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Robinhood is pushing into the influencer space

A woman looking confused against a purple background.

Robinhood is targeting a new asset class: social media influencers. According to a job listing, the brokerage is hiring a growth marketing manager who will help deepen its ties to the "creator community" and oversee influencer campaigns. Why Robinhood wants to team up with digital creators.


These junior bankers left Wall Street for YouTube

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We spoke to two junior bankers who quit their high-paying jobs at JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs to give career advice on YouTube. They shared why they gave up the opportunity for six-figure salaries at major banks to offer advice on breaking into the industry instead.


Billionaire Stephen Mandel Jr. says shorting stocks has gotten a lot harder

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Stephen Mandel Jr. recently said he saw shorting stocks as his edge when he launched Lone Pine in the '90s — but that it's gotten much more difficult recently. He explains why that is — and why the meme-stock craze reminds him of the dot-com bubble.


Goldman Sachs is planning a London IPO for its Petershill assets

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Goldman Sachs plans to list the alternative assets of its Petershill Partners unit on the London Stock Exchange, a move that could value the investments at more than $5 billion. Here's a look at what that means.


Insiders dish on Marc Rowan's new role as Apollo CEO

Apollo CEO Marc Rowan with seagulls, the Montauk Lighthouse, a lobster, sailboat, and pieces of papers with the Apollo Global Management and Athene Holding logos on it on a green background.

As he settles into the role he took over from Leon Black — who stepped down after an investigation into his business ties to sex offender Jeffrey Epstein — insiders told us about the culture of infighting Marc Rowan may face, and why they never thought he'd take the CEO job. Here's what they're saying.


Meet the top lawyers focusing on fintechs

From left: Mark Chorazak, partner at Shearman & Sterling, Mitzi Chang, co-chair of Goodwin's fintech and digital currency practices, and Tad Freese, partner at Latham; Latham & Watkin on a gavel and dollar sign patterned green background

We asked fintechs, law firms, and VCs to nominate the lawyers helping companies handle M&A, IPOs, and VC funding. What we got was a list of 11 of the best lawyers in the industry — who you can meet here.


On our radar:

  • Uber-backed scooter startup Lime is in talks to raise new funding after its SPAC talks fizzled. A look at everything we know so far.
  • The New York Times reports that crypto's push into banking has regulators — and Washington — sounding the alarm.
  • These 13 behind-the-scenes dealmakers at companies like Vice, Forbes, and BuzzFeed are driving this year's digital-media M&A frenzy. Meet them here.
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