Day: November 9, 2020

Are SAFEs Secure

Traditionally, most companies received funding either through loans as convertible promissory notes or through the giving out of equity. Off-late, however, there has been a hybrid system specifically developed to fund startups. One of the most notable and renowned being SAFE. SAFE is an acronym of simple agreement for future equity. Typically it is a contract to obtain a portion of equity as determined in a subsequent priced round in which the investor pays the … Read More

ESPN eliminating 500 jobs, including 300 layoffs

ESPN announced Wednesday that it is cutting about 500 jobs from its global workforce and laying off approximately 300 employees.

Associated Press

ESPN announced Thursday it is eliminating about 500 jobs worldwide, including about 300 through layoffs.

The cuts amount to about 10% of the employees at the sports network and are due largely to the impact of the pandemic on its business and the “tremendous disruption in how fans consume sports.”

“In the short

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Quacquarelli Symonds releases the best MBAs for a career in finance

MBA programs can help you prepare for work in a specific industry by developing the skills you need, and it may help increase your post-graduate salary. If you are looking to land a career in finance, one of these top MBA specializations for a finance career may be a good fit.

QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global higher education analyst, published on Wednesday seven specialization rankings highlighting the best MBA programs for a career in specific

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People’s United Bank Completes Sale of People’s United Insurance Agency to AssuredPartners

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., Nov. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — People’s United Bank, N.A. a subsidiary of People’s United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT) announced today that it has completed the sale of People’s United Insurance Agency to AssuredPartners. The transaction was announced on September 22, 2020.

People’s United Insurance Agency is a full-service insurance brokerage serving the Northeast providing commercial and personal, as well as employee benefit insurance solutions.

AssuredPartners, headquartered in Lake Mary, FL and

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