• A former Oracle and Intel exec shares the 'board profile' she used to land a seat on the board of a $16 billion tech company

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement When Rupal Shah Hollenbeck, former senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Oracle, started looking for a seat on a board 18 months ago, she did what most first-time candidates do: She sent her resume to recruiters and board contacts.
    But instead of getting offers, Hollenbeck said she was told that her resume was "one dimensional" and was encouraged to submit a "board profile" instead.
    A board profile, much like a resume or cover letter, is a one-page document that highlights specific career experiences, accomplishments, and skills that show the unique...
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  • Offering a service that prioritizes the highest-paying gigs in the gig economy, Stoovo raises funding

    Offering a service that prioritizes the highest-paying gigs in the gig economy, Stoovo raises funding

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    Semih Korkmaz and Hantz Févry launched Stoovo in 2019 as a way to help gig workers make the best use of their time.
    Févry, who immigrated to the U.S. from Haiti, knew first hand the struggles that come with part time work from his days as a student at Stonybrook University. While there bouncing from job to job, Févry would feel the sting associated with hidden fees, unkept promises, and variability of part-time labor.
    The time at Stonybrook was also when Févry got his first taste of entrepreneurship. In 2010 and 2011 Févry said the Dean of the University's business school let the budding...
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  • Instacart Doubles Valuation With $265 Million Funding Round

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Founder Apoorva Mehta has a net worth $3.5 billion after new funding and is eyeing an IPO.
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  • Amazon Of South Korea Looks To Raise Profile And Up To $3.6 Billion In U.S. IPO

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Coupang's IPO would make it the largest U.S. listing by a foreign company since Alibaba's $25 billion blockbuster IPO in 2014.
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