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Love Online: Dating App Executives on Pleasing Their Customers and Measuring Success

Founders of Coffee Meets Bagel, The League, and others discuss their popular businesses.
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March 8, 2018
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Navigating the Shifting Seas of Global Government Oversight

Why a Stanford-trained entrepreneur sees gold in all that red tape.

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February 20, 2018
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Big Data Dives Deep into the Risk Pool

For Matt Miller, finding better ways to assess a commercial insurer’s exposure involved taking a few risks himself.

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