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Forward! — Christine and hi

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  • And for his next act…: manish was back on track today, with some cool stories. The first is on a number of former Googlers gathering around their colleague Caesar Sengupta, who has raised $90 million to scale up Arta Finance, a company that will provide individuals with similar access to alternative assets usually reserved for the ultra-wealthy.
  • Betting on web3: Manish’s second story is about Microsoft, which supports South Korea-based web3 game developer Wemade.
  • Come together, now, in the cloud: While many companies are asking employees to come back to the office, they and others are still figuring out how to keep the distributed teams working as one. Former Yext CEO Howard Lerman thinks he’s created the best option with Roam, a company that emerged from stealth today with $30 million in new funding, Kylea reports.

Startups and VC

New data from more than 200 startups shows that CTOs earn higher salaries than their CEO counterparts. Usually co-founders make the same thing, but where there is a difference, the balance tends to tip in favor of the technical co-founder, hi reports.

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Dear Sophie: How can students work or start a startup while maintaining their immigration status?

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Dear Sophie,

I am studying bioinformatics at a university in the US

What options do I have to work on my student visa before and after graduation? Can I start my own startup with one of these options?

– Want to work

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Big Tech Inc.

Elon Musk met with civil rights leaders, and Amanda has all the details about what happened. Many of the leaders were concerned about the moderation of content, in particular the increase in hate speech and undue influence over the midterm elections. In the meantime, Natasha M writes that another Twitter executive is reportedly running the chicken coop.

In the meantime, manish continues to follow the Byju’s saga. The latest news is that the Indian edtech giant is eyeing a $1 billion IPO for Aakash, its brick-and-mortar tutor chain.

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