Peter Thiel, Y Combinator part ways, ending two-year partnership

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Since March 2015, Thiel had served as a part-time partner at the well-known Silicon Valley accelerator.

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People Digest: AXA’s new Asia CEO; Neuberger Berman unit gets China licence

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AXA has named Gordon Watson as its Asia CEO.


People: Adams Street Partners names COO; OurCrowd appoints Asia MD

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Private markets firm Adams Street Partners has appointed James Walker as Partner and COO.


Japan’s biggest bank MUFG hires 180 London staff in expansion push

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MUFG has hired 180 staff in London since April 1 and plans “a few dozen” more hirings in EMEA.


Uber’s South Asia policy chief quits in latest senior departure

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Kohli was mostly tasked with building Uber’s relations with regulators and government officials in India.


DFJ founding partner Steve Jurvetson quits amid harassment probe

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He took a leave of absence form the boards of Tesla Inc and SpaceX


China: Fosun High Tech chairman to leave post, remain at parent

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Fosun saw its CEO and vice president step down in a surprise reshuffle in March.


Alibaba’s rise creates 10 billionaires not named Jack Ma

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Ma and his Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. have minted a network of people whose combined fortunes total more than $52 billion


People: M&G, Northern Trust make APAC appointments; BNY Mellon makes senior China hires

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Alex will relocate to Singapore for M&G by second quarter next year.


Bridgewater paid over $1m to employee after relationship with top exec, WSJ reports

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Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio was personally involved in approving the settlement and in mediating the matter, the Wall Street Journal reported.