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Palo Alto-based Sanas is trying to help people be understood — despite their accents.

@Twitter  is ponying up hundreds of millions to settle a suit, @doordash  is delivering alcohol and @stripe  is hiring. Here's your Monday roundup of #BayArea  #businessnews 

#BayArea #startupsare  hitting #WallStreetsin  numbers not seen since the #dotcomboom . 4 more are slated to go public this week.

Bueno spoke with The Business Journals during his first week on the job about what's next for Avison Young.

Hokali, a San Francisco-based startup which operates a digital marketplace to connect surfing instructors with willing students, is saying aloha to Hawaii.

Between thorny vaccine mandate scenarios and battles over remote work, employers are facing an increasing number of lawsuits tied to Covid-19 issues. Here's what experts advise for businesses looking to steer clear of headaches.

The Palo Alto air taxi business dropped by more than 4% in its first day of trading on Friday and was down another 8% in late-session trading on Monday, going as low as $8.67.

Gopuff appears to be going full-circle with a proposal for a 12,000-square-foot retail convenience store in San Francisco.

Why Illumina Ventures' Nick Naclerio didn't mind the Covid-induced break in raising the firm's second fund of $325 million.

Why @USBank  is expanding its Bay Area branch network amid a general consumer-led shift to mobile banking.


Business leaders told our managing editor how frustrated — and angry — they are about San Francisco officials these days.​

Our editor-in-chief weighs in: A new stadium in Oakland is worth the cost.​

Bay Area COVID-19 test capacity to quadruple with effort involving Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Biohub, UCSF and Stanford.

"It was already on our minds; we just didn't want to come in too quickly," Ideanomics's CEO Alf Poor said. "You don't want to scare the entrepreneur by immediately offering him something."

In #fintech  news, @plaidhq 's FinRise incubator focused on helping startups founded by underrepresented groups, chose its first class of five participants. I like how one founder describes herself on LinkedIn as "founder, CEO and janitor."​

Tech workers’ absence from the city’s downtown core is impacting the city's finances, but that is only the beginning.