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Team Funding App Flipgive Nabs $5M In Framework-led Series A

Toronto-based sports team funding app FlipGive has secured $5 million in a Series A financing. The round was led by Canadian software venture capital firm Framework Venture Partners. Framework’s investment is […]
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Private Equity Investments Not Enough To Help F+w Media

Private equity backers spent close to $150 million to save struggling 106-year-old F+W Media -- but as the company this week winds down its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the bigmoney players have also emerged as the biggest losers. In the latest fire sale emerging from the bankruptcy, Penguin Random House on Monday finalized a $5.6 million...
Read by 80% of LPs 7 hours, 17 minutes ago

Alibaba Opens Up Its B2b Platform To Us Sellers

One third of the buyers on are US businesses, the company notes, priming it for US sellers to reach more customers domestically and around the world.
Read by 65% of LPs 7 hours, 17 minutes ago

Equity Firm Wants To Block Buyout Of Hudson's Bay

Hudson's Bay Co., the flagging parent of Saks Fifth Avenue, has a suitor countering a proposed insider buyout led by the company's chairman. Private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group Inc. is offering to buy up to C$150 million ($114 million) worth of shares of Hudson's as it builds a stake in the Canadian retailer. The Toronto-based firm said in a statement Monday it was prepared to pay C$10.11 per share in cash for up to roughly 14.8 million common shares.
Read by 74% of LPs 7 hours, 37 minutes ago

Circleci Receives $56M In Series D Round

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, CircleCI, the leading platform for software innovation at scale, today announced it has successfully closed $56 million in Series D funding.
Read by 45% of LPs 7 hours, 47 minutes ago

Greece Seeks To Kickstart Stalled Eldorado Gold Mine Investment

Greece's recently-elected government wants a stalled gold mine investment by Canada's Eldorado to be revived, its energy minister said on Tuesday after meeting company executives. Vancouver-based Eldorado has two operating mines and two development pr...
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Foundry Leads $10.7M Funding Of Mixhalo

San Francisco-based Mixhalo, which provides a real-time audio platform for use at live events, has raised $10.7 million in a Series A funding round led by the Foundry Group. Other investors in the round included [...]
Read by 61% of LPs 8 hours, 17 minutes ago

Google's Nest Adds To Its Partnerships Focused On The Power Grid With New Leap Agreement - Techcrunch

Google's smart home device business, Nest, is increasing its ties to the utility industry by adding another partner to bring its smart thermostats into homes to reduce energy consumption and provide that unused power back to utilities in times of peak power demand. Last year the company inked an agreement with OhmConnect, and it has [...]
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World's 500 Largest Corporations In 2019: China Matches America

China's corporations are rising in the global economy, matching the US. : According to this year's list of Fortune Global 500 Companies, 119 companies made it the list, roughly on par with the US, which had 121 companies in the list; three companies made to the top ten, beating the US and Japan--Table 1. The rise of large companies in the Chinese economy has been one of the key factors that have helped the country achieve sustainable growth, ahead of other emerging economies--Table 2.
Read by 60% of LPs 9 hours, 17 minutes ago

Indonesia President Jokowi To Woo Softbank, Saudi Prince For Investments

Indonesia is trying to lure some of the investment relocating to Southeast Asia as businesses look to escape higher tariffs amid the US-China trade war. The post Indonesia president Jokowi to woo SoftBank, Saudi prince for investments appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Indian Fintech Startup Zeta Valued At $300M In Sodexo-led Series C

With this new capital, Zeta will look at expanding its business across 15 countries including the US, the UK, in Europe and in Southeast Asia. The post Indian fintech startup Zeta valued at $300m in Sodexo-led Series C appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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