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April 10, 2019

Arizona State Retirement System Using Tech To 'Slice-And-Dice' Investment Opportunities | Eric Glass, Senior Portfolio Manager | Q&A

Eric Glass is a senior portfolio manager at the Arizona State Retirement System, where he oversees the private market portfolio. In this interview, he shares the reasons behind ASRS' success in the last decade, why they are less bureaucratic than their pension peers, and how the investment office is using cutting edge tools to analyze investment opportunities.
Read by 78% of LPs

techcrunch.com 8 minutes ago

Index Ventures, Stripe Back Bookkeeping Service Pilot With $40M - Techcrunch

The round values Pilot at $355 million. : Five years after Dropbox acquired their startup Zulip, Waseem Daher, Jeff Arnold and Jessica McKellar have gained traction for their third business together: Pilot. Pilot helps startups and small businesses manage their back office. Chief executive officer Daher admits it may seem a little boring, but the market opportunity is undeniably huge. To tackle the market, Pilot is today announcing a $40 million Series B led by Index Ventures with participation from Stripe, the online payment processing system.
Read by 47% of LPs

pehub.com 8 minutes ago

Health Tech Investor Igan Partners Closes First Fund At $100M

Canadian healthcare technology venture capital firm iGan Partners has secured $100 million in the final close of its first fund, iGan Fund I. The fund was backed by family offices and high-net-worth [...]
Read by 48% of LPs

multihousingnews.com 38 minutes ago

Hunt Real Estate Capital Secures Acquisition Financing For 2 Dfw Properties

Totaling $6.4 million and set to mature in 2029, Hunt Real Estate Capital originated two Freddie Mac acquisition loan for the new owner.
Read by 59% of LPs

in.reuters.com 38 minutes ago

Pinterest, Zoom Shares Surge In Market Debuts After Ipos

Shares of Pinterest Inc surged almost 30 percent in their stock market debut on Thursday, valuing the online scrapbook company at around $16 billion and signalling investor appetite for new tech listings.
Read by 48% of LPs

financialexpress.com 38 minutes ago

Pe/vc Investments Hit $35B In 2018: Ey Report - The Financial Express

Private equity/venture capital (PE/VC) investments in India reached an all-time high of $35.8 billion in 2018, witnessing an increase of 37% in value terms compared to the year before, according to a report by EY.
Read by 66% of LPs

firstpost.com 1 hour, 8 minutes ago

Pinterest, Zoom Shares Surge In Market Debuts After Ipos- Technology News, Firstpost

By Aparajita Saxena (Reuters) - Shares of Pinterest Inc surged almost 30 percent in their stock market debut on Thursday, valuing the online scrapbook company at around $16 billion and signalling investor appetite for new tech listings. The post Pinterest, Zoom shares surge in market debuts after IPOs appeared first on Firstpost.
Read by 47% of LPs

csmonitor.com 1 hour, 8 minutes ago

Infographic: Clean Energy Jobs Are Also Good Jobs For Us Economy.

New analysis from the Brookings Institution suggests that transitioning to clean energy sources could open up a range of high-paying career paths.
Read by 79% of LPs

investmentnews.com 1 hour, 38 minutes ago

Richard Thaler Wants To Use 401(k)s To Boost Social Security Payments

The Nobel laureate wants to simplify drawing down retirement assets, which he thinks is 'way harder' than saving the money.
Read by 39% of LPs

reuters.com 1 hour, 38 minutes ago

Pinterest, Zoom Shares Surge In Market Debuts After Ipos

Shares of Pinterest Inc surged almost 30 percent in their stock market debut on Thursday, valuing the online scrapbook company at around $16 billion and signaling investor appetite for new tech listings.
Read by 40% of LPs

businessinsider.com 2 hours, 8 minutes ago

Tax Reform Is Working Now, And The Best Is Yet To Come, Says The Global Chairman And Ceo Of Ey

Mark Weinberger is the global chairman and CEO of EY, and he previously served as assistant secretary of the US Department of the Treasury (Tax Policy) in the George W. Bush administration. In this op-ed, he writes that the positive results of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) are just beginning, and if we follow through, Americans will see the economic benefits for many years to come. In total, companies invested nearly $3 trillion in the US in 2018, including $460 billion in research and development.
Read by 54% of LPs