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    1. Shlomo Kramer: The Right Board Is Like a Critical Organ

      Shlomo Kramer: The Right Board Is Like a Critical Organ

       In the hierarchy of questions entrepreneurs must ask about building a board of directors, “when” and “how” can’t get settled until we consider “why.” Why does a startup need a board of directors? Why does a body need a heart? Or lungs? The right board of directors becomes a critical organ, and it can help an emerging company thrive as it moves through a series of discrete maturity stages.

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    2. Steve Blank: Don’t Give Away Your Board Seats

      Steve Blank: Don’t Give Away Your Board Seats

      STEVE BLANK: I recently had a group of ex-students out to my home who were puzzling over a dilemma. They’d been working hard on their startup, were close to finding product/market fit and had been approached by Oren, a potential angel investor. Oren had been investing since he left Google four years ago and was insisting on not only a board seat, but he wanted to be chairman of the board. The team wasn't sure what to do. ...

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    3. Timken Hires Goldman to Consider Steel Split

      Timken Hires Goldman to Consider Steel Split

      Timken said on Monday it has set up a board committee to evaluate the separation of the company's steel business from its other manufacturing operations. Timken's decision company comes after hedge fund Relational Investors won a shareholder proposal to split the company's businesses in May. The Canton, Ohio-based company has hired Goldman Sachs to conduct the board review ...

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    4. Coppersmith Capital Responds to Alere Inc. Preliminary Proxy

      Coppersmith Capital Management, LLC, the fifth-largest stockholder of Alere, Inc. (NYSE: ALR) (“Alere”) along with the members of its Section 13(d) group, owning approximately 5.8% of the shares outstanding, today sent a letter to Alere in response to the recent filing of Alere’s preliminary proxy statement and the disclosure that Alere has nominated four new directors for election to its Board of Directors

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