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Bitcoin bull market is fueling another boom in blockchain startup deals

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Coinbase Ventures launched in 2018 on the heels of an unprecedented boom-bust cycle for bitcoin, which saw the currency’s price peak at nearly $20,000 before losing half its value in a little more than a month.

As a cryptocurrency trading …

By James Thorne
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Wealth management firm Robertson Stephens expands into Houston with key hires

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San Francisco-based wealth management firm Robertson Stephens recently established a Houston office with a series of new hires.

Robertson Stephens Wealth Management LLC announced the hiring of Christopher Knapp as managing director and principal of the firm’s Houston office on …

By Chris Matthews
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Year in review: Houston hosts more than $87B in bankrupt energy debt

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By   –  Senior reporter, Houston Business Journal
Dec 21, 2020, 12:59pm EST

Oil and gas bankruptcy hit a fever pitch in 2020; such companies have brought more than $87 billion to Houston’s bankruptcy court between the start of the …

By Joshua Mann
Joshua Mann
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AEO2021: Petroleum remains most-consumed fuel in US before 2050

AEO2021: Petroleum remains most-consumed fuel in US before 2050

In its latest Annual Energy Outlook 2021 (AEO2021), the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that, in the reference case, petroleum and other liquids remains the most-consumed fuel in the US before 2050.

By OGJ Editors
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The Value of Mentorship: Creating Opportunities for People of Color

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Illustrated by Marian Blair

Mentoring can play a crucial role in our professional success, and this is especially true for people of color. Due to the disparity in diversity of representation within leadership combined with a lack of access to …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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3 Keys to Writing Cover Letters That Stand Out

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It’s a myth that high quality job openings are few and far between thanks to Covid. The truth is, despite the economic uncertainty created by the pandemic, there are many great openings out there. And to get them—or, at …

By Natalie Fisher
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Ring Energy relocates headquarters to Houston area from Midland

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Ring Energy Inc. relocated its corporate headquarters to The Woodlands, Tex., in the greater Houston area, effective Jan. 19.

The Permian basin focused company closed its Andrews, Tex., field office, downsized its Midland office, and will close its Tulsa, Okla., …

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The SolarWinds Cybersecurity Attack Explained: How Did Hackers Breach the U.S. Government?

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Making mistakes and taking chances are crucial steps in the endeavor towards personal growth—just not when you’re a cybersecurity analyst. “We have a saying in the cybersecurity space that hackers only need to find one way in, but we need …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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How the Trump Administration’s New H-1B Wage-Increase Rule Affects International Students

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On October 8, the U.S. Department of Labor published its controversial interim final rule on wage requirements for temporary visa programs and permanent labor certification programs. The rule, called “Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain …

By Derek Loosvelt
Derek Loosvelt
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How to Talk About Desired Salary

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I hate talking about money. My parents had a very strict “we don’t talk about money” rule—not just at the table or at parties, but ever. Discussions about taxes or partisan fiscal policies make my palms sweat. I don’t even …

By Kaitlin McManus
Kaitlin McManus
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