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  1. Addiction recovery app WEconnect fetches $6.06 mln Series ARead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PE Hub

    Buyouts Insider/Argosy Group LLC produces several free newsletters that are sent directly to the email you provide at registration . To enable us to keep providing these services free of charge, we reserve the right to contact you with special invitations to sample or purchase private equity-related products.

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  2. Market OutlookEPCA 2018 podcast special: Brenntag, Azelis,...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | ICIS Chemical Business Americas

    The US/China trade war is having an impact on regional supply chains, exacerbated by environmental shutdowns in the key Asia Pacific economy. Speaking on the sidelines of the European Petrochemical Association meeting in Vienna, Brenntag CEO, Steve Holland, said that the trade war is starting to have a real impact on sentiment in Asia Pacific, while the ongoing environmental shutdowns are altering China supply chains.

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  3. White House Approves a Tax Rule Meant to Help Distressed AreasRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New York Times

    The Treasury Department is poised to outline new rules stemming from the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul last year that are aimed at giving investors confidence to pour billions of dollars into distressed economic areas across the United States. Investment banks, venture capitalists and real estate developers have been eagerly awaiting guidance for so-called opportunity zones, a sort of domestic tax haven that was created under the Republican tax bill that President Trump signed into law in December .

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  4. How Facebook's Chaotic Push Into Video Cost Hundreds of Journalists Their JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    Facebook egregiously overstated the success of videos posted to its social network for years, exaggerating the time spent watching them by as much as 900 percent, a new legal filing claims. Citing 80,000 pages of internal Facebook documents, aggrieved advertisers further allege that the company knew about the problem for at least a year and did nothing.

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  5. Mayor Emanuel Announces ThinkChicago: Chicago Ideas WeekRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | City of Chicago

    ... and professionals, many of whom now work for startups, leading tech companies, innovation spaces, and venture capital firms in Chicago. ThinkChicago Chicago Ideas Week is organized by the Mayor's Office, ChicagoNEXT of World Business Chicago, the ...

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  6. Women-to-Women Business Fund Comes to BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Voice of America

    A women-to-women investment fund is coming to Britain next month to boost financing for female-owned businesses, its founder said Thursday, as efforts grow to close the gender investing gap. SheEO has lent more than $2 million to 32 female social entrepreneurs in the United States, Canada and New Zealand to grow their businesses since 2015 in an attempt to address a global gender investment gap.

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  7. Startup Plans to Launch Small Satellites from Virginia CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ECNmag

    A California-based startup said Wednesday that it will rocket small satellites into orbit from Virginia, an endeavor that reflects increasing demand from companies and governments alike to monitor ships, crops and the weather from space. Rocket Lab said it will build its launch pad at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on the Eastern Shore.

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  8. Tech Founders' Absolute Power Is Destroying Company CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Wired

    Qiangdong-the billionaire founder and CEO of China's e-commerce giant JD.com- was arrested in Minneapolis on suspicion of rape, many people's eyes turned to the company's board of directors. In any typical business, it's the board's role to hold the CEO accountable.

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  9. The Ecosystem Model Part II: Getting Innovation Past Corporate AntibodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    It would be the first autonomous fleet in a deep pit mine and potentially save $20 million annually at its Highland Valley Copper operation. Teck said it had also tested a "shovel-based ore sorting technology" and planned to "a fully operationalize the technology with installations on the rest of the main shovel fleet."

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  10. The rebuilding of People Can FlyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | GamesIndustry.biz

    ... who was working at the studio when it split from Epic is now a shareholder. There was no angel investor or venture capital funding involved -- it was a "real management buyout". For Wojciechowski, who joined in People Can Fly in 2012, reclaiming the ...

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  11. Next Billion-Dollar Startup: Entrepreneurs Create $750M Bra Business...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... create better-fitting bras, especially by pioneering the use of half-sizes. With $30 million in venture capital from investors that include L Catterton and New Enterprise Associates and an estimated valuation that sources peg at $750 million, ...

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  12. Bea Book Expo America Anounces Startup Challenge 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Hollywood2020

    Norwalk, CT, April 22, 2015: Publishing technology startups will be making their pitches to leaders in Venture Capital, Technology, and Publishing organizations at this year's BookExpo America conference. Once again, starting on Wednesday, May 27th, there will be a Startup Alley at BEA, sponsored by Sourcebooks and Ingram, bringing together the best of Silicon Alley and the book publishing industry.

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  13. My New Journey...Read the original story

    Jul 12, 2012 | Raj Kapoor

    There was some exciting news today - Mayfield has successfully raised its new fund, Mayfield XIV - it was oversubscribed and raised quickly! I'm very proud we have achieved this milestone which is due to a great team, strategy, and proven performance. With this fundraise, I want to write about some thrilling changes for mea .

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  14. Yahoo CEO resume flap: IT pros reactRead the original story

    May 10, 2012 | I'm Gina Smith

    Takeaway: IT pros react harshly to Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's false claims of a computer science degree, adding fuel to investor Daniel Loeb's pressure for a Yahoo board CEO ouster. As Yahoo investor Dan Loeb continues to urge Yahoo's YHOO board of directors to fire new CEO Scott Thompson - Loeb on Wednesday sent yet another letter to the press and the beleaguered company's board - IT pros we contacted reacted pretty vehemently to what has emerged as Thompson's falsified claims of holding a degree in computer science from Stonehill College in Easton, MA.

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  15. MIT Invests a Record $1 Billion in a College for AIRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    "Computing is no longer the domain of the experts alone. It's everywhere, and it needs to be understood and mastered by almost everyone."

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  16. 'Winners Take All': Can Elites Really Change the World for the Better?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Knowledge@Wharton

    Peter Vanham, U.S. media lead for the World Economic Forum, critiques the condemnation leveled at some prominent mainstream economic ideas on how to overcome income inequality - and their supporters - in this review of the new book, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World , by author and former New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas . You can listen to a recent interview with Giridharadas from the K@W radio show on SiriusXM using the player at the top of the page.

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  17. This CEO just got millions of dollars in funding to help you automate ...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    This CEO just got millions of dollars in funding to help you automate the most boring and mundane parts of your life Invisible customers save valuable time by only have one point of contact with the company, who then manages a team of workers on their behalf. On Thursday, Invisible announced that it has raised a $2.6 million seed round of funding, with Zynga founder Mark Pincus as a notable angel investor.

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  18. The digital planet's high points - US, Europe, India - are losing ground to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    India's hill climb has always been a more complex one to describe. It has people, poverty and phones resident in a noisy democracy.

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  19. Black-Owned Legal Tech Company Raises $6 Million Series aRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

    African American founders rejoice! Series As are being raised and founders are scaling their products. That's right.

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  20. Froma Harrop: On Wall Street, Us R ToysRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Northern Virginia Daily

    As America emerged from World War II, the public generally agreed that the ordinary people who had endured the sacrifice should share in the good times ahead. A golden age for the American worker commenced as business, labor and government stood together on the stage.

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