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Climate Protest: About 1,000 Young People Hold ‘strike’ At Capitol | The Sacramento Bee

About a thousand people gathered at the state Capitol on Friday for a peaceful protest, part of a worldwide demonstration demanding more urgent political action to fight climate change. With … Click to Continue »
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Stripe's Valuation And The Value Of Disruption

You'd be forgiven for thinking that the WeWork IPO - rather, the shelving of that IPO, at least for now - heralds the end of rich valuations for firms viewed as entrenched in the early stages of disruption. But the news this week that Stripe had raised $250 million, bringing the payments firm to a [...]
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Billionaire Keeps Promise To Wipe Out Student Loan Debt For 2019 Morehouse Graduates

Robert Smith, the private equity billionaire and philanthropist who shocked Morehouse College at their May graduation when he pledged to pay off their student loans, followed through on his promise.
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Exclusive: Palantir To Seek At Least $26B Valuation In Fundraising - Sources

Palantir Technologies Inc is targeting a valuation of at least $26 billion in a private fundraising round, the first for the Peter Thiel-backed data analytics start-up in four years, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
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Arod To Close $50M Multifamily Fund

Retired Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez's Monument Capital Management has raised the majority of a $50 million fund to buy up to about $200 million in real estate. Miami-based Monument focuses on value-add multifamily real estate in secondary markets across the country. The fund, the fourth of its kind for the firm, has closed on two properties in Illinois and Tennessee and has a third under contract in upstate New York, said Erin Knight, executive vice [...]
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Google, Ikea, Make Major New Renewable Energy Investments

Ingka Group - the largest retailer within Ikea's franchise system - has confirmed that it is on track to exceed its renewable energy targets after a string of recent investments, in the same week that Google has made its biggest renewable energy purchase to date.
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Hot Investment Markets To Watch In 2020 | Realtor Magazine

Where can your investors find the best deals next year? Find out in the Urban Land Institute's latest report on emerging real estate trends.
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Kitchen United Raises $40M In Series B

PASADENA, CA, Kitchen United has closed on its $40 million Series B funding round.
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Payments News: Wells Fargo Collaborates On Api

Today in the payments news roundup, Wells Fargo is collaborating with data platform Plaid to let customers manage their finances in one place through an application programming interface (API). Also, food delivery platform Postmates has raised $225 million at a $2.4 billion valuation. And FinTech Stripe is raising $250 million in its latest funding round. [...]
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Bank Of America Corporation (nyse:bac), J P Morgan Chase & Co (nyse:jpm) - Postmates Raises $225m, Nears Initial Public Offering | Benzinga

With an imminent initial public offering, food-delivery app Postmates has raised another $225 million. This last-minute round of funding was led by GPI Capital, moving Postmate's total funding to $1 billion and its pre-valuation at $2.4 billion. read more.
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