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A Climate Change Solution Slowly Gains Ground - The Washington Post

Companies leading the hunt for ways to skim carbon dioxide from the air are attracting interest from big deep-pocketed corporations -- including oil companies.
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Advisers Can Vaporize Your Money But Have No Insurance To Pay You Back

Big advisory firms have coverage, but small ones? Not so much. : The worst nightmare for individual investors is a financial adviser who loses a big chunk of their life savings on a wild bet. It turns out that such a fate is more than just a bad dream. Too many investors are waking up to the fact that it's a harsh reality. Many large registered investment advisory firms, also called RIAs, buy "errors and omissions" insurance.
Read by 43% of LPs April 19, 2019

Six Teams Trained By The Global Center For Social Entrepreneurship Network (gcsen Foundation) Make The Cut In Ny State's Business Plan Regional Competition Held At Marist College

KINGSTON, N.Y., April 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GCSEN, The Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship Network (GCSEN Foundation) recently had eighteen teams of GCSEN-trained students from SUNY New Paltz and Vassar College enter the prestigious NY State Business Plan, Mid-Hudson Regional...
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Council Post: Building A Startup In College: How To Juggle Academics With Entrepreneurship And Fundraising

Starting a business during college isn't right for everyone, but is it right for you? : Forbes CommunityVoice(tm) allows professional fee-based membership groups ("communities") to connect directly with the Forbes audience by enabling them to create content - and participate in the conversation - on the Forbes digital publishing platform. Each topic-based CommunityVoice(tm) is produced and managed by the group. According to a Harvard Business Review analysis, only about 15% of all startup founders are under the age of 29. When limiting the data to high-growth startups, this rate further shrinks to just 10%.
Read by 47% of LPs April 18, 2019

Jpmorgan Chase Is Investing $15M Across 5 Us Cities

JPMorgan Chase's AdvancingCities initiative is a five-year, $500 million plan for investing in rising cities around the world. It announced the winners of its first contest for $3 million over three years: Chicago, Louisville, Miami, San Diego, and Syracuse. The money will go to coalitions of nonprofits that are working with local and state governments. This article is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism. Visit for more stories JPMorgan Chase's ambitious five-year, $500 million AdvancingCities plan has moved to five more cities.
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Investing In Innovative Housing Solutions - Eleven Solutions Lab Proposals To Receive Funding Through The Nhs Solutions Labs | Benzinga

OTTAWA, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Finding solutions to housing challenges such as affordability, social inclusion, Northern and remote supports, Indigenous housing provision, and environmental sustainability is key to ensuring that more Canadians have access housing that meets their needs and that they can afford. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), announced $2.2 million in funding for eleven projects recipients through the National Housing Strategy (NHS) Solutions Labs Initiative. Funding for successful projects ranges from $25,000 to $250,000.
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People Moves: Mercer Appoints Uk Leader; Laerernes Boss To Retire [updated] | News

Mercer, Laerernes Pension, Generali, BMO, Notariaat, BNP Paribas, Buck Consultants, Aon, LPP, Candriam, State Street. : Many people start their new year with diets, exercise, or perhaps a dose of self-help. Bookshops are well stocked with guides to better working, living, thinking, sleeping and even breathing. No wonder the discussion of trade is in such a tangle. The terminology around the subject is almost designed to cause confusion.
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Xconomy: Redox Wrangles $33M To Become Healthcare's Go-to Data Integrator

As hospitals and clinics have shifted from paper-based records to digital systems, one of the biggest challenges has been sharing patient data between healthcare providers, and between providers and outside software applications. This "interoperability" problem has created a market for companies such as Redox, a Madison, WI-based startup that develops software tools to make the [...]
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Greenberg Traurig Immune In Stanford Ponzi Scheme Class Action, 5th Circuit Rules | Daily Business Review

Investors had sought to hold Greenberg responsible for Loumiet's work as primary outside counsel for Stanford. : Greenberg Traurig cannot be held liable for its former attorney's work on behalf of convicted Ponzi schemer R. Allen Stanford in a putative class action suit, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. Investors who lost billions of dollars after purchasing certificates of deposit issued by Stanford International Bank Ltd. had sought to hold Greenberg Traurig responsible for Carlos Loumiet's work as primary outside counsel for Stanford until the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission shut operations down in 2009.
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Collette Chilton, Williams College Cio, To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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