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Smart City-focused Venture Funds Worth $160M Launched In Singapore

The funds are Singapore-based GBCI Ventures' $100-million smart city fund and CleanGrid Partners' $60-million clean energy fund. The post Smart city-focused venture funds worth $160m launched in Singapore appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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Lygos Snares $5M In Series B

BERKELEY, CA, Biotechnology-based producer of specialty chemicals announced that LG Technology Ventures has made a $5 million investment.
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10 Must Read Items For Cre Investors On January 23, 2019 | National Real Estate Investor

Long-term ground leases bring down the income from iconic office buildings in major U.S. cities, according to the Wall Street Journal. San Francisco is considering a tax on empty storefronts, reports San Francisco Chronicle. These are among today's must reads from around the commercial real estate industry.
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Orion Real Estate Partners Acquires 93-unit Value-add Apartment Complex In Denver Msa

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- L.A. based Orion Real Estate Partners ("Orion") announced today that it has closed on the acquisition of Eagle Crest Apartments, a garden-style apartment community in Lakewood, Colorado. Built in 1960, the 93-unit property is located in the...
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Morgan Stanley's Aip Private Markets Racks Up $1.9B For Two Funds

Morgan Stanley's AIP Private Markets has raised $1.9 billion for two funds, the inaugural Ashbridge Transformational Secondaries Fund I LP and Private Markets Fund VII LP, the team's seventh flagship fund. The [...]
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Fedex Provides Free Admission To National Center For Civil And Human Rights Super Bowl Saturday In Atlanta

Second annual FedEx Free Day highlights new exhibits including Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change examining sports and activismJan 23, 2019 12:05 PM ETTweet This: FedEx Provides Free Admission to National Center for Civil and Human Rights Super Bowl Saturday in Atlanta. For more information on how to get free admission, visit and click on "Plan Your Visit". #FedExCares @FedExPress Release ATLANTA, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The National Center for Civil and Human Rights will host a FedEx Free Day, Saturday February 2, providing free admission to all visitors courtesy of presenting sponsor FedEx.
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Columbus Dominated Midwest Startup Growth In 2018

In 2018, one Columbus startup reached unicorn valuation and others raised significant funding, putting the city's tech community on solid footing.
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Exchanges Could Get Even Bigger In 2019 As Hedge Funds Assets Could Peak

The bout of volatility that investors experienced in December of 2018 may be here to stay, if 2019 predictions from Greenwich Associates are accurate. Meanwhile, Agecroft Partners thinks the hedge fund industry may have reached maturity at a time investors [...] The post Exchanges Could Get Even Bigger In 2019 As Hedge Funds Assets Could Peak appeared first on ValueWalk.
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Why Baupost Group's Seth Klarman Is Called 'the Next Warren Buffett'

He's called the "Oracle of Boston. ": Thanks to his investing prowess, Warren Buffett has made a lot of money in his 88 years -- he's currently worth nearly $83 billion. But there's a less famous billionaire investor whose skill has earned him the accolade, "the next Warren Buffett": hedge fund manager Seth Klarman. Investors look to Klarman for his "sober and meticulous analysis," according to The New York Times, so he made headlines on Tuesday after issuing a stern warning that increasing debt and global tensions could potentially bring on the next worldwide financial crisis.
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Open-source Leader Confluent Raises $125m On $2.5B Valuation - Techcrunch

Confluent, the commercial company built on top of the open source Apache Kafka project, announced a $125 million Series D round this morning on an enormous $2.5 billion valuation. The round was led by existing investor Sequoia Capital with participation from Index Ventures and Benchmark, who also participated in previous rounds. Today's investment brings the [...]
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U.s. Probes Whether China-funded Confucius Institutes Enhance U.s. Campuses -- Or Are Beds Of Spies - Los Angeles Times

Hanging red lanterns welcome visitors to the University of Maryland's Confucius Institute, the oldest of about 100 Chinese language and cultural centers that have popped up over the last 15 years on American campuses, subsidized by millions of dollars from China's central government. But last fall,...
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