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‘This American Life’ Producer Raises $1.5 Million for New Podcast Startup Gimlet

Alex Blumberg's new venture is backed by Betaworks, Knight Enterprise Fund, Lowercase Capital and individuals including Groupon Inc. founder Andrew Mason.

‘This American Life’ Producer Raises $1.5 Million for Podcast Startup Gimlet

Alex Blumberg's new venture is backed by Betaworks, Knight Enterprise Fund, Lowercase Capital and individuals including Groupon Inc. founder Andrew Mason.

Why Knight Capital Was Saved And Lehman Brothers Failed

By John Taft: [Originally published on Forbes] Character still counts in the financial services industry. Don’t believe me? Just compare the way Wall Street treated the travails of Knight Capital Group Inc. and its well-respected CEO...Show More Summary

Where to Look for the Next Jack Ma

David Wei, founding partner of Vision Knight Capital and former CEO of, talked about the likely attributes of the next super-entrepreneur. However, despite Mr. Wei’s strong ties to China’s online industry, he said investment opportunities offline, in particular car, housing and home furnishings segments, are looking particularly attractive.

KCG Holdings Continues To Hide Under The Radar

By Alpha Gen Capital: KCG Holdings (NYSE:KCG) formerly Knight Capital Group, has a massive amount of negative sentiment surrounding their business, their industry, and the future viability of the model. Given the declining trade volumes,...Show More Summary

Neogen (NEOG) CEO Jim Herbert on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG) Q4 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 22 2014 11:00 AM ET Executives Jim Herbert - CEO Steve Quinlan - CFO Analysts Paul Knight - Janney Capitals Tony Brenner - ROTH Capital Partners Matt -William Blair...Show More Summary

Neogen's CEO Discusses F3Q2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Neogen Corporation (NEOG) F3Q2014 Earnings Conference Call March 25, 2014 11:00 AM ET Executives James Herbert - CEO Steve Quinlan - CFO Steve Snyder - President and COO Analyst Paul Knight - Janney Capitals Charles Haff - Craig-Hallum...Show More Summary

A$hton – Knighty Knight

Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Joey Bada$$, Ab-Soul, Capital STEEZ Song: A$hton - Knighty Knight [download here] What's so good? A$hton is a 19-year-old artist from the Eastside of Detroit, but his sound is that of an old soul. Show More Summary

Previous Data Signals Positive Phase IIb Results Likely To Come For Synergy Pharmaceuticals

By Gotham City Capital: Written by Travis Knight All eyes are once again on Synergy Pharmaceuticals (SGYP) in anticipation of Phase IIb data to be released regarding its 350-patient study, evaluating patients with IBS-C (irritable bowel syndrome with constipation). Show More Summary

Antibiotic Companies To Cash In On In 2014

By Gotham City Capital: By Travis Knight Antibiotics are a hot topic. Last year's buyouts of Trius Therapeutics (TSRX) and Optimer Pharmaceuticals (OPTR) are indicative of that very notion. The antibiotic sector in biotech continues to be a keen favorite for one major reason. Show More Summary

Book Review: The Meltdown of Knight Capital, Captured in Detail in Knightmare on Wall Street

The August 2003 blackout of the northeast United States was a system of systems failure, in which things didn't go as planned, alarms didn't trigger, and a lot of time of engineers in charge of the Ohio power company was wasted trying...Show More Summary

Progenics Likely To Announce Positive Prostate Cancer Data In January

By Gotham City Capital: by Travis Knight Developing cancer therapies has proven to be very difficult for biopharmaceutical companies. Cancer therapies typically extend a patient's life with the disease, but no company has been able to find a cure. Show More Summary

How poor DevOps culture led to a $465M trading loss for Knight Capital

On August 1, 2012, Knight Capital Americas LLC experienced a significant error in the operation of its automated routing system for equity orders, known as SMARS. While processing 212 small retail orders that Knight had received from its customers, SMARS … Continue reading ?

How To Lose $172,222 Per Second For 45 Minutes

Originally posted at Python Sweetness blog, This is probably the most painful bug report I’ve ever read, describing in glorious technicolor the steps leading to Knight Capital’s $460m trading loss due to a software bug that struck late last year, effectively bankrupting the company. Show More Summary

Layoff Watch ’13: Knight Capital Group

Cut are said to have gone down at the kingdom. From the front lines: “Big across the board layoffs today at KCG. Cutting headcount after settling with the SEC for 12 mill. A couple senior guys from the Knight Direct desk, as well asShow More Summary

Knight Capital to Pay SEC $12 Million for 2012 Trading Glitch

The SEC concluded that the glitch occurred because of a lack of adequate risk management controls.

Knight Capital's massive trading error results in $12-million SEC fine

Knight Capital Group's successor has agreed to pay $12 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that it failed to have safeguards in place that could have prevented mistaken trades that caused more than $460 million in losses last year.

Knight Capital Reports a Small Stake in U.S. Wireless Online

Knight Capital, U.S. Wireless Online: In an amended 13G with the SEC just now, Knight Capital disclosed a small 0.16% stake in U.S. Wireless Online (OTCMKTS:UWRL). Shares of the micro-cap are down almost 50% in 2013, so we’ll watch this situation closely. Disclosure: none

Upworthy Just Raised $8 Million. Here’s Why You Should Care and What You Can Do

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Earlier this month, Upworthy, a site that curates irresistibly sharable content, announced that it received $8 million in funding from Spark Capital, Catamount Ventures, Uprising, and the Knight Foundation. Impressive as that is though, the news of its latest infusion of funds is just one out of the many, many achievements of this online media [...]Show More Summary

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