Google's Nest Adds To Its Partnerships Focused On The Power Grid With New Leap Agreement - Techcrunch
Google's smart home device business, Nest, is increasing its ties to the utility industry by adding another partner to bring its smart thermostats into homes to reduce energy consumption and provide that unused power back to utilities in times of peak power demand. Last year the company inked an agreement with OhmConnect, and it has [...]
China's corporations are rising in the global economy, matching the US. : According to this year's list of Fortune Global 500 Companies, 119 companies made it the list, roughly on par with the US, which had 121 companies in the list; three companies made to the top ten, beating the US and Japan--Table 1. The rise of large companies in the Chinese economy has been one of the key factors that have helped the country achieve sustainable growth, ahead of other emerging economies--Table 2.
Indonesia is trying to lure some of the investment relocating to Southeast Asia as businesses look to escape higher tariffs amid the US-China trade war. The post Indonesia president Jokowi to woo SoftBank, Saudi prince for investments appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
With this new capital, Zeta will look at expanding its business across 15 countries including the US, the UK, in Europe and in Southeast Asia. The post Indian fintech startup Zeta valued at $300m in Sodexo-led Series C appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Robinhood is the hot new way to play the stock market and the Silicon Valley tech startup has grown to 6 million users with a smartphone app, commission-free trades and marketing aimed at millennials. This week, Robinhood announced a $323-million Series E financing at a $7.6 billion valuation in a round led by DST Global [...] The post Jay-Z-Backed 'Free' Stock-Investment App Robinhood Raises $323M At $7.6B Valuation appeared first on Moguldom.
CalSTRS just missed its target rate for annual investment returns, recording 6.8 percent for the fiscal year ending June 30, according to a Tuesday news release. The rate fell short ... Click to Continue >>
San Francisco-based Mixhalo, which provides a real-time audio platform for use at live events, has raised $10.7 million in a Series A funding round led by the Foundry Group. Other investors in the round included Sapphire Sport, Founders Fund, Defy Partners and Cowboy Ventures, as well as Red Light Management, Another Planet Entertainment, Rick Farman and Rich Goodstone of Superfly and Charlie Walker of C3. As part of the latest round, Ryan McIntyre of Foundry will join the board alongside CEO Marc Ruxin and Chief Creative Officer Michael Einziger.
Ablacon Announces Closing Of A $10 Million Venture Debt Facility And $2M Equity Investment From Western Technology Investment; Josef Koblish And Melissa Kong To Join The Company
MENLO PARK, Calif., July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ablacon Inc. announced today that it has entered into a $10 million venture debt facility with Western Technology Investment (WTI). The debt is accompanied by a $2 million equity investment in the Company. This financing will help fund...
SAN JOSE, CA, Fetch Robotics, the pioneer of on-demand automation, today announced a Series C round of funding in the amount of $46 million.
BUTTE, Mont. and SIOUX FALLS, S.D., July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) reported financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2019. Net income for the period increased 8.9 percent to $47.7 million, or $0.94 per diluted...