• The CEO of the world's largest publicly-traded cannabis company explains why he partnered with the $41 billion brand behind Corona

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Canopy Growth Corporation is the largest publicly-traded marijuana company.
    Canopy CEO Bruce Linton recently sat down with Business Insider to talk about growing the company from a startup into a $6 billion behemoth.
    The company recently got a $191 million investment from the brand behind famous beers like Corona and Modelo - a partnership Linton says he was eager to pin down.
    Follow Canopy Growth's stock price in real-time here.
    Constellation Brands - the $41 billion giant behind beers like Corona and Modelo - made waves earlier this year when it announced a $191 million investment in...
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  • The CEO of the world's largest publicly-traded cannabis company explains why he partnered with the $41 billion brand behind Corona

    The CEO of the world's largest publicly-traded cannabis company explains why he partnered with the $41 billion brand behind Corona

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Canopy Growth Corporation is the largest publicly-traded marijuana company.
    Canopy CEO Bruce Linton recently sat down with Business Insider to talk about growing the company from a startup into a $6 billion behemoth.
    The company recently got a $191 million investment from the brand behind famous beers like Corona and Modelo - a partnership Linton says he was eager to pin down.
    Follow Canopy Growth's stock price in real-time here.
    Constellation Brands - the $41 billion giant behind beers like Corona and Modelo - made waves earlier this year when it announced a $191 million investment in...
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  • This former Twitter exec took over as CEO of an $865 million company - now, he explains his master plan to take on Google, and his unusual reason to want to IPO

    This former Twitter exec took over as CEO of an $865 million company - now, he explains his master plan to take on Google, and his unusual reason to want to IPO

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    In April, Mixpanel cofounder Suhail Doshi relinquished his CEO title to Amir Movafaghi. Mixpanel is an app analytics company, last valued at $865 million in 2014.
    Movafaghi says that the game plan for Mixpanel is to take on Google and Adobe by creating an ecosystem of partners - it believes it can establish its niche while the market is still relatively new.
    To that end, Mixpanel is announcing a partnership with Zendesk, allowing customer service agents to see exactly what's going wrong when an app user calls in for help.
    Movafaghi says that Mixpanel doesn't need to raise funding, and...
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  • This former Twitter exec took over as CEO of an $865 million company - now, he explains his master plan to take on Google, and his unusual reason to want to IPO

    This former Twitter exec took over as CEO of an $865 million company - now, he explains his master plan to take on Google, and his unusual reason to want to IPO

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    In April, Mixpanel cofounder Suhail Doshi relinquished his CEO title to Amir Movafaghi. Mixpanel is an app analytics company, last valued at $865 million in 2014.
    Movafaghi says that the game plan for Mixpanel is to take on Google and Adobe by creating an ecosystem of partners - it believes it can establish its niche while the market is still relatively new.
    To that end, Mixpanel is announcing a partnership with Zendesk, allowing customer service agents to see exactly what's going wrong when an app user calls in for help.
    Movafaghi says that Mixpanel doesn't need to raise funding, and...
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  • Why money is the fastest way to kill your startup, according to a CEO who sold his last company for nearly half a billion dollars

    Why money is the fastest way to kill your startup, according to a CEO who sold his last company for nearly half a billion dollars

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Yuchun Lee says that every week he turns down or ignores multiple unsolicited offers from investors interested in funding his Boston-based software company, Allego.
    Lee says that his reason for turning down investors' cash is strategic: There's plenty of downsides to taking in too much money too soon.
    Yuchun Lee, founder of sales software startup Allego , is no stranger to turning down investors' cash. Since he founded his company five years ago, the Boston-based entrepreneur has turned away scores of interested investors and venture capital firms, he says.
    "I'm constantly getting...
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