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THE ACE NETWORKER WILL CONNECT YOU NOW

THE ACE NETWORKER WILL CONNECT YOU NOW

The lobby of One World Observatory, the visiting center for the newly built Freedom Tower, has some of the tightest security in New York. Visitors need admission tickets to pass through metal detectors. There are often police dogs, and random searches. But on an overcast Friday last April, it was a frenetic, discombobulated mess as adolescents trading business cards crowded into long lines to get their credentials for the Kairos Society Global Summit...
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A Booster For Young Entrepreneurs

A Booster for Young Entrepreneurs

One Thursday afternoon last month, some 200 attendees of the Kairos Global Summit boarded a fleet of helicopters in Manhattan for one of the largest such nonmilitary departures from the city in decades. Some 20…

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Inside Young Silicon Valley’s Elite Meeting About The Soul Of The Entire Global Economy

Inside young Silicon Valley’s elite meeting about the soul of the entire global economy

There's a particular kind of people that get onto helicopters in New York City and fly to the Rockefeller estate about an hour's drive away. There, they attend a 200-person dinner with former heads of state, Admirals, CEOs, media elite and billionaire investors — shmoozing, chatting about business ideas, having a few glasses of wine. The next morning, they wake up and talk about the newest innovations in jet engine technology with some kids from MIT...
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The Silicon Valley-Backed Party That Thinks It Can Change The World

The Silicon Valley-Backed Party That Thinks It Can Change the World

General Michael Hayden wasn’t happy. In the West Side Manhattan departure lounge of Blade, a private helicopter service, the former N.S.A. and C.I.A. director had just met Joseph Gordon-Levitt, star of the recent Oliver Stone film Snowden, a sympathetic portrayal of the notorious leaker of classified information...
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Tinder Finds Match In San Francisco’s Humin

Tinder Finds Match in San Francisco’s Humin

Dating app Tinder on Tuesday swiped right on San Francisco contact app maker Humin to tap the target's management and software expertise. Neither West Hollywood, Calif.-based Tinder nor Humin released a price in the acquisition but Tinder said it would take on most of Humin's employees and keep its northern California office...
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Tinder’s Latest Acquisition Might Help It Shake The Hookup Rep

Tinder’s Latest Acquisition Might Help It Shake the Hookup Rep

Dating app Tinder has officially acquired contact management startup Humin today for an undisclosed amount. The technology behind Humin is the most attractive part of the deal, as well as some of its staff who will be offered new roles. Co-founders Ankur Jain and David Wyler will be staying on as the vice president of product and vp of partnerships for Tinder, respectively...
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