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    Securities Fraud News

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    • 'Downright Fraud': Hong Kong Securities Watchdog Warns on ICOs April 16, 2018
      Hong Kong's securities regulator is taking a skeptical tone on initial coin offerings (ICOs). In a speech at an investment industry function on Friday, Julia Leung, deputy head of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), once more cautioned ...
    • Wimmer pleads not guilty to securities fraud charge April 13, 2018
      Lee Wimmer, the head of a now-insolvent Greenwood investment firm, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to one count of federal securities fraud and was released on an unsecured $25,000 bond, according to court records. Wimmer appeared before U.S. District ...
    • Ex-Nortel Execs Beat Long-Simmering Securities Fraud Suit April 11, 2018
      Law360 (April 11, 2018, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A nine-year-old investor lawsuit against two former top executives at defunct telecommunications firm Nortel Networks Corp. was dismissed by a New York federal judge on Wednesday, with the court ruling that there was ...
    • Florida judge resigns after husband charged with securities fraud, grand theft April 11, 2018
      A Florida judge has resigned after state prosecutors indicted her husband on securities fraud and grand theft charges. Eleventh Judicial Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel let Florida Gov. Rick Scott know her last day on the bench is May 31. “It has been an honor ...

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    • Uber Investors Face Uphill Battle In 'Gloppy' Fraud Suit April 20, 2018
      Law360, Oakland, California (April 19, 2018, 8:23 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge said Thursday he has “substantial concerns” about keeping intact a putative securities class action alleging Uber and its ex-CEO Travis Kalanick's illicit business tactics cost investors billions, calling the allegations ...
    • Retirement planning: Fraudsters are posing as SEC regulators April 19, 2018
      If you are an investor, I highly recommend that you listen to a recording of a telephone conversation between a fraudster and a victim -- an actual fraud caught in action. In the recording, which was made by the victim, the fraudster is posing as a compliance officer from the U.S. Securities and Exchange ...
    • Memphis securities broker John Jumper accused of $5.7 million theft from pension fund April 19, 2018
      The criminal indictment in Pennsylvania accuses Jumper of forging signatures on fraudulent documents to transfer money out of the pension fund. It alleged he used the stolen money to make unauthorized loans and investments and to pay off $1.2 million in personal loans and personal legal expenses.
    • 2004 fraud case causes sparks in GOP party leader's race April 19, 2018
      AUSTIN -- A high-stakes internal fight in the Republican Party of Texas exploded into the open on Thursday as a Frisco candidate for party chair accused the current chairman of being unfit for reelection because he was charged with federal securities fraud 14 years ago. Party insiders suggested the ...

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    • Why Volatile Markets Are Good News for Careful Investors April 19, 2018
      Managing money involves a balancing act that trades off risk against return. This year is proving more challenging, with stocks and bonds swinging about. But it also shows how a return to a more normal level of market volatility might be good news for careful investors.
    • P&G Needs a Workout, Not Vitamins April 19, 2018
      European dietary supplements won’t cure what ails Procter & Gamble. The consumer products maker should focus on fixing its core business to resume growth.
    • Third Time Unlucky for Takeda and Shire April 19, 2018
      Shire has rejected Takeda’s three offers to buy it, and there may not be much more wiggle room to sweeten the bid.
    • Publicis Shows WPP Has Long Road to Recovery April 19, 2018
      It has taken at least four years for global ad giant Publicis to get its house in order. That provides a cautionary tale for WPP as it deals with the drama of Martin Sorrell’s exit.

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    • Flush with NFL, state grant funding, CU-Denver startup set to test new helmet padding material April 19, 2018
      A startup company born in the halls of University of Colorado Denver has been awarded a $165,000 grant to fund testing of a new padding material its creators believe will improve safety in football helmets. The new company, Impressio Inc, was officially awarded the funding from the Colorado Office of ...
    • Techstars Seattle Demo Day: Check out our top 3 pitches from the startup accelerator April 19, 2018
      based Foundry Group who helped launch Techstars 13 years ago, also spoke on stage Wednesday and credited the Seattle startup community for helping Techstars succeed. The accelerator now funds around 400 startups per year across 40 programs and 12 countries. “The amount we learned as an ...
    • Farfetch Launches Start-Up Accelerator April 19, 2018
      LONDON, United Kingdom — Farfetch is launching a startup accelerator in a move aimed at giving the fashion-marketplace, which connects consumers with a global network of luxury boutiques and brands, an early peek at potential new features for its retail “operating system.” The company is building ...
    • Malaysian police wear Chinese start-up's AI camera to identify suspected criminals April 19, 2018
      The Auxiliary Force (AFSB), part of the Royal Malaysia Police Cooperative, has been equipping its officers with the cameras that use cutting-edge facial recognition capabilities designed by the Chinese artificial intelligence start-up Yitu Technology. The system enables officers to promptly compare and ...

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    • Square acquires corporate catering startup Zesty April 19, 2018
      Square has acquired elements of corporate catering startup Zesty . Square, which already owns on-demand food delivery service Caviar, plans to use Zesty’s assets to strengthen Caviar’s corporate ordering business, Caviar for Teams. Neither company disclosed financial terms of the deal, but the plan is for Caviar and Zesty to operate independently in the shor […]
    • Crypto-collectibles and Kitties marketplace Rare Bits raises $6M April 19, 2018
      Rare Bits wants to be eBay for the blockchain, where you buy, sell and trade non-fungible crypto-goods. After CryptoKitties raised $12 million from Andreessen Horowitz last month for its digital collectibles game, there’s been an explosion of interest in the space. But without a popular marketplace, it’s hard to find the goods you want at the […]
    • 3D-printing marketplace Shapeways raises a $30 million Series E April 19, 2018
      Investors, it seems, aren’t entirely soured on the world of 3D printing. The technology is still making progress in the enterprise sector, and Shapeways is certainly continuing to make a case for it in the world of online marketplaces. This morning, the New York-based company announced the closing of a $30 million Series E.  The […]
    • mParticle hires Adobe’s John Sedlak as chief revenue officer April 19, 2018
      mParticle, which helps companies like Airbnb and Spotify manage their customer data, has hired four new executives — including John Sedlak, most recently a vice president at Adobe, who’s joining the company as chief revenue officer. In addition, Kiran Hebbar (formerly CFO of Social Tables) is joining as chief financial officer, Will Rogers (previously an eng […]

    Startup News: OnStartups
    • Startups Are Winning the Remote Work Game. Here’s the Data That Proves It. October 4, 2017
      Today the State of Remote Work 2017 report revealed that 63% of people in product and engineering roles work remotely at least once per week, which is 21% more than the average. Along with key findings on how remote work is changing the workplace, the report also revealed that startup environments may be a particularly strong match for remote work. Why might […]
    • Secret To SaaS Success: Recognize That You're Not Selling Software March 7, 2017
      I've been working in the software industry for over 25 years. Pretty much my entire professional career (if you don't count that stint as a night clerk at Red Roof Inn).
    • Why This New Chatbot Is More Likely To Get You Promoted Than Fired July 14, 2016
      Confession: For the past several months I've been furiously coding away on a new project as part of HubSpot Labs. It's called GrowthBot. It's a chatbot for marketing and sales people -- and anyone looking to grow a company (like startup folks).
    • Insightful Study of 386 SaaS Startup Pricing Pages March 21, 2016
      Late last year, I combed through the Montclare SaaS 250 — a directory of the biggest SaaS companies in the world — to find common trends in what I thought would be a significant dataset. As it turned out, 80% of the 250 biggest SaaS companies didn’t have a pricing page at all.

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    Business News

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    • Learn how to become a freelancer by taking these online courses April 18, 2018
      Do you want to set your own work hours? Are you tired of working a full-time job and answering to others? Does the idea of working 9 to 5 for the next 30 years totally stress you out? If you answered yes to either of those questions, or if you've every found yourself Googling "What is the secret to work-life balance," then a freelance career m […]
    • What is a Salesforce Trailblazer and how can you become one? April 18, 2018
      How do you get people to see you as a trailblazer? It's not as simple as just learning a few programs and having good ideas.  SEE ALSO: Become an in-demand project manager by getting a deal on these *clutch* certification courses Whether you're a developer, administrator, sales professional, or marketer, you can become a trailblazer, too — especial […]
    • Cheap web hosting services to help you claim a spot on the internet April 13, 2018
      If you don't have a website, you might as well not exist.  Whether it's via smartphone or desktop, more than 4 billion people in the world (over half the population) are plugged-in. That's 4 billion opportunities for people to get to know you. Better yet, they could be spending money on your services — cha-ching! SEE ALSO: Save more than $500 […]
    • It's time to meet: 5 tips to nailing a business introduction April 13, 2018
      Great news! You've been invited on an important business trip with your company, and today's the first day of an amazing week. You've had a good night's sleep, you've gotten in a few laps at the pool, and you've fueled up with La Quinta Inns & Suites™ FREE Bright Side Breakfast®. You're hanging out in the lobby when you […]

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    • Kula Bistro owners win SBA award April 20, 2018
      The owners were recently named the 2018 Small Business Persons of the Year for Maui by the Small Business Administration. “The award is helping the business substantially,” Chantal told Pacific Business News. “It's such a huge recognition, and we are so humbled and thankful for SBA giving us the ...
    • Mick Keogh appointed to take over ACCC small business role April 20, 2018
      There will soon be a changing of the guard at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, with current ACCC Commissioner Mick Keogh set to take over responsibility for the small business sector from Dr Michael Schaper at the end of the May. Schaper has served as a Deputy Chair of the ...
    • WATCH: Small Business Person of the Year Award given to Todd Matthews April 20, 2018
      WATCH: Small Business Person of the Year Award given to Todd Matthews. The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce honored members of the community through annual award-giving.
    • As ABC's 'Scandal' comes to an end, the bitter reality for women-owned businesses continues April 19, 2018
      But once viewers got past the Oval Office rendezvous and comically large wineglasses, the show offered them an extensive view of the challenges that face women who own small businesses. (Indeed, the character of Olivia Pope was based on Judy Smith, the show's co-executive producer who is also a ...

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    • 3.6 earthquake shakes Ontario, Downriver - The Detroit News April 20, 2018
      The Detroit News3.6 earthquake shakes Ontario, DownriverThe Detroit NewsA small earthquake rattled parts of Ontario and southeast Michigan on Thursday night and sent startled residents outside and online looking for answers. A magnitude 3.6 quake -- the largest in Michigan since 1947 -- originated near Amherstburg, Ontario ...Whoa! 3.6-magnitude earthquake r […]
    • Comey memos offer new details on his interactions with Trump as the FBI's Russia probe intensified - Washington Post April 20, 2018
      Washington PostComey memos offer new details on his interactions with Trump as the FBI's Russia probe intensifiedWashington PostPresident Trump expressed concerns about the judgment of his national security adviser Michael Flynn weeks before forcing him to resign, according to memos kept by former FBI director James B. Comey that recount in detail effor […]
    • Marshal's service says Lois Ann Riess arrested at restaurant in South Padre Island, Texas - The News-Press April 20, 2018
      The News-PressMarshal's service says Lois Ann Riess arrested at restaurant in South Padre Island, TexasThe News-PressThe U.S. Marshal's Service Thursday night said homicide suspect Lois Ann Riess has been arrested. John Kinsey, deputy U.S. Marshal Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division, said Riess was arrested Thursday evening at a restaur […]