INDIANAPOLIS, IN, Lessonly announced a $15 million Series C funding round led by AXA Venture Partners.
In recent years, quantitative hedge funds have made a killing in public markets with their data-first approach (coronavirus aside). But skeptics say the strategy makes less sense for venture capital, where public financial reports are nonexistent. Six-year-old venture firm SignalFire is among those seeking to challenge that assumption. The firm, which tends to invest in the seed stage, says it is using a plethora of data to source deals and help portfolio companies find early employees. The firm raised $500 million for a pair of funds in December.
A hedge fund boss and Warren Buffett disciple made a 40% gain during the brutal coronavirus sell-off after more than two years of betting against the stock market. Kevin Smith, the founder and investment chief of Crescat Capital, revealed in an investor letter that the group's macro fund posted a 40.5% gain between February 20 and March 20. Another key Crescat fund delivered a 34.3% gain over the same period, while the S&P 500 plunged by almost a third.
B2B venture capital (VC) enjoyed a strong week despite ongoing market volatility. While some newly-funded startups are helping their corporate customers navigate the new realities of a remote workforce, others aim to ease supply chain friction during volatile times. While the largest investment round of the week went to a cybersecurity firm, close behind was [...]
The 262-unit community was acquired by a Salt Lake City-based real estate investment trust. : Jefferson Apartment Group has made the first sale of its Income Fund through Jefferson One Upland. The multifamily developer, alongside its joint venture partner KKR, sold the suburban Boston community for $103.6 million to Utah-based Cottonwood Residential. Jefferson One Upland is located 16 miles away from downtown Boston at 8 Upland Woods Circle in Norwood, Mass. The 262-unit community has one-, two- and three-bed units and its amenities include a clubhouse, pool, lawn with fireplace, movie amphitheater, dog parks and wooded trails.
How Asia's Megacities Can Benefit From Mangroves And Other Natural Climate Solutions | News | Eco-business | Asia Pacific
The loss of mangroves and other coastal habitats has been linked to more frequent and severe flooding in adjacent villages and cities. What can urban dwellers, governments and businesses do to support nature-based solutions?
The GFMS team at Refinitiv recently published its latest findings on the global silver market, highlighting the shift in supply and demand over the course...