Jayne-Anne Gadhia: ‘People joke I have a way with bearded billionaires’

Former Virgin Money CEO on her new role at software giant Salesforce, founded by Marc BenioffEven in London, it’s not every day you meet someone who can claim to have a bearded billionaire on speed dial. Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia may well have two.For mor…

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Jayne-Anne Gadhia: ‘People joke I have a way with bearded billionaires’

Former Virgin Money CEO on her new role at software giant Salesforce, founded by Marc BenioffEven in London, it’s not every day you meet someone who can claim to have a bearded billionaire on speed dial. Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia may well have two.For mor…

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Monopolies cost Americans $300 a month. We’re no longer the land of free markets | Thomas Philippon

In a reversal from a few decades ago, American consumers are facing oligopolies while Europeans benefit from competitionWhen I landed in Boston in 1999, the United States was the land of free markets. Many goods and services were cheaper here than in E…

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How big tech is dragging us towards the next financial crash

Like the big banks, big tech uses its lobbying muscle to avoid regulation, and thinks it should play by different rules. And like the banks, it could be about to wreak financial havoc on us all. By Rana Foroohar‘In every major economic downturn in US h…

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How successful was Britain’s plan for its own Silicon Valley? | Torsten Bell

Policymakers might learn from London’s Silicon Roundabout experienceEvery city wants a cluster, a concentration of high-productivity firms and workers beavering away in a particular industry in a particular place. Proximity means ideas and productivity…

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