‘Necessities’ in Europe: Belgian Fries, French Baguettes and Dutch Cannabis

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Kostas Nomikos was happy when the Dutch governing administration ordered the Amsterdam bar wherever he operates shut since of new coronavirus, along with all other nonessential businesses. A day afterwards he was back again at function, marketing authorized cannabis, following authorities extra the country’s famous “coffee shops” to the nationwide list of essential solutions.

“Terrible thought,” stated Mr. Nomikos of the decision, which was taken to reduce illegal profits of gentle medicine.

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Druva Finance Chief Adamant Not to Be a ‘CF-NO’

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When Mahesh Patel joined Druva as its CFO in 2014, the cloud-centered knowledge protection software package firm had a one merchandise and $10 million in earnings. Now there are four merchandise strains, and the company’s subscription offerings are making yearly recurring earnings of a lot more than $a hundred million.

Mahesh Patel

As with most startups, development, not gains, is the identify of the game. Patel claims Druva, which released in 2008, will not last but not least develop into funds-circulation positive for two a lot more yrs.

The 800-personnel firm trails some of its rivals by possessing secured just $328 million in non-public funds about 12 yrs stretched throughout 6 funding rounds. Nevertheless, Patel claims he just cannot afford to pay for to have a conservative solution when it will come to funds allocation.

“When I walked into Druva 5-and-a-50 percent yrs back,” he claims, “people would question me,

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Coronavirus Cases Surpass 60,000 in U.S.; Spain Death Toll Overtakes China

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The number of verified scenarios of the new coronavirus in the U.S. surpassed 60,000, led by a ongoing surge of infections in New York, as lawmakers worked to soften the financial effects of the pandemic that has shut down huge swaths of the place.

World-huge there were being more than 458,000 scenarios Wednesday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Far more than 20,800 individuals have died, and in a grim milestone, Spain on Wednesday surpassed China’s dying toll from the virus. Bacterial infections in Italy rose to 74,386, closing…

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