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youtube.com September 12, 2019

The Year Of The Unicorn, Venture Capital Of The Future

During the venture capital panel at the Trusted Insight Summit 2019, asset managers and entrepreneurs discussed what it takes to build a unicorn company; the next metropolitan areas to produce the most unicorns; and the concept of "Blitzscaling" and startups that can benefit from this approach. Panelists include Michael Fertik, founder and managing partner of Heroic Ventures; Matt Clifford, co-founder and CEO of Entrepreneur First; Daniel Gross, founder of Pioneer.app; Guru Chahal, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners; and Jude Gomila, founder and CEO of Golden. The panel was recorded on June 19th, 2019 in San Francisco, CA.
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fastcompany.com 2 hours, 8 minutes ago

Google Makes The Largest Ever Corporate Purchase Of Renewable Energy

18 new energy deals around the world will help build infrastructure worth more than $2 billion. Two years ago, Google became the first company of its size to buy as much renewable electricity as the electricity it used. But as the company grows, so does its demand for power. To stay ahead of that demand, Google just made the largest corporate renewable energy purchase in history, with 18 new energy deals around the world that will help build infrastructure worth more than $2 billion.Read Full Story.
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financialexpress.com 2 hours, 38 minutes ago

Altico Lenders Ask Private Equity Funds To Infuse Capital - The Financial Express

Emails sent to ADIC remained unanswered till the time of going to press, while Varde declined to comment. Altico is understood to have appointed Alvarez & Marsal as process advisor a few days ago.
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financialexpress.com 2 hours, 38 minutes ago

Many Large Corporates Will Raise Equity To Fund Growth: Ajay Saraf, Ed And Head Of Investment Banking, Icici Securities - The Financial Express

On the other hand, we have a strong broking franchise which gives any entity who is looking at raising public capital an unparalled access to 4.5 million retail and wealth investors. A combination of the two gives us an edge.
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techcrunch.com 3 hours, 8 minutes ago

Readying An Ipo, Postmates Secures $225M Led By Private Equity Firm Gpi Capital - Techcrunch

Postmates is expected to unveil its IPO prospectus this month. : Postmates, the popular food delivery service, has raised another $225 million at a valuation of $2.4 billion, the company confirmed to TechCrunch on Thursday, ahead of an imminent initial public offering. Private equity firm GPI Capital has led the investment, first reported by Forbes, which brings Postmates' total funding to nearly $1 billion. GPI takes non-controlling stakes -- between 2% and 20% -- in both late-stage private companies and publicly listed ventures.
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techcrunch.com 3 hours, 8 minutes ago

Founders, Get To Disrupt Sf For Answers To The Really Hard Questions - Techcrunch

One lesson from TechCrunch's Disrupt SF is that founders can'd get enough programming on the really hard questions. How do I get into Y Combinator? How do I hire a technical lead? How do I raise my first round? That's why we created a special stage at Disrupt SF for the sole purpose of bringing [...]
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dealstreetasia.com 3 hours, 38 minutes ago

Indian Pe Firms Defer Exit Plans Amid Market Volatility

Between 1 January and 14 September this year, 29 companies chose to let regulatory approvals for their initial public offerings (IPO) lapse. The post Indian PE firms defer exit plans amid market volatility appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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blog.google 3 hours, 38 minutes ago

Our Biggest Renewable Energy Purchase Ever

Sustainability has been one of Google's core values from our earliest days. Over the years we've worked hard to reduce the carbon footprint of our operations, build products with people and planet in mind, and drive change at scale through our supply chains.A cornerstone of our sustainability efforts is our commitment to clean energy. We've been a carbon-neutral company since 2007. In 2017, we became the first company of our size to match our entire annual electricity consumption with renewable energy (and then we did it again in 2018).
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edsurge.com 3 hours, 38 minutes ago

How Choosing A College Is Like Buying A Milkshake | Edsurge News

What if colleges applied the same kind of market research techniques that fast-food giants like McDonald's use to improve their offerings? What might ...
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dealstreetasia.com 3 hours, 38 minutes ago

Goldman Sachs May Lead $42M Funding In Beauty Products Retailer Purplle

Purplle's existing investors Blume Ventures, IvyCap Ventures and JSW Ventures may also participate. The post Goldman Sachs may lead $42m funding in beauty products retailer Purplle appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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skift.com 3 hours, 58 minutes ago

Chengjia Raises $300M For Short-term Rentals: Travel Startup Funding This Week - Skift

This week, travel startups announced more than $433 million in funding. Companies included Chengjia, Holidu, AvantStay, WanderJaunt, Lavanda, Kambr, Amenitiz, and Beekeeper. -Sean O'Neill.
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