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channelnewsasia.com March 11, 2021

Exclusive: Blackstone Seeks Us$4 Billion For Tactical Opportunities Fund - Sources - Cna

Blackstone Group Inc, the world's largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, is seeking to raise US$4 billion for a fund to invest in various asset classes, according to people familiar with the matter.
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news.uchicago.edu 56 minutes ago

University of Chicago CIO Announces Retirement

Mark Schmid, who has served as Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at the University of Chicago since 2009, has announced his intention to retire as of Sept. 1, 2021. Under Schmid's leadership, the investment office has stewarded the University's investment assets and provided robust support for the University's long-term education and research mission.
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forbes.com 59 minutes ago

Brazilian Startup Ecosystem Fails To Include Black Founders

The Brazilian startup ecosystem has never been hotter. The country has so far produced a total of 16 technology companies worth over $1 billion and international funds are rushing in.
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cnbc.com 1 hour ago

Marc Lore Says Venture Firm With A-Rod Will Make Bets On Digital Retail

Walmart's former e-commerce chief Marc Lore said he's ready to make big bets on digital retail as he teams up with baseball star Alex Rodriguez on a new venture capital firm.
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vcnewsdaily.com 1 hour, 5 minutes ago

Treasury Prime Raises $20M In Series B

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Treasury Prime has completed a $20 million Series B insider round co-led by Deciens Capital and QED Investors.
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techcrunch.com 1 hour, 15 minutes ago

Upsie's Direct-to-consumer Swing At The Warranty Space Nets $18.2M - Techcrunch

Upsie, a consumer warranty startup, has raised $18.2 million in a Series A round led by True Ventures. The financing brings the total raised for the St. Paul, Minnesota-based startup to $25 million since its 2015 inception. A large group of investors participated in the round, including Concrete Rose VC, Avanta Ventures, Kapor Capital, Samsung [...]
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prnewswire.com 1 hour, 15 minutes ago

Wind Energy Market To Reach $127.2 Bn, Globally, By 2027 At 9.3% Cagr: Allied Market Research

PORTLAND, Ore., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Market Research published a report, titled, "Wind Energy Market by Type (Offshore and Onshore) and End-User (Industrial, Commercial, and Residential): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2020-2027." According to the...
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financialexpress.com 1 hour, 25 minutes ago

Investing In Stocks Made Simple And Easy! Stacks Makes It Possible To Make Money In Us Markets - The Financial Express

Stacks are developed by hedge funds, global asset management companies, experienced wealth management firms, and portfolio managers for the benefit of retail investors.
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venturebeat.com 1 hour, 45 minutes ago

Deepscribe Raises $5.3M To Transcribe Medical Notes With Ai

From food delivery services to safety apps and gaming, learn how it's now possible to enable accurate vertical location at scale in vertical environmentssuch as skyscrapers, apartment buildings, or malls. DeepScribe, an AI-driven platform for medical record-taking, today announced it has raised $5.3 million in a seed round led by Bee Partners. The company says the funding will be put toward product research and development, as well as hiring efforts. Physicians spend on average 16 minutes updating electronic health records (EHRs) for each patient visit, a 2020 study in the Annals of Internal Medicine found.
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benzinga.com 1 hour, 45 minutes ago

Rastegar Property Company Hires Saima Qureshi As Chief Strategy Officer

AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rastegar Property Company, a vertically-integrated private real estate investment firm focused on residential, office, retail and industrial asset classes throughout the United States' Sun Belt region, today announced the addition of Saima Qureshi as Chief Strategy Officer. Committed to its core value of a diverse and inclusive workplace, Qureshi joins Rastegar to head up the fast-growing firm's strategic initiatives while also overseeing all communications and marketing efforts as the brand scales for global growth.
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theatlantic.com 1 hour, 45 minutes ago

America Can't Wait To Help Vaccinate The World

To be in America now is to witness two jarring realities at once: the quickening pace of the country's return to normalcy and the worsening march of COVID-19 beyond its borders. U.S. cities are loosening restrictions, travel is picking back up, and Americans are preparing for a bacchanalian summer. At the same time, a surge of infections in countries including Brazil and India is producing death and suffering on a tremendous scale, a reminder that controlling the virus is ultimately a global challenge.
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