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merger and acquisition

The biggest acquisition of 2020: $44B for more data

S&P Global, the Data giant, agreed to buy IHS Markit in an all-stock deal, a London-based data company for the decent amount of $44 billion.

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Stocks    Technology    ESG investing

Yet another SPAC: The Lion Electric EVs

The EV bus and truck company is looking to go public via SPAC in the beginning of next year.

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Stocks    Technology    M&A

Is Salesforce buying Slack?

The giant cloud software company is working on a deal to acquire the messaging company. According to people familiar with the matter, this would be one of the biggest software transaction ever.

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Technology    Food

Toast, the DineTech startup, soars to an 8 billion valuation

It was not an easy year for a company focused on serving restaurants, but it seems like they managed to pull it off, and with grace. How?

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Stocks    Technology

New Snapchat feature Spotlight pays users $1 million for viral hits

Likes are not only here as a vanity metric anymore: They can make you rich. How does that happen?

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Technology    Switzerland    Health

The Swiss Series: Zur Rose and their new healthcare platform

Zur Rose is developing its own, fully-integrated healthcare platform for user's convenience. Insurances, doctors and pharmacies: all in one place for the best patient experience.

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Stocks    Technology    Fintech

Google is in overlord mode again, here's why

Google is launching its own payments and money management services. An upgraded Google Play which, frankly, scares me a little.

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Technology    Education

Duolinguo: making you learn new languages

The Dulolingo app which teaches you over 40 different languages just raised $35 million, bringing its valuation at $2.4 billion.

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Technology    Real Estate    IPO

Airbnb's double win: profits and going public

Getting back up from the COVID-19 hit, Airbnb is turning to new objectives, the first one being its long awaited initial public offering on the Nasdaq.

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Stocks    Technology

Square: USA’s fastest growing financial services company

Square is doing extremely well this year, with revenues beating expectations and an adoption rate which could be the source of envy. What is the business model of this company and why may it be undervalued?

Tesla stock pops on S&P 500 index inclusion- sell the news?
Stocks       Technology

Tesla stock pops on S&P 500 index inclusion- sell the news?

A group of Tesla investors have been buying TSLA stock for months in anticipation of S&P 500 inclusion. Now it’s happened, will they unload the stock?

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Technology    Mobility    China

Xpeng: a Chinese rival to Tesla

Do you remember Xpeng, the company which was accused of copying Tesla's design back in 2018? Well they kept going, and they are doing rather well. Here is why.