Executive, Database, David Campbell, Waltham Mass, Ron Bennatan


China Roundup: Mega trade fair goes online, anti-China sentiment hobbles developers

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what those events mean to people in the rest of the world. This week, we are seeing the backlash Chinese tech companies face around the world as anti-China sentiment escalates. In China, one of the world’s largest trade fairs kicked off, virtually. China tech abroad Boycotting Chinese tech   Chinese apps are facing major challenges in India after an app named Remove China Apps...
Tags: Google, TC, Asia, China, India, Tech, ERP, Shanghai, Tencent, Goldman Sachs, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Baba Ramdev, BBK Electronics, China Roundup, Jushuitan


Brand Moves for Monday June 8

Fifteen weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid this latest crisis in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand move...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Europe, Utah, Japan, Usa, UK, London, Microsoft, Etsy, Washington Post, China, Advertising, US, America, Atlanta


Africa’s top angel Tomi Davies eyes startups and co-investors

When Nigerian angel investor Tomi Davies backed his first company — Strika Entertainment in 2001 — he admits he wasn’t aware of his future role. “I was just helping out friends. I didn’t know it was angel investing. I didn’t know there was a structure to it,” he said. Seven years later, Davies received a 20x return on his first exit and a decade after that he’s recognized as an architect of early-stage investing across Africa. Davies is President of The African Business Angel Network and conti...
Tags: TC, Money, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Nigeria, Africa, Tech, Investment, Ceo, United States, South Africa, President, Ethiopia, Kenya, Miami, Private Equity


Apple Card debuts a $50 sign-up bonus in partnership with Walgreens

Apple’s rewards-based credit card, Apple Card, is offering its first sign-up bonus in partnership with Walgreens. On Monday, June 1, Apple and Walgreens introduced a new offer that will pay consumers $50 in Daily Cash when they get a new Apple Card and spend $50 or more at Walgreens within their first 30 days of being a cardholder. The limited-time offer is detailed on Apple’s website and can be found in the Walgreens app on iOS at the bottom of its Weekly Ad & Coupons page. Customers have until...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Finance, Customers, Walgreens, Rewards, Goldman Sachs, Apple Pay, Payments, Credit Card, Fintech, Duane Reade, Sara Rathner, Apple Card, Walgreens Duane Reade Uber Uber Eats T Mobile Nike, NerdWallet Credit


WeWork is grappling with a fresh setback after the pandemic emptied offices. Here's the latest on job cuts, financials, and executive departures.

WeWork pulled its IPO in 2019 after mulling a massive valuation cut to drum up investor interest, and cofounder Adam Neumann was ousted as CEO and chairman. Real-estate veteran Sandeep Mathrani started as CEO in February, replacing Artie Minson and Sebastian Gunningham, who served as co-CEOs since Neumann was ousted. In April, investor SoftBank backed out of its plan to buy $3 billion worth of WeWork shares, including nearly $1 billion from Neumann. Two of WeWork's board members then sued the ...
Tags: Google, UK, Stanford, Wall Street, Softbank, New York City, US, America, Trends, Kanye West, Italy, Brookfield, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, WeWork


Goldman Sachs sees the coronavirus fast-forwarding the office into 'Enterprise 4.0.' Here are the 4 major themes of the future of work.

Goldman Sachs recently released a 106-page report characterizing Enterprise 4.0, the new model of work for white-collar employees. As more work shifts to online and remote, Goldman predicted that companies will need to invest in cloud infrastructure to store enterprise data and office suites to manage workforces. Goldman said certain companies will create the infrastructure for Enterprise 4.0, including Amazon for its web services and Microsoft for its office suite. Here are the biggest takeaw...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Trends, Cisco, Microsoft Office, Aws, Goldman Sachs, Goldman, Amazon Microsoft, Jeff Elder, Google Cloud, G Suite


WeWork is grappling with a fresh setback after the pandemic emptied offices. Here's the latest on job cuts, financials, and legal battles.

WeWork pulled its IPO in 2019 after mulling a massive valuation cut to drum up investor interest, and cofounder Adam Neumann was ousted as CEO and chairman. Real-estate veteran Sandeep Mathrani started as CEO in February, replacing Artie Minson and Sebastian Gunningham, who served as co-CEOs since Neumann was ousted. In April, investor SoftBank backed out of its plan to buy $3 billion worth of WeWork shares, including nearly $1 billion from Neumann. Two of WeWork's board members then sued the ...
Tags: Google, UK, Stanford, Wall Street, Softbank, New York City, US, America, Trends, Kanye West, Italy, Brookfield, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, WeWork



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