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Paul Brescia

Why Amazon bought MGM, TikTok replacing LinkedIn, and how to raise $11m in your first company

Paul Brescia
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Every week, SmartCompany Plus brings you The Best of Everything, From Everywhere. This week, we’ve brought you seven ways your hybrid home/office model could fail, why Amazon bought MGM, and LinkedIn’s latest social competitor in the young talent searching market: TikTok.

Want to know how a first-time, solo female founder raised $11m in seed funding? Check out the last link.

Why Amazon is paying nearly $9 billion for MGM and James Bond

Amazon has spent many billions on video without much to show for it, and thinks owning a studio — and, crucially, the rights to the intellectual property the studio owns — could help.

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