Research shows that founders have a long-term vision for their companies that hired CEO typically lack. The return of Jack Dorsey to Twitter is a high-profile example.
The innovators make their mark in industries ranging from retail to music.
The microblogging website's new format will result in tweets being sorted by relevance instead of in reverse chronological order.
If you've ever wanted to pick the brain of a business mogul, now's your chance. But you're going to have to pay up.
The company run by founder Jack Dorsey will debut Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange.
The company was valued at $6 billion after its last funding round a year ago.
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Dorsey's decision to share a third of his stock options with employees will pay ample rewards for Twitter's culture and how the company is viewed by the public and investors.
The move comes as Dorsey works to rebuild employee morale at Twitter after a series of high-level departures over the last few months.
The layoffs come about a week after Jack Dorsey became permanent CEO.
Twitter will give creators a 70 percent cut of ad revenues, as opposed to the 55 percent offered by YouTube and Facebook.
As both the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, Musk knows a thing or two about what Dorsey is in for.
The new product arrives on the heels of Jack Dorsey's reappointment as CEO.
Dorsey is also the founder and CEO of mobile-payments company Square.