Noubar Afeyan launched 70 companies by pushing researchers to ask what if their craziest ideas were true. With $17 billion and a model of “parallel entrepreneurship,” he can fund a lot of wild notions.
On Nov. 9, GE Chief Executive Larry Culp—the first external CEO to run the iconic company in its 129-year history—announced he plans to cleave the company into three separate publicly traded companies focused on aviation, healthcare and power.
Making changes to an organization's culture is not an easy task for senior leaders. It often involves making changes that require tremendous openness, concentration, prioritization and sustained investment. But this type of change is essential and there is a straightforward approach to doing it.
$394M raised, $1.75B valuation, and most importantly, 5 billion consumers’ identities verified later, founder Stephen Ufford of Trulioo opens his heart and shares the “million cuts and scars” that come with success, his unconventional answer to what it takes to become a Good Unicorn.
The Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative has just published a report which makes clear that U.S. board directors need to ensure that the company is well-managed from the perspective of climate change. This responsibility is rooted in Delaware law under the duty of loyalty and duty of care.
The growth of Israeli tech in the last 2 years has been dramatic. From mega funding rounds to dozens of IPOs and fierce competition on talent, it is starting to feel more like Silicon Valley than Silicon Wady.