Finance

Boom times have returned for venture-backed start-ups, says co-founder of $3 billion fintech Brex

Henrique Dubugras, founder and chief executive office of Brex Inc., speaks during the Bridge Forum conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic should’ve meant disaster for Brex, the high-flying Silicon Valley start-up that lends to thousands of other start-ups. Founded […]

Technology

California business leaders release report on coronavirus recovery as task force disbands

Gavin Newsom Digital First Media | The Mercury News | Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s seven-month-old Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery is disbanding as the coronavirus pandemic reaches a second peak, but his co-chairs predict the state will have a strong economic turnaround once the pandemic is past. Billionaire businessman Tom Steyer, […]