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500 Startups And Co-Founder Seek To Reinvent Themselves

Outspoken tech investor Dave McClure and the VC firm he co-founded are taking steps to rebuild themselves, this time without one another.
Read by 56% of LPs 21 minutes ago

Company Briefs: Airwallex, Business News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

March 27, 2019 5:00 AMAirwallex, a global payments fintech start-up, has raised US$100 million (S$135 million) in Series C funding, bringing total capital raised to date to over US$200 million.
Read by 74% of LPs 51 minutes ago

Volta Expands Fund To $180M With Investment From Equinor And Hanon Systems

The energy-storage-focused venture fund Volta Energy Technologies added two strategic backers, bringing total funds raised to $180 million. The Norwegian energy major Equinor (formerly Statoil) and automotive equipment vendor Hanon Systems joined previous investors Exelon and Albemarle. Based in Chicago, Volta aims to speed up commercialization of energy technologies through close collaboration with Argonne National Lab and strategic investors who can put the products to work. The fund will disburse its money over the next five to seven years, at a likely pace of four to seven investments per year, CEO Jeff Chamberlain said via email.
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Un Accuses Blackstone Group Of Helping To Fuel A Global Housing Crisis

The U.N.'s housing advisor singles out Blackstone's business practices in a piercing critique of the role of private equity in the housing market.
Read by 77% of LPs 2 hours, 21 minutes ago

Revvo Raises $4M To Usher In The Smart Tire Era

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Revvo (formerly known as "IntelliTire"), a Silicon Valley-based startup that offers an internet of things (IoT) "smart" sensor for vehicle tires, announced it has raised $4M in Series A funding. Norwest Venture Partners led the round, with participation from Vulcan Capital and AngelList. Revvo proudly joins the ecosystem of tech startups fueling the shift in the mobility and transportation sectors. Although autonomous vehicle and self-driving technology have made.
Read by 33% of LPs 2 hours, 21 minutes ago

Rewire Raises $12M From Viola Fintech, Opera Tech Ventures, Ourcrowd, Standard Bank Of South Africa, Others

Rewire said it raised $12 million of Series A capital in a round led by Viola Fintech and joined by BNP Paribas' investment arm Opera Tech Ventures, OurCrowd, Moneta, Yair Tauman, Yaron Lemelbaum, Leon Vaidman and [...]
Read by 61% of LPs 2 hours, 41 minutes ago

Moviepass(tm) And Moviepass Films' Parent Company Raises $6M In New Round Of Financing

MoviePass (TM) and MoviePass Films' parent company raises $6 million in new round of financing. (Photo: Business Wire) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MoviePass(tm) and MoviePass Films' parent company, Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (OTC: HMNY) ("Helios"), today announced it has raised a $6 million new round of financing.
Read by 66% of LPs 2 hours, 51 minutes ago

Italy's Nexi Prices Ipo To Value Group At Up To 6.4 Billion Euros

Nexi on Tuesday priced shares in its initial public offering at between 8.5 and 10.35 euros each, valuing the Italian payments group at up to 6.4 billion euros ($7.2 billion) in what is set to be one of Europe's biggest bourse listings this year.
Read by 46% of LPs 2 hours, 51 minutes ago

Un Accuses Blackstone Group Of Helping To Fuel A Global Housing Crisis

The United Nations' housing advisor has accused one of the world's largest corporate residential landlords, Blackstone Group, along with other private equity firms, of "wreaking havoc" in their tenants' communities and "helping to fuel a global housing crisis," according to The Guardian. Advisor Leilani Farha and co-author Surya Deva, chairperson of the U.N. Working Group on Business and Human Rights, singled out Blackstone Group's business practices in a piercing critique of the role of private equity in the housing market, the Guardian said.
Read by 55% of LPs 2 hours, 51 minutes ago

Innoviz, Ouster Raise Millions For Self-driving Lidar Sensors | Reuters

Self-driving technology continues to attract robust investment, as two tech startups, one in San Francisco and one near Tel Aviv, said this week they have raised nearly $200 million to support development and production of lidar sensors for automated vehicles.
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Keppel Land China And Alpha Investment Partners Acquire Majority Stake In Yi Fang Tower | Swfi - Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

Alpha Asia Macro Trends Fund III, Keppel Land China Limited (part of the Keppel Corporation), and a number of investors purchased the Yi Fang Tower mixed-use complex for 4.6 billion RMB. The tower is located in Shanghai in the historic Bund area. Alpha Asia Macro Trends Fund III is taking 42.1% stake, while Keppel Land [...]
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