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ACG New York Women of Leadership - Entrepreneur Series
Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, founder of Vera Bradley (Nasdaq: VRA), is the latest in a series of entrepreneurs highlighted at ACG New York Women of Leadership events. Photo credit: Robert Blumenfeld

Watercooler

GTCR, Hormel, the Riverside Co-CEOs and Others Win M&A Mid-Market Awards
Amid a slow and challenging year for dealmaking, the winners of Mergers & Acquisitions’ 7th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards outpaced the competition to grow, innovate and lead the middle market

Dealmakers

The Buyside:
Disney, Warner Bros. Seek Next-Gen YouTubes

Traditional Hollywood studios such as Disney and Warner Bros. are seeking next-generation YouTube content providers

The Buyside

Activist Investors Dig Into Mid Market
Spurred on by the high-profile success of Carl Icahn and others, a growing crop of firms is looking further downstream

Strategic Buyers
Vois Grabs Mind Technologies

Mind Technologies develops software that allows users to interact with computers through a wireless, brainwave-detecting headset

Vois Inc. is buying Mind Technologies Inc. for an undisclosed amount.

Mind develops software that aims to allow users to interact with computers and other machines through their minds. The technology involves a wireless headset that detects brainwaves.

The companies entered into a licensing agreement in December.

Vois is a software developer that also develops programs that use a wireless, brainwave-detecting headset.  

 

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