Tag: Switzerland

  • Startups Weekly: Squads screen-shares and Slacks swastika

    We’re three weeks into January. We’ve recovered from our CES hangover and, hopefully, from the CES flu. We’ve started writing the correct year, 2019, not 2018. Venture capitalists have gone full steam ahead with fundraising efforts, several startups have closed multi-hundred million dollar rounds, a virtual influencer raised equity funding and yet, all anyone wants to talk […]

  • Peter Munk, Entrepreneur Who Founded Barrick Gold, Dies at 90

    He spent three decades expanding company into a global giant Hungarian-born Munk pledged bulk of fortune to philanthropy love affair. After the deprivation of postwar Europe, food was abundant and friends welcomed him into their homes with open fridges. He worked a series of odd jobs — selling Christmas trees, harvesting tobacco, clearing bush — […]