Thursday, April 18th, 2019


Google Cloud Hires a New President of Global Customer Operations
Company Blog Post

The cloud computing platform announced that it has appointed Robert Enslin to help it expand its customer and partner relationships “into established industries and growth markets around the world.”

Enslin joins the company from SAP where he spent the last 27 years in leadership roles across sales and operations.


Carl’s Jr. is Testing a CBD Infused Burger
Company Tweet

The fast-food restaurant chain announced that it’s testing its new product for one day only on April 20th.

According to the company, the “Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight” will be available at one store located in Denver.

The company states that the burger will be infused with CBD oil which will be sourced by Bluebird Botanicals, a Colorado-based company.


Airbnb Leads an Equity Financing Round for a Premium Hospitality Startup
TechCrunch

The home sharing company led a $160-million equity financing round for Lyric, a premium stay hospitality platform that gets its inventory by building partnerships with landlords of multi-family residential buildings.

According to TechCrunch, Lyric is available in 13 markets with unit prices starting at around $200 per night.

The new round of funding looks to help the company expand its current operations and increase the number of units available on its platform.