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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 6 hours, 58 minutes ago

What Waabi's Launch Means For The Self-driving Car Industry | Venturebeat

Waabi claims its next-generation self-driving technology can scale autonomous driving technology research and make it commercially viable. : They have major impact on your reputation, cause players to abandon, and take a big bite from your bottom line. Join Dean Takahashi and others to learn how to defend your game against cheaters and pirates. It is not the best of times for self-driving car startups. The past year has seen large tech companies acquire startups that were running out of cash and ride-hailing companies shutter costly self-driving car projects with no prospect of becoming production-ready anytime soon.
Read by 67% of LPs 7 hours, 38 minutes ago

Hedge Funds Are Selling Adobe Inc. (adbe)

We know that hedge funds generate strong, risk-adjusted returns over the long run, therefore imitating the picks that they are collectively bullish on can be a profitable strategy for retail investors. With billions of dollars in assets, smart money investors have to conduct complex analyses, spend many resources and use tools that are not always available for the general crowd. This doesn't mean that they don't have occasional colossal losses; they do (like Melvin Capital's recent GameStop losses). However, it is still a good idea to keep an eye on hedge fund activity.
Read by 62% of LPs 10 hours, 29 minutes ago

Countries Where Bitcoin Is Legal & Illegal

Many countries do not have consistent laws regulating Bitcoin. It is regulated in most countries, and some have banned it entirely.
Read by 31% of LPs 11 hours, 28 minutes ago

Byju's Most Valuable Startup In India, 11th In The World

By Sanjeev Sharma New Delhi, Jun 12 (IANS): Edtech company Byju's is now India's most valuable unicorn startup with a valuation of $16.5 billion, surpassing fintech company Paytm's $16 billion valuation. As per CB Insights data, as of June 2021, Byju's is the 11th most valuable startup in the world. The total number of unicorns worldwide....
Read by 51% of LPs 11 hours, 38 minutes ago

#2 Stock Among Hedge Funds Beats The Market

We at Insider Monkey have gone over 866 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F filings show the funds' and investors' portfolio positions as of March 31st. In this article, we look at what those funds think of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) based on that data. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) was in 251 hedge funds' portfolios at the end of March. The all time high for this statistic is 258. MSFT investors should be aware of a decrease in support from the world's most elite money managers in recent months.
Read by 68% of LPs 11 hours, 58 minutes ago

Valuing $16.4 Bn, Byju's Most Valuable Startup In India, 11th In The World | Business Standard News

Edtech company Byju's is now India's most valuable unicorn startup with a valuation of $16.5 billion, surpassing fintech company Paytm's $16 billion valuation.
Read by 35% of LPs 12 hours, 58 minutes ago

How Much Ai Talent Gets Paid At Snowflake, Databricks, Uipath And More

Summary List PlacementFew industries are blowing up like artificial intelligence and big data. A combination of new technology and expanding adoption are sparking meteoric growth. The analyst firm PitchBook estimates spending on AI software and hardware will reach $138 billion this year, and grow at a rate of 23% in the next three years. That puts the industry at $258 billion in 2024. All that spending fuels an equally explosive jobs market. The job search site ZipRecruiter shows 48,955 artificial intelligence engineer jobs currently listed in the US. Those jobs pay very, very well.
Read by 52% of LPs 13 hours, 38 minutes ago

Geo Group's Secured Debt Capacity And Related Issues

In a new report Xtract Research examines debt capacity and related issues under the GEO Group's debt documents. Get the entire 10-part series on Warren Buffett in PDF. Save it to your desktop, read it on your tablet, or email to your colleagues Odey Asset Management's Odey Special Situations Fund returned -1.5% in May, compared with the fund's benchmark, the MSCI World USD Index, which returned +1.6%. Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Following this performance, the fund, which Odey AM's Adrian Courtenay manages, is up 7.9% year-to-date. The Odey Special Situations fund was founded .
Read by 32% of LPs 14 hours, 28 minutes ago

This Week In Apps: Wwdc 21 Highlights, Instagram Creator Week Recap, Android 12 Beta 2 Arrives - Techcrunch

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices [...]
Read by 57% of LPs 14 hours, 29 minutes ago

Qed Investors Looks To Latin America To Find The Next Fintech All-star

Summary List PlacementWhen the next fintech all-star is born in Latin America, QED Investors plans to have a first crack at the company. The venture capital firm has gained a foothold in the region, where funding for startups remains scarce. It recently closed a $12 million fund named Fontes, Latin for fountains, that's earmarked for pre-seed and seed companies in Latin America. The fund is being led by an immigrant-entrepreneur and principal, Ana Cristina Gadala-Maria. The secret to attracting the best founders, Gadala-Maria says, is a deep bench of limited partners who are sourcing deals.
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