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The Rise of Mental Health Startups

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted February 24, 2021

If there’s one good thing that has come out from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that mental health treatment has become a lot easier to obtain because of several mental health startups that have been tackling the complexities and stigma that surrounds mental health.

Could This Be Bitcoin's BIG Year?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted February 17, 2021

The stock market isn’t the only thing that’s been surging to record highs. Bitcoin has been surging to new highs for a few weeks now. On Tuesday, for the first time ever, Bitcoin broke above $50,000.

Uber Bets Big on Alcohol Deliveries

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted February 3, 2021

Uber (NYSE: UBER) announced that it will be acquiring Drizly, the delivery startup that specializes in alcohol deliveries, for the hefty price tag of $1.1 billion in stock and cash. This comes after its July 2020 acquisition of its smaller food delivery competitor, Postmates. It appears that Uber might be focusing on the long-term health of its business.

Roku Aims to Soar in Streaming

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted January 27, 2021

Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) started the new year with a new deal. Earlier this month, the company bought the exclusive global distribution rights to the portfolio of Quibi.

Joe Biden Becomes the 46th U.S. President

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted January 20, 2021

On January 20, Joseph R. Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America. Earlier this week, confirmation hearings began for Biden’s cabinet picks. One of those picks was Janet Yellen — Biden’s Treasury Secretary nominee.

Can Zoom Do It Again?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted January 13, 2021

Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ: ZM) surged 400% last year because of the coronavirus pandemic and the worldwide lockdowns, but does it offer enough to keep that momentum going into 2021 and beyond?

AI is Paving Its Way...

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted January 6, 2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) for years has been labeled as being the “next biggest technology.” Well, this technology just might lead the way for discovering more effective drug treatments.

FireEye Got Hacked

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted December 16, 2020

Last week, news broke that security software company FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE) had been hacked. This could be seen as a slightly embarrassing incident for the company since it’s main mission is to secure others from threats and hackers — definitely not the best publicity.

A Massive Week for IPOs

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted December 9, 2020

This week will be a big win for the IPO market. Over a dozen IPOs are expected to happen this week. One of those IPOs will come from food delivery company DoorDash.

Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted December 2, 2020

On Monday, the pharmaceutical company Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA) applied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency-use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine.

Glimpse Into The Future of Solar

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted November 25, 2020

The solar industry has seen some really impressive growth over the past few years. Should we expect more of this for the next 10 years?

Airbnb Gets One Step Closer to Going Public

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted November 18, 2020

On Monday, Airbnb filed its IPO prospectus with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Will a Biden-Harris Administration Advance AI?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted November 11, 2020

With the Biden-Harris administration coming to the White House in January, there are going to be a lot of new and interesting changes. One of those changes could pave the way toward a more hopeful and prosperous future for artificial intelligence (AI).

Will We See a Second Wave of Panic Buying?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted November 4, 2020

The beginning of the coronavirus pandemic brought on panic buying that left many grocery store shelves empty for months, making it hard for some people to have access to everyday items like toilet paper. With a summer to rethink their strategies, food makers are preparing for a second wave of panic buying as coronavirus cases spike.

Could Airbnb Go Public in 2020?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted October 28, 2020

We began 2020 with a lot of optimism, especially when it came to the IPO market. There were several highly anticipated IPOs at the beginning of the year and one of those was Airbnb’s.