Vista Equity Partners, whose performance rivals that of the big names in the field, invests exclusively in enterprise software while seeking to transform the companies it holds.
David GellesI wrote the first real profile of Robert Smith back in 2014. He was barely known then, but with today's announcement that he's paying off the student debt for this year's Morehouse class, he's getting harder and harder to ignore.
Entrepreneurs who own stakes in private companies can donate some of their equity to Charity: water. The proceeds will eventually be paid out to the nonprofit’s employees.
David GellesEXCLUSIVE: @charitywater is accepting stock from @Uber and @WeWork as donations. Proceeds will be used to pay employee bonuses. “We want to attract the best possible talent,” says @scottharrison. “But how do we compete with massages and Michelin stars?”
They had just moments to override an automated system and avert disaster in simulations of problems with the Lion Air plane that crashed last fall.
David GellesNEW: Pilots facing a malfunctioning MCAS system on a 737 Max would have had less than a minute to intervene before the plane was unrecoverable. Terrifying new details w @jacknicas and @jamesglanz