UPDATE 1-Fairfax alters Watsa voting-stake plan after shareholder talks

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] UPDATE 1-Fairfax alters Watsa voting-stake plan after shareholder talks – reuters.com TORONTO, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd said on Tuesday it has added investor safeguards to a plan to preserve founder Prem Watsa’s voting stake, a move aimed at assuaging the concerns of minority shareholders who had opposed the proposal. […]

MOVES- Mizuho International, Standard Chartered, R.J. O'Brien + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] MOVES- Mizuho International, Standard Chartered, R.J. O'Brien – reuters.com July 27 (Reuters) – The following financial services industry appointments were announced on Monday. To inform us of other job changes, email moves@thomsonreuters.com. Continue Reading On reuters.com » CORRECTED-Chi-X founder in blockchain trading technology venture – reuters.com LONDON, July 27 (Reuters) – One of the […]

Mike Jones on re-imagining business via a tech lense

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Mike Jones on re-imagining business via a tech lense – vator.tv LA tech investor shares advice, lessons to startups at Splash LA 2014There’s an entire new generation “re-envisioning the world,” said Mike Jones, Founder of Science, a tech studio for startups, in an on-stage interview with Vator Founder Bambi Francisco at Vator Splash LA 2014… Continue Reading On vator.tv » […]

With $1.8B valuation, Etsy is biggest ever NY tech exit

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] With $1.8B valuation, Etsy is biggest ever NY tech exit – vator.tv Etsy raised $287 during its IPO, and saw its stock soar 87.5% during its first day of trading(Come mingle with hundreds of top venture capitalists representing $10B-plus in capital under management, including Khosla Ventures, Greylock and Javelin Venture Partners, and learn from founders/CEOs including Marco […]

Founder of S.Africa's Cadiz quits as CEO of asset unit + MORE

[Buzz_Burner_Fresh_Updates] Eurogroup says received Greek request for 6-mo bailout extension – reuters.com BRUSSELS, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, who chairs the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers, said on Thursday that Greece had asked for a “six-month extension” of its bailout agreement but he gave no details of the terms Athens […]