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A major psychedelics company just landed a record sum of cash from VCs. The CEO told us how he raised the mega-round and why it’s a sign psychedelics are going mainstream.

Summary List Placement Companies striving to use psychedelics as medical treatments keep enticing investors. ATAI Life Sciences, a psychedelics company backed by Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Investment Partners and by Peter Thiel, just closed a $125 million Series C funding round, the company said on Monday. It’s the largest funding round to date in the booming […]

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Man shot in East Oakland

OAKLAND — A 20-year-old man was shot multiple times Sunday night  in East Oakland, authorities said. He was in stable condition Monday. The shooting happened about 9 p.m. Sunday in the 1900 block of International Boulevard. The man, an Oakland resident, got his own ride to a hospital and was uncooperative with police, initially giving […]

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Big Tech salaries revealed: From $1.00 to $280 million, here’s how much the executives of Apple, Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon, and Microsoft made in 2019.

Summary List Placement 2020 has been a tumultuous year for Big Tech. The celebrity CEOs from Amazon, Alphabet, Facebook, and Apple were in and out of courtrooms for antitrust lawsuits. Microsoft faced extreme competition in the video conferencing space as the world moved to work-from-home setups. But, we shouldn’t feel too bad for the executives […]

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Moderna’s CEO sold nearly $2 million of his stock ahead of the company’s emergency use vaccine filing. He’s now worth $3 billion.

Summary List Placement Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel sold almost $2 million in shares ahead of the company’s emergency use authorization filing for its COVID-19 vaccine. Bancel sold a total of 19,000 shares between November 18-19 as part of a predetermined trading plan amended May 21, according to a filing with the SEC. Moderna is the […]

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Moderna’s CEO sold nearly $2 million of his stock ahead of the company’s emergency use vaccine filing. He’s now worth $3 billion.

Summary List Placement Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel sold almost $2 million in shares ahead of the company’s emergency use authorization filing for its COVID-19 vaccine. Bancel sold a total of 19,000 shares between November 18-19 as part of a predetermined trading plan amended May 21, according to a filing with the SEC. Moderna is the […]