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Study: Entrepreneurs with direct flight access to venture...

Continued coverage on a research paper, The Impact of Venture Capital Monitoring, co-authored by Richard Townsend that shows in cities that offer direct flights, venture capitalists are able to oversee operations of their startups...

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How to Hire Like a Superboss

An opinion piece by Sydney Finkelstein on his new book Superbosses: How exceptional leaders manage the flow of talent, focusing on how to hire and vet new employees. Finkelstein writes, “If the old methods are not working, maybe...

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Pharma industry has more in common with Martin...

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article on why it is difficult for the American public to differentiate between Martin Shkreli and other pharma companies. “Most people don’t differentiate between Shkreli and other companies. It’s...

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How To Be A Great Boss

Continued coverage of Superbosses: How exceptional leaders manage the flow of talent written by Sydney Finkelstein highlighting three counter-intuitive ideas on what sets “superbosses” apart from others. The book is available...

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Texas’ grid of tomorrow may include batteries

Quotes Thad Hill T’95, CEO of Calpine, in an article on renewable power companies in Texas moving toward the use of lithium-ion battery systems. Hill says that he doesn’t see an immediate threat.

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Fmr. N.H. Gov.: Cruz nomination “horrible” for...

As a guest on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper," former New Hampshire Governor Judd Gregg discusses GOP candidates ahead of the NH primary.

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Three Head Coaches, Not Two, At This Year’...

Sydney Finkelstein writes that both Super Bowl coaches—the Broncos' Gary Kubiak and the Panthers' Ron Rivera—indirectly owe their careers to Bill Walsh, the former head coach of the San Francisco '49ers.

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Grad Students Battle for Left Bank Bordeaux Cup

Highlights a group of Tuck students who participated in the annual Left Bank Bordeaux Cup at the French Consulate in New York along with Yale, Wharton, and Cornell. All teams were judged on performance in multiple choice...

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Showtime promotes Tom Christie to chief operating officer

Showtime executive Tom Christie T’85 was promoted to chief operating officer. The Los Angeles Times writes, “Christie will continue to lead Showtime Networks’ distribution, sales, affiliate marketing, network operations and...

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Goldman Sachs Names Jim Esposito as Securities Arm...

Announces that Jim Esposito T'95, co-head of the Wall Street firm’s financing group, was named chief strategy officer of the securities division. The Wall Street Journal writes, “The role is a new one for Goldman, whose...

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Who are the “superbosses,” the 10 secrets of the...

Continued coverage of Superbosses: How exceptional leaders manage the flow of talent written by Sydney Finkelstein highlighting a handful of "glorious bastard" CEOs referenced in the book.

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Do Venture Capitalists Matter?

Cites a research paper, The Impact of Venture Capital Monitoring, co-authored by Richard Townsend that showed venture capitalists do help startup firms by closely monitoring their development, and that the availability of direct...

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