board of directors

What can a board member do for a high-value startup?

May 11, 2015
One tech industry leader wants to see investors get more involved.
Posted In: y combinator, startups, investor, valuation, board of directors

The activists are coming!

Apr 21, 2015
Spring is shareholder meeting season — and primetime for activist investors.
Posted In: activist investor, share buybacks, investment, board of directors, corporations, AGM, business, shares, stock, whiteboard
A Viking-style conference table.

Outsourcing the board of directors

Nov 28, 2014
Law professors make a radical proposal: Scrap the traditional board of directors.
Posted In: outsourcing, board of directors, business

Corporate boards mostly a boys-only club

Jun 24, 2014
Large investment funds like Calpers are trying to add diversity to the boardroom.
Posted In: women in management, board of directors

What are corporate boards for?

Dec 14, 2012
Yahoo has had four different CEOs in quick succession. Now it's changed almost all its directors in a single year. What can that say about a company?
Posted In: Yahoo, board of directors, corporate