John Mackey wanted to fight off the activist investors attacking Whole Foods. He found a savior in Amazon, a company blamed for laying waste to retailers.
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- Rooted in Counterculture, Whole Foods’ Founder Finds an Unlikely Refuge
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- Index Funds Are Great for Investors, Risky for Corporate Governance
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One solution is to abstain from voting, leaving decisions to those with an incentive to be informed.
- Little Games, Big Engagement
Friday Sep 23, 2011
One of the challenges brands often face when they look at getting into gaming is cost and time. Concepting a game people will actually play takes a great deal of time and specialized skills. But sometimes, the simplest games can engage thousands of people if the right circumstances come together.
- With GreatCall Deal, GTCR Looks to Expand Healthtech for Boomers
By Bruce V. Bigelow - Friday Jun 9, 2017
With this week’s buyout of GreatCall, the Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR just placed a big bet that healthtech for the aging wave of baby boomers will be a big business. GreatCall operates a virtual telecommunications network that provides healthtech products and services for more than 800,000 older consumers throughout the United States. The company, […]
- Fit City: Taking Night-Life Cue, Gyms Lower the Lights
By TATIANA BONCOMPAGNI - Tuesday Jun 13, 2017
Cycling, boxing and running studios, as well as some full-service gyms, are using sophisticated lighting systems to heighten the exercise experience.
- Growbots raises $2.5M for its machine learning-based sales automation platform
By Frederic Lardinois - Wednesday Jun 21, 2017
Growbots uses machine learning to provide sales teams with the right leads to kickstart their outbound sales process. The service, which argues that its product can save each member of a sales team a few days of work every month, today announced that it has raised a $2.5 million funding round from Buran VC, Lighter Capital and a number of angel investors. This brings the company’s… Read More
- Don’t Ever Promote a Great MGO
By Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels - Monday Jun 19, 2017
MGOs often leave non-profits because they hit a salary cap or they don’t have a way to grow and be rewarded without having to promote them. What can you do?
- Clutter raises $64 million to store your stuff, let you admire it online
By Kerry Flynn - Tuesday Jun 13, 2017
Clutter is disrupting its own name.
The two-year-old startup takes the stuff you don't use out of your home and makes sure you don't just put it in a disorganized storage unit. Clutter, based in Los Angeles, employs movers and software engineers who work together to build a sophisticated system of packing and storing, where each item is photographed and catalogued on a platform.
Clutter announced Tuesday a $64 million Series C round, led by UK-based Atomico Ventures and with GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Fifth Wall as first-time investors as well. Sequoia Capital, which led the Series A and Series B round, participated again. Read more...More about Business, Startups, Clutter, Funding Rounds, and Business