Richard Feloni, provided by Published 11:45 am CDT, Friday, September 28, 2018 Business Insider/Jessica Tyler Brad Katsuyama is the co-founder and CEO of the Investors Exchange (IEX), which thwarts predatory high-frequency trading (HFT). HFT uses computers to make many trades in a fraction of a second, which Katsuyama argues is used by some in an unfair way. Katsuyama and IEX came to prominence as the stars of Michael Lewis' 2014 bestseller "Flash Boys." IEX will list its first company in October, a major turning point for the exchange. Katsuyama does not consider himself a natural entrepreneur, but was compelled to start IEX out of a fierce belief that he could help fight what he deemed a rigged system. Brad Katsuyama has never considered himself a maverick or anything like an entrepreneur. Before founding the Investors Exchange (IEX), he had a cushy job as an executive at the Royal Bank of Canada. But the more he learned about high-frequency trading — … [Read more...] about IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama talks about life after ‘Flash Boys’ and how he’s taking on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq
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While living costs continue to climb higher in the German capital, there are still a slew of shared working spaces which offer affordable monthly spots - for as little as 50 euros a month for unlimited access in central areas. Berlin boasts over 100 co-working spaces, most which have sprung up within the last decade, and many within the last year. Often set up in former factories, industrial hubs and even an old parish house, these spaces are like large living rooms which encourage productivity with the aid of fast WiFi, lively networking events and ubiquitous coffee. We look at some of the coolest, most creative and cheapest spots to plant your laptop in Berlin, whether you’re seeking out space for your whole company, or are a freelancer looking for a more inspiring atmosphere than your flat. 1) The Factory Built into a former factory that used to divide east and west Berlin, the Factory is now one of Berlin’s hippest start-up spots. You’ll even … [Read more...] about What are Berlin’s most affordable co-working spaces?
Manchester United and Belgian star striker Romelu Lukaku decided he was going to become a pro soccer player when he was six years old after realising his family was poor. Lukaku has risen through the ranks to become one of the best scorers in the world, both in the Premier League and on the international stage. Lukaku has loved his World Cup experiences but sees an end in sight for his time with the Belgian national team. Lukaku intends to continue improving with Manchester United, where he shares a good relationship with Jose Mourinho, but he’s most excited about what he’s been able to do for his family with his career earnings. Romelu Lukaku has become one of the biggest stars in all of soccer. The 25-year-old Belgian striker rose quickly through the Premier League, becoming one of five players to score 50 goals before they turned 23. In 2017, after taking a star turn with Everton, Lukaku landed in Manchester United on a five-year, £75 million ($US95 million … [Read more...] about Manchester United and Belgian star Romelu Lukaku talks about his World Cup experience, the end of his international career, and a little advice Jay-Z gave him
Ryan Serhant is the star of Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing” and the head of one of the top real-estate teams in America. He moved to New York City in 2006 as a struggling actor and applied skills useful in show business to real estate. Good salesmanship isn’t about forcing people to buy things they don’t want, but guiding them to a choice they’re genuinely happy with, he said. He explained how he’s learned to better balance his priorities in the past year to make himself a stronger leader. “Million Dollar Listing” star Ryan Serhant told us how he defines success: “It’s not about money. It’s not about lifestyle. It’s not about building a bigger team or anything. It’s that I set goals for myself, and I write them down every year, and if I hit those goals I have been successful that year.” In an episode of Business Insider’s podcast “This Is Success,” Serhant told us about … [Read more...] about ‘Million Dollar Listing’ star Ryan Serhant explains how he went from broke actor to leading a top real-estate team that sold over $800 million worth of property last year
Girl Scouts CEO Sylvia Acevedo took the job last year after serving as interim chief executive. Acevedo has responded to a mission of jump-starting the relevancy of Girl Scouts by focusing on STEM – science, technology, engineering, maths – programs. She was one of the first Hispanic students to get a master’s in engineering from Stanford, as well as one of very few female executives during the early days of Silicon Valley. She spent months working at NASA before enrolling in Stanford. She said Girl Scouts would double down on programs tailored to girls in response to Boy Scouts going co-ed. Sylvia Acevedo is the CEO of the Girl Scouts. And she wants to see girls run the world. “I really believe in giving everyone a fair shot, but if I learned something because I got to be one of the first, or figured something out, I wanted to make sure that there was an opportunity for others,” she told us for an episode of Business Insider’s podcast … [Read more...] about Girl Scouts CEO explains why she’s not worried about Boy Scouts going co-ed