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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, have weathered a tabloid scandal, a lawsuit, and maybe even interference from a foreign government. Here's where their relationship began and everything that's happened since. (AMZN)

In January 2019, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez were publicly outed as a couple the same day Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced their divorce.   The National Enquirer had been investigating Bezos and Sanchez for months and had obtained leaked photos and texts the couple had sent, including the now-famous message where Bezos called Sanchez "alive girl."  In the 18 months since, both Bezos and Sanchez have finalized their respective divorces and have embarked on a whirlwind roman...
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The 10 best startup incubators and accelerators to help your new business grow fast

Just one in 12 startups succeed, with most failing between their second and fifth year of growth. Startup incubators can help startups learn how to succeed, and accelerators help early-stage businesses grow faster. On average, incubated businesses have an 87% survival rate over five years. We researched the industry to find 10 startup incubators and accelerators that can help you during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's natural to fear l...
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The best startup incubators and accelerators to help your new business grow fast

Just one in 12 startups succeed, with most failing between their second and fifth year of growth. Startup incubators can help startups learn how to succeed, and accelerator programs help early-stage businesses grow faster. On average, incubated businesses have an 87% survival rate over five years. We researched the industry to find 10 startup incubators and accelerators that can help you during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's natural t...
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Data scientists and engineers are leaving Amazon and Facebook for hedge funds. Here are the firms that are winning the battle for top tech talent.

As hedge funds have become sophisticated, their talent needs have evolved — and top managers now are searching out people with engineering abilities or data science skills. This has put managers in direct competition with big tech firms, and a years-long battle over talent has ensued.  Hedge funds like Two Sigma, Citadel, and Bridgewater have managed to bring in more people from big tech firms over the last 10 years than they have lost. Amazon and Microsoft have seen hundreds of people leave t...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Trends, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, Donald Trump, East Coast, Sigma, Bridgewater, Citadel, Ken Griffin, Ray Dalio, Two Sigma


These 10 startup incubators and accelerators can add value to your business and help it grow fast

Just one in 12 startups succeed, with most failing between their second and fifth year of growth. Startup incubators can help startups learn how to succeed, and accelerator programs help early-stage businesses grow faster. On average, incubated businesses have an 87% survival rate over five years. We researched the industry to find 10 startup incubators and accelerators that can help you during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's natural t...
Tags: New York, Stanford, US, Trends, Asia Pacific, South Africa, Pakistan, Silicon Valley, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, North America, Khan Academy, Amazon Web Services, Digitalocean, Marc Andreessen, Blackrock


10 startup incubators and accelerators that can add value to your business and help it grow fast

Just one in 12 startups succeed, with most failing between their second and fifth year of growth. Startup incubators can help startups learn how to succeed, and accelerator programs help early-stage businesses grow faster. On average, incubated businesses have an 87% survival rate over five years. We researched the industry to find 10 startup incubators and accelerators that can help you during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's natural t...
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How hedge funds are beating Amazon and Facebook for talent, revealed in 3 charts

As hedge funds have become sophisticated, their talent needs have evolved — and top managers now are searching out people with engineering abilities or data science skills. This has put managers in direct competition with big tech firms, and a years-long battle over talent has ensued.  Hedge funds like Two Sigma, Citadel, and Bridgewater have managed to bring in more people from big tech firms over the last 10 years than they have lost. Amazon and Microsoft have seen hundreds of people leave t...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Trends, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, East Coast, Sigma, Bridgewater, Citadel, Ken Griffin, Ray Dalio, Two Sigma, Silicon Valley Wall Street


eBay and LendingPoint Partner to Offer Capital for Sellers

A new partnership between eBay and LendingPoint is offering merchants on eBay access to loans. The pilot program will give eBay sellers in the U.S. access to funding to help grow and sustain their businesses. The program, eBay Seller Capital is powered by the fintech company LendingPoint. The program offers access to installment loans for select sellers. It is currently available to select sellers and will roll out by being open to all eligible sellers. eBay and LendingPoint Partner to Give Se...
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Goldman Sachs: Investors should bet on these parts of the stock market

The New York-based investment bank believes optimism surrounding the approval of a COVID-19 vaccine before Dec. 31 has been countered by the near-term unpredictability of reopening schools, the outcome of coronavirus relief negotiations and the upcoming presidential election.
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How Moovit went from opportunity to a $900M exit in 8 years

Omar Téllez Contributor Share on Twitter Omar Téllez is a private investor in several tech companies based in LatAm and Silicon Valley. A member of Niantic’s executive team, he was previously president of Moovit. More posts by this contributor Top VCs Are Chasing Digital Companies In Latin America Why Ed Tech Is Taking Off In Latin America In May 2020, Intel announced its purchase of Moovit, ...
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IT spending intention is at a historic, 18-year low, according to a recent CIO survey from Goldman Sachs. Here are the investments the Wall Street giant says will remain important

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreck havoc on the global economy, many companies plan to decrease their IT spending, according to a new report from Goldman Sachs.  The Wall Street giant surveyed 100 chief information officers in June, and found that its IT spending index — which essentially tracks whether CIOs expect their spending to increase or decrease — is at its lowest in the report's 18 year history.  Security software remains a top priority for CIOs, as well as collaborative t...
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Join Extra Crunch Live today for a fintech extravaganza with Wealthfront’s Andy Rachleff at 1 pm EDT/10 am PDT

Fintech is quite possibly the hottest investment area in the venture world these days, and that is why we are so excited to have one of the world’s leading operators and investors talk more about the future of fintech, wealth management, neobanks, infrastructure and more later today on Extra Crunch Live at 1 p.m. EDT/10 a.m. PDT/5 p.m. GMT. For more than a decade, Andy Rachleff has been the founder and CEO of Wealthfront, an algorithmic wealth management app that has also been adding new bank...
Tags: Finance, Tech, Chase, Venture Capital, Goldman Sachs, Fintech, Wealthfront, Galileo, Andy Rachleff, Rachleff, Extra Crunch Live


Join Extra Crunch Live today for a fintech extravaganza with Wealthfront’s Andy Rachleff at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Fintech is quite possibly the hottest investment area in the venture world these days, and that is why we are so excited to have one of the world’s leading operators and investors talk more about the future of fintech, wealth management, neobanks, infrastructure and more later today on Extra Crunch Live at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT / / 5pm GMT. For more than a decade, Andy Rachleff has been the founder and CEO of Wealthfront, an algorithmic wealth management app that has also been adding new banking...
Tags: Finance, Tech, Chase, Venture Capital, Goldman Sachs, Fintech, Wealthfront, Galileo, Andy Rachleff, Rachleff, Extra Crunch Live


Trump's executive orders give Congress new deadline: Goldman Sachs

President Trump's executive orders could provide a $350 billion boost to the U.S. economy and set up some key deadlines in September, according to Goldman Sachs.
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Hedge funds are winning the war for talent against Amazon and Facebook. 3 charts show which firms are poaching the most top data scientists and engineers from Big Tech.

As hedge funds have become sophisticated, their talent needs have evolved — and top managers now are searching out people with engineering abilities or data science skills. This has put managers in direct competition with big tech firms, and a years-long battle over talent has ensued.  Hedge funds like Two Sigma, Citadel, and Bridgewater have managed to bring in more people from big tech firms over the last 10 years than they have lost. Amazon and Microsoft have seen hundreds of people leave t...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Trends, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, East Coast, Sigma, Bridgewater, Citadel, Ken Griffin, Ray Dalio, Two Sigma, Silicon Valley Wall Street


Hedge funds like Two Sigma and Citadel are locked in a war for talent with Amazon and Facebook. 3 charts show who's coming out on top — and who's losing.

As hedge funds have become sophisticated, their talent needs have evolved — and top managers now are searching out people with engineering abilities or data science skills. This has put managers in direct competition with big tech firms, and a years-long battle over talent has ensued.  Hedge funds like Two Sigma, Citadel, and Bridgewater have managed to bring in more people from big tech firms over the last 10 years than they have lost. Amazon and Microsoft have seen hundreds of people leave t...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Trends, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, East Coast, Sigma, Bridgewater, Citadel, Ken Griffin, Ray Dalio, Two Sigma, Silicon Valley Wall Street


Aramco’s dividend defences are triple-locked – Breakingviews

Aramco’s dividend defences are triple-locked – Breakingviews: Saudi Aramco has deployed its triple-bottomed dividend defences sooner than expected. The Saudi state energy giant is handing $18.75 billion to investors this quarter even though earnings plunged to little more than a third of that amount. It’s a contrast with rivals BP and Royal Dutch Shell, which both trimmed their payouts. But even if crude demand plunges again, the $1.8 trillion firm has multiple ways of ensuring rewards for shar...
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Which hedge funds are poaching the most Big Tech talent — and which ones are seeing people jump ship for Silicon Valley

  Happy Saturday!  First, an exciting update. Our associate finance editor, Dan DeFrancesco, has started writing up a recap that you should be seeing in your inbox each weekday morning. We're hoping you'll enjoy the added personal touch on the daily newsletter. (You'll also still be getting this roundup every Saturday.) If you're not yet a subscriber, you can sign up here. Now, onto this week's big stories from the Business Insider finance team.  The savviest hedge funds need employees with spec...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, New York City, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Paypal, Alibaba, Merrill Lynch, Manhattan, Pimco, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, Meredith, Goldman, Blackstone


Hedge funds vs. Big Tech — Facebook's mega office deal — Stocks for kids

  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. The savviest hedge funds need employees with specific skills to keep up — and keep ahead — in a rapidly changing world. That means data scientists, coders, engineers, and systems managers. And while those skills might seem to make the most sense in Silicon Valley, Wall Street has...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, New York City, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Paypal, Alibaba, Merrill Lynch, Manhattan, Pimco, Goldman Sachs, Meredith, Goldman, Blackstone, Fintech


A peek inside Goldman Sachs' internal idea factory that's hatched products like a LinkedIn for Wall Street. Here's what else it's trying to disrupt at the bank.

Goldman Sachs' internal incubator program, GS Accelerate, enables employees of the bank to trade their day jobs to become full-time entrepreneurs. The program was started in March 2018. So far, it has received 2,000 applications for funding for business ideas from within Goldman's ranks, but just 13 have received investments. This week, Goldman held a virtual demo day showing off some of the businesses the firm has incubated, and Business Insider was exclusively invited to attend. Are you a yo...
Tags: Google, New York, London, India, US, Trends, Tokyo, Goldman Sachs, Panorama, Goldman, Blackstone, Baker, Cto, Business Insider, Wells Fargo, Trump


7 businesses that pivoted to Zoom and FaceTime during the pandemic reveal what does and doesn't work for virtual services, classes, and events (ZM)

The coronavirus outbreak has hit many US businesses hard — one survey found that 75% of small businesses saw fewer sales in March.  It's especially difficult for businesses that rely on face-to-face interactions, like bars and salons, or companies that host in-person classes like yoga studios and cooking schools.  Business Insider talked to seven entrepreneurs who are trying to get some of their revenue back through virtual services on Zoom and FaceTime.  Click here for more BI Prime content. ...
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Inside the Goldman Sachs incubator that allows everyone from analysts to MDs to become paid entrepreneurs on the bank's dime — and a look at the startups the firm is betting on

Goldman Sachs' internal incubator program, GS Accelerate, enables employees of the bank to trade their day jobs to become full-time entrepreneurs. The program was started in March 2018. So far, it has received 2,000 applications for funding for business ideas from within Goldman's ranks, but just 13 have received investments. This week, Goldman held a virtual demo day showing off some of the businesses the firm has incubated, and Business Insider was exclusively invited to attend. Are you a yo...
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3 charts track the epic poaching war between top hedge funds and Big Tech, and show which firms are coming out ahead in an escalating battle

As hedge funds have become sophisticated, their talent needs have evolved — and top managers now are searching out people with engineering abilities or data science skills. This has put managers in direct competition with big tech firms, and a years-long battle over talent has ensued.  Hedge funds like Two Sigma, Citadel, and Bridgewater have managed to bring in more people from big tech firms over the last ten years than it has lost. Amazon and Microsoft have seen hundreds of people leave the...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Trends, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, East Coast, Sigma, Bridgewater, Citadel, Ken Griffin, Ray Dalio, Two Sigma, Silicon Valley Wall Street


Big investors have been slashing valuations on stakes in private companies like Palantir and Airbnb. But bankers say there could be a potential quick fix.

Some of the world's most well-known private companies have lost value since the pandemic's start, according to their mutual-fund backers, securities filings show.  Even before the pandemic hit, a survey of venture capitalists found that a majority believed unicorns were "significantly" overvalued. Bankers and valuation experts see a potential quick fix to falling valuations: SPACs, which have taken Wall Street by storm over the last month.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
Tags: Ipo, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Peter Thiel, Ubs, Bird, Fidelity, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, Bill Ackman, WeWork, Morgan Stanley, Blackstone, Palantir, Blackrock


Big investors have been slashing valuations on stakes in private companies like Palantir and Airbnb. Here's why some 'mature unicorns' are in a tricky spot and could keep sinking.

Some of the world's most well-known private companies have lost value since the pandemic's start, according to their mutual-fund backers, securities filings show.  Even before the pandemic hit, a survey of venture capitalists found that a majority believed unicorns were "significantly" overvalued. Bankers and valuation experts see a potential quick fix to falling valuations: SPACs, which have taken Wall Street by storm over the last month.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
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Big investors have been slashing valuations on stakes in private companies like Palantir and Sweetgreen. But bankers say there could be a quick fix.

Some of the world's most well-known private companies have lost value since the pandemic's start, according to their mutual-fund backers, securities filings show.  Even before the pandemic hit, a survey of venture capitalists found that a majority believed unicorns were "significantly" overvalued. Bankers and valuation experts see a potential quick fix to falling valuations: SPACs, which have taken Wall Street by storm over the last month.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
Tags: Ipo, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Peter Thiel, Ubs, Bird, Fidelity, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, Bill Ackman, WeWork, Morgan Stanley, Blackstone, Palantir, Blackrock


PayPal's CFO outlines ambitious plans to become your virtual wallet — including a potential partnership with the likes of Amazon or Alibaba

PayPal has been an independent company for five years since it was spun off from eBay, which acquired the payments platform in 2002. With the expiration of its eBay operating agreement, PayPal is eyeing growth through partnerships with global e-commerce platforms like Alibaba and Shopify. The company has been red-hot in 2020, with its stock more than doubling since mid-March.  John Rainey, PayPal's CFO, told Business Insider the payments giant wants to do more than process payments for other c...
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PayPal's CFO outlines ambitious plans to become your virtual wallet and why potential partnerships with the likes of Amazon and Alibaba make more sense now

PayPal has been an independent company for five years since it was spun off from eBay, which acquired the payments platform in 2002. With the expiration of its eBay operating agreement, PayPal is eyeing growth through partnerships with global e-commerce platforms like Alibaba and Shopify. The company has been red-hot in 2020, with its stock more than doubling since mid-March.  John Rainey, PayPal's CFO, told Business Insider the payments giant wants to do more than process payments for other c...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Asia, UK, Etsy, Ebay, China, US, Samsung, Trends, Paypal, Alibaba, Brazil, American Express


Why a coronavirus vaccine might actually upend the stock market

Hopes are growing that a Covid-19 vaccine is coming. But Goldman Sachs thinks a vaccine might actually upend the stock market, which has continued to rally despite worries about a rise in cases in several key states.
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