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Products designed in-house and an efficient supply chain based on bulk purchasing help the retailer keep costs low and allow the retailer to price products between $2 to $5. According to an interview with Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in the spring of 2017, Ye Guofu stated that the company’s gross margin is 8%.

Control Tower originated in 2017 and moved into production in 2018 using agile methodology to get from announcement to launch in a matter of months. That agile approach facilitated the bank’s being able to respond to a growing opportunity in helping customers manage their increasingly complex financial lives. Control Tower has three components — card management, visibility into recurring payments and data sharing management — in some cases pulling together into one place capabilities that had already existed but might have been overlooked by customers.

Forescout, the network security company that has been publicly traded since 2017, announced today it was going private again. Private equity firms Advent International and Crosspoint Capital are acquiring the company in an all-cash purchase of $1.9 billion.

The company opened 60 of its own stores. In 2017, Casper turned down a $1 billion acquisition offer from Target, which sells Casper products. The chain invested in the company instead.

Property developer and arts patron Adrian Burr and associate Mark Taylor head companies that own four properties in Cremorne Street with a combined value of more than $44 million. The most expensive of the five has a 2017 valuation of $24.5 million. Burr is the founding director of Auckland's School for Performing and Creative Arts, a generous philanthropist and co-owned the 1998 Melbourne Cup winner Jezabeel.

Founded in 2017, Scape Technologies was developing a “Visual Positioning Service” based on computer vision which lets developers build apps that require location accuracy far beyond the capabilities of GPS alone.

"When City Rail Link Ltd took over on July 1, 2017 it built a strong and collaborative relationship with Auckland Transport to manage the impact of construction.

Musk and Zuckerberg have butted heads in the past over the future of artificial intelligence, too, with Musk calling Zuckerberg’s understanding of the future of AI “limited” in 2017.

By contrast, when Vice reported on Chainalysis’s government contracts in 2017, the fledgling New York firm had received $330,000 from the FBI, $88,000 from the IRS and $58,000 from ICE in its history.

Last month, Bitpay added support for the XRP cryptocurrency in its wallet app after working with Ripple's developer arm, Xpring. The crypto payments firm has said it processed over $1 billion in transactions every year from 2017 to 2019.

Bitbond recieved BaFin approval for its tokenized bond in January 2019, going on to launch Germany's first regulated security token offering (STO) later that year. Established in 2013, the firm originally operated as a blockchain-based lending platform for small businesses, raising more than €5 million (US$5.4 million) in 2017 to finance new loans.

Federal authorities arrested an Ohio man for operating a cryptocurrency laundering service that moved some $300 million in bitcoin via a “tumbling” operation. Larry Dean Harmon of Akron ran an operation called Helix, which partnered with now-defunct underground marketplace AlphaBay, known for illegal activity including drug deals, according to the Department of Justice. The feds shut down AlphaBay in 2017.

Illumina has appointed Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors. Gottlieb is currently a special partner at New Enterprises Associates and a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He previously served as the 23rd commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration form 2017 to 2019. Prior to joining the US FDA as commissioner, Gottlieb was a clinical assistant professor at the New York University School of Medicine.

Portfolia launched the first ever Femtech focused investment fund in 2017, and has since invested in fertility company Future Family, vaginal health startup Madorra, genomics and diagnostics company Prime Genomics, which is developing a breakthrough approach to detect cancer, and the newest addition, Sana, an innovative device for pain management. Additionally, Portfolia has invested through others funds on menopause health platform Genneve and device company Joylux. Christina Jenkins, MD, is also an independent advisor to Elektra Health, a startup focusing on guiding women through menopause launching in 2020.

Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor and founder of Bloomberg L.P. (the company behind the Bloomberg Terminal), entered the presidential race in November 2019, and has missed the first primary and caucus (New Hampshire and Iowa, respectively) due to joining late in the primary process (in comparison, former contender Andrew Yang entered the race in November 2017).

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