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Raytheon Technologies Appoints Bernard A. Harris Jr. To Board Of Directors

WALTHAM, Mass., April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) today announced that its board of directors has elected Dr. Bernard A. Harris Jr. as a director. A distinguished former NASA astronaut who is currently the chief executive officer of Vesalius Ventures, a...
Read by 68% of LPs 12 hours, 7 minutes ago

Redwood Trust Supports Digitization Of The Mortgage Ecosystem Through Blockchain Technology Investment

MILL VALLEY, Calif., April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Redwood Trust, Inc. (NYSE:RWT) a leader in expanding access to housing for homebuyers and renters, today announced an investment in Liquid Mortgage, a patent-pending startup that provides life-of-loan infrastructure to digitize, track documentation, facilitate payments, and record additional information on a blockchain. This is the third investment under Redwood's recently launched RWT Horizons venture investment strategy. Redwood and Liquid Mortgage ("the Companies") share a common vision of utilizing blockchain technology within the current market infrastructure, rather than attempting to reinvent it.
Read by 67% of LPs 14 hours, 28 minutes ago

Clubhouse Closes An Undisclosed $4bn Valuation Series C Round, As Tech Giants' Clones Circle - Techcrunch

Buzzy 'social audio' app Clubhouse has raised a Series C funding round, reportedly valuing the company at $4 billion. Clubhouse said the new round of financing was led by Andrew Chen of Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from DST Global, Tiger Global and Elad Gil. This round means Clubhouse has tripled the valuation it attained in [...]
Read by 45% of LPs 16 hours, 8 minutes ago

National Grid Partners Raises $150M To Invest In Energy And Tech Crossovers

National Grid Partners, the venture capital arm of a big utility provider in the northeastern U.S., has raised $150 million in fresh capital to invest in startups at the intersection of energy and information technology. The funding comes a couple of years after the Los Gatos, California-based investment division raised $250 million to try to disrupt the energy business before somebody else comes along to disrupt it. Of that amount, National Grid Partners has invested more than $227 million into 29 startups in about 30 months.
Read by 46% of LPs April 18, 2021

China Accounts For More Than A Fifth Of New Forbes Midas List, Underscoring Growing Tech Clout

Returns from ByteDance, Kuaishou, Xiaomi buoyed gains. : China may have lost the top spot on the new Forbes Midas List on Tuesday, but the country still had a bigger overall presence on this year's rankings of the world's top venture capitalists compared with a year ago. China-based investors accounted for 21 spots on the new list, an increase of one from last year, buoyed by big returns on technology companies such as ByteDance, Kuaishou and Xiaomi.
Read by 43% of LPs April 17, 2021

Brazil Tech Round-up: Q1 Startup Investment Data, Olist And Beep Saude Rounds, Digital Inclusion, Instant Payments

New data on venture capital and private equity investments in Brazilian startups, rounds announced by e-commerce player Olist and healthtech Beep Saude, data on digital inclusion, news around instant payments in Brazil and the modernization of e-voting ahead of the general elections next year.
Read by 34% of LPs April 16, 2021

KKR Highlights Tech Push, $110B Fundraising Goal

Since launching its growth investing strategy in 2016, KKR has invested more than $6 billion in enterprise software and more than $4 billion in the online consumer space.
Read by 49% of LPs April 15, 2021

Dignifihealth Raises $7M Seed Round, Scaling Healthcare Tech Startup Nationally For Improved Community Health Outcomes.

WILLIAMSON, W.Va., April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DignifiHealth, a company that has integrated leading digital health technologies with its proprietary big-data intelligence platform, has raised $7 million in seed funding to scale delivery of its revolutionary suite of healthcare products...
Read by 45% of LPs April 13, 2021

Hazel Technologies Closes $70M Series C Financing

CHICAGO, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hazel Technologies, Inc., a USDA-funded agricultural technology company delivering new solutions to combat food waste, today announced that it had finalized documentation relating to a $70 million Series C financing round, which will bring the...
Read by 52% of LPs April 13, 2021

Space Infrastructure Is Next Investment Frontier And SPACs Are A Launch Pad

This century's adventurers are pushing the boundaries of space exploitation -- and investors are starting to take notice. 2020 and 2021 brought a new wave of space companies going public, often by way of a special purpose acquisition company.
Read by 36% of LPs