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Grab Financial Group raises $300 million Series A led by Hanhwa Asset Management

Grab Financial Group said today it has raised more than $300 million in Series A funding, led by South Korean firm Hanhwa Asset Management, with participation from K3 Ventures, GGV Capital, Arbor Ventures and Flourish Ventures. The Financial Times reports that the funding values Grab Financial, a subsidiary of ride-hailing and delivery giant Grab, at $3 billion. Both K3 Ventures and GGV Capital were early investors in Grab, which was founded in 2012. Back in February 2020, Grab announced it had ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Tech, Bloomberg, Fintech, Ggv Capital, Gojek, Singtel, SMEs, Bain Company, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Grab, Google Temasek, Grab Financial Group


PRESENTING: The 20 top companies to work for, according to 11 years of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work list

Brad Coffey is the Chief Strategy Officer of HubSpot. Boston Globe/Getty Images Glassdoor just released its 13th annual Best Places to Work list, which uses employee feedback to rank  different companies. Insider found that some companies have frequently placed on the list over the years, and that these companies come from various industries, such as consulting firms and airlines. We analyzed 11 of the 13 years of results to find out which companies have been highly rated over the decade. ...
Tags: Google, Careers, America, Trends, Companies, Teaser, Southwest Airlines, Glassdoor, Bain Company, Brad Coffey, Best Place To Work, Madison Hoff, HubSpot Boston Globe


The 15 best places to work in 2021, according to Glassdoor

Bain & Company was the top-rated company on Glassdoor's 2021 Best Places to Work list. Rick Friedman/Getty Images Glassdoor just released its annual ranking of the Best Places to Work. This ranking is based on employee feedback on Glassdoor over the past 12 months. Among the companies that typically make the list, like Bain & Company and Google, there were 19 first-time appearances, including Pfizer at No. 39. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If you're wondering whic...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Boston, US, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Atlanta, Features, Amsterdam, Cambridge, Nvidia, Pfizer


A more inclusive global digital economy

Editor’s Note: The following is adapted from remarks delivered by Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, at the Singapore FinTech Festival today on the need and opportunity to build a more inclusive global digital economy.Thank you to the Monetary Authority of Singapore for the invitation to speak today—and for hosting this important event. While I hope we can have these big conversations in person again soon, I am grateful for all the ways that technology has kept us connected during the pa...
Tags: Google, Southeast Asia, Singapore, India, Thailand, Philippines, Sundar Pichai, Bangalore, Temasek, Western Europe, Asia Pacific region, Asia Foundation, Indonesia Malaysia, Vijay, Bain Company, west coast of Africa


Success isn't just about climbing the corporate ladder. Here's why 24 entrepreneurs quit their corporate jobs to start their own companies.

Ronda Fraley, founder of The Wine Party Co. Ronda Fraley Dreamers & Doers is a networking community of female entrepreneurs, creatives, and change-makers. Many of its members quit their corporate jobs to start their own companies. For some women who were starting families, being their own boss gave them the flexibility and autonomy that traditional jobs could never give them. Others knew they could make a bigger impact in marginalized communities if they pursued their own passions and init...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Amelia Earhart, Bronx, Kate, Sarah, Mckinsey, Blume, Mount Sinai Hospital, Transylvania, Bain Company, Mellody Hobson, Fraley, Ariel Investments, Afro Latina, Bace


DHL and other logistics companies bolster cold storage supply chains in the wake of hopeful COVID-19 vaccination trials announced by Pfizer and BioNTech

This photo Illustration taken in Tehatta, India, on November 10, 2020 show the Pfizer's products. Pfizer's experimental COVID-19 vaccine appears to be working. The vaccine was found to be more than 90% effective, according to clinical results released by the company yesterday. Photo Illustration by Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images The eventual approval of successful COVID-19 vaccines will necessitate the largest vaccine distribution program in history. For th...
Tags: Asia, China, Southeast Asia, India, US, Trends, Getty Images, UPS, Asia Pacific, Netherlands, Korea, Vaccinations, Pfizer, DHL, Bain Company, McKinsey and Company


A wave of change for Southeast Asia’s internet economy

Over the past five years, Southeast Asia’s internet economy has experienced tremendous growth and change. But what we’ve seen in 2020 marks the biggest shift yet, as the e-Conomy SEA 2020 report from Google, Temasek and Bain & Company shows.The report—At Full Velocity: Resilient and Racing Ahead—outlines how Southeast Asians navigating the coronavirus pandemic are using the internet in more ways and on a larger scale than ever before. Since the beginning of the year, 40 million people in Southea...
Tags: Google, Southeast Asia, Entrepreneurs, Asia Pacific, Philippines, Indonesia Malaysia, Bain Company, Stephanie Davis, Google in Asia, Google Temasek


The Small Business Guide to Surviving the Coronavirus Crisis—and Thriving Afterwards

By Monica Logani In past recessions, the best companies not only survived tough economic times, but emerged stronger. Research by Bain & Company found that the top 10% of companies not only endured the Great Recession, but flourished in the following years as measured by key financial parameters and competitive outperformance. What was their secret sauce and what can small businesses do today to prepare for a stronger tomorrow? The simple answer is to start on the defensive to manage through the...
Tags: Sales, Business Planning, Strategy, Liquidity, Recession, PPP, Start, Monica, Bain Company, Financing & Credit, Economic Downturn, Pandemic, Cash crunch, Female Founders Alliance, Paycheck Protection Program PPP, Cash Runway


Sourcing software provider Keelvar raises $18M from Elephant and Mosaic

It was perhaps not until the COVID-19 pandemic hit the planet that most of us had ever heard or uttered the phrase “supply chain”. But in a global economy that had become drunk and lazy on ‘just in time ordering’ and similar, the threat to supply chains of things like, oh, food, from that pesky virus has become real and visceral. That why automation of ‘the supply chain’ has become such a huge issue. So it’s not a huge surprise that startups aimed at tackling this are suddenly thrust into the li...
Tags: Startups, TC, Europe, Enterprise, US, Samsung, Cork Ireland, Coupa, Bain Company, Paua Ventures, Mosaic Ventures, JAGGAER, Toby Coppel, Keelvar, Siemens Coca Cola Novartis BMW, Alan Holland


Cathay Innovation’s first investment in Germany is healthcare startup Medwing

Medwing, a German startup with an ambition to tackle Europe’s shortage of healthcare workers, said on Tuesday that it has secured €28 million ($30 million) in a Series B financing round. Global venture capital firm Cathay Innovation led the round, marking its first investment in a German company. Other participating investors include Northzone, Cherry Ventures and Atlantic Labs. The World Bank forecasted a worldwide shortage of 15 million health professionals by 2030, with demand being highest i...
Tags: Health, Europe, Germany, Berlin, Tech, Workforce, Recruitment, Rocket Internet, Northzone, Bain Company, Cherry Ventures, Cathay Innovation, Jacky Abitbol, Medwing, Northzone Cherry Ventures, Atlantic Labs The World Bank


Forget sourdough, these sisters are launching a starter to create authentic Asian food

For immigrants in the United States, representation can feel complex, celebrated and oftentimes a mix of the two. And that’s exactly why sister duo Vanessa and Kim Pham launched Omsom, a seed-stage food startup that sells packaged “starters” to recreate authentic Asian dishes at home. The starter contains sauce, spices and aromatics, and the co-founders say consumers can make a dish in 30 minutes or less. “As we were seeing Asian Americans claim their voices in media and in culture more broadly,...
Tags: Food, Startups, TC, Asia, Boston, Tech, Diversity, United States, Kim, Livingston, Vanessa, Pham, Bain Company, Frontline Ventures, Food Tech, Reshma Saujani


Coronavirus: Brand Moves for Thursday May 14

Online accommodation booker Airbnb, which has cut 1,900 employees – 25 percent of its workforce – is providing a showcase for ex-staff in the form of a public talent directory. Laid-off employees can opt in to have their LinkedIn profiles, bios and work samples posted online. The website is being widely shared by Airbnb employees across social media. The list of ex-employees being posted to its talent directory reflects Airbnb’s change in strategy. More than 50 former marketing employees from a...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, UK, Nbc, China, Advertising, Digital, Global, US, Analytics, La Liga, Itv, Airbnb, North America, Sam, Instacart


Jobs for thousands of young consultants are being upended. From delaying start dates to cutting internships, here's what 8 top firms, like Deloitte and McKinsey, are doing.

Major consultancies are reworking their internship and full-time positions for undergraduate and business school students in response to the pandemic.  Eight firms outlined how they're revamping internships, including allowing some students to work elsewhere at full pay.  Deloitte has pushed many incoming full-time consultants' start dates back to the end of January and has given them a $4,000 stipend. Others, including McKinsey, haven't changed start dates.  Click here for more BI Prime stori...
Tags: US, Trends, Linkedin, Bank Of America, Pwc, Davis, Interns, Deloitte, Kpmg, Accenture, North America, Bain, Citi, Mckinsey, Boston Consulting Group, BCG


First Look: Leadership Books for May 2020

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in May 2020. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Success Mindsets: Your Keys to Unlocking Greater Success in Your Life, Work, & Leadership by Ryan Gottfredson “Mindsets” is a word that is used quite frequently, however, many of those who use it are unaware that mindsets are foundational to and dictate one’s success in life, work, and leadership. They are also unable to identify specific mindsets that are neces...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Books, Leadership, Instagram, China, US, United States, Jeff Bezos, Don, Bezos, Moore, Bain Company, Keith Ferrazzi, Don A Moore, Ryan Gottfredson


4 simple and deeply significant ways business will change post-crisis

COVID-19 has halted business as usual and become an impetus for transforming individual companies and whole industries, including the luxury market. Here are 4 simple and deeply significant sea changes every business needs to prepare for.
Tags: Sponsored, Real Estate, Radio, Luxury, Realm, Brokerage, Bain & Company, High-end, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Luxury Lens, Karen Tiber Leland, Sterling Marketing Group


Netflix vs. Blockbuster and bad profits (reflections from my Bazaarvoice days)

In honor of Netflix’s big beat today in the very unfortunate age of COVID-19, I decided to revisit my four-part Bazaarblog series while I was CEO of Bazaarvoice (from our inception in 2005 to our IPO in 2012). The name of the last part? “Netflix vs. Blockbuster: Round Four (Lights Out?)”First, just to provide a foundation here, Bazaarvoice was named after Chapter 4 of “The Cluetrain Manifesto” (available for free online), “Markets Are Conversations”. I still think it is the best chapter of any b...
Tags: Apple, Google, Startups, Wisdom, California, US, General Motors, Apple TV, Netflix, Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, Blockbuster, Reed Hastings, Nyse, Word-of-mouth, Madoff


Inside a ritzy new San Francisco luxury consignment store from the first resale company to go public, where Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Supreme should attract a deep-pocketed clientele

The RealReal, a San Francisco-based online luxury consignment retailer, just opened its first brick-and-mortar store in the city on Wednesday. The company focuses on the resale of items from luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Supreme, and Gucci. The RealReal was the first resale company to go public in July 2019. The company raised $300 million in its IPO. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A new luxury consignment store is now open in the heart of San Francisco. San Francisco...
Tags: Post, New York, Washington, US, San Francisco, Trends, Chanel, Gucci, Cnbc, Bay Area, Forbes, Louis Vuitton, Union Square, Bay City, Lauren, North Beach


Why We’re Calling GEICO Auto Insurance “Best Overall”

In Our Editorial Opinion: We named GEICO “Best Overall” because of the company’s well rounded offerings and positive scores across the board. GEICO makes it easy to get car insurance with a helpful mobile app and affordable plans for all drivers, including students and military members. Customers will enjoy the online experience but may be frustrated with repairs and the pace at which claims are handled. Availability 95 Customer Service 80 Affordability 80 Cov...
Tags: Google, Florida, New York, Review, Car Insurance, Insurance, Customers, Autos, Better Business Bureau, Alexa, MBI, GEICO, USAA, Auto Insurance, Amazon Alexa, Bain Company


Companies That Buy Data Derived From Scraping the Contents of Your Email Inbox

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: The popular Edison email app, which is in the top 100 productivity apps on the Apple app store, scrapes users' email inboxes and sells products based off that information to clients in the finance, travel, and e-Commerce sectors. The contents of Edison users' inboxes are of particular interest to companies who can buy the data to make better investment decisions, according to a J.P. Morgan document obtained by Motherboard. On its website Edis...
Tags: Tech, Paypal, Commerce, Motherboard, Rakuten, Morgan, Edison, McKinsey Company, J P Morgan, Bain Company, Cleanfox, Morgan Research, Foxintelligence


Books I’ve Loved — Steve Jurvetson (#404)

“If disruption is what you seek, cognitive island-hopping is a good place to start, mining the interstices between academic disciplines.”  — Steve Jurvetson Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types — from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic athletes. This episode, however, is an experiment and part of a shorter series I’m doing called “Books I’ve Loved.” I’ve invited some ama...
Tags: Apple, Law, Lifestyle, Tesla, Hewlett Packard, Boeing, Steve, Dfj, Seth Godin, The Tim Ferriss Show, Reed, Tim, Ray Kurzweil, Kevin Kelly, Steve Jurvetson, Bain Company


Airport Terminal Retail Takes Off

While bankruptcies and store closures have become all too common for brick-and-mortar retailers, one physical marketplace is flipping this narrative: airports. With airports across the country renovating to address both infrastructural needs and the rising number of travelers, the stage is set for terminals to become a high-growth area for retailers. Bain & Company estimates...
Tags: Travel, Advertising, Retail, Bain Company


3i beefs up team with four new hires

3i has expanded its team with three new hires. Joining the firm are Drew Olian as a director, Jake Shuster as a senior associate, Jonas Marciano as an analyst and Lauren Causon as legal counsel. PRESS RELEASE 3i announces the hire of Drew Olian as a Director, Jake Shuster as a Senior Associate and Jonas Marciano as an Analyst, reflecting the continued growth of its international team. In addition, Lauren Causon has joined the team as Legal Counsel. Drew Olian joined 3i on 1 November as a Directo...
Tags: Google, Europe, UK, New York, US, San Francisco, Trends, People, Paris, Private Equity, North America, Jonas, Jake, Drew, Carlyle Group, Bain Company


5 Questions with SAP Chief Marketing Officer Alicia Tillman

You’ve had a number of acquisitions, but how much would you say you are improving the performance of the SAP brand? How much of that is helping to contribute to this growth and revenue? Over the past couple of years, we’ve made significant strides. Number one, we needed to build a brand story that is much more relevant—relevant based on what people are interested in, what the brand stands for, and what we strive to deliver together andon behalf of our customers. It matters what your purpose is a...
Tags: Jimmy Kimmel, India, New York City, Africa, Uncategorized, Advertising, San Francisco, South Africa, Reddit, Sap, Qualtrics, Guillermo, Born This Way Foundation, Bain Company, Clive Owen, 5 Questions


Five successful strategies for launching something new

Whether you’re introducing a new fragrance for men, unveiling the latest model in your automotive line or promoting the premiere of a blockbuster film, how you launch to the public makes a huge difference in how successful these products, services or brand messages ultimately become. Done well, launches can stimulate interest, generate buzz and boost sales. When executed poorly, however, they can tarnish a brand’s reputation. How important is launch strategy? Twitter partnered with Bain & ...
Tags: Advertising, Bain, Bain Company


Advent appoints McNeill as advisory partner

Advent International has named Jon McNeill as an advisory partner. McNeill is the former chief operating officer of Lyft Inc and ex-president of global sales, marketing, delivery and service at Tesla Motors Inc. PRESS RELEASE PALO ALTO and BOSTON, October 11, 2019 – Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, today announced that it has engaged Jon McNeill, former Chief Operating Officer of Lyft Inc. and former President of Global Sales, Marketi...
Tags: Asia, Boston, Trends, People, Lulu, Tesla Motors, Advent, McNeill, Tesla Motors Inc, Lyft Inc, Bain Company, Palo Alto California, GPE, Tru, Bryan Taylor, Jon McNeill


Top VCs on how to break into venture capital

Becoming a venture capitalist is notoriously difficult. One part timing, one part experience, another part network. Rarely can someone provide succinct instructions on how to break into the field of private market investing or how to create your own VC fund. Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, established VCs Theresia Gouw, the founder of a new firm called aCrew Capital, and Floodgate co-founder Ann Miura-Ko explained what they see as two distinct paths to the top of VC. One path is...
Tags: Startups, San Francisco, Venture Capital, Accel, Bain Company, CRV, Aspect Ventures, Ann Miura-Ko, Jennifer Fonstad, Theresia Gouw, Fonstad, Gouw, Miura Ko, TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019, aCrew Capital and Floodgate, Connie Loizos Today


New heights for Southeast Asia’s internet entrepreneurs

If there’s a story that sums up the impact of technology in Southeast Asia, it’s Tan Thi Shu’s.Shu Tan founded Sapa O’Chau, a trekking company in northern Vietnam, but initially struggled to attract customers.  She signed up for digital skills training through the Accelerate Vietnam Digital 4.0 program—and since adopting online tools she's raised awareness of her tours, increased sales, created work for her local community, and attracted more tourists to the beautiful Sapa region.    Southeast A...
Tags: Southeast Asia, Vietnam, Sapa, Bain Company, Google in Asia, Google Station, Google Temasek, Tan Thi Shu, Shu Tan, Accelerate Vietnam Digital, Sapa O'Chau


Accordion taps Aggarwal as president

Accordion, a private equity financial consulting and technology firm, has named Atul Aggarwal as president. Prior to joining Accordion, Aggarwal was a partner at Bain & Company. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, April 30, 2019 — Accordion, the private equity financial consulting and technology firm, today announced that it has appointed Atul Aggarwal to the newly established position of President. A 20-year veteran of Bain & Company, Aggarwal will focus on helping the company achieve its ambitious growth ...
Tags: New York, Boston, San Francisco, Trends, People, University of Pennsylvania, University of Cambridge, Leopard, Bain, Accordion, Wharton School, Wharton, New York San Francisco, Bain Company, Atul, Aggarwal


The 7 deadly sins of ecommerce UX

According to Statista, there were 1.79 billion global online buyers in 2018, and in 2021, the number is expected to rise to over 2.14 billion. And if you’re reading this and haven’t shopped online — especially on a mobile device — what’s your secret? My wallet wants to know. If you’re one of the millions of retailers running an ecommerce site, it’s essential to make sure your users have an optimal experience that makes shopping easy and keeps them coming back to shop again.  Yes, your prod...
Tags: Seo, Cta, Paypal, Commerce, Bestbuy, Statista, Bain Company, KPMG International, Mastercard Including


Musician’s Guide To Growing A Massive Email List

 As old school as it may sound, email is still the most effective and consistent way to communicate with and monetize your fans.  Here, Ariel Hyatt and the CyberPR offer a step by step guide to building a massive email list. By Ariel Hyatt of CyberPR You probably have some interest in making money from your music yes? The only way I know how to do this is by Building A Massive Email List. The number two main arguments I’ve heard from countless artists about why they don’t wa...
Tags: Facebook, Music, Email, Marketing, US, Newsletter, Social Media, Cta, Engagement, Mailchimp, Email List, Digital Music, Cheryl, Ariel Hyatt, Bain Company, D.I.Y