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Kim Lew Discusses The Impact Of Technology, Innovation On Investment Portfolios

Kim Lew is the vice president and chief investment officer of Carnegie Corporation of New York, the oldest private foundation in the country established in 1911. Prior to Carnegie, she spent 13 years at the Ford Foundation and also worked at Prudential Capital and Chemical Bank. During this keynote, Kim discussed her 25 plus years managing portfolios for renowned Foundations; Carnegie's view on innovation and technology and how it's impacting institutional portfolios; and why she agrees with Warren Buffet's call for contrarian investing.
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Reducing Debt Burden: Il&fs Board Seeks Nclt Nod For Sale Of Wind Assets To Orix - The Financial Express

The IL&FS group was expected to get around Rs 4,800 crore from the sale. Earlier this year, GAIL had offered Rs 4,785.7 crore for the IL&FS stake in seven companies under IL&FS Wind Energy -- Lalpur Wind Energy, Etesian Urja, Khandke Wind Energy, Retadi Wind Power, Wind Urja India, Tadas Wind Energy and Kaze Energy.
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Fresh Out Of Y Combinator, Tandem Lands Millions From Andreessen Horowitz - Techcrunch

Tandem is amongst the most sought after companies of Y Combinator's summer batch. : Tandem, one of the most sought after companies to graduate from Y Combinator's summer batch, will emerge from the accelerator program with a supersized seed round and an uncharacteristically high valuation. The months-old business, which is developing communication software for remote teams after pivoting from crypto, is raising a $7.5 million seed financing at a valuation north of $30 million, sources tell TechCrunch. Airbnb investor Andreessen Horowitz is leading the round. Tandem and a16z declined to comment for this story.
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Homeis Raises $12M Series A Funding Round To Unite Immigrant Communities

Homeis will use funding round led by Spark Capital and Canaan to expand its mission to create a better internet for immigrants, and help 250 million immigrants in foreign-born communities around the world NEW YORK, August 20, 2019-- Homeis, the first digital platform for immigrant communities around the world, today announced its $12 million Series A funding round led by Canaan and Spark Capital.
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Tdk Ventures Invests In First Portfolio Company Starship Technologies

* TDK Ventures makes first investment from $50 million fund in autonomous delivery service startup, Starship Technologies, as a result of its innovative technology, growth trajectory and high customer satisfaction. * Starship Technologies will leverage TDK Corporation's deep expertise in sensors and energy solutions for robotics and IoT, and TDK's extensive global reach, to help expand operations, meet exploding global customer demand and advance its technology to the next generation.
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Fearless Fund Launches $5M Dollar Vc Fund Fueling Women Of Color Owned Businesses

This VC Fund caters to pre-seed, seed and Series A startups while servicing an underrepresented segment of women vying for more representation and funding opportunities ATLANTA, August 20, 2019-- The Fearless Fund invests in women of color-led businesses seeking pre-seed, seed level, or series A funding. With a mission of bridging the gap in venture capital funding for women of color founders building scalable, growth aggressive companies, Fearless Fund is built by women of color for women of color.
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Should Your New Vc Fund Use Revenue-based Investing? - Techcrunch

David Teten Contributor Share on Twitter David Teten is a Venture Partner with HOF Capital. He was previously a Partner for 8 years with HOF Capital and ff Venture Capital. David writes regularly at and @dteten. More posts by this contributor Why are revenue-based VCs investing in so many women and underrepresented founders? Who [...]
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Why Are Revenue-based Vcs Investing In So Many Women And Underrepresented Founders? - Techcrunch

A new wave of revenue-based investors are emerging who are using creative investing structures with some of the upside of traditional VC, but some of the downside protection of debt.
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Paragon Biosciences Announces The Formation Of Paragon Health Capital

The newly created private-equity firm was formed to serve the rapid expansion of Paragon Biosciences' portfolio of life science companies CHICAGO, August 20, 2019-- Paragon Biosciences LLC - the Chicago-based life science innovator that invests in, builds, and advises bioscience companies - is announcing the formation of Paragon Health Capital, LLC. Brian Friedman, a financial industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in health care investment banking and venture capital, will serve as CEO of the newly created private-equity firm.
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Us's Falcon Edge Invests $1M In Indian Startup Vphrase Analytics

The startup plans to use the funding to expand its operations and launch its latest product Explorazor. The post US's Falcon Edge invests $1m in Indian startup vPhrase Analytics appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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India: Startup Investments Stay Strong Despite Economic Slowdown

Funding in the first seven months of 2019 touched $4.7 billion, compared to $4.3 billion a year ago The post India: Startup investments stay strong despite economic slowdown appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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