Seattle’s city council on Monday passed a new tax that will seek to raise money for housing and other needs from companies with the highest paid employees in the city, including Amazon. The passage of the JumpStart Seattle tax comes two years after the council repealed another tax on employers in the city under pressure from Amazon shortly after the council had approved the measure. The council...
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What a Brazilian Steakhouse Says About the Tech Economy
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.One of my favorite tech memes is the “We’re so back” post, the kind that pokes fun at the industry returning to the good old days of expensive perks and wine-soaked dinners.I had a real-life “We’re so back” moment this week when I attended a bacchanalian feast thrown by Bain Capital Ventures at Fogo de Chão in San Francisco. Bain Capital’s private equity arm...
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