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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

To Shatter the Glass Ceiling, Don"t Force It

Before California Gov. Jerry Brown signs legislation that would require public companies based in the state to put a certain number of female directors on their boards, he should consider how ineffective such quotas have been, writes columnist John Stoll......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 8th, 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

FreightRover Signs $500 Million Deal to Speed Payments to Truckers

Supply-chain finance company FreightRover has signed a $500 million financing deal with New York-based Crayhill Capital Management, giving it more capacity in its business handling payments for trucking companies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj14 min. ago

Infographic: A Journey To The Cloud

Ninety-three percent of organizations now use the cloud in some form, according to CBTS. Of those companies, 42 percent now generate at least half their revenue by utilizing cloud-based applications, the company said.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 31st, 2018

2 Arizona businesses among Fortune"s 100 fastest-growing public companies

Two Arizona-based businesses are among the 100 fastest-growing public companies, according to Fortune. Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) and Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorp. (NYSE: WAL) both landed on the 2018 list released this .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 22nd, 2018

Boston Scientific to buy Fremont medical device company for $160 million

Boston Scientific Corp. will buy Veniti Inc., a Fremont-based medical device maker for up to $160 million. The deal, disclosed Wednesday, is typical of the life cycle of small medical device companies: develop and commercialize innovations and sell.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2018

Rackspace inks deal with Austin-based company to gain more marketshare among regulated industries

Rackspace Hosting Inc. has a new deal with a fast-growing security software company in Austin that went public several months ago, opening the door for the companies to capitalize on identity authentication systems sought by businesses moving to t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2018

Tacoma-based TrueBlue, one of the state"s largest public companies, gets a new CEO

Last year, TrueBlue matched 740,000 people with jobs and had $1.11 billion in revenue......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2018

Software firm with High Point presence will combine with two other entities

Florida-based Superion, which has operations in High Point, says it will merge with two other companies in the public sector technology industry. The deal will combine Superion, TriTech and the public sector and healthcare business of Aptean. Ter.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 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