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...
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.
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.