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Telus Ventures Backs Hummingbird Technologies

UK-based Hummingbird Technologies, an agricultural tech company, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series B funding. The investors include BASF Venture Capital, Canada's TELUS Ventures, Saudi Agricultural and L [...]
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Which Goods Are Most Traded Between U.s. & China? - Valuewalk Premium

Trade talks between the United States and China are ongoing, with another round of talk set to launch soon. The standoff remains with just over a year to go before the 2020 presidential election. Two-thirds of voters said in a recent poll that tariffs on Chinese goods will increase prices on U.S. goods. But what are those goods, anyway? Likewise, what does the U.S. export to China? The data comes from the Observatory of Economic Complexity, a data visualization site for international trade data created MIT Media Lab's Macro Connections.
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Who Are America's Most--and Least--generous Young Billionaires? -- Inside Philanthropy

How are America's wealthiest young people stacking up when it comes to giving? We drill into the philanthropy records of the 13 billionaires who rank among the richest 400 Americans and find a mixed picture.
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Football Roundtable: Bye Bye Bruins - The Stanford Daily

The Daily's King Jemison, Sally Egan and Shan Reddy join Daniel Martinez-Krams for a podcast to talk offensive surprises and disappointments, the state of the defense, challenges UCLA presents, and a little bit of recruiting. The post Football roundtable: Bye bye Bruins appeared first on The Stanford Daily.
Read by 64% of LPs October 14, 2019

Forbes Global Ceo Conference Opens In Singapore

The 19th annual Forbes Global CEO Conference officially opens today in Singapore, gathering some 400 of the world's top global CEOs, tycoons, entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders. Under the theme "Transcending the Turbulence", this year's Forbes Global CEO Conference will examine how CEOs, companies and countries are navigating the challenges and opportunities arising from the storm of uncertainty in the global economy.
Read by 69% of LPs October 14, 2019

Lack Of Transparency Was A Big Factor In Ipo Flops, Experts Say

While Silicon Valley VCs blame Wall Street's dominant role in IPOs, corporate governance experts say rules that allowed startups to withhold more information was a cause of recent flops They cite the impact of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act -- or the JOBS Act -- which allowed startups to file for an IPO confidentially and withhold more information about their financials. They worry that an SEC proposal to open up private markets could make the problem with the lack of transparency worse and hurt individual investors.
Read by 66% of LPs October 14, 2019

The Openstack Train Keeps Chugging On

SUSE may be leaving OpenStack, but the project has lots of customers and it's getting ready to release its 20th version: Train.
Read by 66% of LPs October 14, 2019

Best Research From 2019 Nobel Prize In Economics Winners

The 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was jointly awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer for their pioneering work in economics for the developing world. The economists took an evidence-based randomized-control-trial approach, usually reserved for clinical research, to study poverty. They have proven the effectiveness of tackling large-scale poverty through smaller-scale issues, such as tackling access to education and child healthcare. This article is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism. Visit BI Prime for more stories.
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Breakaway (discount) Brokers

Discount brokerage firms are cracking down on their own advisors who have jumped ship for other firms or independence. : Like many breakaway advisors, Paul Michel felt he had the chops to be an independent advisor and an entrepreneur but was constrained by the large financial services firm that employed him. So, like many others, he jumped ship, created his own registered investment advisory firm and hung out his shingle.
Read by 67% of LPs October 14, 2019

Top Universities And Colleges Redefine The Student, Faculty, And Alumni Experience With Snaplogic

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #AI--Top universities and colleges modernize their infrastructure and redefine the student, faculty, and alumni experience with the SnapLogic platform.
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