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Why family offices are chasing direct deals and…

More family offices are chasing direct deals, competing with private-equity and venture-capital players. New wealth creators are more willing to bet on themselves than on managers. It has higher risks and staffing costs, but it…

Tablets that detect your emotions for ads are…

Technology firm Alfi says it is rolling out tablets featuring facial detection in cabs. It claims these can detect a person's gender, mood, and age and target ads accordingly. Facial detection is a gray area…

Chipotle is launching its first TikTok brand ambassador…

Chipotle is launching a brand ambassador program with 15 TikTok influencers. Perks include free food, access to the Chipotle test kitchen, and paid marketing opportunities. Insider spoke with Chipotle's marketing VP Tressie Lieberman to learn…

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Inside the fall of Ali Shihabi, Saudi royals…

Ali Shihabi set up the Arabia Foundation to promote MBS to the Washington, DC, elite. He weathered claims of official Saudi funding, an employee lawsuit, and Khashoggi's murder. But he abruptly closed the foundation with…

Cathie Wood says Ark has dramatically cut its…

Cathie Wood runs Ark Invest. Ark Invest; Insider Cathie Wood says Ark has "dramatically" cut its exposure to China after Beijing's crackdown on business. She said she's now more interested in companies currying favor with…