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Gig workers need health & benefits - Catch is their safety net

GIG WORKERS NEED HEALTH & BENEFITS - CATCH IS THEIR SAFETY NET

One of the hottest Y Combinator startups just raised a big seed round to clean up the mess created by Uber, Postmates, and the gig...

I spent a day in one of America's richest cities, a town an hour from NYC where hedge fund managers live in multimillion-dollar homes. It was immediately clear why it's a haven for Wall Street types

I SPENT A DAY IN ONE OF AMERICA'S RICHEST CITIES, A TOWN AN HOUR FROM NYC WHERE HEDGE FUND MANAGERS LIVE IN MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR HOMES. IT WAS IMMEDIATELY CLEAR WHY IT'S A HAVEN FOR WALL STREET TYPES

Katie Warren/Business Insider Greenwich is a town on Connecticut's coast, an hour outside of New York City . In its 2019 ranking, Bloomberg...

 
 
 
A portfolio manager at a $43 billion hedge fund explains firms' flawed approach to using alternative data, and how they can fix it

A PORTFOLIO MANAGER AT A $43 BILLION HEDGE FUND EXPLAINS FIRMS' FLAWED APPROACH TO USING ALTERNATIVE DATA, AND HOW THEY CAN FIX IT

Mike Chen, a portfolio manager at PanAgora Asset Management, said firms are struggling to find value in alternative data because of...

HoneyBook, a client management platform for creative businesses, raises $28M Series C led by Citi Ventures

HONEYBOOK, A CLIENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM FOR CREATIVE BUSINESSES, RAISES $28M SERIES C LED BY CITI VENTURES

HoneyBook co-founders Oz and Naama Alon HoneyBook , a customer-relationship management platform aimed at small businesses in creative...

 
 
 
A former Facebook executive raised $3.7 million to fund a game aiming to match the success of 'Pokémon Go'

A FORMER FACEBOOK EXECUTIVE RAISED $3.7 MILLION TO FUND A GAME AIMING TO MATCH THE SUCCESS OF 'POKÉMON GO'

Former Facebook employee Nikki Lannen has raised €3.3 million to fund the development of a new augmented-reality game at her startup...

Celtics guard Marcus Smart ejected after shoving 76ers star Joel Embiid

CELTICS GUARD MARCUS SMART EJECTED AFTER SHOVING 76ERS STAR JOEL EMBIID

Smart scored three points on 1-of-4 shooting and added four assists before exiting Wednesday's game.

 
 
 
Flagship Pioneering raises $824M in new fund

FLAGSHIP PIONEERING RAISES $824M IN NEW FUND

The venture capital firm had originally set out to raise $700 million for the Special Opportunities Fund II, according to an SEC filing...

 
 
 
Epic CEO on 250 million Fortnite players, digital humans, and $100 million dev fund

EPIC CEO ON 250 MILLION FORTNITE PLAYERS, DIGITAL HUMANS, AND $100 MILLION DEV FUND

Tim Sweeney and Kim Libreri of Epic Games talked to GamesBeat's Dean Takahashi about the company's GDC 2019 announcements.

Bank of America says these are the 3 triggers that should prompt investors to sell stocks immediately

BANK OF AMERICA SAYS THESE ARE THE 3 TRIGGERS THAT SHOULD PROMPT INVESTORS TO SELL STOCKS IMMEDIATELY

A burst of inflows into equity exchange-traded funds last week was a sign that the lengthy bull market remains resilient, according...

 
 
 
Skedulo raises $28 million to help enterprises manage their mobile workforce

SKEDULO RAISES $28 MILLION TO HELP ENTERPRISES MANAGE THEIR MOBILE WORKFORCE

Mobile workplace management startup Skedulo has raised $28 million in a fresh funding round led by Microsoft's M12 venture arm, the...

Theresa May asks the EU to delay Brexit until June 30

THERESA MAY ASKS THE EU TO DELAY BREXIT UNTIL JUNE 30

Theresa May requests a three month delay to Brexit. The prime minister writes a letter to European Commission President Donald Tusk...

 
 
 
Solskjaer 'accused United stars of playing the way Mourinho wanted'

SOLSKJAER 'ACCUSED UNITED STARS OF PLAYING THE WAY MOURINHO WANTED'

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has accused his Manchester United stars of reverting back to the way Jose Mourinho wanted them to play following...

WA Tourism welcomes funding boost

WA TOURISM WELCOMES FUNDING BOOST

Tourism Council WA today greeted an announcement made by Premier Mark McGowan of an additional $12 million funding to boost up the...

 
 
 
Ivanka Trump reportedly used a workaround to get access to Air Force planes after being rejected. 68% of Americans surveyed think someone who uses the same workaround should be punished

IVANKA TRUMP REPORTEDLY USED A WORKAROUND TO GET ACCESS TO AIR FORCE PLANES AFTER BEING REJECTED. 68% OF AMERICANS SURVEYED THINK SOMEONE WHO USES THE SAME WORKAROUND SHOULD BE PUNISHED

According to the new book "Kushner, Inc." by journalist Vicky Ward, White House senior advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump attempted...

Spiritual Road Tripping

SPIRITUAL ROAD TRIPPING

ABOVE: Amangiri A road trip can be an adventure, and an inner journey The car doors slammed closed. I'd just exited the hospital with...

 
 
 
New York's mayor wants to spend $10 billion to save Wall Street from disastrous flooding, but some people are skeptical

NEW YORK'S MAYOR WANTS TO SPEND $10 BILLION TO SAVE WALL STREET FROM DISASTROUS FLOODING, BUT SOME PEOPLE ARE SKEPTICAL

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio just revealed a $10 billion plan to extend Manhattan's coastline by up to two city blocks. The mayor...

Peakon raises $35 million to drive employee retention through frequent surveys

PEAKON RAISES $35 MILLION TO DRIVE EMPLOYEE RETENTION THROUGH FREQUENT SURVEYS

Peakon, which helps companies engage with workers and measure employee sentiment, has raised $35 million from Atomico and others.

 
 
 
Atari VCS: Price, specs, release date and more

ATARI VCS: PRICE, SPECS, RELEASE DATE AND MORE

Atari is introducing a brand new console to the market - its first for many years. Formerly called Ataribox during an initial funding...

Automata wants to democratize industrial automation with a $6,600 desktop robotic arm

AUTOMATA WANTS TO DEMOCRATIZE INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION WITH A $6,600 DESKTOP ROBOTIC ARM

London-based Automata is setting out to help industries automate repetitive physical work with a $6,600 robotic arm it calls Eva.