The Massachusetts senator has emerged in the past few weeks as the de facto leader of the Democratic Party, and the candidate-of-the-moment for 2020.
When most venture capitalists want approval to make a new investment, they go to their partners. When venture capitalists at GV do it, they go to something called "The Machine." The firm, formerly known as Google Ventures, for years, has used an algorithm that effectively permits or prohibits both new and follow-on investments.
A new $20 million venture capital fund aims not only to generate returns for investors but also address a wide gender gap in the investing industry. A new $20 million venture capital fund aims not only to generate returns for investors but also address a wide gender gap in the investing industry. Individual investors in the Belle Michigan Impact Fund LP are all women, and the fund targets deals at women-owned startup companies.
Two heavyweights of distressed-debt investing will face off this week over Windstream Holdings Inc. Hedge fund Aurelius Capital Management is looking to profit from the internet provider's precarious financial position, while Elliott Management Corp. is betting it will stay afloat. Aurelius Capital Management, founded by former bankruptcy lawyer Mark Brodsky, is known for winning big bets on distressed corporate bonds and sovereign debt. This time, Aurelius is betting against Windstream, people familiar with the matter said.
Hedge Funds Joining The Crypto Party: 2018 Crypto Hedge Fund Summit To Open On 27 July 2018 | Banking
NEW YORK, July 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The high level of uncertainty and low level of market liquidity have made cryptocurrency investments more sensitive to market cycles, riskier to trade and more appealing to hedge funds. The bare beginning of 2018 does not scare the investors, however highlights crypto's ability to make money through volatility. Since the beginning of last year, an increasing number of traditional hedge funds are adding cryptocurrencies into their portfolios. With the large swings of the cryptocurrencies' market, some of those risk-taking hedge funds are celebrating more than 1000 percent return.
Malaysian govt's investment fund is looking to buy a minority stake in clothing firm. : Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the strategic investment fund of the Malaysian government, is looking to invest in the Indian arm of Pepe Jeans, two people close to the development said. The fund has already held a few rounds of exploratory discussions with the company's executives in India. Khazanah joins The Carlyle Group, Advent International and General Atlantic to acquire a stake in Pepe Jeans.
Climate Connect has so far raised $1.2 million in its seed and Series A rounds. The post Energy tech firm Climate Connect seeks to raise $10m Series B round appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Concern about inequality does not have to be borne out of jealousy of others' success, or an obsession with dragging high achievers down to some common denominator.