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Signs of life for more public companies based locally (Infographic)

More public companies faded from The List, but recent IPOs give a glimmer of hope......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Cover story: Numbers are increasing, but public companies still slow to bring women on board

Among 35 public companies in the region today, including the largest banks by market share based locally, 17.5 percent of board members were women. That is up 16 percent since last year and up 57 percent over the past five years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2018

Fintech funding back on the rise

A big initial public offering and strong signs of growth in the financial technology industry are giving startups in the sector a funding boost. Venture backed U.S. fintech companies received about... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 18th, 2018

An Energy Stock Shows Signs of Life

The Houston-based company has boosted production, slashed operating costs and retired $370 millio.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 11th, 2018

One of Denver"s largest real estate companies files for IPO

Real estate giant Cushman & Wakefield is going public, according to a filing Wednesday. The Chicago-based company, which is backed by Fort Worth investment firm TPG, will hit the public market as shares of its larger rivals have climbed in the past .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2018

Developer fights for signs atop Avalara and Embassy Suites towers

Seattle-based developer American Life wants a judge to overrule City Hall on signs that have been declared too large and too close to the historic King Street Station next door......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2018

Mesa Tower signs four new leases, one expansion

The Mesa Tower, located in Mesa and owned and managed by Los Angeles-based Barker Pacific Group, has finalized leases for more than 33,000 square feet. BPG said Tuesday more than five companies have finalized leases since the acquisition of the t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2018

Apple signs Hollywood writers master contract, clearing the way to take on Netflix

Cupertino-based Apple this week signed the Writers Guild of America’s master contract, a crucial step toward winning the rights to marquee TV shows and movies now going to companies like Netflix, Amazon.com and HBO. Apple took the unusual step of ag.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2018

Greater Cincinnati loses one of its 10 largest public companies

Greater Cincinnati has one less major public company this morning. Milan-based Prysmian Group closed on its acquisition of Highland Heights, Ky.-based General Cable Corp. (NYSE: BGC) on Wednesday. As a result, General Cable has become a privately hel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2018

Chambers of commerce fight state bill that would force California public companies to add women to corporate boards

Senate Bill 826 would require publicly held companies based in California to have a minimum number of women on their boards of directors......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2018

Here are Ohio"s 30 highest-paying public companies; No. 1 is based in Columbus

Ohio's top 30 highest-paying public companies offer a range from $51,000 to $265,000 in median worker pay per year, according to new filings comparing average worker pay to CEO compensation. As part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank banking regulation law, p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2018

Boston nonprofit tackling "superbugs" gets $52M from Gates foundation, U.K.

An accelerator program based at Boston University that funds the development of potential life-saving antibacterial drugs will receive up to $52 million from the U.K. government and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The public-private partnership, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2018

What"s Riot Blockchain up to now? Mining more bitcoin, apparently

Riot Blockchain Inc., one of Colorado's more entertaining public companies, said it's mining more bitcoin. The Centennial-based cryptocurrency company said it produced approximately 100 Bitcoins (BTC) and 61 BCash (BCH) in April, up 45 percent fro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 4th, 2018

Nokia, Ericsson Show Signs of Life as Rivals Hit Bumps

Two struggling companies that once dominated the telecommunications-equipment market are showing renewed signs of optimism, just as their two main competitors—both from China—are hitting hurdles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 27th, 2018

Trump vs the Fed, Second Putin Summit, Microsoft Boost: CEO Daily for July 20, 2018

Must-read business news, delivered every morning. Good morning, and happy Friday. Yesterday, we released the Fortune Global 500, our annual list of the world's largest public companies, ranked by revenue. You can see the full list here, but for CEO.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune1 hr. 8 min. ago

"Medical check-ups": Japan firms tap banks for advice as activists circle

Japanese companies are increasingly turning to investment banks and public relations firms for advice on dealing with potential approaches by activist investors who are targeting low valuations and cross-shareholdings in the nation......»»

Category: topSource: reuters10 hr. 8 min. ago

Trump signs executive order for American workers

President Trump says nearly two dozen companies are signing his pledge to provide job training and apprenticeship programs as a way to boost the U.S. economy. (July 19)  .....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday11 hr. 23 min. ago

How A Clean Office Can Boost Productivity [INFOGRAPHIC]

Your workplace might have a few signs pleading with staff to maintain a clean working environment by clearing up after themselves and ensure that the place is tidy. While this would seem to be basic courtesy that .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk11 hr. 38 min. ago

Tilray IPO is ‘validation’ for pot companies, CEO says

Tiilray Inc. landed a valuation topping $1 billion and became the first cannabis company to go public on the Nasdaq exchange Thursday, then received even more validation when shares popped more than 30% in initial trades......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch17 hr. 8 min. ago

A day in the life of an ‘agile worker’

As companies seek to gain efficiencies in the workplace, provide choice for employees, and attract and retain talent, strategies involving agile working and fre.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJul 19th, 2018

Billionaire James Packer quits 22 boards, deepens corporate withdrawal

Billionaire James Packer has resigned 22 Australian company directorships in the last few weeks and no longer holds any board seat in his home country, corporate records show, signaling his almost full retreat from public business life......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 18th, 2018