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youtube.com August 19, 2019

Kim Lew Discusses The Impact Of Technology, Innovation On Investment Portfolios

Kim Lew is the vice president and chief investment officer of Carnegie Corporation of New York, the oldest private foundation in the country established in 1911. Prior to Carnegie, she spent 13 years at the Ford Foundation and also worked at Prudential Capital and Chemical Bank. During this keynote, Kim discussed her 25 plus years managing portfolios for renowned Foundations; Carnegie's view on innovation and technology and how it's impacting institutional portfolios; and why she agrees with Warren Buffet's call for contrarian investing.
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fastcompany.com 48 minutes ago

Steven Schwarzman, Trump's China Whisperer, Reveals More About The Ext

In a wide-ranging interview, the Blackstone founder and CEO offers his advice to young entrepreneurs and discusses his view of tense U.S.-China trade talks. Stephen A. Schwarzman is the ultimate master of the universe. From running Blackstone, the world's largest private equity firm with almost $500 billion in total assets under management, to acting as President Trump's "China whisperer" during the last two years of tense trade talks, the 72-year-old financier wields plenty of power.
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reuters.com 48 minutes ago

Pence Upbeat That Congress Will Pass Usmca Trade Deal This Year

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said he believed Congress would act to pass a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement this year, providing important momentum for the U.S. economy.
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prnewswire.com 1 hour, 8 minutes ago

Greenbacker Extends Presence In Wind Energy Sector With Acquisition Of Two Facilities In Iowa

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company, LLC ("the Company") announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire, subject to regulatory approval, a controlling interest in 42.5 MW Elk ("Elk") and 37.5 MW Bethel ("Hawkeye") operating wind energy...
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pehub.com 1 hour, 13 minutes ago

Arep And Rockwood Acquire Arlington Plaza

American Real Estate Partners and Rockwood Capital LLC have acquired Washington, D.C. area-based Arlington Plaza, an office building. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. [...]
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knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu 1 hour, 13 minutes ago

Vishal Sikka: How Ai Can Be Used To 'amplify Humanity'

With $50 million in seed funding, former Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka's new venture -- Vianai -- seeks to harness artificial intelligence to tackle some of the world's biggest problems.
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institutionalinvestor.com 1 hour, 13 minutes ago

Diamondback Founders Return With Billion-dollar Hedge Fund | Institutional Investor

If you have not previously registered with a Euromoney group website please tick below so that we can keep you updated about Institutional Investor and other Euromoney group company products and services by: You can also visit our preference centre and make more specific selections based on your interests. Of course, you can unsubscribe at any time. If you have previously registered with a Euromoney group website and wish to update your marketing preferences, then please visit our preference centre to do so. Larry Sapanski and Richard Schimel have attracted institutional investors for a multi-manager, long-short equity fund.
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geekwire.com 1 hour, 13 minutes ago

The Unicorn That Got Away: Hashicorp's Journey From Seattle To Sf To Billion-dollar Cloud Company - Geekwire

First things first: the "Hashi" in HashiCorp is pronounced haw-shee. Not hash-ee. But don't worry, most people get it wrong, and Mitchell Hashimoto isn't about to correct you. He and his co-founder Armon Dadgar would mostly just marvel at the fact that they've built a company large enough to be so widely mispronounced.
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pehub.com 1 hour, 13 minutes ago

Ftv Capital Hires Walker As Chief Talent Officer

FTV Capital has named Allison Walker as its first chief talent officer. Previously, she worked at TCV. PRESS RELEASE New York, NY and San Francisco, CA - September 17, 2019 -- FTV Capital, a sec [...]
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pehub.com 1 hour, 18 minutes ago

Vouch Insurance Procures $24.5M Series A

San Francisco and Chicago-based Vouch Insurance, an insurance company serving early stage startups, has raised $24.5 million in Series A funding. Ribbit Capital and SVB Financial Group, the parent company of [...]
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pehub.com 1 hour, 18 minutes ago

Pe Hub Wire Highlights, 9.17.19

Accel-KKR close $1.38B deal for more time to manage 2008 fund; Linden, Audax invest in Frazier's HOPCo; Banks losing $280M in payments revenue Morning, Hubsters. It's a beautiful day in NYC. Stephen [...]
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