To move beyond retirement and re-employment will require bold changes from companies and supervisors, says SUSS' Helen Ko. : To move beyond retirement and re-employment will require bold changes from companies and supervisors, says SUSS' Helen Ko.
A U.S.-based energy storage developer has bought itself a 149MW portfolio of wind farms in North Texas, a deal that could well be a sign of things to come.
The Goldman Sachs technology team, led by Sam Britton, has had a huge 2019 by focusing on software and leveraging decades of relationships.
Southeast Asian venture capital firm East Ventures announced the close of its sixth fund at US$ 75 million, exceeding more than double the firm's initial US$ 30 million target. According to the venture capital firm, the fund was oversubscribed from its initial US$ 30 million target due to strong demand from ultra-high net worth individuals [...]
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The prince says he wants to "clarify the facts" around his friendship with the late disgraced financier. : Prince Andrew has defended his former friendship with Jeffrey Epstein, saying "at no stage" did he "see or suspect" any criminal behaviour. Epstein, 66, took his own life in a jail cell this month while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. In a statement, the Duke of York said he wanted to "clarify the facts" around his "former association or friendship" with the US financier.
Veteran entrepreneurs show how. : The Series A is the first round of startup funding from institutional investors, such as venture capitalists. This is certainly a huge milestone. But getting this funding is not easy. "Series A investors will be looking at your prototype, traction, and management team," said Sid Sijbrandij, who is the CEO of GitLab. And even if you get funding, there are lots of risks. "When negotiating, remember that you're not just setting terms for the Series A but you're signaling what is acceptable for all future rounds," said Adam Wilson, who is the CEO of Trifacta.
Flex-office startup Industrious has nabbed $80 million in Series D funding, with investments from landlord-partners, Fifth Wall Capital, Equinox, and others. Industrious is up to 80 locations in 45 cities since launching in 2013, and has raised $222 million overall. The company is inking more management partnerships with landlords, where it designs and operates an office and its amenities, but doesn't pay a traditional lease. Its CEO said that's key to turning profitable.
AUSTIN, Texas & SAN FRANCISCO, August 23, 2019-- Davisware, a leading provider of ERP software for field services businesses, has partnered with Serent Capital, a private equity firm with offices in Austin and San Francisco focused on investing in high-growth technology and services businesses. Davisware serves field services businesses, contractors and OEMs across a variety of end markets including food equipment service, petroleum contracting, commercial HVAC, and other specialty trades. Davisware's offerings include modular ERP systems, remote scheduling and field technician management, field sales enablement, real-time vehicle tracking, inventory management system, and warranty management software.