Microsoft founder Bill Gates is now the biggest private owner of farmland in the U.S., according to The Land Report. Bill Gates (age 65), the billionaire founder of Microsoft Corporation, largest land holdings are in Louisiana, Arkansas, Arizona, and Nebraska, owning 268,984 acres of land of all kinds. Bill Gates's largest holdings include 69,071 acres [...]
Summary List PlacementSome VCs have been declaring that San Francisco is over, and now they have the numbers to prove it. Despite record-breaking investment in the venture capital industry, the Bay Area saw a sharp decline in angel and seed deals in 2020, according to a report by Pitchbook and the National Venture Capital Association. In 2020, San Francisco reached only 81.2% of the angel and seed deals it made in 2019. Although it still had more deals than any other city, it recorded a "a 10-year low in proportion of total deal count."
In this article we will take a look at whether hedge funds think Eagle Materials, Inc. (NYSE:EXP) is a good investment right now. We check hedge fund and billionaire investor sentiment before delving into hours of research. Hedge funds spend millions of dollars on Ivy League graduates, unconventional data sources, expert networks, and get tips from investment bankers and industry insiders. Sure they sometimes fail miserably, but their consensus stock picks historically outperformed the market after adjusting for known risk factors. Is EXP a good stock to buy? The smart money was in a bearish mood.
Illit leaves Capitolis to join DisruptiveAI, a new venture capital fund focused on AI. : Illit Geller, one of the few female veterans in the fintech industry, has parted ways with Israeli fintech startup Capitolis following three and a half years in the role of leading its product development, Finance Magnates has learned. Illit, who has originally joined Capitolis as an executive vice-president and global head of FX, will be leaving at the end of January to join DisruptiveAI, a new venture capital fund focused on AI.
Quantum precision measuring instrument company CIQTEK has completed a series B financing worth several hundred million yuan. Hillhouse Ventures led the investment. Cowin Capital, Cornerstone Capital, China Merchants Securities also participated. This round of financing is used for the research and development of quantum computing and quantum precision measurement technology and the industry application of [...] Quantum Precision Measuring Startup CIQTEK Secures Round From Hillhouse comes from China Money Network: Primary Data for China's Primary Markets! All Rights Reserved.
George Mashini Joins Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe As An Operating Partner In The Firm's Technology Group
George Mashini Joins Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe as An Operating Partner in the Firm's Technology Group NEW YORK, January 15, 2021-- Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS), a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on the technology and healthcare industries, announced today that George Mashini has joined the firm as an Operating Partner. Mr. Mashini has over 15 years of technology leadership experience. Most recently, he was Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Technology Officer at Quick Base, a WCAS portfolio company offering a leading low-code development platform.
Ensigns bearing Confederate and neo-Nazi imagery defined the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. But for Vietnamese Americans, it's the sight of a defunct flag -- representing a country that ceased to exist nearly a half-century ago -- that brought up painful questions about identity, trauma and the legacy of U.S. imperialism. The yellow-and-red-striped banners of the former South Vietnam flew above crowds of rioters all over the Capitol grounds.
Summary List PlacementIn the past, investing for a profit and "making a difference" were two of life's lodestars that most people followed separately. But times are changing. Investors are increasingly looking to direct their funds towards companies that are making positive social or environmental impacts in the world. The essence of impact investing is putting your principal where your principles are. But how exactly does someone find impact investing opportunities? Is it safe and profitable to invest in social impact? Here's what you need to know. What is impact investing?
Bytedance Rival Kuaishou Receives Approval For $6.6B Ipo In Hong Kong, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories - The Straits Times
January 16, 2021 5:00 AMHONG KONG * Kuaishou Technology, the main rival to ByteDance, has received approval from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for an initial public offering of about US$5 billion (S$6.6 billion), according to sources familiar with the matter, paving the way for one of the city's biggest listings of the year.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. and TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2021 /CNW/ - BSR Real Estate Investment Trust (the "REIT") (TSX:HOM, HOM.UN)) today announced a cash distribution of US$0.0417 per REIT unit for the month of January 2021, representing US$0.50 per REIT unit on an annualized basis. Payment will be made on February 16, 2021 to unitholders of record as at January 31, 2021. About BSR Real Estate Investment Trust BSR Real Estate Investment Trust is an internally managed, unincorporated, open-ended real estate investment trust established pursuant to a declaration of trust under the laws of the Province of Ontario.