Here are the top 100 newbie investors in America

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What I did to Milken

I’m back in New York after a busy few days at the Milken Institute Global Conference, where investors, founders and CEOs came together to discuss today’s most pressing issues.

I was there to moderate a roundtable (which you can watch here) on the erosion of trust and the responsibilities of big business — but I was also looking forward to getting back to IRL networking. Attendees were also thrilled to see their clients, colleagues and peers in person. There was a real energy to the event.

I was slightly surprised at how optimistic many of the attendees were given the challenges facing the global economy. Whether it’s inflation, rising rates and the risk of a recession in the United States or the invasion of Ukraine and the move towards a more multipolar world, there is what to worry about. While some people were more cautious, on the whole I found attendees to be quite optimistic – although I can’t help but think that the LA sun and the excitement of in-person interactions might have contribute to it.

I will be heading to the World Economic Forum in Davos in a few weeks, where I look forward to hearing from a wide range of participants. I’ll be writing another dispatch while I’m at it, so be sure to check back for the latest from Switzerland.

Now on to the rest of the stories.


Introducing America’s Top Seed Investors

Here are the top 100 newbie investors in America
Mac Venture Capital; Nurx; Initialized Capital; vivify; Rachel Mendelson / Insider

Based on data from Tribe Capital, Insider has identified the best early-stage investors—those who repeatedly demonstrate extraordinary skill.

Among the best are Eric Paley, whose search for the “weird and the wonderful” led to an early investment in Uber; Miriam Rivera, whose portfolio includes unicorns BetterUp and Everlaw; and Avichal Garg, who is among the beneficiaries of a wave of capital pouring into Web3.

Read the full story here:

  • The Seed 100: The best early-stage investors

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Leaked memo: Meta will freeze hiring

Here are the top 100 newbie investors in America
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

In a memo leaked to staff, Meta’s chief financial officer announced a hiring pause that “would affect the hiring goals of nearly every team in the company.”

The freeze, which the CFO said was caused by the invasion of Ukraine, data privacy changes and an “industry-wide slowdown,” is rare for Meta, which has recently frozen hiring at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Read the full story here:

  • An internal memo from Facebook’s CFO says a hiring freeze will last through the end of the year and that the reduction in hiring targets “will affect almost every team in the company”

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  • Read internal Facebook memos detailing major hiring freeze and explaining ‘slower’ revenue growth

JPMorgan employees prepare return-to-work plans

Here are the top 100 newbie investors in America
iStock; Rebecca Zisser/Insider

Even with one of Wall Street’s most lenient return-to-work policies, JPMorgan’s hybrid work plans have some workers worried about their pay, job performance and the safety of loved ones.

Insider spoke with seven JPMorgan employees, who described feeling betrayed and distrustful by the company. And for some, leaving seems to be the only answer.

Read the full story here:

  • 7 JPMorgan employees explain why the bank’s back-to-work policies have them running for exits – and what they want to tell Jamie Dimon about his ‘surveillance state’

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  • Leaked screenshots: JPMorgan tracks office traffic using ‘dashboards’ and ‘reports’ – and some employees threaten to quit

The cerebral is under investigation

Here are the top 100 newbie investors in America
Ho Anh (left) and Kyle Robertson, co-founders of Cerebral.Cerebral

Cerebral, one of the few online companies that prescribes controlled substances tightly regulated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, such as Adderall and Xanax, has come under intense scrutiny in recent months over its drug practices. prescription.

Insider has learned that DEA agents interviewed former Cerebral employees about the mental health startup.

Read the full story here:

  • DEA investigates Cerebral as $4.8 billion mental health startup faces increasing scrutiny

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  • Mortgage lenders and startups are laying off thousands of employees — and it could get worse.
  • Things are about to go downhill for home fins.

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