Fanatics’ Upstart Sports-Hambling Division Hiring Director of Marketing

Fanatics’ Upstart Sports-Hambling Division Hiring Director of Marketing

Sporting goods retailer Fanatics Inc. hired Jason White as chief marketing officer of Fanatics Betting and Gaming, its nascent online sports gambling division. Fanatics, which is controlled by e-commerce entrepreneur Michael Rubin, has established itself as a seller of sports memorabilia, digital collectibles and trading cards in recent years. The company, which has agreements with … Read more

The growth of the Swiss franc against the euro is a boon for business

Considered a safe haven, the Swiss franc briefly hit a high of 0.94 francs per euro on Monday after Italy’s general election Fabrice COFRINI Text size The Swiss franc broke records against the euro, giving the Swiss economy a temporary boost as central banks battle inflation – although experts remain cautious about the coming months. … Read more

Coalition of cyber insurance providers appoints first CFO as it looks to expand

Cybersecurity insurance provider Coalition Inc. appointed its first CFO after raising $250 million in a Series F round. The San Francisco-based company said Jim Young started on July 25 as chief financial officer. Most recently, Mr. Young was CFO at agricultural technology company Indigo Ag. He was previously CFO at investor communications and technology provider … Read more

Coalition of cyber insurance providers appoints first CFO as it looks to expand

Cybersecurity insurance provider Coalition Inc. appointed its first CFO after raising $250 million in a Series F round. The San Francisco-based company said Jim Young started on July 25 as chief financial officer. Most recently, Mr. Young was CFO at agricultural technology company Indigo Ag. He was previously CFO at investor communications and technology provider … Read more

Coalition of cyber insurance providers appoints first CFO as it looks to expand

Cybersecurity insurance provider Coalition Inc. appointed its first CFO after raising $250 million in a Series F round. The San Francisco-based company said Jim Young started on July 25 as chief financial officer. Most recently, Mr. Young was CFO at agricultural technology company Indigo Ag. He was previously CFO at investor communications and technology provider … Read more

AMC Entertainment Plans ‘APE’ Preferred Stock Dividends. Stock slide after earnings.

Text size Investors will receive one preferred share for each common share they own. Gina Moon/Bloomberg AMC Entertainment finally giving the “monkeys” what they want. The movie theater company paired its second-quarter earnings report with news that it was giving shareholders a special dividend on AMC Preferred Equity Units. AMC’s preferred stock will trade on … Read more

What the rise in private equity means for your equity investments

The private equity world, already flush with cash, is looking for trillions more — this time from individual investors. The influx could mean big changes not only for investors but also for the public stock market. Private markets are expected to grow to about $12.5 trillion in 2025 from $7.2 trillion in 2020, according to … Read more

Teen Science Prodigy grew up to create a manufacturer of biotech lab instruments

As a teenager in Kannapolis, North Carolina, Roy T. Edelman built a science lab in his family’s basement and was one of four high school students invited to present prize-winning papers at Duke University. His paper is called “Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects of Plant Growth”. He later dropped out of the University of North Carolina … Read more

How to get the cops out of the mental health business

Police in St. Petersburg, Florida, were well aware that Jeffrey Haarsma had mental health issues. Officers had been to the 55-year-old’s home at least 25 times in the year before the 911 call on Aug. 7, 2020. But the lone responding officer shot and killed Haarsma, who was unarmed, as he attacked her during an … Read more

How to get the cops out of the mental health business

Police in St. Petersburg, Florida, were well aware that Jeffrey Haarsma had mental health issues. Officers had been to the 55-year-old’s home at least 25 times in the year before the 911 call on Aug. 7, 2020. But the lone responding officer shot and killed Haarsma, who was unarmed, as he attacked her during an … Read more