Eventbrite's Julia Hartz learned a lot on her way to building a startup valued at $1 billion.
FORTUNE -- Eventbrite president Julia Hartz is on a roll. Less than one year after raising $60 million to expand the startup she founded with her husband Kevin, the entrepreneurial couple has quietly raised some $60 million more in venture capital -- at a $1 billion company valuation, according to my Fortune colleague Dan MOREPatricia Sellers - Mar 13, 2014 12:14 PM ET
The planned exit of Disney Media Networks boss Anne Sweeney is playing out like a TV show. Imagine the corporate potboiler she could create as a director of a dramatic series on her own ABC.
FORTUNE -- Anne Sweeney, Walt Disney's (DIS) veteran executive in charge of ABC and the co-chair of the media giant's vast cable-TV assets, is leaving.
Sweeney, who ranks No. 27 on Fortune's recently released Global Most Powerful MOREPatricia Sellers - Mar 11, 2014 5:23 PM ET
Two of the world's most powerful women, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and GM CEO Mary Barra, seem to have different formulas for success. But they're more like-minded than you would think.
FORTUNE -- It's a year this week since the launch of Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, and Facebook COO-turned-author Sheryl Sandberg is leaning in to her career-counsel crusade fiercely. Having sold 1.6 million books in 27 languages, MOREPatricia Sellers - Mar 11, 2014 8:49 AM ET
A shakeup at Citigroup leaves two women with bigger jobs -- and one prominent departure.
FORTUNE -- In what has long been a minefield for senior women -- the big banks -- three female executives burnished their power this week.
In a senior management shuffle at Citigroup (C), CEO Mike Corbat told employees yesterday that Jane Fraser is the new CEO of U.S. Consumer & Commercial Banking. This is a huge job MOREPatricia Sellers - Mar 7, 2014 2:15 PM ET
Started by a rising-star businesswoman as she vied to conquer her cancer, Cycle for Survival has grown to be her winning legacy, with support from celebrities like Seth Meyers and big sponsors such as Coca-Cola.
FORTUNE -- Jennifer Goodman Linn lived the kind of life that a lot young people aspire to. She grew up in a good family in New Jersey, went to Duke University, graduated Harvard Business School ('99), MOREPatricia Sellers - Mar 4, 2014 8:45 AM ET
FORTUNE -- Karen Peetz occupies a unique perch to learn lessons from crises. She is president of Bank of New York Mellon (BK), a Fortune 500 company that weathered the financial crisis well but had its reputation tarred along with the rest of the industry. Peetz is also on the board of trustees at Penn State University, where, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, she raised her hand MOREPatricia Sellers - Feb 26, 2014 10:18 AM ET
The man who gave Hollywood producer Brian Grazer his daily dose of cultural knowledge now helps companies understand trends. Here's a peek at Brad Grossman's 2014 Zeitguide.
FORTUNE -- I met Brad Grossman about a decade ago when I went to interview Brian Grazer, who is Ron Howard's producing partner and the force behind movies from Apollo 13 to A Beautiful Mind to last year's Rush. Grazer is a fascinating MOREPatricia Sellers - Feb 10, 2014 8:44 AM ET
GM CEO Mary Barra and Google exec Susan Wojcicki, newly in charge of YouTube, show that you can reach the top by staying in one place.
FORTUNE -- Job-hopping can be a path to promotions and big pay for many executives, but the global edition of the Fortune Most Powerful Women list, released today, suggests that there is still value in corporate loyalty. Ten of the 50 executives on the list MOREPatricia Sellers - Feb 6, 2014 11:46 AM ET
A new venture by two prominent startup investors says much about where Silicon Valley money is heading—and much about the void they leave in their wake.
FORTUNE -- Silicon Valley venture capitalists Jennifer Fonstad and Theresia Gouw are leaving their firms and going into business together.
Aspect Ventures is the name. And the most interesting aspect of this startup—besides the cofounders' focus on mobile, which says a lot about where Silicon Valley MOREPatricia Sellers - Feb 5, 2014 9:00 AM ET
This adventurer's weakness could have led to disaster for her and her daredevil team. An extraordinary tale of survival and success.
FORTUNE -- Alison Levine grew up like the a lot of us, did well in school, got an MBA at Duke, worked for Goldman Sachs (GS), tried politics (as deputy finance director in Arnold Schwarzenegger's California gubernatorial campaign) and never felt satisfied. So she started climbing mountains, with inordinate determination. MOREPatricia Sellers - Jan 31, 2014 5:26 AM ET
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