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Decentralized Domain Registry Raises $4M From Draper, Boost Vc

Unstoppable Domains says its decentralized registry can create a censorship-resistant internet, and big investors are backing the idea. : Unstoppable Domains announced Thursday a $4 million Series A led by venture capital firm Draper Associates. Boost VC, which led the startup’s seed round, was the only other participant in the Series A. “For global free speech to work, you need to be able to say what you want and you need to be able to operate a business as you want,” Unstoppable Domains co-founder Brad Kam told CoinDesk.
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Lingerfelt Commonwealth Partners Buys St. Louis Office Towers

Lingerfelt CommonWealth Partners, a commercial real estate investment firm, has acquired St. Louis, Missouri-based Pierre Laclede Center, a pair of office towers. The seller was KBS. No financial terms were [...]
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Endeavor, Which Bought William Morris And Owns Ufc, Has Filed To Go Public

Endeavor Group Holdings Inc., which was acquired the William Morris Agency to form WME in 2009, and owns mixed-martial art's organization UFC, filed Thursday to go public. The company has not yet specified the number of shares it expects to offer in its initial public offering, or the expected pricing, using the proposed offering amount of $100 million only has a placeholder. The company, led by Chief Executive Ariel Emanuel, said it plans to list its stock on the NYSE, under the ticker symbol "EDR." Goldman Sachs, KKR, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank Securities were the lead underwriters.
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Prowler Raises $24M For Decision Tool: Travel Startup Funding This Week - Skift

This week travel startups announced more than $309 million in funding, as Mafengwo,, Instawork, Revenue Analytics, Dawex, and Outpost received investments. -Sean O'Neill.
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Why Is There Such An Insatiable Appetite To Invest In Unprofitable Companies?

Revenue is vanity; profit is sanity. : Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors. It's fundamental, the raison d'etre, the very purpose of running a business: profit. But you don't need to look very far to see companies securing massive investments while losing billions. Some are even raising further investment despite previous rounds yet to bear any returns. So why is there such an insatiable appetite to invest in unprofitable companies?
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Sc Capital Reaches $850M Final Close On Recap V Fund

Singapore-based SC Capital Partners has reached a final close of $850 million on its latest Asia Pacific real estate fund, according to an announcement by the private equity manager earlier this week. The total capital raised for the firm's fifth... Read More>> The post SC Capital Reaches $850M Final Close on RECAP V Fund appeared first on Mingtiandi.
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What Science Says Parents Should Do To Set Their Kids Up For Success

There isn't a set recipe for raising successful kids, but psychology research points to a handful of factors that could help.
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Bill Gates On The 3 Things His Parents Did To Set Him Up For Success

Bill Gates' parents, William Sr. and Mary Gates, clearly knew what they were doing when it came to raising an accomplished son.
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Londonmetric Property To Acquire A&j Mucklow Group

LondonMetric Property Plc, a listed British Warehouse owner, inked a deal to acquire real estate investment trust (REIT) A&J Mucklow Group Plc in a cash and stock deal valued at 414.7 million GBP. Midlands-based A&J Mucklow will be entitled to receive 2.19 new LondonMetric shares and 204.5 pence in cash, the British companies said in [...]
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Sub-saharan African Sovereign Wealth Fund Assets Above $10B

As Africa grapples with a rising demographic, political issues, and currency problems, the pool of sovereign wealth assets on the continent continue to grow. According to SWFI's Global Investor database, Sub-Saharan African sovereign wealth assets total around US$ 13 billion, still dwarfing African pension assets. With that being said, a number of African SWFs are [...]
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David Tepper Sees Path For Family Office

Popular hedge fund manager David Alan Tepper of Appaloosa Management seeks to convert his hedge fund firm into a family office. There is no timetable for this to happen, according to various media websites. Run out of Miami Beach, Appaloosa Management oversees approximately US$ 14 billion in assets, with around 70% of that capital being [...]
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