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Jillian discusses the larger issues over data privacy and regulation on Squawk Box Live – CNBC

Last week, Jillian discussed the larger issues over data privacy and regulation in the wake of Facebook’s data scandal with Cambridge Analytica. She also weigh in on Spotify’s upcoming IPO on SQUAWKBOX/CNBC – video.

Protected: It’s Time to Move Beyond Pledging Diversity – We Need Action Now

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Jillian Manus at Unternehmertag 2017 Conference

Jillian Manus, Silicon Valley Digital Disruption Pioneer and Managing Partner at Structure Capital talks about Efficiency through Disruption at Unternehmertag 2017 in Switzerland. Since more than 10 years, each spring Mountain Partners welcomes 500 influential entrepreneurs, investors , representatives of influential families, business angels, CEOs and personalities of economy, politics and entertainment to its Annual…

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These Silicon Valley investors set out to create the antithesis of ‘Shark Tank’

When Jillian Manus was invited to be a judge on “The Pitch,” a podcast in which budding entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to a panel of investors, she had one condition. “I wanted it to be the antithesis of ‘Shark Tank,’” Manus tells Business Insider. “The Pitch,” which launched its second season in January, aims to…

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Sharing, Solar and Social: One View of Cuba’s Economic Future

With U.S./Cuban relations continuing to thaw — as evidenced by President Obama’s recent trip to the island — a big question for businesses and investors is what kind of economy Cuba is going to build next. At the Second annual Cuba Opportunity Summit, hosted recently by Wharton in New York City, that question was picked…

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Panel at Fintech 2015

Structure Capital’s Jillian Manus as Panelist for Fintech

Structure Capital’s Jillian Manus sits on panel at Fintech: Silicon Valley Takes On Wall Street at the Cemex Auditorium Knight Management Center. Moderator: Nick Shalek, Partner, Ribbit Capital Panelists: Baiju Prafulkumar Bhatt, Co-Founder, Robinhood Libor Michalek, CTO Affirm Jillian Manus, General Partner, Structure Capital Jake Fuentes, CEO, Level Money, acquired by Capital One Finance is…

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Structure Capital’s Jillian Manus on Bloomberg Business

Structure Capital’s Jillian Manus discusses startups, the sharing economy and her investment ideas. She speaks on “The Pulse” by Bloomberg Business.

Unshackled, a New Angel Fund, Forms to Back Immigrant Entrepreneurs

via WSJ Some of the U.S.’s most successful tech companies, including Intel Corp.INTC +0.93%and Google Inc.GOOGL +1.70%, have been built by immigrants, and many people who come to the U.S. aspire to work in or start tech companies. Without work visas, though, they don’t get far. A new San Francisco-based angel fund,Unshackled, which claims more than 50…

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On-Demand Workforce

Posted by Ashley in Innovation on RedClay Blog Every Solution Equals a New Opportunity The population in the U.S. is 361m, the labor force is 156.4m, 15.3m are self employed and 9.1m are unemployed. According to MBO Partners’ SIA report, the number of self-employed workers is expected to rise to 23 million by 2017. With an…

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Y Combinator-backed Zen99 raises $2.5M to save freelancers from HR hell

Via VentureBeat While most salaried folks may not realize it, being a contractor — a “1099” — can be pretty tricky because you’re on your own when it comes to taxes and benefits. That’s where Zen99 (get it?) comes in. The startup wants to make the bookkeeping process simple for contracted and freelance workers. And today,…

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