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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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techcrunch.com 34 minutes ago

Lookiero Closes $19M Led By Mmc Ventures To Be The Stitch Fix For Europe - Techcrunch

Lookiero, the online personal shopping service for clothes and accessories, has closed a $19 million funding round led by London-based VC MMC Ventures with support from existing investor All Iron Ventures, and new investors Bonsai Partners, 10x and Santander Smart. The company will use the backing to expand in its main markets of Spain, France [...]
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forbes.com 34 minutes ago

Agriculture, Fisheries And Textiles To Face Same Climate Scrutiny As Oil And Gas

It highlights the danger of new fossil fuel facilities becoming stranded assets because of efforts to tackle climate change, and the opportunities that now exist in renewable energy and energy efficiency, giving "investors, financial regulators and business leaders the analysis and tools they ne...
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nytimes.com 34 minutes ago

Silicon Valley Goes To Therapy - The New York Times

Bummed out by the world and their role in it, tech workers are seeking help -- and founding some start-ups along the way.
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hedgeweek.com 44 minutes ago

Almost 39 Per Cent Of Hedge Fund Managers Willing To Negotiate Management Fees, Says Report

Many hedge fund managers are willing to negotiate lower management fees with investors, but far fewer are willing to budge on performance fees, according to a new report from eVestment.
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prnewswire.com 1 hour, 24 minutes ago

Healthcare Technology Startup Insightrx Raises $10M To Enable Precision Dosing At Point Of Care

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- InsightRX, a pioneer in precision medicine, announced today the closing of its $10 million Series A funding led by HealthX Ventures, with participation from Rock Health, OSF Healthcare, Leawood Venture Capital, Premier Inc., and earlier...
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dealstreetasia.com 3 hours, 4 minutes ago

Canadian Pension Fund Cppib Confirms 45% Stake Buy In Indonesian Toll Road Firm

Earlier this month, DealStreetAsia had reported CPPIB's interest in acquiring a stake in LMS. The post Canadian pension fund CPPIB confirms 45% stake buy in Indonesian toll road firm appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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realassets.ipe.com 3 hours, 34 minutes ago

Oregon Perf Backs Walton Street's First Core-plus Property Fund | News | Ipe Ra

The founding investor approved a $250m into Walton Street Core-Plus Fund. : Walton Street Capital has begun raising capital for its first open-ended core-plus US real estate fund, according to a founding investor. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (OPERF) said it has approved a $250m (EUR226.4m) commitment into the Walton Street Core-Plus Fund.
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cnbc.com 3 hours, 34 minutes ago

Here's How To Invest Like Warren Buffett

So it should come as no surprise that the Berkshire Hathaway CEO has scores of investors hoping to follow in his footsteps by adopting his investing principles. Former hedge-fund manager and Buffett follower Whitney Tilson attributes the 89-year-old's success to his "off-the-charts smarts," his more than seven decades of experience and his temperament. "What he does is simple in concept but difficult in practice," said Tilson, now the founder and CEO of Empire Financial Research and publisher of a daily subscription newsletter. He has attended 21 Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meetings in Omaha, Nebraska.
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realassets.ipe.com 3 hours, 34 minutes ago

People Moves: Ivanhoe Cambridge Appoints Daumann Head Of German Investments | News | Ipe Ra

Cushman & Wakefield appoints Middle East specialist. : St. Modwen Properties, BBGI, Aviva Investors Real Assets, Gresham House, Edmond de Rothschild AM, Carter Jonas, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Cushman & Wakefield, Savills, Knight Frank, HRL Morrison, Infracapital, Societe Generale, AMP Capital, GPT, Hamburg Trust Ivanhoe Cambridge - Christian Daumann has been appointed head of investments for Germany as the real estate investor opens an office in Berlin. Daumann is joining Ivanhoe Cambridge to further the company's pan-European strategy and grow its investments in German real estate. From 2015 to 2018, Daumann was CIO at Hamburg Trust. From 2008 to 2012, he headed Cerberus-owned LNR Group in Germany.
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reuters.com 3 hours, 34 minutes ago

Kkr, Deutsche Bank, Plan $2.5B Listing Of Australian Lender: Sources

* If successful, will be largest Australian IPO for five years. : SYDNEY (Reuters) - Latitude Financial's second attempt to list its shares could be the largest share float in Australia for five years, with an expected value for the non-bank lender of about A$3.7 billion ($2.51 billion), two sources told Reuters. One of the largest non-bank lenders in Australia and partly owned by U.S. private equity firm KKR & Co (KKR.N) and Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE), Latitude offers easy access home loans, credit cards, and personal loans with minimal paperwork.
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