The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $150 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a centre for humanities that would also house an institute to study the ethics of artificial intelligence.
By LNG World News The first LNG cargo aboard a Q-Flex liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier has been delivered to the Marmara Ereglisi import terminal. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: LNG World News.
Chinese venture capital firm Gobi Partners announced this week that it has launched an early-stage fund "SuperSeed Fund II" with US$10 million in assets under management (AUM) for seed to pre-series A start-ups in Malaysia. Malaysian conglomerate Sunway Group and Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhad (MAVCAP), a Malaysian venture capital firm that mainly invests in [...] Chinese VC Firm Gobi Partners Launches $10 Micro-Fund For Malaysian Start-Ups comes originally from China Money Network. All Rights Reserved.
* China EV maker funding this year is just 13% of year-ago level. : HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - Last year, Wei Qing and his private equity investment team visited more than 20 Chinese electric vehicle manufacturing startups. "There are too many uncertainties from when a company tells a story in the early stage, to when it produces a sample car and raises funds, to the eventual mass production," said Wei, managing director at Shanghai-based Sailing Capital. Wei, who declined to name the EV makers his team visited, said he thinks only a few of them will survive.
NEW YORK, NY, NewtonX, the first real-time expert search engine, today announces the closing of a $12 million Series A funding round.
Razorpay said a large portion of the funds will be used to develop new technologies and scale up its recently expanded product suite, Razorpay X and Razorpay Capital.
Hazelcast Closes $21.5M To Advance In-memory Computing Leadership, Bring System Of Now To Enterprises
Hazelcast Closes $21.5 Million to Advance In-Memory Computing Leadership, Bring System of Now to Enterprises PALO ALTO, Calif., June 18, 2019-- Hazelcast, the leading in-memory computing platform that delivers the System of Now(tm), today announced it has closed a $21.5 million funding round led by new investor C5 Capital, a UK-based venture capital firm focused on cybersecurity, data analytics and cloud computing. Existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Earlybird Venture Capital and Capital One Growth Ventures also participated in the round. With this new investment, Hazelcast will accelerate its product roadmap and bolster go-to-market capabilities, including strategic partnering.
Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups.
The global uranium mining market in the 2010s took a hit from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011 -- which cut global uranium...
Libra's goals are ambitious and many details remain to be determined. But from Visa and MasterCard to Uber and Lyft, it's backed by a lot of big names. Facebook's much-rumored move into cryptocurrency is official. On Tuesday, the Facebook-led Libra Association introduced itself and its mission to the public. This alliance of financial and tech titans will function as an independent not-for-profit organization headquartered in Geneva, responsible for overseeing the development and governance of a new blockchain built for payments.