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A New Secondary Market for Early Startup Employees’ Stock

It was once a rare practice, but employees are now finding more ways to unload vested shares in their startups along the way. While employers have typically tried to control these sales, a new marketplace called Equidate is opening up that will let employees sell equity with or without the startup’s consent (although Equidate would prefer to collaborate with employers). Over the past decade, many companies like Facebook have elected to wait longer before going public. That meant that longtime employees wound up with their wealth mostly tied up in the stock of their companies with few options to [...]
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Is The Investment In Big Data Analytics About to Change?

By: Thomas Davenport Those of us who have spent years studying "data-smart" companies believe we've already lived through two eras in the use of analytics. We might call them BBD and ABD: before big data and after big data. Or, to use a naming convention matched to the topic, we might say that Analytics 1.0 was followed by Analytics 2.0... Some of us now perceive another shift, fundamental and far-reaching enough that we can call it Analytics 3.0. It is a new resolve to apply powerful data-gathering and analysis methods not just to a company's operations but also to [...]
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