Category: Global

Softbank backed satellite internet start-up OneWeb files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, cuts jobs

OneWeb, the satellite internet start-up backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group, is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company has since its inception launched 74 satellites and has 44 ground station to power its communication service using low earth orbit satellites. In their statement the company said that the Company and certain of its controlled affiliates…

Bob Iger exits as Disney CEO, Bob Chapek takes over

Bob Iger, has exited as CEO for The Walt Disney Company. The announcement was made by the company earlier this week. Post his exit as the CEO, Bob Iger will assume the role of Executive Chairman and will direct the Company’s creative endeavors, while leading the Board and providing leadership and guidance to ensure a…

Research platform Dealroom raises €2.75mn in Series A funding round

European research platform Dealroom recently announced that it has raised €2.75mn in Series A funding round. The round was led by Shoe Investments and Knight Venture Capital.  Founded in 2013 by Yoram Wijngaarde, Dealroom is an Amsterdam-based data and software platform, which shows worldwide intelligence about startups, innovation, and venture capital investment. Dealroom is used…

Here’s an opportunity to join Elon Musk at SpaceX

They are looking for people with a super hardcore work ethic, talent for building things, common sense & trustworthiness.For those interested in working at SpaceX, Founder and CEO Elon Musk put across an invite on Twitter to SpaceX’s career day being held at Boca Chica on on Feb 6, 2020 between 3 – 9 pm.…

Why is America’s iconic retailer Macy’s Inc. shuttering its stores?

Earlier this week, the iconic American department store chain Macy’s announced its plans to shut over 125 stores and cut down over 2000 jobs. The company has shut down its headquarters in Cincinnati and tech offices in San Francisco. These changes are a result of massive restructuring exercise underway at Macy’s to reduce their burden…

Platform enabling seed stage companies connect with angel investors.

Zero commission bank, Marquee Equity, has released its accredited investor platform, which helps seed stage companies get meetings with angel investors across the U.S. and internationally. “We have traditionally focused on delivering a stack that helps customers get in front of institutional investors. Doing this, we’ve been able to map out and provide access to…