art market banking by way of financial journalism past at Bloomberg News, WSJ. serenasaitto@hotmail.com

Cisco Said to Hire Barclays to Sell Linksys Division

bloomberg.com — Cisco Systems Inc., the largest maker of equipment for computer networks, has hired Barclays Plc to find a buyer for Linksys, which makes routers for home wireless access, said people with knowledge of the situation. The unit may attract the interest of TV set makers seeking a recognized brand and technology, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the process isn't public.
Dec 17, 2012

Two Cisco stories: Cisco tries to sell Linksys unit, bloom.bg/UA4Y1b, and who Cisco might buy bloom.bg/T2YH0z

Uber’s Michael Said to Retain Support After Remarks

bloomberg.com — (Corrects 15th paragraph of story that ran on Nov. 21 to remove erroneous reference to Michael's consulting work for Foursquare and Tumblr.) Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Emil Michael, the Uber Technologies Inc. executive whose criticisms of journalists led to calls for his firing this week, is so far withstanding that pressure.
Aug 24, 2015

Emil Michael is the best, Uber should definitely have him speak to press and the public more often 😁 bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

JPMorgan, Credit Suisse Ramp Up Push to Fund Startups

bloomberg.com — Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) -- When SurveyMonkey Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dave Goldberg wanted to buy out investors from his Internet company and attract new ones who wouldn't balk at his aim to stay private, he steered clear of traditional startup financiers in the venture-capital community.

Dell’s Mitzvah Rescued Buyout as JPMorgan’s Lee Warned of Perils

bloomberg.com — Oct. 30 (Bloomberg) -- When Ken Duberstein's secretary told him Michael Dell was on the phone on the afternoon of July 31, there was little doubt about the topic. That morning, Dell Inc.'s special board committee had rejected the latest offer from Dell to take the personal-computer company private, a battle that was dragging into its 11th month.

Slack Is Said to Be in Funding Talks at $2 Billion-Plus Value

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Slack Technologies Inc., whose software helps people collaborate at work, is in talks with investors to raise financing at a valuation of more than $2 billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Mar 23, 2015

Breaking on @business, months after a $1.12B valuation funding, Slack is raising at a $2B+ valuation bloomberg.com/news/articles/… by @serenasaitto

Mar 23, 2015

RT @sarahfrier: Breaking on @business, months after a $1.12B valuation funding, Slack is raising at a $2B+ valuation bloomberg.com/news/articles/… by @serenasaitto

Mar 23, 2015

And speaking of Slack's valuation, bloomberg.com/news/articles/… the CEO has told us it's a number you kinda get to pick bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Mar 23, 2015

RT @technology: Slack is in talks to raise money at a valuation of more than $2 billion bloom.bg/1N2ColS

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UN Women halts Uber partnership

iol.co.za — New York - The United Nations backpedalled on plans to partner with Uber Technologies to create 1 million jobs for women within the next five years, amid pressure from labour unions and non-governmental organisations. The deal aimed at advancing gender equality was announced on March 10, when the San Francisco-based company sponsored the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration on women's rights and economic empowerment.

Dizzying Pre-IPO Tech Values Spurred by Rush of Hedge-Fund Money

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- A flood of money from unconventional sources has sent valuations of late-stage technology startups, including Uber Technologies Inc. and Snapchat Inc., to levels that haven't been seen since before the dot-com crash.
Mar 23, 2015

Bubble, bubble toil and trouble.....Dizzying Pre-IPO Tech Values Spurred by Rush of Hedge-Fund Money bloom.bg/1MZcVdb via @business

Mar 23, 2015

Dizzying Pre-IPO Tech Values Spurred by Rush of Hedge-Fund Money bloom.bg/1MZcVdb

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UN Women cancels partnership with Uber to create 1 million jobs

livemint.com — The deal aimed at advancing gender equality was announced on 10 March, when the San Francisco-based company sponsored the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration on women's rights and economic empowerment. Photo: Reuters New York: The UN backpedaled on plans to partner with Uber Technologies Inc.

UN Women Cancels Partnership With Uber to Create 1 Million Jobs

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- The United Nations backpedaled on plans to partner with Uber Technologies Inc. to create 1 million jobs for women within the next five years, amid pressure from labor union and non-governmental organizations. The deal aimed at advancing gender equality was announced on March 10, when the San Francisco-based company sponsored the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration on women's rights and economic empowerment.
Mar 22, 2015

#UN Women backpedals on plans to partner with #Uber to create 1 million jobs bloom.bg/1bmKcBx by @serenasaitto via @business @UN_Women

Mar 23, 2015

RT @EdmondLococo: #UN Women backpedals on plans to partner with #Uber to create 1 million jobs bloom.bg/1bmKcBx by @serenasaitto via @business @UN_Women

Mar 23, 2015

RT @BloombergWest: U.N. cancels partnership with Uber to create 1 million jobs for women, after taxi unions cry foul. ow.ly/KFZuU

Mar 23, 2015

RT @BloombergWest: U.N. cancels partnership with Uber to create 1 million jobs for women, after taxi unions cry foul. ow.ly/KFZuU

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Pet-Sitter startups may be next success in sharing economy

charlotteobserver.com — Some investors fueling the competition between ride-sharing services Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. are supporting rivals in pet-sitting, seen as potentially the next success story in the sharing economy.
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Oct 08, 2015

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Oct 07, 2015

RT @artdetective: Carlyle jumps into art lending, chasing big returns in #artmarket - FT.com on.ft.com/1GwNCL1

Oct 01, 2015

Also Josh @Tyrangiel Leaves Bloomberg as editor of Businessweek nyti.ms/1KOxicp

Sep 01, 2015

RT @CaseyNewton: Feeling stressed out at work? Take a short walk! Return to your desk a few months later after you run out of money


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