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ecorner.stanford.edu February 19, 2020

Scaling With Purpose: Kulveer Taggar, CEO Of Zeus Living

Kulveer Taggar is the co-founder and CEO of Zeus Living, a tech-driven property management company focused on disrupting the corporate housing market. The company raised a $55 million Series B round in December 2019, and has hosted more than 17,000 residents in its furnished units. In this talk, he explores how thinking on a scale of decades rather than just a few years has impacted his company’s culture and strategy.
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swfinstitute.org 24 minutes ago

Founders Of Hedge Fund Senator Investment Group Agree To Split

Senator Investment Group, a hedge fund with around US$ 6.9 billion in assets under management, disclosed its founding partners are splitting up. The firm wrote in a letter to investors saying that Alexander Klabin is exiting to "pursue a more entrepreneurial approach to investing." The other founding partner, Douglas Silverman, plans to stay on and [...]
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timesofmalta.com 2 hours, 44 minutes ago

Fishing For Value In The Fjord

The economic outlook for 2020 is far from clear, especially with deepening concerns on the effect of the coronavirus which may affect global growth and dampen the earnings of companies. The European Commission described the outbreak and spread of the coronavirus and its economic impact as a key downside risk. However, the interpretation on the effects of such a virus has been totally different for the majority of global markets. In fact, US and European markets continued to rally and reach all-time highs.
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in.reuters.com 2 hours, 44 minutes ago

Buffett Defends Berkshire Stock Push, Reassures On Future As Profit Smashes Record

Warren Buffett on Saturday forcefully defended Berkshire Hathaway Inc's decision to invest heavily in stocks of companies such as Apple Inc as he labors through a four-year drought since his last major acquisition of a company.
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forbes.com 2 hours, 44 minutes ago

Equinom Raises $10M For Non-gmo Seed Breeding Technology

Equinom, an Israeli startup, raised $10 million in a Series B round of funding from BASF Venture Capital, Roquette, Trendlines Group and Fortissimo Capital. The company focuses on non-GMO seed breeding technology to make "smarter seeds."
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in.reuters.com 10 hours, 14 minutes ago

Buffett Defends Berkshire Stock Push, Reassures On Future As Profit Smashes Record

Warren Buffett on Saturday forcefully defended Berkshire Hathaway Inc's decision to invest heavily in stocks of companies such as Apple Inc as he labors through a four-year drought since his last major acquisition of a company.
Read by 76% of LPs

valuewalk.com 11 hours, 44 minutes ago

Warren Buffett Biography, Quotes, Books And Lectures

"Successful Investing takes time, discipline and patience. No matter how great the talent or effort, some things just take time: You can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant." -- Warren Buffett Referred to as the "Sage" or "Oracle" of Omaha, Warren Buffett is widely viewed as one of the most successful investors in history. Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate is one of America's largest companies and has dozens of subsidiaries, including in railroads, insurance, and energy, Berkshire Hathaway posted $182 billion in 2013 revenue and $19.5 billion in net income.
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news.yahoo.com 12 hours, 44 minutes ago

California Pension Fund Does Not Deny Cio's Involvement In China's 'thousand Talents Program'

The CEO of California's public pension fund said Representative Jim Banks (R., Ind. ): The CEO of California's public pension fund said Representative Jim Banks (R., Ind.)
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benzinga.com 14 hours, 44 minutes ago

Maguire Energy Institute Honors Two Prominent Energy Leaders

Dallas, TX (SMU), Feb. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Maguire Energy Institute at SMU Cox School of Business presented Kenneth Hersh, president and chief executive officer of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, with the L. Frank Pitts Energy Leadership Award on Friday, Feb. 21, on the SMU campus. At the same event, iconic oilman and wildcatter W. Herbert Hunt was honored with the Maguire Energy Institute Pioneer Award. This marks the tenth year the Maguire Institute has hosted this annual scholarship fundraiser.
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business-standard.com 15 hours, 14 minutes ago

Inventus Capital Moves Away From Tradition, Bets On Hardware Startups | Business Standard News

Inventus, along with venture fund Kitven, had led a $1.4-million Series A round in the start-up last month. : Technology-focused venture capital (VC) fund Inventus Capital Partners, which earlier invested in software-based companies, is now exploring hardware start-ups. The Silicon Valley- and Bengaluru-based early-stage fund has placed bets on BluArmor, which manufactures tech-laden smart motorcycle helmets. Inventus, along with venture fund Kitven, had led a $1.4-million Series A round in the start-up last month. "Traditionally, we used to invest predominantly in internet-based companies and stayed away from hardware as India did not have the strength in the segment.
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firstpost.com 15 hours, 44 minutes ago

Buffett Defends Stock Investments, Which Fueled Record Berkshire Profit

By Jonathan Stempel and David Randall NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett on Saturday forcefully defended Berkshire Hathaway Inc's decision to invest heavily in stocks of companies such as Apple Inc as he labors through a four-year drought since his last major acquisition of a company. In his widely-read annual letter to Berkshire shareholders, the 89-year-old Buffett also assured that his conglomerate is "100% prepared" for the eventual departures of him and Charlie Munger, his 96-year-old vice chairman.
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