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Great Hill Partners names Tom Spengler as executive-in-residence

PE Hub

Spengler will help the firm identify and pursue investments in the government tech industry. The post Great Hill Partners names Tom Spengler as executive-in-residence appeared first on PE Hub.

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The Least Bad Choice

The Big Picture

I have been watching various sentiment polls and Right/Wrong Track questionnaires with detached bemusement. Bemused because they are so silly, and detached because I know I can’t change human nature. What I can do is share a few modest insights; hopefully, these will allow you to gain a fresh perspective you might not have otherwise considered or perhaps even garner a better understanding of what is happening right here and now.

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Ontario Teachers’, PSP-owned Cubico buys Uruguay renewable projects

PE Hub

Cubico Sustainable Investments is a London, UK-based renewable energy company. The post Ontario Teachers’, PSP-owned Cubico buys Uruguay renewable projects appeared first on PE Hub.

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The Justice Department Is Suing eBay, Alleging Unlawful Sales of Over 371,000 Products

Entrepreneur - VC

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against eBay for allegedly unlawfully selling over 371,000 products that violate environmental laws.

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Invoke AI Raises $3.75M in Seed Funding

FinSMEs

Invoke AI, an Atlanta, GA-based maker of open-source generative artificial intelligence (AI) software for artist and creative teams, raised $3.75M in Seed funding. The round was led by Storm Ventures, with participation by SignalFire and Universe Software. The company intends to use the funds to expand the support of the open-source software project’s community of architects, ad agencies, […] The post Invoke AI Raises $3.75M in Seed Funding appeared first on FinSMEs.

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24 Things I Believe About Investing

A Wealth of Common Sense

Here are some things I believe about investing. 1. I believe simple beats complex. The problem is simple is much harder to implement because complex will always sound more intelligent and appealing. 2. I believe the timing of buy or sell decisions matters less than your holding period. Picking tops and bottoms is for the lucky and the liars. Patiently holding onto your investments is more important for most investors than.

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JSW Infrastructure IPO (Subscribe)

Fintoo

Highlights Issue Size –: 235,294,118 shares Issue Open/Close – Sept 25 /Sept 27, 2023 Price Band (Rs.) 113 – 119 Issue Size (Rs.) – 28,000 mn Face Value (Rs) 2 Lot Size (shares) 126 JSW group arm JSW Infrastructure incorporated in 2006, is the fastest expanding port-related infrastructure company in terms of installed cargo handling […] The post JSW Infrastructure IPO (Subscribe) appeared first on Fintoo Blog.

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'No Question, We Probably Went Too Far': Delta Airlines CEO Backtracks on Sweeping Changes to SkyMiles Accounts, Sky Club Access

Entrepreneur - VC

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian said the company will modify the sweeping and unpopular changes that were planned for 2025 to its SkyMiles program and access to Sky Club lounges.

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Lucid Scientific Raises $7M in Series A Financing

FinSMEs

Lucid Scientific, an Atlanta, GA-based life science instruments company, raised $7M in Series A funding. The round, which brought the total amount to $13M, was led by IAG Capital Partners. Additional participants included the Georgia Research Alliance’s Venture Fund, and Dynamk Capital. IAG Venture Partner Dr. Ehsan Jabbarzadeh will join Lucid’s Board of Directors.

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Where the Housing Bubbles Are

A Wealth of Common Sense

Jeremy Grantham was on The Compound and Friends with Michael and Josh last week talking bubbles. [link] says real estate is a global bubble and prices should fall 30% or so. I partially agree and partially disagree with Grantham here. I continue to believe the U.S. housing market is not in a bubble. Is the housing market broken in many way.

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The hands and feet of AI and the renewable energy transition

Top 1000 Funds

A foundation stone of the transition to renewable energy - semiconductors - is paradoxically a major contributor to the problem it’s helping to solve. How asset owners think about investing in a solution that is also part of the problem is a challenging and complex task.

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Levi Strauss CEO Says His 'Biggest Regret' Is Not Firing More People Sooner: 'I Held On to Somebody Longer Than I Should Have'

Entrepreneur - VC

Charles Bergh spoke with CNBC about his strategy when taking over the plummeting denim company in 2011, and how clearing out executives was his strategy to "change the culture.

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Novel Biotechnology Raises $2.5M in Seed Funding

FinSMEs

Novel Biotechnology, a Toronto, Canada-based biotechnology startup developing solutions for plasmid DNA production, raised $2.5M in Seed funding. The round saw participation from angel investors, along with the Ontario Center of Innovation (OCI), which provided $500k. The company intends to use the funds to expand its existing plasmid services business and expedite its platform R&D […] The post Novel Biotechnology Raises $2.5M in Seed Funding appeared first on FinSMEs.

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Nvidia Stock Is Down 15% From Its High. Time to Buy the Dip?

The Motley Fool

Few stocks can compare with Nvidia 's (NASDAQ: NVDA) incredible 190% rise this year. However, the stock has experienced some weakness over the past month and is down about 15% from its all-time high. With how impressive the stock has been, some might see this as a buying opportunity. However, the stock also has extremely high expectations built into it, so this could be a well-deserved cooling-off period.

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Gryphon Investors agrees to buy AirX Climate Solutions

PE Hub

ACS is a full-service, specialty HVAC service provider. The post Gryphon Investors agrees to buy AirX Climate Solutions appeared first on PE Hub.

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Where’s Everyone Going?

The Big Picture

Mapped: The Migration of the World’s Millionaires in 2023 Source: Visual Capitalist The post Where’s Everyone Going? appeared first on The Big Picture.

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Video: Jack in the Box Employee Shoots at Customer Over Alleged Missing Curly Fries, Family Files Lawsuit

Entrepreneur - VC

Just released footage of a 2021 shooting shows a Jack in the Box employee in Houston, Texas, opening fire at a customer in the drive-thru after a dispute over curly fries.

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Automera Raises $16M in Series A Funding

FinSMEs

Automera, a Singapore-based biotechnology company that focuses on the development of autophagy-targeting chimera small molecules (AUTACs), raised $16M in Series A funding. The round was led by Accelerator Life Science Partners (ALSP) and ClavystBio, with participation from EDBI, Xora Innovation, and other undisclosed investors. Joining the Board of Directors are Loong Wang, from Automera, Dr. […] The post Automera Raises $16M in Series A Funding appeared first on FinSMEs.

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2 Cheap Cannabis Stocks to Avoid in October

The Motley Fool

Cannabis stocks aren't exactly in vogue right now. All of the biggest public marijuana companies massively underperformed the market over the last 12 months, with nearly all of them losing a lot of their value, and there may not be relief in sight. For the bargain-hunting investor, now is the ideal time to be on the lookout. But not every bruised stock is a genuine opportunity, and many are likely to lose even more value, at least in the near term.

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Charlesbank Capital-backed Titan Cloud buys Leighton O’Brien

PE Hub

Leighton O'Brien is a fuel analytics software and field technologies provider. The post Charlesbank Capital-backed Titan Cloud buys Leighton O’Brien appeared first on PE Hub.

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Maloney Op-Ed in Financial Times: “A power grab against private equity threatens the US economy”

American Investment Council

Today, the Financial Times published the following op-ed from AIC President & CEO Drew Maloney discussing how FTC Chair Lina Khan’s aggressive and misguided regulatory agenda threatens the growth and stability of the US economy by unfairly targeting productive private equity investments. Maloney also highlighted private equity’s essential role in directly employing 12 million Americans, building better businesses, and strengthening the retirements of millions of retirees.

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ChatGPT Will Soon Be Able to Speak, Listen and Have Instant Conversations

Entrepreneur - VC

Open AI announced Monday that ChatGPT will soon have the ability to analyze and discuss images as well as mimic specific voices and speak back to users.

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Erudit Raises $10M in Series A Funding

FinSMEs

Erudit, a San Francisco, CA-based AI company that helps leaders improve culture and productivity, raised $10M in Series A funding. The round was led by Conexo Ventures, Athos Capital, Ignia Partners, True Blue Partners and Fondo Bolsa Social. The company intends to use the funds to accelerate its workforce intelligence technology development and revenue growth. […] The post Erudit Raises $10M in Series A Funding appeared first on FinSMEs.

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Mastercard Wants to Make Biometrics More Accurate

The Motley Fool

For more crisp and insightful business and economic news, subscribe to The Daily Upside newsletter. It's completely free and we guarantee you'll learn something new every day. Mastercard wants to bump up the resolution on your biometrics. The credit card company filed a patent application for a system for "normalizing biometrics image samples." This essentially allows users to authenticate or log in using biometrics on different devices without sacrificing the accuracy of the biometric.

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Private equity is helping law firms modernize, and it’s about time

PE Hub

Bain Capital and Vista Equity Partners are among the firms investing in legal tech. The post Private equity is helping law firms modernize, and it’s about time appeared first on PE Hub.

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The Heist

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

On Saturday, September 9th, the Gotham Gal and I arrived at JFK airport after an eight-hour flight from Paris. While waiting for our luggage, I got pushed a notification in my web3 wallet that there was an NFT drop underway that I could participate in. So I clicked on the link, signed the transaction, and nothing happened (or so I thought). So I tried again.

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Costco Is Now Offering an Additional Exclusive Perk to Members in All 50 States

Entrepreneur - VC

Costco has partnered with healthcare startup Sesame to offer discounted healthcare visits and services to members. Read more about what the new service offers, here.

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Fhenix Raises $7M in Seed Funding

FinSMEs

Fhenix, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based provider of a blockchain empowered by homomorphic encryption (FHE), raised $7M in Seed funding. The round was led by Multicoin Capital and Collider Ventures, with participation from Node Capital, Bankless, HackVC, TaneLabs and Metaplanet. Other investors included Tarun Chitra’s and Robert Leshner’s Robot Ventures. The company intends to use the […] The post Fhenix Raises $7M in Seed Funding appeared first on FinSMEs.

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Here's the Best "Magnificent Seven" Stock to Buy Right Now, According to Wall Street

The Motley Fool

The Magnificent Seven is a group of seven mega-cap stocks that collectively account for more than one-quarter of the S&P 500 and almost half of the Nasdaq Composite. The seven companies are listed below (in alphabetical order), along with Wall Street's median 12-month price target and the implied upside from the current share price. Alphabet : $150 per share (15% upside).

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Tailwater, Ares-backed Cureton Midstream sale process attracts strategic interest, sources say

PE Hub

Cureton Midstream could fetch between $200m and $400m in sale proceeds. The post Tailwater, Ares-backed Cureton Midstream sale process attracts strategic interest, sources say appeared first on PE Hub.

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The 3 Types of Jobs

A Wealth of Common Sense

A reader asks: I just turned 27 and I make $260k at a job that I just started less than a year ago. It was a grind to get here and then the job itself is very stressful. I dread going to work in the morning, but I deal with it for the money and save/invest the vast majority of it so I don’t have to do this forever. For context I have ~$400k total in investments right now.

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Stop Saying 'I'm Bad at Remembering Names.' Use These Simple Tips to Break the Bad Habit Once and For All.

Entrepreneur - VC

Many of us have experienced what it's like to learn someone's name and forget it just minutes later. Here's how to break the bad habit once and for all.

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Breezit Raises $2M in Funding

FinSMEs

Breezit, a Vilnius, Lithuania-based professional event planning digital marketplace, raised $2M in funding. The round was led by Practica Capital. The company intends to use the funds to further develop the generative AI and machine-learning capabilities of its venue and vendor marketplace. Led by CEO Artūras Asakavičius, Breezit provides a platform that helps engaged couples […] The post Breezit Raises $2M in Funding appeared first on FinSMEs.

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How Much Lower Can Walgreens Boots Alliance Stock Go?

The Motley Fool

Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA) has been delivering ugly results to its shareholders for years. But in 2023, things have gone from bad to worse. It's down by a mammoth 43% year to date, and there seems to be no end in sight to the tailspin. There's no dip here -- investors who buy the stock are trying to catch a falling knife. Even in just the past month, shares of the pharmacy chain operator are down 16%.