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Why Tech Has Been Slow To Fight Wildfires, Extreme Weather

For three years running, California’s wildfires have sent plumes of smoke across Silicon Valley. So far, though, that hasn’t spurred much tech innovation aimed at addressing extreme-weather disasters associated with climate change.
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Deutsche Bank Leads Foreign Hedge Funds Aiming For Altico Capital's Debt - The Financial Express

Total bids for the asset swap plan ended up covering between 6 billion rupees to 10 billion rupees -- undershooting the 12 billion rupee target based on initial feedback from some interested creditors, another person familiar said.
Read by 69% of LPs 1 hour, 8 minutes ago

Mining Indaba

The organising team of the 2020 iteration of the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba notes an increased appetite for engagement within the African mining sector, particularly for discussions around sustainability. Media company Hyve Group content head To...
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Oil Patch Bits: Udo Cassee Appointed Nordic Calista General Manager - January 26, 2020

Calista Corp. said Jan. 15 that it has appointed longtime employee of Nordic-Calista Services Udo Cassee to fill new role as general manager. Cassee has filled several management roles with Nordic Calista since he started with the company in 2003. Before Nordic Calista, Cassee spent 11 years of his...
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Sg's Pine Labs Secures Investment From Payments Giant Mastercard

Together, the companies will offer a suite of value-added services, including Pine Labs' end-to-end stored value solutions. The post SG's Pine Labs secures investment from payments giant Mastercard appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Cat Rock Capital Issues Statement Regarding Just Eat Merger With

GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cat Rock Capital issues statement regarding proposed Just Eat and Takeaway merger - last-minute CMA investigation is shocking and unwarranted.
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Sequoia Plans $1.25 Bn India Fund For Early And Growth Stage Startups

Despite the economic slowdown, global investors seem to be bullish on India's thriving startup ecosystem. Sequoia Capital, the most active...
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Bgv Marks 18th Exit And First Close Of Its Fourth Fund

Successful Exits and New Investments Underscore Firm's Commitment to Fourth Era of Enterprise Startups PALO ALTO, Calif., January 23, 2020-- BGV, an early-stage venture capital firm with deep Silicon Valley roots and an exclusive focus on global enterprise 4.0 startups, today announced the first close of its fourth fund and the definitive agreement of BGV Fund II portfolio company Grid Dynamics to merge with Chaserg (Nasdaq: CTAC). With a complete continuity of team, strategy and approach, BGV has announced a first close of BGV IV, LP, its fourth flagship fund with a planned target of $150M.
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Cloudknox Secures $12M In Funding To Further Accelerate Customer Growth And Product Innovation

New Investment Led by Sorenson Ventures on Heels of Triple-Digit Revenue Growth; Stephen Ward, CISO at The Home Depot, Joins Company's Board, John Donnelly Appointed VP of Sales SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 23, 2020-- CloudKnox Security, a leader in identity authorization for hybrid and multi-cloud environments, today announced that it closed $12M in a new round of funding. Led by Sorenson Ventures with participation from early investors, including ClearSky Security, Dell Technologies Capital and Foundation Capital, the round brings CloudKnox's total funding to $22.75M. The investment will be used to further accelerate the company's product and go-to-market plans.
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Anzu Partners Completes Raise Of Its Second Venture Capital Fund At $190M

Oversubscribed fund exceeds original target of $150 million for breakthrough industrial technology investments; John Ho, PhD, promoted to Partner BOSTON and SAN DIEGO and TAMPA, Fla. and WASHINGTON, January 23, 2020-- Anzu Partners, a venture capital and private equity firm that invests in breakthrough industrial technologies, today announced that it has successfully completed fundraising for its second venture capital fund, Anzu Industrial Capital Partners II L.P. and AICP II Limited, at $190 million USD (Anzu Industrial Fund II).
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Euro Near Seven-week Low After Ecb; China Virus Worries Linger

The euro hovered near a seven-week low against the dollar on Friday after the European Central Bank was seen as more cautious than expected, while anxiety over China's coronavirus outbreak propped up the safe-haven yen.
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