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A $10 billion marijuana producer just spun off its venture arm in the hopes it will become the 'Google Ventures of cannabis'

29 days ago   |   By

Blair Gable/Reuters
Canopy Growth , a $10 billion Canadian marijuana firm, is spinning off its venture-capital arm, which will begin trading at 10:30 a.m. ET on Thursday.
Canopy Rivers makes minority investments in burgeoning marijuana companies as part of its goal to become the 'Google Ventures of cannabis.'
Watch Canopy Growth trade in real time here .
Canopy Rivers, the venture-capital arm of Canopy Growth, will make its trading debut on the Toronto Stock Exchange at 10:30 a.m. ET on Thursday.
The company, which makes minority investments in burgeoning marijuana companies, in an attempt...
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A former exec at Google and Facebook doesn't just expect job candidates to negotiate their offer - she hopes they will

A former exec at Google and Facebook doesn't just expect job candidates to negotiate their offer - she hopes they will

29 days ago   |   By

Steve Maller
Libby Leffler, a former Facebook executive and Google employee, is now the vice president of membership at SoFi.
Leffler said she always expects job candidates to negotiate their job offer because it shows how they'll behave once they get hired.
She added that you can negotiate other pieces of the offer besides salary, like equity or vacation time.
Negotiating a job offer is a notoriously harrowing process, especially if you've never done it before and assume the world will explode if you request a dollar more.
But there are some good reasons to do it anyway - not least among...
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