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It can be hard for big companies to keep tabs on all the research and innovation in their industry. The search for the best patents can be both cumbersome and disorganized.
Cofactor Genomics has announced an $18 million Series A financing round led by Menlo Ventures, with participation from DCVC, Ascension Ventures, iSelect, Y Combinator, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, and Stanford. The startup, formulated by a team of past Human Genome Project scientists, came out of Y Combinator's Summer 2015 batch to focus on drug discovery through RNA research.
Saudi Telecom Company will first invest its half-a-billion dollar venture capital fund mainly in the region and then look abroad, its CEO said. Speaking on the sidelines of Telecoms World Middle East 2017 conference in Dubai on Monday, Dr. Khaled Biyari said STC is in the process of setting up the company - STC Venture - which will manage the fund for the parent company.
Software startup Slack Technologies Inc said it raised US$250 million from SoftBank Group Corp and other investors in its latest funding round, boosting the company's valuation to US$5.1 billion. REUTERS: Software startup Slack Technologies Inc said it raised US$250 million from SoftBank Group Corp and other investors in its latest funding round, boosting the company's valuation to US$5.1 billion.
An IPO, or initial public offering, offers a chance to make big money quickly by getting in on the ground floor of the next new Google or Facebook. An ICO, or initial coin offering, offers a chance to make big money quickly by getting in on the next new money.
Meghan Anna Blanche Cross and Todd Peterson Breeden were married Sept. 16 in Greenwich, Conn.
TOKYO, Sept. 17, 2017 : Infostellar, developer of a cloud-based satellite antenna sharing platform, announced today a USD 7.3 million Series A investment, led by Airbus Ventures, with additional funds from WERU Investment, D4V, Sony Innovation Fund, and existing investors, FreakOut Holdings, and 500 Startups Japan.
Just five years ago, I sued Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the venture capital firm in Silicon Valley where I had worked since 2005, for bias and gender discrimination. The lawsuit, which I lost, led to the venture capital world closing ranks against me.
Hamilton Lane and Calamos Asset Management are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, valuation and risk. Hamilton Lane pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%.