NEW YORK -- Hedge fund Alden Global Capital is now the largest shareholder of Tribune Publishing, the company that owns the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and New York Daily News. Alden, a hedge fund known for layoffs and slashing costs at newspapers it acquires, bought the 25% stake from former Tribune Chairman Michael Ferro, Tribune [...]
Managed workforce leader for AI will use capital to advance its mission of providing meaningful work for one million people READING, England, November 20, 2019-- CloudFactory, a global leader in managed workforce solutions for artificial intelligence (AI), today announced it has secured $65 million in growth equity funding. FTV Capital led the investment, with participation from Weatherford Capital. The investment marks an exciting milestone in CloudFactory's mission of providing meaningful work for one million people as the company seeks to scale operations while continuing to deliver high-quality data work for its global customers.
Vayyar Imaging is the global leader in 4D radar imaging technology, accelerating change in numerous industries while protecting users' privacy WICHITA, Kan., November 20, 2019-- Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT) today announced it led a $109 million Series D financing round in Vayyar Imaging (Vayyar), the global leader in 4D radar imaging sensor technology. KDT led this new round with Regal Four and all existing investors, including Battery Ventures, Bessemer Ventures, ICV, ITI, Walden Riverwood, and Claltech.
China's Alibaba will pay its investment banking syndicate up to $32.3 million for leading its Hong Kong listing which will raise up to $12.9 billion, according to documents filed with U.S. securities regulators.
AUSTIN, Texas, November 20, 2019-- Pensa Systems, a leading innovator in autonomous perception systems, today announced it has raised $10 million in additional seed funding to accelerate deployment of its breakthrough solution for retail inventory visibility. The company has now raised a total of $17.2 million. The funding is led by existing investors Signia Venture Partners and ATX Venture Partners, and joined by Commerce Ventures, Capital Factory and Revtech Ventures, alongside new investment from retail industry veterans David Ritter and James McCann.
Led By Y Combinator Continuity, Investment in Insurance Innovator Will Fuel 2020 Expansion throughout U.S. SAN FRANCISCO, November 20, 2019-- Vouch Insurance, the platform offering seamless business insurance for startups, today announced a $45 million Series B investment round led by Y Combinator Continuity. Vouch also announced its launch in California, bringing digitally-delivered insurance coverage to the world's largest technology and startup market. With the new investment, Vouch has raised $70 million in financing to date from Ribbit Capital, SVB Financial Group, Y Combinator, Index Ventures, and 500 Startups.
How This Lux Capital Gp Went From The Obama Administration To Google To Investor--plus, The Top 3 Characteristics Founders Should Look For In Investors
Eleven years ago, Shakir never imagined she'd be talking about venture capital at career day. : A few weeks ago, Lux Capital Partner Deena Shakir found herself showing a preschool class how to turn seed funding into a unicorn. This may seem impossible (after all, kids this age might not even understand the concept of money yet), but it was career day at her children's preschool, and she wanted to share what she does. So, she taught them the power of science and innovation with children's book Ada Twist, Scientist and offered each child chia seeds.
Canada's Teck Resources Ltd has hired Barclays to sell all of its 80% stake in its Zafranal copper asset in Peru, as the diversified miner accelerates efforts to exit advanced projects and focus on its massive Chilean expansion, two banking sources told Reuters on Wednesday.
PARIS, November 20, 2019-- TISSIUM, a privately-owned life science company developing fully synthetic, biomorphic programmable polymers, announced today it has raised EUR38.75 million ($42.78 million) in a Series B round of funding. This funding round comprises new investors BNP Paribas Developpement, the European Investment Fund (EIF), M&L Investments, ValQuest Partners in addition to TISSIUM's returning investors Bpifrance, CM-CIC Innovation, CapDecisif Management, Omnes Capital and Sofinnova Partners. The funding raised in this round will be used to support the Company's global expansion of its platform of polymers across a variety of therapeutic fields, including nerve repair, cardiovascular and gastroenterology, among others.
Singapore continues to be a thriving hotpot for the cryptocurrency state, and new reports suggest that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the de facto [...] The post Singapore Financial Authority Would Approve Crypto Derivatives Trading appeared first on InsideBitcoins.com.