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R Venkataramanan Quits Ratan Tata's Investment Arm Rnt Associates | Business Standard News

A Tata group insider said Venkat was instrumental in making some marquee investments in Indian start-ups on behalf of RNT Associates.
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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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Alex Navab Unveils New Firm, Navab Capital Partners

NEW YORK, April 18, 2019-- Alexander (Alex) Navab, an experienced global private equity investor and former Head of Americas Private Equity at KKR, today unveiled the formation of a new private investment platform and announced the appointment of seven inaugural leaders to the firm. The firm, named Navab Capital Partners ("NCP"), will specialize in private equity investing across upper mid-cap to larger enterprises in North America and will seek to build better businesses by incorporating growth-oriented and value creating initiatives.
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Tax Reform Is Working Now, And The Best Is Yet To Come, Says The Global Chairman And Ceo Of Ey

Mark Weinberger is the global chairman and CEO of EY, and he previously served as assistant secretary of the US Department of the Treasury (Tax Policy) in the George W. Bush administration. In this op-ed, he writes that the positive results of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) are just beginning, and if we follow through, Americans will see the economic benefits for many years to come. In total, companies invested nearly $3 trillion in the US in 2018, including $460 billion in research and development.
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Acumen Plans To Pump Sh7bn Into Clean Energy Investment

Some of KawiSafi's backers include the Green Climate Fund along with Steve Jurvetson, Chris Anderson and the Skoll Foundation. : New York-based non-profit venture capitalist Acumen Fund said Wednesday it plans to invest $70 million (about Sh7 billion) to boost energy access for low-income populations in Kenya and other East African countries. "After investing $22 million (Sh2.2 billion) of patient, philanthropic capital across the off-grid ecosystem and impacting 81 million lives, Acumen saw an opportunity to drive energy access for millions of low-income people in East Africa and scale the clean energy sector," it said in a statement.
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Canadian Vc Begins 2019 With Heft As Top Q1 Deals Raise $667M

After nine straight years of growth, Canada's venture capital market showed no signs of slowing down in early 2019. The top 10 first-quarter VC financings drew $667 million from VC funds. While that's down 28 [...]
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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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Collette Chilton, Williams College Cio, To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

If you have not previously registered with a Euromoney group website please tick below so that we can keep you updated about Institutional Investor and other Euromoney group company products and services by: You can also visit our preference centre and make more specific selections based on your interests. Of course, you can unsubscribe at any time. If you have previously registered with a Euromoney group website and wish to update your marketing preferences, then please visit our preference centre to do so. The endowment chief will be honored for her stunning outperformance and leadership as a hedge fund investor.
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Bill And Melinda Gates: World's Greatest Leaders For 2019

The staff of Fortune recently assembled our 2019 list of the World's 50 Greatest Leaders. This story is part of that coverage. It was March 2018, and once more Bill Gates found himself behind a podium. In the previous few months, he had given one keynote address after another--in San Francisco, he'd urged drugmakers to [...]
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Alcoa Corp (aa) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

AA earnings call for the period ending March 31, 2019.: Good afternoon, and welcome to the Alcoa Corporation First Quarter 2019 Earnings Release Conference Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode. (Operator Instructions) After today's presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. (Operator Instructions)Please note this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to James Dwyer, Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead. Thank you, Andrea[ph] and good day everyone.
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