Category: Investor

Slack investor Index Ventures backs Slack competitor Quill
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Slack investor Index Ventures backs Slack competitor Quill

Slack created a new solution for workplace communication, one copied by many, even Microsoft. But the product, which is meant to help individuals and businesses collaborate, has been critiqued for sending too many notifications, with some claiming it’s sabotaged workplace productivity. Quill, a startup led by Ludwig Pettersson, Stripe’s former creative director and design aficionado,…

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Legendary Investor Bashes ‘Psycho-Currency’ Bitcoin, Then Accidentally Makes Crypto Case
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Legendary Investor Bashes ‘Psycho-Currency’ Bitcoin, Then Accidentally Makes Crypto Case

Mark Mobius, founding partner of Mobius Capital Partners claims bitcoin’s emergence will further drive investors to gold. | Source: REUTERS/Francis MascarenhasBy CCN Markets: Mark Mobius, the legendary emerging-markets investor and founder of Mobius Capital Partners, referred to bitcoin as a “psycho-currency” on Tuesday in an interview with Bloomberg.He claimed the rise of “faith-based” cyber-currencies would…

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Uber Investor Mistakenly Claims Stock Is Toast Without Kalanick-Like CEO
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Uber Investor Mistakenly Claims Stock Is Toast Without Kalanick-Like CEO

Uber investor Bradley Tusk says the stock needs a ruthless CEO to escape the doldrums but one investment manager disagrees. | Source: REUTERS/Andrew KellyBradley Tusk, an early investor in Uber Technologies and its first political strategist, believes current management lacks the innovative and intense vision of founder Travis Kalanick and that Uber stock will remain…

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