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Google pledges $1 billion to fund non-profit education

Google says over the next five years it will spend $1 billion on nonprofit organizations helping to raise education levels around the world and commit its employees to a million hours of volunteer work doing the same......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 12th, 2017

Google pledges $1 billion to fund non-profit education

Google says over the next five years it will spend $1 billion on nonprofit organizations helping to raise education levels around the world and commit its employees to a million hours of volunteer work doing the same......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 12th, 2017

Google Pledges $1 Billion to Improve Education Levels Worldwide

The money will be donated to nonprofit organizations......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 13th, 2017

Google parent company leads the pack in bumped up $1.5 billion investment in Lyft

Alphabet Inc.’s investment fund CapitalG is now leading a $1.5 billion infusion in ride-hailing company Lyft, a number that is up from the original $1 billion the companies disclosed in October. The investment brings Lyft’s valuation to $11.5 b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 6th, 2017

Governor"s budget plan calls for increases to higher education, reserve fund

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday proposed a $30.5 billion state budget for the upcoming fiscal year — a plan that boosts higher education funding particularly and to reserve more money for a likely future recession. At the same time, the pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 1st, 2017

For-Profit Colleges Strayer, Capella to Merge

For-profit schools Strayer and Capella have agreed to a merger valued at about $1.9 billion. The combined company will change its name to Strategic Education when the deal closes in the third quarter........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 30th, 2017

For-profit colleges Strayer, Capella to merge

For-profit schools Strayer and Capella have agreed to a merger valued at about $1.9 billion. The combined company will change its name to Strategic Education when the deal closes in the third quarter of next year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 30th, 2017

Strayer Education and Capella Education to Merge

Strayer Education Inc. will merge with Capella Education Co. in a move that would create a for-profit education company valued at nearly $2 billion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 30th, 2017

Strayer to acquire Capella Education in $1.9B deal

Strayer Education is tying up with Capella Education in a deal worth about $1.9 billion under an administration that looks much more favorably at non-profit schools. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 30th, 2017

Strayer and Capella to merge in a deal valuing the combined for-profit companies at $1.9 billion

For-profit education companies Strayer Education Inc. and Capella Education Co. said Monday they will combined in a merger of equals with a implied equity value of the .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2017

Two Major For-Profit Colleges Are Merging in a $1.9 Billion Deal

The combined for-profit education company will serve about 8.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 30th, 2017

Strayer to acquire Capella Education in $1.9B deal

Strayer Education is tying up with Capella Education in a deal worth about $1.9 billion as the U.S. Education Department considers rolling back Obama-era rules that would have erased federal loans for students defrauded by for-profit colleges......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: For-profit colleges Strayer, Capella said to be near merger

Strayer Education Inc. is nearing a deal to merge with Capella Education Co., according to people familiar with the matter, a move that would create a for-profit education company valued at nearly $2 billion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2017

Strayer Education, Capella Education Near Merger Deal

The deal could be announced as soon as Monday, a person familiar with the matter said, creating a for-profit education company valued at nearly $2 billion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 30th, 2017

Gates Foundation Pledges $1.7 Billion to K-12 Education

Bill Gates on Thursday plans to announce a $1.7 billion investment and detail his philanthropic organization’s move toward building collaborative school networks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 19th, 2017

Alphabet leads Lyft"s latest $1 billion funding

Uber rival Lyft said on Thursday Capital G, the growth investment fund of Google parent company Alphabet Inc, led a $1 billion round of financing, boosting the valuation of the ride-hailing service to $11 billion......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 19th, 2017

Alphabet Leads $1 Billion Investment in Lyft

Google is currently battling its biggest rival in court. Capital G, the growth investment fund of Goog.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 19th, 2017

Google is spending $1 billion on tech education to prepare people for an automated future

GoogleGoogle says over the next five years it will spend $1 billion on nonprofit organizations helping to raise education levels around the world and commit its employees to a million hours.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 13th, 2017

New long/short fund aims to profit from disruption

Eurof Uppington (pictured) is the manager of disruptive innovation strategy at EUR1.5 billion Quaero Capital......»»

Category: topSource: hedgeweekSep 25th, 2017

"A recipe for permanent loss of capital": A $3.4 billion hedge fund is lashing out at tech stock valuations (AMZN, FB, GOOGL)

Alex Wong / Getty Images Tourbillon Capital is a New York hedge fund that manages $3.4 billion. The fund told clients its concerns over popular stocks such as Amazon, Facebook and Google. Tourbillon also hinted at a poten.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 22nd, 2017

SoftBank profit beats estimates

The billionaire is in the process creating the $100-billion SoftBank Vision Fund.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 7th, 2017