Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed an executive order to leverage the might of the state's $700 billion public pension funds and its purchasing power as a highway builder in ... Click to Continue >>
Matchstick Ventures has raised over $30.4 million for its second fund, according to an SEC filing. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Matchstick is an early-stage tech venture firm.
Learn from top VCs at TechCrunch Disrupt. : At TechCrunch Disrupt, the original tech startup conference, venture capitalists remain amongst the premier guests. VCs are responsible for helping startups -- the focus of the three-day event -- get off the ground and as such, they are often the most familiar with trends in the startup ecosystem, ready to deliver insights, anecdotes and advice to our audience of entrepreneurs, investors, operators, managers and more. In the first half of 2019, VCs spent $66 billion purchasing equity in promising upstarts, according to the latest data from PitchBook.
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #AI--Daisy Intelligence Raises $10 Million in Funding to Scale its AI Platform. : TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Daisy Intelligence today announced that it has raised $10 million (CDN) in Series A financing led by Framework Venture Partners and partnered by European-based corporate investor, Sonae IM. The funding will enable Daisy to expand globally, invest in sales and marketing, provide further support for its customer success teams, and expand its operational infrastructure as growth demands. Daisy's AI-powered technology platform helps retailers and insurance companies generate significantly improved financial results by delivering business recommendations and automating complex processes beyond human capability.
Stripe, which builds economic infrastructure for the internet, is raising $250 million in funding. The investors include General Catalyst, Sequoia and Andreessen Horowitz. Source: Press Release.
How do we as fiduciaries approach investment governance? : Michael E. Drew, PhD, and Adam N. Walk, PhD, are the authors of Investment Governance for Fiduciaries, published by the CFA Institute Research Foundation. Why? Because increased scrutiny around investment governance, fiduciary duty, and the performance of institutional investors -- pension plans, endowments, and foundations, among them -- coupled with ongoing regulatory supervision demands that we demonstrate best practice in a transparent and defensible manner. Investment Governance for Fiduciaries, our new CFA Institute Research Foundation monograph, begins by asking this initial "how" question.
BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia -- The heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry remained wrapped in scaffolding Friday as workers sought to repair the charred innards and shrapnel-blasted arteries caused by drone-and-cruise-missile attacks that raised tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Saudi officials brought journalists to the kingdom's crucial Abqaiq oil processing facility, described by the state-run [...]
Focus - EPA officially withdraws California's authority to set its own fuel standards - CBS News - September 19 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this Thursday formally withdrew the 2013 Clean Air Act waiver that enabled California...By: Allen Matkins.
Robert F. Smith is a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist who founded and serves as CEO of Vista Equity Partners. Smith announced in May he will pay off the student debt of the entire graduating class of 2019 of Morehouse College in Georgia. In September, he extended the gift to include the debt owed by the students' parents as well, Morehouse announced in a press release. Morehouse said Smith paid $34 million to cover the loans. Smith is worth an estimated $5 billion, according to Forbes. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
Tech giant's push for greener energy prompts biggest renewable energy deal in corporate historyGoogle's chief executive has revealed plans for the biggest renewable energy deal in corporate history.Sundar Pichai said the clean energy deal will include 18 separate agreements to supply Google with electricity from wind and solar projects across the world. Continue reading...