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maven

One who is, is believed to be, or believes oneself to be an expert in some area, field, or topic. Anyone proclaiming to be a maven when it comes to dating or hooking up is just looking to take your money. You should talk to my cousin Jerry—he's a real maven in the stock market.

maven

and mavin (ˈmevnæ)
1. n. an expert; a self-proclaimed expert. (From Hebrew mevin via Yiddish.) A maven in the stock market you are not.
2. in. to act as a maven (sense 1). She’s always mavening about something.
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(Nasdaq: TST), a financial news and information company, has announced TheStreet's stockholders approved the previously announced merger transaction (the "Merger"), pursuant to which an indirect subsidiary of TheMaven, Inc., a coalition of content producers operating on a shared digital publishing, advertising and distribution platform ("Maven"), will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of TheStreet for USD 16.5 million in cash or USD 3.09183364 per share (the "Merger Consideration"), the company said.
Maven also announced the post-merger, unified leadership team.
The word wasn't "herring" (which hails from Old High German) but "maven." "Maven" comes from the Yiddish meyvn--"expert" or "connoisseur"--which itself is derived from the Hebrew mebin--"person with understanding." It may be connected to the rabbinic Hebrew expression bamevin yavin--"those who understand will understand," says Northeastern University Jewish studies professor Lori Lefkovitz.
A year and a half after launching as a curated residential service in New York City, Maven has evolved into one of the fastest-growing mobility brands in North America.
However, an important characteristic of mavens is that they primarily acquire and pass on information on products they do not buy themselves (Walsh, Gwinner, & Swanson 2004).
Having found support for the existence of Indian Internet mavens and some predictors of mavenism, additional analyses were performed to explore the relationship between an individual's perception of his/her mavenism and a number of other factors.
If you want to "tip" an epidemic and get Connectors and Mavens to deliver the message, make sure the content is sticky enough to be remembered, don't underestimate the power of people in groups and remember, the little things make a big difference.
in the early 1980s, we attracted technology mavens who were really
"If it saves one life, it's worth it" is the mantra of the modern-day regulatory safety maven. That's a powerful phrase, with resonance for anyone who values human life.
As a market segment market mavens are similar to other consumers who display a heightened market interest, including recreational shoppers, information seekers, and high purchase involvement consumers, but they differ from other interested shoppers in their breadth of product/market knowledge and the degree to which others seek their perceptions and advice on market-related questions.
That's the kind of history that makes the eyes of policy mavens glaze over, while for the Sandinistas it is the very context from which flows their analysis and action.
MAVENs findings reveal what is happening in Mars atmosphere now, but over time this type of loss contributed to the global change from a wetter environment to the dry planet we see today, said Rahmati.
Although sign lease transactions are simpler than office leases, there are certain special characteristics with which Sign Mavens are already familiar, and with which building owners should become familiar.
Andrew Matson, Managing Director of Aon Benfields ReSolutions team, added: The expansion of Mavens Professional Indemnity cover further demonstrates our commitment to structuring innovative product solutions to satisfy the needs of our clients.
Academics have known about the existence of Mavens for many years, claiming they have a particular psychotype.