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May 29, 2020

CIOs To Discuss Leading Through Different Market Cycles

How are endowment and foundation investors repositioning their portfolios and approaches to private markets? How has the ongoing pandemic caused a shift or impact to their overall investment strategy? We are excited to have these thought-leading chief investment officers help answer these questions and more at Trusted Insight's Digital Conference.
Read by 78% of LPs 38 minutes ago

Bonusly Series A Funding Highlights Demand For Employee Recognition That Drives Engagement And Enriches Culture

Bonusly Series A Funding Highlights Demand for Employee Recognition That Drives Engagement and Enriches Culture The $9 million investment will fuel growth and continue innovating Bonusly's fun and easy platform that connects teams BOULDER, Colo., June 1, 2020-- Bonusly, an engaging recognition and rewards platform that connects teams and enriches company culture, today announced it has received $9 million in Series A funding led by Access Venture Partners, joined by Next Frontier Capital, Operator Partners, and existing investor FirstMark Capital.
Read by 77% of LPs 38 minutes ago

Ezra Raises $18M Series A Led By Firstmark Capital

The AI cancer screening startup will use the funding to expand its suite of medical imaging AIs, and launch the Ezra COVID 360 offering. NEW YORK, June 1, 2020-- Ezra, the NY-based startup transforming early cancer screening using MRI and artificial intelligence, announced today that it has raised $18M in new funding led by FirstMark Capital, alongside new investors Jeff Raider and Dave Gilboa (co-founders of Harry's and Warby Parker), Vlad Tenev (co-founder of Robinhood), Fred Destin (co-founder of Stride VC), and Andrei Dunca (co-founder & CTO of LiveRail).
Read by 67% of LPs 38 minutes ago

Declining Worker Power Versus Rising Monopoly Power | Vox, Cepr Policy Portal

Since the early 1980s, the US has seen a falling labour share and slow wage growth for typical workers, while measures of corporate valuations and measured markups have increased. A number of papers have argued that increasing monopoly or monopsony power can explain these trends. This column argues instead that the decline in worker power in the US economy is a more compelling explanation for recent macro trends than a broad-based rise in monopoly power.
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Joel Wittenberg And Samuel Gallo To Share Closing Remarks!

At the end of our first-ever digital conference, two of our Advisory Board Members will share a brief recap and closing remarks of the very special event. A huge thank you to Joel Wittenberg, Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and Samuel Gallo, Chief Investment Officer, University System of Maryland Foundation!
Read by 57% of LPs 2 hours, 27 minutes ago

Post Corona: Higher Ed, Part Deux

Our nation's superpower is optimism. We invest in crazy ideas and believe anybody can be anything. We fund more start-ups, buy more lottery tickets, and reinvent ourselves more often than any nation.
Read by 56% of LPs 2 hours, 30 minutes ago

U.S. Pension Plans Warned They Will Run Out Of Money By 2028

The weak financial condition of seven U.S. public pension plans threatens to deplete their assets by 2028, leading to severe risks for the living standards of thousands of American employees and retired workers.
Read by 62% of LPs 2 hours, 38 minutes ago

Sustained Rail Investment Vital To Aid Economic Recovery, Say Northern Leaders

Transport for the North says in its submission to the Integrated Rail Plan that investment is key to unlocking potential of the region's economy.
Read by 37% of LPs 3 hours, 8 minutes ago

Ex-google Angel Syndicate Xa Network Invests In Vertex Ventures Sea's $305M Fourth Fund

This is XA Network's first participation as a limited partner (LP) in a venture capital firm. The post Ex-Google angel syndicate XA Network invests in Vertex Ventures SEA's $305m fourth fund appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 56% of LPs 3 hours, 38 minutes ago

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On the go: The Railways Pension Scheme is among the defined benefit pension schemes behind the takeover of Sleaford Renewable Energy Plant in Lincolnshire, led by private equity firm Greencoat Capital.
Read by 51% of LPs 3 hours, 38 minutes ago

Commentary: Why Some Countries Rushed To Buy Gold Before Coronavirus Crash - Cna

Countries have been buying gold and repatriating it from overseas storage to an extent never seen in modern times, says an observer.
Read by 43% of LPs