Google- Why we focus on AI (and to what end)

“We believe that AI is a foundational and transformational technology that will provide compelling and helpful benefits to people and society through its capacity to assist, complement, empower, and inspire people in almost every field of human endeavor. It has the potential to contribute to tackling some of society’s most pressing challenges and opportunities, fromContinue reading “Google- Why we focus on AI (and to what end)”

Some good news from this year in tech — TechCrunch

When you think of the biggest tech stories of the year, you probably think of something like Elon Musk buying Twitter, former crypto wunderkind Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX filing for bankruptcy, all the people who lost their life savings when UST imploded, or the tens of thousands of tech workers who got laid off. It was… SomeContinue reading “Some good news from this year in tech — TechCrunch”

Middle Market M & A: Handbook for Investment Banking and Business Consulting (Wiley Finance) 2nd Edition

Now Available! An in-depth and practical exploration of middle-market mergers and acquisitions from leading experts in the field  In the newly revised Second Edition of Middle Market M & A: Handbook for Advisors, Investors, and Business Owners, mergers and acquisitions experts Kenneth H. Marks, Christian W. Blees, Michael R. Nall, and Thomas A. Stewart deliver a comprehensive overview of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and strategic transactions of privately held companies with revenues between $5 and $500 millionContinue reading “Middle Market M & A: Handbook for Investment Banking and Business Consulting (Wiley Finance) 2nd Edition”

From spinouts to fundraising to M&A, founders need transparent deal terms — TechCrunch

Welcome to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by the daily TechCrunch+ column where it gets its name. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here. With down rounds looming, startup founders have a lot less dealmaking leverage than they did in 2021. If new to the fundraising game, the… FromContinue reading “From spinouts to fundraising to M&A, founders need transparent deal terms — TechCrunch”

Human[KIND] — Julian Stodd’s Learning Blog

My work over the last two years has involved diving quite deeply into the ‘Social Currencies’ that bind together (or drive apart) our social context. This is a world governed by gut instinct, feeling, the things we ‘believe’ or hope for. This is the world of our humanity and connection, our community and aspiration. Our […]Continue reading “Human[KIND] — Julian Stodd’s Learning Blog”

Web scraping is legal, US appeals court reaffirms — TechCrunch

Good news for archivists, academics, researchers and journalists: Scraping publicly accessible data is legal, according to a U.S. appeals court ruling. The landmark ruling by the U.S. Ninth Circuit of Appeals is the latest in a long-running legal battle brought by LinkedIn aimed at stopping a rival company from web scraping personal information from users’… WebContinue reading “Web scraping is legal, US appeals court reaffirms — TechCrunch”

The Advantages of a “Date-Certain M&A Process” over an “Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors – ABC”  — Blog of Intellectual Capital

Apart from a formal bankruptcy (Chapter 7 or 11), there are two basic approaches to maximizing enterprise value for underperforming and/or under-capitalized technology, life science, medical device, digital marketing, information & cyber security and solar companies and their Intellectual property:  “Date-Certain M&A Process” and an Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors (ABC). Both of these processes have significant […]Continue reading “The Advantages of a “Date-Certain M&A Process” over an “Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors – ABC”  — Blog of Intellectual Capital”