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Farewell Goldman Sachs, hello Uber: How the tech world is raiding Wall Street talent

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NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO — Three mid-level bankers in Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s technology investment banking group in San Francisco have left to take positions at ride service company Uber Technologies Inc in recent months, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. ‘Masters of the universe’ no more: London traders’ champagne …

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Alberta’s clean-tech sector could be one of the province’s few growth businesses in 2016

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CALGARY – While many companies that service the oil and gas industry are struggling with record-low demand for their expertise, Scott Nelson and his team have become steadily busier in recent weeks. Oilfield services companies face a 2016 where there’s little left to cut As prices started receding in November …

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Ottawa studying how to help Canadian tech startups become billion-dollar firms

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OTTAWA — The federal government is closely studying recommendations on how to help Canadian tech startups grow into global success stories — transformations that could eventually provide a boost for the ailing economy. Trudeau’s rebranding of Canada offers sunshine to Davos, but it’s cold comfort for battered oilpatch In a …

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