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Toshiba: Japan State-backed Funds Consider Offer For Toshiba: Report, Telecom News, Et Telecom

Private equity fund CVC Capital Partners, which has already made a preliminary offer for Toshiba, may join the bid to take the conglomerate private, but the Japanese funds would lead the offer, the newspaper said.
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Altrubio Raises $63M Series A Round To Continue Its Company Transformation

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 15, 2021-- AltruBio Inc. ("AltruBio" or "the Company"), a clinical stage biotech company, has announced the completion of a $63 million Series A financing round. The round was led by aMoon with new investors including BVF Partners L.P. (BVF), CAM Capital, and other new and existing investors joining the syndicate. AltruBio's President & CEO, Dr. Judy Chou stated: "We are honored to have this strong group of investors join us, marking our steady growth and transformation into a truly promising biotech company with great chances of creating value for patients and all our stakeholders.
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Pearpop Raises $16M In Funding Following Record-setting Adoption Among Creators And Celebrities

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2021-- Today pearpop, the first marketplace for social collaborations between creators, announced $16M in funding, which includes $10M in Series A financing led by Alexis Ohanian's Seven Seven Six with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners and $6M in prior seed financing co-led by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary's Sound Ventures and Slow Ventures, with participation from Atelier Ventures and Chapter One Ventures.
Read by 37% of LPs 5 hours, 19 minutes ago

From Walmart To Wall Street: Frank Song's Eight-figure Business Journey

From sleeping on the floor of Walmart to becoming the founder of an eight-figure international business conglomerate, this is Song's story.
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Scholar-activist And Award-winning Playwright-actress To Address Classes Of 2020 And 2021 During Spelman College Commencement Activities

ATLANTA, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A political activist who is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad and the first African woman writer to have a play on Broadway, will address graduates during Spelman College's...
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Minnesota Fund Raises $16.6M To Foster Midwest Entrepreneurs

MINNEAPOLIS, April 15, 2021-- Traction Capital has closed Focus Fund I at a final fund size of $16,605,000. Traction Capital is a Minnesota based hybrid private equity and venture capital firm with a mission of helping entrepreneurs in the Midwest get what they want for the greater good. The fund closed on March 5th, 2021 with 76 total investors including over 50 Minnesotan Entrepreneurs. Shane Erickson, the Founder and Managing Partner of Traction Capital, first had the vision for the fund while acting as an Angel Investor and mentor of several Minnesota-based companies that had significant exits.
Read by 72% of LPs 8 hours, 19 minutes ago

Moderates' $800B Infrastructure Bill Is A Tough Sell With Democrats

A group of Republican and Democratic moderates in the Senate are circling around a compromise infrastructure spending proposal that would cost around $800 billion - a sum that falls well short of what most Democrats want...
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7 Best Vanguard Funds For Beginning Investors

Vanguard, a retirement provider that is well known for its low-cost funds, offers many diversified equity and bond funds. "Time is your greatest ally in investing," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate, a financial data company. "For those in their 20s, every dollar you put away now can be worth $20 or $30 by the time you retire. That is the power of compounding doing the heavy lifting -- you put in $1 and compounded growth over a long period of time does the rest."
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Shale Should Withstand Private Equity Pullback

The demand for shale producers to become less reliant on outside capital is intensifying. The withdrawal of private equity, long a crucial investor in the shale sector, will take a significant toll on many shale companies, particularly smaller producers that lack strong balance sheets.
Read by 62% of LPs 8 hours, 49 minutes ago

Pe Investment In Realty Jumps 16-fold In Jan-mar At $3.2 Bn: Report | Business Standard News

Private equity investment in real estate jumped over 16-fold in January-March 2021 to USD 3.24 billion as several deals spilled over from last year, according to Knight Frank. The property consultant, in its report 'Investments in Real Estate - Trends in PE Investments - Q1 2021', said Indian real estate attracted private equity (debt and equity) investments of USD 3,241 million across 19 deals in Q1 2021. The investment stood at mere USD 199 million in Q1 of 2020 calendar year.
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Altrubio Scores $63M Series A Funding

REDWOOD CITY, CA, AltruBio announced the completion of a $63 million Series A financing round led by aMoon.
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