Dawn Ostroff, the head of content at Spotify, is taking over the company’s advertising business, including sales, marketing and product development of its ad offerings, under a recent reorganization following the announced departure of CFO Barry McCarthy, according to three people familiar with the situation. Ostroff, the former head of Conde Nast Entertainment, joined Spotify last year to...
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The social and racial homogeneity of the venture capital industry has long been a source of frustration for entrepreneurs and investors alike. In recent years, this frustration has boiled over into a full-fledged movement, with a growing chorus of voices arguing that venture capitalists are destroying value by overlooking founders from swaths of the population including women, people of color...
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