Inside The Libra Foundation: How A Branch Of The Pritzker Family Backs Movement Building -- Inside Philanthropy
Its assets may come from one of the nation's wealthiest families, but the Libra Foundation takes empowering the grassroots seriously, and it's stepping up its work with new staff and strategies.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Annenberg Foundation, and over 80 Los Angeles venture capitalists (VCs) and tech leaders launched PledgeLA, a first-of-its-kind partnership to promote civic engagement, diversity, and inclusion across L.A.'s...
At 9800 Grape Street in the Watts neighborhood of southern Los Angeles, gone are the low-rise complexes that were the epicenter of the Rodney King riots. In their place stand rows of wood-frame skeletons taking the shape of 12 garden-style apartment buildings, the first phase of an ambitious redevelopment. While funds for the first and second phases are largely being drawn from city and state coffers, the $500 million project known as Jordan Downs could [...]
The weather is finally starting to cool--I'm a fan of fall --but Michigan's tech startups and entrepreneurs are still red-hot: they're raising money, buying competitors and complementary companies, launching new products, and more. Read on for recent news about the state's innovation community. --Rochester's OptimizeRx, a digital health company focused on facilitating digital communication between [...]
MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlens Corporation, Inc., a privately held medtech company committed to dramatically improving hearing aids, announced today it has completed an $87 million preferred stock financing round led by new investor KCK Ltd., a family investment ...
The Billion Dollar Fund for Women hopes to spark a conversation among larger funds including institutional investors, pension funds and family offices to look at investing in women-led businesses. The post Gender funding gap not pipeline but a capital access problem, says TBDF's Sarah Chen appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
SEATTLE -- Before he died Monday, billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen invested large sums in technology ventures, research projects and philanthropy, some of it eclectic and highly speculative. What happens to those commitments now? Outside of bland assurances from his investment company, no one seems quite sure. Allen died from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, according to his company Vulcan Inc. He was 65. He never married and had no children, and details of his estate aren't known. Forbes recently estimated Allen's net worth at $20.3 billion.
STI earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2018.: Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the SunTrust Third Quarter Earnings Call. As a reminder, today's conference is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to your host, Ankur Vyas. Please go ahead, sir. Thank you. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to SunTrust's Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call. Thank you for joining us. In addition to today's press release, we've also provided a presentation that covers the topics we plan to address during our call.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation is delighted to announce that two student pharmacists recently completed a summer internship organized by the Foundation and supported by Genentech, Inc. The interns executed capstone...