Top 10 Business Headlines: Drone Policy 2.0, Amazon's India Affair And More | Business Standard News
Here are the top 10 business stories that made news on Tuesday. : The government has proposed allowing delivery of goods by drones, paving the way for commercial applications in the field. In drone policy 2.0, unveiled on Tuesday, the government has proposed permitting their operations beyond the visual line of sight. Read on In a coup for indigenisation, the Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40) basic trainer aircraft, designed and built by Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL), has outperformed Indian Air Force's (IAF's) demanding specifications. The final qualifications -- stall and spin tests -- are proceeding well.
SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO, January 15, 2019-- OMERS Ventures today announced its expansion to the U.S. through the opening of its Silicon Valley office and the hiring of venture capital veteran Michael Yang. OMERS Ventures is a multi-stage, multi-sector venture capital investment arm of OMERS, the defined benefit pension plan for municipal employees in the Province of Ontario, Canada. Michael Yang brings over a dozen years' of venture capital investing with an early stage focus on e-commerce and emerging technologies such as healthtech, IoT, and AR/VR.
Elin Szymanowski is a private equity investment officer at the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA), which manages the $55 billion retirement fund for the County of Los Angeles and outside Districts. In this interview, she discusses how LACERA's dynamic work environment attracts and retains top investment talent; why she's keeping a close eye on the infrastructure and healthcare sectors; and how she contributes to the industry's efforts in improving diversity.
NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Ocean Energy in Kilowatts by the following Technology Segments: Wave Energy, and Others. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05478520 The report provides separate comprehensive analytics ...
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Impossible Foods accelerates launch of Impossible Burger 2.0 due to unprecedented demand. : SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to overwhelming demand from critics and restaurateurs, Impossible Foods is accelerating the rollout of Impossible Burger 2.0 to about 200 restaurants nationwide this week and to thousands more over the upcoming weeks. The next-generation version of the plant-based Impossible Burger contains no gluten, animal hormones or antibiotics. It's kosher- and halal-certified.
Blackstone raised money from pension funds, foreign governments and wealthy individuals from the U.S. and overseas. Although the company will soon finish raising the $20 billion, the firm's actual buying power will be closer to $60 billion.
With unemployment low, you need to enrich and empower your company's existing leaders so they'll stick around. Here's how. : Unemployment is at its lowest point since 1969, thanks to the job gains we've seen during the past eight years, as desribed in this article in the New York Times. Now, however, it's up to companies to compete over the best talent. Employees can be more selective than ever, resulting in a race to provide the best perks. But instead of pushing more and more money into benefits, perhaps it's time that businesses consider a different strategy: investing in leaders.
As part of its ongoing commitment to support female entrepreneurs, Visa (NYSE: V) is launching a glo...: As part of its ongoing commitment to support female entrepreneurs, Visa (NYSE: V) is launching a global initiative - She's Next, Empowered by Visa - to encourage women small business owners as they build, sustain and advance their businesses. The global rate of female entrepreneurship has been increasing more quickly than that of male entrepreneurs,1 with more than 163 million women around the world starting a business since 20142.