Eric Friedman, Foursquare's Global Senior Director of Sales and Revenue Operations, has left the company. He spent five years at the mobile location app, and was one of the company's first twenty employees. Foursquare confirmed the departure in an emailed statement to Business Insider Thursday.
Getting a box of your favorite Girl Scout Cookies just got a whole lot easier. The Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. have announced their own digital platform, called "Digital Cookie," that will allow girls to set up a web site for their cookie businesses.
Bill Gross has left PIMCO for Janus Capital, Bloomberg reports. Gross has had what MarketWach called his "terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year." Plagued by massive outflows for years, especially in the flagship fund he personally managed, matters were made worse when his co-CIO Mohamed El-Erian, left the firm. Check out the press below:
New York (AFP) - Actavis plans to acquire Botox-maker Allergan for $66 billion to create one of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies by sales, the companies announced Monday. The combination creates a heavyweight in opthalmology, neurosciences and medical aesthetics and puts an end to an aggressive rival bid for Allergan from Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals International.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. executive Donald Mullen, one of the architects of the subprime mortgage trade, is trying to raise at least $500 million for a fund that will buy foreclosed homes with an eye toward renting them out. Mullen, who until January was head of the credit and mortgage business inside Goldman's securities division, began marketing his Fundamental REO Access fund in earnest about a month ago, said seven people familiar with the matter, but who did not want to be identified because they do not work for the upstart fund. ...