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MIT Media Lab director Joichi Ito.

MIT Media Lab director admits accepting funding from Jeffrey Epstein for the Media Lab and for his investment fund

In a letter published on August 15, MIT Media Lab director and tech investor Joichi Ito admitted to accepting funds from Jeffrey Epstein.

KKR has quietly started hiring college seniors— we have the details, and what it says about how private equity is battling banks to fill six-fig...

The industry has been pushing to recruit earlier and earlier, with some firms opening up select spots for the most talented undergrads.

Dispensed: Young blood startup is back, a scoop about CityMD, and telling remarks from Merck’s CEO

Welcome to Dispensed, our weekly dispatch of healthcare, biotech, and pharma news from Business Insider.
Smith gave the commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia on May 19, 2019.

A look at the life of Robert F. Smith, the billionaire investor paying off student loans who owns homes in Malibu and NYC, and married a former Playbo...

Robert F. Smith is the CEO of Vista Equity Partners. His grant to the class of 2019 at Morehouse College is reportedly estimated at $40 million.
Portrait of billionaire philanthropist Robert Smith, after an interview by Lonnie G. Bunch III, director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, on August 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

Meet Robert F. Smith, the billionaire tech investor who surprised Morehouse College’s graduating class by announcing he’d pay off all thei...

Billionaire Robert F. Smith announced during a commencement speech that he would be paying off student loans for Morehouse College's graduating class.
Rich Friedman is handing over day-to-day management capabilities.

Goldman Sachs’s Rich Friedman gives up day-to-day oversight of private-investing business as rising executives step in

Sumit Rajpal and Andrew Wolff will become head of the merchant bank, keeping a continued focus on private equity, while Tom Connolly continues to oversee the private credit business.

Private-equity tricks mask mounting debt: ‘I’m 5 feet 8 inches, but I change the scale and make myself 6 feet 2 inches on a pro forma basi...

Bain Capital warned that the cutthroat race to win deals meant PE firms were taking on worrying levels of debt to pay higher and higher prices.
Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is joining Partners Group.

Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown joins $78 billion Swiss private equity firm

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has become the latest former world leader to step into the world of finance.

Papa John’s is plunging after report says private-equity firm is no longer interested

Papa John's sank more than 12% Tuesday after a report said the private-equity firm Trian Fund Management was no longer interested in the pizza chain.
Apollo Global Management co-founder Leon Black.

Private equity hiring has never been hotter, with VPs receiving up to four job offers a week and bonuses soaring

It's never been a better job market for private equity professionals, with the sector seeing the most active hiring market ever.