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June 10, 2021

Boston Children's Portfolio Has Done Well Despite Challenging 12-15 Months, Says Philip Rotner, Chief Investment Officer | Q&A

Philip Rotner is the chief investment officer at Boston Children's Hospital, where he manages the hospital's endowment, pension, and short-term investment assets. In this interview, he explains why Boston Children's Hospital continues to be ranked as the number one pediatric hospital in the world, how Boston Children's built its proprietary investment model to support its mission of treating sick children, and how health system's don't ordinarily plan to sustain 12 months of losses caused by a pandemic. Although, Phil adds that investment markets have done just fine despite a challenging 12-15 months.
Read by 49% of LPs 9 hours, 41 minutes ago

Andreessen Horowitz Raises $2.2B For Its Largest Ever Cryptocurrency Fund | Currency News | Financial And Business News | Markets Insider

Summary List PlacementAndreessen Horowitz (a16z) announced Thursday it is launching a $2.2 billion crypto fund to deploy more capital across blockchain and digital asset projects.The fund, called "Crypto Fund III," is a16z's third and largest crypto venture fund.
Read by 58% of LPs 9 hours, 50 minutes ago

Startup Founders Without Visas Should Beware Of A New Biden Program

Summary List PlacementWhen Melissa Zhang's visa was about to expire, and even her powerful employer BlackRock could not help her renew it, she packed up her San Francisco apartment. Right before leaving the country, she was reprieved: her manager told her she'd won a visa lottery on the third attempt. Now Zhang is working on a business degree at Stanford and wants to found a clean-energy startup. But she's not sure that she'll be allowed to remain in the US long enough to do so here.
Read by 72% of LPs 9 hours, 51 minutes ago

Schneider Electric Helps Clients Reach Landmark Milestone Of 10,000 Mw Advised Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements

Jun 24, 2021 11:00 AM ETTweet This: . : Rueil-Malmaison, FRANCE, June 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and sustainability, today announced that the company has advised its corporate clients on over 10,000 megawatts (MWs) of renewable energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) globally since 2014. This is equivalent to more than 300 million metric tons of carbon emissions, or the amount of carbon annually stored by approximately 367 million acres of forest - equivalent in land mass to three of the four largest U.S. states (Texas, California, and Montana) combined.
Read by 69% of LPs 9 hours, 51 minutes ago

A Winning Formula: Collaboration, Curricular Expansion And Lower Costs

Colleges are working to increase opportunities for students while reducing their costs through collaboration. : Large group of happy college students celebrating their graduation day outdoors while throwing their ... [+] caps up in the air. Recognizing the increasing challenges of balancing their budgets, attracting students and remaining affordable to students, a group of nineteen presidents of small liberal arts colleges under the leadership of Michael Alexander of Lasell College got together in 2017 to explore ways to collaborate to accomplish their goals while preserving their quality and the their uniqueness.
Read by 52% of LPs 9 hours, 51 minutes ago

Ril Aims To Disrupt Clean Energy Business With Rs 75,000 Cr Investment Plan

Ambani said first part of RIL's plan is to build "Four Giga Factories", which will manufacture and fully integrate all critical components of new energy ecosystem. These factories will work in the areas of solar energy, intermittent energy, green hydrogen, and stationary power.
Read by 67% of LPs 10 hours, 11 minutes ago

Aircall Scores $120M In Series D

NEW YORK, NY, Aircall has raised $120 million in a Series D funding round led by Goldman Sachs.
Read by 39% of LPs 10 hours, 21 minutes ago

Happs Raises $4.7M For A Multicast Livestream Platform Creator Community - Techcrunch

Happs, an app that lets creators stream live video simultaneously across social platforms, has raised $4.7 million in a post-seed round. The product originally began as a platform for independent journalists, but expanded its mission last year to offer tools to all online creators while connecting them through a new social network. The funding was [...]
Read by 55% of LPs 10 hours, 21 minutes ago

Arc & Co Arranges PS20M Equity Facility

The equity investor -- a UK-based family office which specialises in providing alternative credit solutions across renewables, real estate and fintech -- has formed a new joint venture with ...
Read by 49% of LPs 10 hours, 51 minutes ago

Rv Rental Sharing Gets Boost From New $120M Investment For Outdoorsy - Skift

Investors are betting that the trend in renting RVs won't run out of gas after the pandemic wanes. They've funded Outdoorsy, an Airbnb-type service for recreational vehicles. Investors think the startup's new private vehicle insurance product will help accelerate the RV trend. -Sean O'Neill.
Read by 60% of LPs 11 hours, 11 minutes ago

Edtech Startup Classplus Raises $65 Mn In Series C From Tiger, Gsv

Edtech startup Classplus has raised $65Mn in a Series C round led by Tiger Global. GSV Ventures, the edtech focused...
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