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Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau names new CEO
The Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau has named Martha Sheridan as its next president and CEO effective Feb. 15, making her the second woman to lead a tourism bureau in a major U.S. market.
Sheridan will succeed Pat Moscaritolo, who will retire on Feb. 14 after 28 years leading the organization. Moscaritolo worked to establish Greater Boston as a global destination, bringing events such as the World Cup, the Democratic National Convention, the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Tall…
Fidelity picks tech exec to lead money managers
Asset management executives like to say that these days, they consider their companies to be technology firms as much as they do investment firms. On Friday, Fidelity Investments offered more evidence for that new adage.
The company named one of its top technology executives, Steve Neff, to serve as head of asset management, one of the highest-ranking positions at the investment giant. Neff will replace Charlie Morrison, who will soon retire from Fidelity after more than three decades at the company,…
Boston startup Airfox to pay $350K fine over cryptocurrency sale
Airfox, a Harvard-born startup that last year held the largest public cryptocurrency sale in Boston, has agreed to pay $350,000 in penalties to state and federal financial regulators as part of a settlement related to the sale.
As part of the settlement, Airfox will also allow investors in its cryptocurrency sale, which raised $15 million, to reclaim the money they spent, plus interest.
In October 2017, Airfox sold cryptocurrency "tokens" — a process called an initial coin offering, or ICO —…