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recode.net March 27, 2019

VC Not Charged In College Scandal Was Ousted Anyway

This story tells you a lot about how Silicon Valley really works. It was a photo with Kevin Durant that appears to have led to the ouster of one of the founders of Silicon Valley’s most elite venture firms.
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businesswire.com 8 minutes ago

Hitrust(r) And Frist Cressey Ventures Launch Venture Council And Program To Build Security And Privacy Into The "dna" Of Tech Startups

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HITRUST(r) And Frist Cressey Ventures Launch Venture Council and Program to Build Security and Privacy into the "DNA" of Tech Startups.
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businesswire.com 8 minutes ago

Precisionhawk Raises $32M To Advance Next Phase Of Growth In Commercial Drones

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PrecisionHawk raises $32 million in funding. It's unique software and services deliver incredible value to its customers. : RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PrecisionHawk, Inc., a leading provider of drone technology for the enterprise, today announced a $32 million investment from venture investors including Millennium Technology Value Partners, Third Point Ventures, Eastward Capital Partners, and others. The financing will fuel continued innovation in PrecisionHawk's software tool, PrecisionAnalytics that uses artificial intelligence/machine learning, to help enterprises better utilize data collected by drones to solve business challenges. The financing will also accelerate sales initiatives and further market expansion.
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venturebeat.com 8 minutes ago

Precisionhawk Raises $32M For Drone Management And Analytics Tools

PrecisionHawk, a provider of drone analytics and logistics software, announced that it's raised $32 million in venture capital. : There's a reason firms in agriculture, energy, and industry are increasingly opting to adopt drone-based monitoring and analytics products: They promise to cut down on operational expenses while removing human inspectors from harm's way. According to a recent report, flying drones cost between $200 and $300 per mile compared to conventional helicopter flights that cost upwards of $1,200 to $1,600 per mile.
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businesswire.com 8 minutes ago

Centauri, An Arlington Capital Partners Portfolio Company, Announces The Acquisitions Of The Design Knowledge Company And Pretalen

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arlington Capital Partners ("Arlington Capital") announced that its portfolio company, Centauri, a leading provider of high-end space, intelligence, directed energy, and cyber solutions, has acquired The Design Knowledge Company ("TDKC") and PreTalen, Ltd ("PreTalen"). The acquisitions more than double the number of Centauri employees in Dayton to over 300, establishing a major position in the technology focused market. Centauri is a fast growing solutions provider.
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businesswire.com 8 minutes ago

Abnormal Security Appoints Rami Habal To Chief Product Officer

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #AbnormalSecurity--Abnormal Security Appoints Former Amazon Alexa and Proofpoint Product Executive Rami Habal to Chief Product Officer. : Former Amazon Alexa and Proofpoint Product Executive Brings AI, Deep Learning and Cybersecurity Expertise to Abnormal's Email Security Platform SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Abnormal Security, the platform that protects large enterprises from the most sophisticated, targeted email attacks, today announced the appointment of Rami Habal to Chief Product Officer. Habal joins Abnormal following the company's $24M Series A funding led by Greylock Partners and the general availability of its cloud email security platform.
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hedgeweek.com 18 minutes ago

Vanguard Capital Appoints New Cto

High growth algorithmic trading company, Vanguard Capital AG, has appointed Ritabrata Bhattacharyya (Rito) to its Senior Management team. : High growth algorithmic trading company, Vanguard Capital AG, has appointed Ritabrata Bhattacharyya (Rito) to its Senior Management team. Bhattacharyya brings with him 15 years of experiences as a professional quantitative trader, investment strategist and technologist. Having consulted leading global hedge funds in quantitative modelling and delta-neutral alpha-generation techniques, Bhattacharyya will play a key role in furthering the company's vision to raise a new standard in trading financial markets using high growth algorithmic trading strategies and strong risk management.
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businessinsider.com 38 minutes ago

Wonderschool Plans Expansion To Take On $59B Day Care Market

Wonderschool, a startup that helps parents find day care, is expanding to four new markets next year. The company helps childcare providers fill capacity by listing their centers on its website and mobile app, letting prospective parents book tours, and posting reviews. Wonderschool has raised $24 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Lerer Hippeau, and First Round Capital, among others. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Wonderschool, a startup whose service helps parents find day care, has revealed plans for expansion in four new markets: Boston, Chicago, Houston, and the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metro area.
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businessinsider.com 38 minutes ago

These Are 8 People Doing Innovative Things In The Hedge Fund Game

The hedge fund game is dominated by big players, and it can be tough for true innovators to carve out a niche. Here are eight people making their mark with new twists on fees, data, ESG investing, and more. Investors have questioned the hedge fund industry's high fees and recent lackluster performance -- which has helped make the case for new ideas more compelling. Click here for more BI Prime stories. The hedge fund industry is often slow to embrace change.
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businessinsider.com 38 minutes ago

How Disney Ceo Bob Iger Makes And Spends His Money: Net Worth, Career

Disney CEO and Chairman Bob Iger will finally be inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. Iger is known as one of the most influential and innovative business leaders in Hollywood. Starting in a lowly position at ABC, he has spent over 40 years working at what's now The Walt Disney Company and has been responsible for growing the company's profit revenue 335%, Business Insider previously reported. Iger was also at the helm of the company during Disney's acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and most recently, 21st Century Fox.
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finance.yahoo.com 48 minutes ago

Is Core-mark Holding Company, Inc. (core) Going To Burn These Hedge Funds ?

We at Insider Monkey have gone over 752 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 September 30th. In this article, we look at what those funds think of Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:CORE) based on [...]
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