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Zenefits CEO Parker Conrad resigns amid startup turmoil

theglobeandmail.com — Zenefits, a software startup valued at $4.5 billion, said on Monday it had replaced founder and Chief Executive Parker Conrad and appointed a new leader for the troubled tech company. David Sacks, a former executive at Yammer and PayPal who joined Zenefits a year ago as chief operating officer, has taken over as CEO.

UPDATE 1-Zenefits CEO Parker Conrad resigns amid startup turmoil

reuters.com — (Adds quotes from Sacks' letter, Conrad statement, background) By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO Feb 8 Zenefits, a software startup valued at $4.5 billion, said on Monday it had replaced founder and Chief Executive Parker Conrad and appointed a new leader for the troubled tech company.

Zenefits' CEO Parker Conrad resigns amid startup turmoil

businessinsider.com — By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Zenefits, a software startup valued at $4.5 billion, said on Monday that it had appointed a new chief executive officer. Parker Conrad, who ran the company since its founding in 2013, has resigned, Zenefits said, and David Sacks, a former Yammer executive who joined Zenefits a year ago as chief operating officer, would take over as CEO.

Zenefits' CEO Parker Conrad resigns amid startup turmoil

yahoo.com — By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Zenefits, a software startup valued at $4.5 billion, said on Monday that it had appointed a new chief executive officer. Parker Conrad, who ran the company since its founding in 2013, has resigned, Zenefits said, and David Sacks, a former Yammer executive

Zenefits' CEO Parker Conrad resigns amid startup turmoil

reuters.com — SAN FRANCISCO Feb 8 Zenefits, a software startup valued at $4.5 billion, said on Monday that it had appointed a new chief executive officer. Parker Conrad, who ran the company since its founding in 2013, has resigned, Zenefits said, and David Sacks, a former Yammer executive who joined Zenefits a year ago as chief operating officer, would take over as CEO.

Zenefits' CEO Parker Conrad resigns amid startup turmoil

reuters.com — SAN FRANCISCO Zenefits, a software startup valued at $4.5 billion, said on Monday that it had appointed a new chief executive officer. Parker Conrad, who ran the company since its founding in 2013, has resigned, Zenefits said, and David Sacks, a former Yammer executive who joined Zenefits a year ago as chief operating officer, would take over as CEO.

Index Ventures raises $1.25 billion in new funds to back tech startups

reuters.com — SAN FRANCISCO Venture capital firm Index Ventures has raised $1.25 billion to invest in technology startups, in another sign that neither stock market turmoil nor unease in the late-stage investing market has slowed venture fundraising.

Index Ventures raises $1.25 bln in new funds to back tech startups

reuters.com — SAN FRANCISCO Feb 3 Venture capital firm Index Ventures has raised $1.25 billion to invest in technology startups, in another sign that neither stock market turmoil nor unease in the late-stage investing market has slowed venture fundraising.

FireEye buys cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners for $200 million

businessinsider.com — By Jim Finkle and Heather Somerville (Reuters) - FireEye Inc said on Wednesday it paid $200 million to buy privately held iSight Partners, in a move to boost its cyber intelligence offerings for governments and businesses as the sector consolidates.

FireEye buys cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners for $200 mln

cnbc.com — The deal brings together to of the world's most prominent cyber firms: FireEye's Mandiant forensics unit is a leader in helping companies investigate cyber attacks, while iSight has uncovered major cyber campaigns from Iran, Russia and other nations. Even then, the total of $275 million would be less than a third of the $1 billion valuation that iSight Chief...
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Here are details on FireEye's purchase of iSight Partners cnb.cx/1V9lghj

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