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techcrunch.com September 01, 2018

Paul Graham On Why He Doesn’t Like Seeing College-Age Founders

As part of some of its newest programming for startup founders, the startup incubator Y Combinator posted a new interview with its widely revered founder Paul Graham.
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reuters.com 11 minutes ago

Gulfport Pledges Share Buybacks After Hedge Fund Demand

Natural gas and oil firm Gulfport Energy Corp said it would buy back $400 million of shares on Thursday, just hours after a public demand to that effect from hedge fund investor Firefly Value Partners.
Read by 44% of LPs

pehub.com 11 minutes ago

Canadian Vc Climbs To 18-year High In 2018 As Top Deals Raise $1.4B

Canada's venture capital market broke records in 2018, its ninth straight year of growth. The milestones included the most financings sized $100 million or more - ever. Eight such megarounds closed last yea [...]
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pehub.com 11 minutes ago

Capstreet Promotes One To Partner And Another To Principal

The CapStreet Group has promoted Adrian Guerra to partner and Kevin Johnson to principal. The appointments became effective January 1, 2019. Guerra joined the Houston-based private equity firm in 2006 while [...]
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techcrunch.com 41 minutes ago

Redpoint Ventures Is Raising Another $400M To Invest In Chinese Companies - Techcrunch

Redpoint Ventures is doubling down on China. The firm, headquartered in Menlo Park, has filed documents with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $400 million across two new China-focused funds. The firm has set a $300 million target for its second flagship China fund, a significant increase from the $180 million it garnered [...]
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nypost.com 41 minutes ago

Apollo Close To $10.6B Deal To Buy Arconic

Apollo Global Management is nearing a deal to buy aluminum giant Arconic in a deal valued at roughly $22 a share, or $10.6 billion, The Post has learned. The board of New York-based Arconic hasn't yet approved the buyout, but has told Apollo -- headed by billionaire Leon Black -- and leading Arconic shareholder Elliott...
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reuters.com 1 hour, 11 minutes ago

Hitachi Debacle Strengthens Franco-chinese Hand In Uk Nuclear | Reuters

Hitachi's decision to freeze its $28 billion nuclear power project in Britain strengthens the hand of France's EDF and its Chinese partner in talks with the government on how to finance new reactors.
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prnewswire.com 1 hour, 11 minutes ago

Sixteen Leading Global Fintechs Join Spring Labs' Founding Industry Program

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring Labs, which is developing the Spring Protocol, a network designed to transform how information and data are shared globally, announces today that industry leaders at the intersection of finance and technology SoFi, OnDeck Capital, Avant,...
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reuters.com 1 hour, 21 minutes ago

Gulfport Pledges Share Buybacks After Hedge Fund Demand

Natural gas and oil firm Gulfport Energy Corp said it would buy back $400 million of shares on Thursday, just hours after a public demand to that effect from hedge fund investor Firefly Value Partners.
Read by 55% of LPs

csrwire.com 1 hour, 41 minutes ago

Bnef: Clean Energy Investment Exceeded $300B Once Again In 2018 - Press Releases On Csrwire.com

Global clean energy investment[1] totaled $332.1 billion in 2018, down 8% on 2017. Last year was the fifth in a row in which investment exceeded the $300 billion mark, according to authoritative figures from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF). There were sharp contrasts between clean energy sectors in terms of the change in dollar investment last year. Wind investment rose 3% to $128.6 billion, with offshore wind having its second-highest year. Money committed to smart meter rollouts and electric vehicle company financings also increased. However, the most striking shifts were in solar.
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swfinstitute.org 1 hour, 41 minutes ago

Norway Gpfg Excludes More Companies, 2 For Coal And 1 For Working Conditions In Vietnam | Swfi - Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute

Norway Government Pension Fund Global will not be able to invest in three more companies as decided by Norges Bank. In a statement by Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), Texwinca Holdings Co, Evergy Inc, and Washington H. Soul Pattinson & Co Ltd., were removed from the sovereign wealth fund's portfolio. Texwinca Holdings Co is a [...]
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