• A Look At Johnson & Johnson's Late Stage Pharmaceuticals Pipeline

    19 days ago - By Forbes

    Johnson & Johnson has a strong late stage pharmaceuticals pipeline, and it could be worth as much as $20 billion, or over 5% of its current market value. Most of the drugs in the pipeline are capable of generating more than $1 billion in peak sales. J&J's drug pipeline value can...
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  • An Amazon exec explains why working at the tech giant is like 'walking on a tightrope'

    An Amazon exec explains why working at the tech giant is like 'walking on a tightrope'

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon 's company culture can feel a bit like a practicing a high-wire act.
    That's what VP of worldwide people operations Ardine Williams told Business Insider.
    She said that the company values resilient people who can fall off the tightrope, pick themselves up, and get back on.
    Working at Amazon is a bit like walking on a tightrope.
    At least, that's how Amazon VP of worldwide people operations Ardine Williams puts it. Williams - who's slated to deliver the keynote speech at Glassdoor Recruit on September 27 - has worked at the tech giant since 2014.
    She told Business Insider that when she...
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  • Stripe is now valued at $20B after raising another $245M led by Tiger Global

    19 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Payments startup Stripe has changed the landscape for how businesses can collect funds online by using a few lines of code, and today the company is announcing that it's picked up more funding of its own. Stripe has raised $245 million, valuing the company at $20 billion.
    This is a big jump on its previous round, two years ago, that valued it at $9 billion .
    Led by Tiger Global Management, other new backers included DST Global and Sequoia, along with existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins, Khosla Ventures, General Catalyst, and Thrive Capital.
    The company says it plans to...
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  • In the scorching-hot cannabis industry, a simple press release can add billions to a company's market value

    In the scorching-hot cannabis industry, a simple press release can add billions to a company's market value

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    Marijuana stocks are booming - but much of investors' exuberance isn't surrounding financials so much as hype.
    Simple press releases can increase a marijuana company's market value by billions.
    In the case of Aurora Cannabis , one analyst has warned that "significant positive news" is already priced in, and that investors should "wait for a better entry point."
    It's almost like clockwork for marijuana stocks these days: a company issues a press release and watches its stock price skyrocket, many times more than 10 percentage points in a single day.
    Tilray , now the third-largest cannabis...
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