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cointelegraph.com November 18, 2018

Why 96% Of Companies Today Will Fail In 10 Years

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half.” The reality may be worse though, not just a half, but an absolute majority of marketing budgets is wasted on customers that don’t generate enough profitability.
Read by 57% of LPs

jdsupra.com 8 minutes ago

2018 Annual Review And 2019 Outlook Highlights Private Equity Fund Litigation Risk Areas | Proskauer - Private Equity Litigation

In our recently released 2018 Annual Review and 2019 Outlook for Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds and Other Private Funds, we note that innovative market disruptors, a maturing credit cycle, and a philosophical change in how the industry views and...By: Proskauer - Private Equity Litigation.
Read by 45% of LPs

reuters.com 38 minutes ago

New Zealand's E-commerce Leader Gets $1.7B Buyout Offer, Shares Skyrocket | Reuters

* Apax given due diligence access until Dec. 12 (Adds details of the deal, analyst comment and background on the company): (Reuters) - New Zealand's online marketplace pioneer Trade Me Group (TME.NZ) received a NZ$2.54 billion ($1.73 billion) takeover bid from a British private equity firm on Wednesday, sending its shares soaring. London-based private equity group Apax Partners was offering NZ$6.4 for each share of Trade Me, the company said in a statement on the New Zealand stock exchange. The offer represents a 25.5 percent premium to Trade Me's last close of NZ$5.1.
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venturebeat.com 38 minutes ago

Startup Puberty: How To Get From Seed To Series A

If you want to raise a Series A in this environment, you must achieve certain milestones. This is your no-bull guide.
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brisbanetimes.com.au 48 minutes ago

Tesla, Elon Musk Doomsayers Losing Their Battle

The business of betting on Tesla gloom and doom is going rapidly downhill. : Mark Spiegel begins some mornings contemplating Tesla's fate from the bathroom of his high-rise apartment, where two computer screens are perched near the bathtub for instant updates on his Twitter feed and stock prices. The hedge fund manager spends much of his day at his dining room table, where he fires off tweets explaining his high-stakes bet that Tesla, a darling of Silicon Valley, a $US60 billion ($83.1 billion) behemoth, will eventually fail, sending its stock price tumbling.
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brisbanetimes.com.au 1 hour, 8 minutes ago

The Reject Shop Receives Takeover Bid From Melbourne's Billionaire Geminder Family

Melbourne's billionaire Geminder family has lobbed a $78 million takeover bid for The Reject Shop, warning the ASX-listed discount chain's profitability was at risk of collapse under current ownership.
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swfinstitute.org 1 hour, 8 minutes ago

Japan's Gpif Awards Nissay Asset Management With Esg Disclosure Mandate | Swfi - Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

Increasingly asset owners across the Asia-Pacific region are studying the impacts of environmental, social, and governance factors on listed companies. As more Japanese pensions augment asset allocation to listed equities, the importance of corporate non-financial disclosures and practices becomes clear. These disclosures can have a material impression on company stock prices. In addition, Japan's Stewardship [...]
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providencejournal.com 1 hour, 8 minutes ago

Invenergy Fails To Hold Onto Key Contract For Proposed R.i. Plant - News - Providence, Ri

The $1-billion fossil fuel-burning power plant proposed in Burrillville has lost an energy contract after federal regulators on Monday granted a request from the operator of the regional power grid to terminate the agreement known as a capacity supply obligation.
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techcrunch.com 1 hour, 8 minutes ago

Our 3 Favorite Startups From Morgan Stanley's 2nd Multicultural Innovation Lab Demo Day - Techcrunch

The Morgan Stanley Multicultural Innovation Lab, Morgan Stanley's in-house accelerator focused on companies founded by multicultural and female entrepreneurs, hosted its second Annual Showcase and Demo Day. The event also featured companies from accelerators HearstLab, Newark Venture Partner Labs and PS27 Ventures. (Note: I was formerly employed by Morgan Stanley and have no financial ties.) The showcase represented [...]
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nbr.com 1 hour, 38 minutes ago

Transcript: Nightly Business Report - November 19, 2018 | Nightly Business Report

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks suffer a punishing pullback as investors grow concerned about the once red-hot tech sector. Plus, why Florida is suing the nation's two largest drugstore chains.
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stltoday.com 1 hour, 38 minutes ago

Noah Holdings (noah) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript | Personal Finance

NOAH earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2018.: Good day, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to Noah Holdings Limited third-quarter 2018 financial results conference call. [Operator instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. After the close of the U.S. market on Monday, Noah issued a press release announcing its third quarter 2018 financial results, which is available on the company's IR website at www.ir.noahgroup.com. This call is also being webcast live and will be available for replay purposes on the company's website.
Read by 56% of LPs