Year Archives: 2020

Careers

Inside The Fall Of Onetime Bangle Billionaire Carolyn Rafaelian

Once America’s richest jeweler, Alex and Ani’s Carolyn Rafaelian has lost $900 million in less than two years—and no longer works for the company she founded. The inside tale of hypergrowth, executive turnover, legal turmoil and the whims of fashion at...

Startups

China-based EdTech startup Yuanfudao raises US$2.2 billion in funding for its online education platform; making it the world’s most valuable EdTech company | Tech News

Yuanfudao, China’s leading online education platform announced it has secured $2.2 billion Series G1 and G2 funding to further boost its educational technology innovation, accelerate new curriculum product development and expand its online education service system. The G1 financing round was...

Startups

FDA approves remdesivir as the first treatment for COVID-19 despite WHO-sponsored study that shows remdesivir FAILED to prevent COVID-19 deaths and did NOT lower mortality rate in a multinational trial | Tech News

Last week, we wrote about Gilead’s remdesivir (Veklury) after a new study of more than 11,000 people in 30 countries sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), found that remdesivir failed to prevent COVID-19 deaths in huge a trial. The study...

Leadership Strategy

How COVID-19 Hurts Working Women

Home-work getty Hot off the press is the sixth annual report  from McKinsey and LeanIn on women in the workplace:  one of every four women is “considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce due to Covid-19.”  Other studies show that...

Startups

Former Chief Science Officer for Pfizer: Coronavirus “pandemic is over” and “there is no science to suggest a second wave should happen.” It’s faked on false-positive COVID-19 tests | Tech News

In a reversal about what the public health officials and scientists have been telling us for months, Dr. Mike Yeadon, the former Chief Science Officer for the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer says “there is no science to suggest a second wave should happen.”...

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