Entrepreneurship

Medicinal cannabis pioneers honoured

“Through their spirit of generosity and their strong promotion of research excellence, Barry and Joy have truly changed the lives of thousands – if not millions – of people in Australia and around the world who suffer from conditions that may be alleviated by the use of safe and effective cannabinoid therapeutics.”

Odd problem with unlimited leave and unlimited sick pay

"I don't think you can judge someone's work output by the amount of leave they are taking. Someone who takes a lot of leave could be getting the same amount of work done as someone who's not," said Rocketwerkz CEO Dean Hall

Alibaba raised US$11 billion in Hong Kong trading debut

Alibaba Group CEO Daniel Zhang: “As a result of the continuous innovation and changes to the Hong Kong capital market, we are able to realise what we regrettably missed out on five years ago. Today, we realised what we said then: ‘When conditions allow, we will come back to Hong Kong.’”

Tiffany & Co. reportedly bought by LVMH

The boards of luxury goods multinational conglomerate LVMH and New York based Tiffany & Co. were meeting on Sunday to finalise a deal that would value the jewellers at US$16.7 billion.

Fast hot food CEO goes vegan

“We’ve got the award-winning vegan wrap which I have quite frequently and the vegan sausage roll which I’ll have about once a week, and now we have the sweet choice with the vegan sweet mince pie,” said CEO Roger Whiteside.

Alibaba to have biggest IPO listing of the year

Order books for its US$12 billion Hong Kong share sale have already been covered "multiple times", sources with direct knowledge of the matter said last Friday, as the e-commerce group kicked off its campaign for the secondary listing.

Tesla announces second factory outside the US

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess praised Elon Musk for showing that electric cars are capable of competing with vehicles powered by fossil fuels. Volkswagen has announced plans to invest €30 billion (US$33 billion) to electrify its entire product lineup over the next four years.