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    1. The CEO of a Health Startup Backed by Eric Schmidt and Top VCs Has Been Fired Amid Allegations ...

      The CEO of a Health Startup Backed by Eric Schmidt and Top VCs Has Been Fired Amid Allegations ...

      That corporate governance change involved the three board members, who held three votes between them, converting most of their preferred shares in the company to common shares in order to break a deadlock with Gutman, who as the founder also held three votes, according to one person familiar ...

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    2. Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams is Selling 30 Percent of His Stock for ‘personal’ Reasons

      Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams is Selling 30 Percent of His Stock for ‘personal’ Reasons

      Twitter co-founder and current board member Ev Williams is going to offload some of his Twitter stock. Williams, who was once Twitter’s CEO and is the company’s largest individual shareholder , said Thursday that he plans to sell a “minority of my TWTR” stock over the next year. A Twitter spokesperson said that he doesn’t plan to sell “more than 30 percent” of his holdings...

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    3. One Way Snapchat’s IPO Will be Unique: The Shares Won’t Come with Voting Rights

      One Way Snapchat’s IPO Will be Unique: The Shares Won’t Come with Voting Rights

      Snap has filed paperwork for an IPO and is expected to start trading its stock on the New York Stock Exchange early next month. That means almost anyone with a little money on hand will finally be able to invest in Snap, the company that makes Snapchat and those video-recording sunglasses, Spectacles . But there’s a bit of a catch: The shares Snap is selling don’t come with any voting rights....

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    4. What Boards Need to Know About Emerging Tech

      What Boards Need to Know About Emerging Tech

      What boards need to know about emerging tech By Paula Loop, Leader, PwC’s Governance Insights Center Share New technologies—from and drones, to 3-D printing and predictive analytics—are disrupting how companies compete and create value. US CEOs believe investing in tech is the most direct path to meaningful innovation and operational efficiency, but new technologies are also generating risks that boards are scrambling to contain...

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