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youtube.com December 05, 2019

Hacking Silicon Valley With Justin Kan

Justin Kan joined Alex Bangash at the Trusted Insight Summit 2019. Justin is the co-founder and CEO of Atrium, a serial internet entrepreneur, and investor. He is the co-founder of live video platforms Justin.tv and Twitch.tv, which got acquired by Amazon for $1B. Previously, he served as a partner at Y Combinator. He personally angel invested in over 65 companies, including Zenefits, Cruise, and Wave. During the discussion, Justin talked about his entrepreneurial journey that led to the law-tech company Atrium; his thoughts on market risk versus execution risk when building companies; and the importance of finding people who take on radical responsibility for the company. The discussion was recorded in the summer of June 20th, 2019 in San Francisco, CA.
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vcaonline.com 4 hours ago

Wildlife Studios Secures $60M Investment Led By Benchmark To Focus On Global Talent Acquisition

Wildlife Studios Secures $60 million Investment led by Benchmark to Focus on Global Talent Acquisition SAN FRANCISCO, December 6, 2019-- Wildlife Studios, a mobile gaming technology company with over one billion players worldwide, today announced a $60 million Series A round of funding led by Benchmark. The round values the company at $1.3 billion, and its proceeds will accelerate talent acquisition, further enhance game quality, as well as support new developers to bring games to market. "Benchmark's partnership will help us further our mission of entertaining billions of players around the world," said Wildlife Studios Co-founder and CEO Victor Lazarte.
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vcaonline.com 4 hours ago

Online Used Car Retailer Vroom Announces $254M Series H Funding Round

NEW YORK, December 06, 2019-- Vroom (www.vroom.com), an innovative ecommerce platform that offers a better way to buy and sell used vehicles, today announced the closing of a $254 million Series H funding round. The round was led by Durable Capital Partners LP, with participation from funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., L Catterton and others. This latest investment round brings Vroom's total capital raised to $721 million and underscores Vroom's momentum in disrupting the retail used vehicle business.
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therealdeal.com 6 hours ago

Nyc Real Estate Events: Brokers, Developers, Landlords

Here are real estate events to consider attending next week. Host: Catalyst Financial Partners Date: Dec. 9 Time: 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Catalyst Financial Partners is holding its Cap Intro event on Real Estate Fund Investing at Sparks Steak House, 210 East 46th Street. Hear presentations and attend sessions that focus on the strategies applied to different sectors of the real estate industry. Host: ICSC Date: Dec. 10 to Dec. 12 Time: 9 a.m. The post Looking for real estate events? We got two right here appeared first on The Real Deal New York.
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jdsupra.com 6 hours, 10 minutes ago

Filing Deadlines And To-do List For December 2019 | Hardin Compliance Consulting Llc

INVESTMENT MANAGERS AND HEDGE/PRIVATE FUND ADVISORS - Blue Sky Filings (Form D): Advisers to private funds should review fund blue sky filings and determine whether any amended or new filings are necessary. Generally, most states require a notice...By: Hardin Compliance Consulting LLC.
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wincountry.com 6 hours, 40 minutes ago

Hedge Fund White Elm To Shut Down, Posts Double Digit Returns -letter | News | Win 98.5

BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund White Elm Capital is returning money to outside clients at the end of the year, ending a 12-year run of picking stocks for pensions, endowments and wealthy families, its founder, Matthew Iorio, wrote in a letter on Friday. Iorio, whose fund is having one of its best years ever with a nearly 30% gain after fees, said it was the right time to end. He called the decision "very difficult" but said he was "happy to be returning capital when we are performing at the top of our game."
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nypost.com 7 hours, 10 minutes ago

Shady De Blasio Donor Jona Rechnitz To Pay Correction Union $1.2M

Convicted Bill de Blasio donor Jona Rechnitz will pay the Correction Officers' Benevolent Association $1.2 million, according to newly filed court papers. Rechnitz made the pledge to atone for his role in a scheme that steered COBA retirement money to hedge-fund Platinum Partners, which later collapsed and lost the union $19 million. The fund-raiser convict...
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reuters.com 7 hours, 30 minutes ago

Hedge Fund White Elm To Shut Down, Posts Double Digit Returns -letter

Hedge fund White Elm Capital is returning money to outside clients at the end of the year, ending a 12-year run of picking stocks for pensions, endowments and wealthy families, its founder, Matthew Iorio, wrote in a letter on Friday.
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northernminer.com 8 hours ago

Free Article Limit Reached - The Northern Miner

U.S. iron ore producer Cleveland Cliffs (NYSE: CLF) is acquiring AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) in an all-share transaction valued at about US$1.1 billion. Cliffs, North...
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moguldom.com 8 hours, 30 minutes ago

Plexo Capital Led By Former Gv Partner Lo Toney Closes $42.5M Fund

San Francisco-based Plexo Capital, founded by former Google Ventures partner Lo Toney, has closed a $42.5 million debut fund to back early-stage venture capital funds and startups led by Black founders, women and people of color. Toney incubated Plexo in 2017 while at GV as part of GV's strategy "to foster diversity in venture capital," [...] The post Plexo Capital, Founded By Former GV Partner Lo Toney, Closes $42.5M Fund appeared first on Moguldom.
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