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Work Poverty: Investors Ramp Up Pressure On Big Firms To Pay Staff Real Living Wage | The Independent

Almost two-thirds of FTSE-100 listed companies are not accredited by the Living Wage Foundation to pay minimum amount workers need for basic costs.
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Meet The Rising Star Allocators Chose As The 'next Cio'

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Read by 66% of LPs December 07, 2018

Entrepreneur Finds Financial Success With Deep-tissue Therapy | 2018-12

Entrepreneur Michael Arnolt teamed with an inventor more than 20 years ago to launch an enterprise that has sold thousands of steel therapy instruments and trained thousands of clinicians.
Read by 42% of LPs December 07, 2018

Xconomy: Wisconsin Watchlist: Gravy, Semba, Steamchain, Oncourse, Genopalate

Time to catch up on recent headlines from Wisconsin's innovation community: --Madison-based Gravy snagged the first investment from Rock River Capital Partners, which recently closed its debut fund. Rock River partner Andy Walker told Xconomy the venture funding round for Gravy totaled about $2 million. Other investors in the deal included MSA Capital, a Chinese [...]
Read by 78% of LPs December 07, 2018

Cru: Ceasefire - Trump And Xi Postpone Us China Trade War

LONDON, Dec 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The meeting between Xi and Trump on 1st December turned out to be better than expected. According to the White House press release and Chinese official reports, tariffs will not rise from their current levels over the next 90 days. Both sides agreed to...
Read by 74% of LPs December 07, 2018

Costanoa Ventures Closes Oversubscribed Opportunity Fund

Palo Alto-based early stage venture capital firm to use funds to support existing portfolio companies at early growth stage PALO ALTO, Calif., December 6, 2018-- Costanoa Ventures, a boutique venture capital firm focused on early-stage technology startups solving real-world business problems, today announced it has closed its Opportunity Fund. The $75 million fund comes on the heels of Fund III, which closed in September 2017 and brings the total capital under management just under $600 million.
Read by 74% of LPs December 06, 2018

Nuveen Expands Investment Platform With Quantitative Strategies Affiliate

NEW YORK & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its commitment to providing clients with the broadest array of outcome-driven solutions to meet their unique investment goals, Nuveen, a premier global asset manager, has launched Nuveen Quantitative Strategies. The new investment affiliate will provide systematic investments and insights across equity and fixed income asset classes. The firm's existing quantitative- and index-investing team, based in San Francisco and New York, will serve a.
Read by 50% of LPs December 05, 2018

Big-money Investors See The Bull Market Ending In 2019 And Another Crisis In 5 Years Or Less | Nightly Business Report

The longest bull market run in history is coming to an end in 2019, according to the pros who handle Wall Street's big-money clientele.
Read by 74% of LPs December 05, 2018

The Health Insurance Funder Using Data To Improve Community Health -- Inside Philanthropy

Data-mapping tools and projects are cropping up increasingly in philanthropy, as funders look for new insights about major problems. A case in point is the Anthem Foundation's work on public health.
Read by 70% of LPs December 05, 2018

China Digest: Idg Leads Series A+in Freemud; Sequoia, Baidu Back Conflux

Sequoia China and Baidu Ventures have co-invested $35 million in the latest funding round of Singapore-based blockchain network developer Conflux Foundation. The post China Digest: IDG leads Series A+in Freemud; Sequoia, Baidu back Conflux appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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