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marketwatch.com September 28, 2021

Every Whale Is Worth $2 Million? Why It’s Time To Add The Value Of Nature To Gdp

Global powers might soon strike a ‘new deal for nature,’ while investors tag biodiversity as a growing theme. : Whales lead long lives sequestering carbon dioxide in their bodies. At death the creatures sink to the bottom of the ocean, still holding that absorbed gas. Ultimately just one of those mammals is responsible on average for pulling 33 tons of heat-trapping CO2 out of the atmosphere for centuries. The estimated economic value of this service to slow climate change? A tidy $2 million per individual whale. Readers of National Geographic may well be able to spout off a whale’s worth.
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channelnewsasia.com 3 hours, 5 minutes ago

Oil Prices Rise On Bets Opec+ Will Hold Off Output Hike - Cna

FILE PHOTO: Pipelines run to Enbridge Inc.'s crude oil storage tanks at their tank farm in Cushing, Oklahoma, March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford MELBOURNE : Oil prices climbed on Tuesday, extending a rebound from last week's plunge on growing expectations major producers would pause plans to add crude supply in January amid uncertainty over the severity of the Omicron coronavirus variant. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures jumped 99 cents, or 1.4per cent, to US$70.94 a barrel at 0105 GMT, adding to a 2.6per cent rise on Monday.
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moneycontrol.com 3 hours, 45 minutes ago

Hot Stocks | Buy These Two, Sell One For Short-term Gains. Here's Why

Short-term trend of the Nifty is weak. Therefore, remain cautious till it closes above the 17,300 levels. : Explore from India`s leading investment managers and advisors curating their strategies as smallcases. Pre-configured baskets of stocks & ETFs that you can invest in with a single click. Developed by hedge funds, global asset management companies, experienced wealth management firms and portfolio managers. Curated markets data, exclusive trading recommendations, Independent equity analysis & actionable investment ideas Nifty recovered more than 200 points from the low to end the day with gains of 28 points to 17,054.
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vcaonline.com 5 hours, 5 minutes ago

Quell Therapeutics Raises $156M In Oversubscribed Series B Financing To Advance Its Pioneering Multi-modular Engineered T Regulatory (treg) Cell Therapy Pipeline And Platform

List of Venture Capital / Private Equity Firms and Sources Published since 1998, VCPro Database is the most reliable, up-to-date and affordable venture capital directory 2021 EDITION SPECIAL OFFER! Buy Now for only $119.95 plus a FREE update in January 2022 Learn More or Buy Now VCPro Database 2021 24th Edition -- a downloadable and searchable venture capital database with 6,500+ venture capital and private equity firms worldwide.
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vcaonline.com 5 hours, 5 minutes ago

Bessemer Venture Partners Raises $220M To Back Founders In India

List of Venture Capital / Private Equity Firms and Sources Published since 1998, VCPro Database is the most reliable, up-to-date and affordable venture capital directory 2021 EDITION SPECIAL OFFER! Buy Now for only $119.95 plus a FREE update in January 2022 Learn More or Buy Now VCPro Database 2021 24th Edition -- a downloadable and searchable venture capital database with 6,500+ venture capital and private equity firms worldwide.
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business-standard.com 5 hours, 25 minutes ago

Bessemer Venture Partners Raises $220 Mn For Early-stage India Investments | Business Standard News

Bessemer plans to apply its roadmap-driven investment approach to deploy the new capital over five roadmaps across consumer internet and cloud software, including marketplaces, digital health, social.
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marketwatch.com 9 hours, 15 minutes ago

Hedge-fund Investor Who Made $2.6B On Pandemic Trades Says Omicron Could Be Bullish For Stock Market

Hedge-fund luminary Bill Ackman over the weekend said the new omicron variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 could be bullish for stocks if it proves to result in mild to moderate symptoms for those who contract it.
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crn.com 9 hours, 35 minutes ago

Clearlake Capital To Buy Quest Software For A Reported $5.4B

'We believe Quest is well-positioned to capitalize on emerging growth trends in identity-centric cybersecurity, data intelligence and IT operations management software,' say Clearlake's Prashant Mehrotra and Paul Huber. Clearlake Capital has agreed to purchase Quest Software for a reported $5.4 billion including debt after a half-decade of being owned by Francisco Partners. The Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based cybersecurity, data intelligence and IT operations management software provider will continue to be led by Patrick Nichols, who has served as CEO since April 2020. Terms of the transaction weren't disclosed, although The Wall Street Journal reported the $5.4 billion purchase price Sunday.
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fortune.com 10 hours, 5 minutes ago

Applications To Mba Programs Hold Steady After 2020's 'boom' Year

The volume of applications to B-school programs in 2021 was more-or-less on par with 2020, when a three-year downward trend was reversed, according to an annual survey of application trends among nearly 1,000 business schools conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC). While no change may not seem like news worth heralding, it demonstrates a sustained reversal that GMAC officials believe is sustainable through 2022.
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benzinga.com 10 hours, 35 minutes ago

Inspectify Secures $8M In Series A Funding

SEATTLE, Nov. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Property inspection marketplace and software platform Inspectify has announced the close of its $8M Series A round, led by Nine Four Ventures. The round included participation from a consortium of VCs and strategic investors, including Foundation Capital, the HSB Fund of Munich Re Ventures, Redfin and Socially Financed, as well as prominent PropTech founders/executives Chase Gilbert and Nichole Wischoff (Built Technologies), Guy Gal (Side), Josh Stech (Sundae), Tushar Garg (Flyhomes), and Darren Nix (Steadily), among others.
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law.com 11 hours, 5 minutes ago

Citigroup Alum Matt Zhang Launches $1.5B Crypto-investing Venture | Daily Business Review

Crypto fund launches have been surging this year amid the rally in digital-asset prices. : Former Citigroup Inc. executive Matt Zhang is launching a $1.5 billion venture focused on cryptocurrency-related investments and has hired Sam Peurifoy -- an ex-Goldman Sachs analyst known for his online gaming persona "Das Kapitalist" -- to lead a dedicated "play-to-earn" strategy. The New York-based investment firm, named Hivemind Capital Partners, has received "a decent amount of interest" from qualified institutional investors including pensions, endowments, sovereign wealth funds and family offices, Zhang, founder and managing partner, said in an interview.
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