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Metal-making startup raises $20 million from clean-energy fund backed by Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos

The company, which was part of MIT's The Engine incubator, promises an emission-free method for producing steel and other metals......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other billionaires are betting on a bacteria that could change the way we grow food

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images An energy startup called Pivot Bio raised $70 million for its genetically modified bacteria, which he.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 4th, 2018

A company that calls itself the "Flatiron Health of rare diseases" and is backed by Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos just raised $3 million

RDMD RDMD is a platform for data sharing between patients with rare diseases, doctors, and researchers. The company announced on Monday it har raised $3 million in seed funding led by Lux Capital and Village Global, whose .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 20th, 2018

A startup raised $40 million to catapult rockets into space — an idea Jeff Bezos once said had "all sorts of practical problems"

Artist's impression of StarTram Generation 2 launch system. Spinlaunch has raised $40 million to develop a catapult to launch small and medium-sized payloads into orbit. The company wants to use kinetic energy, sourced from ground-ba.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 19th, 2018

Bill Gates-Led Venture Capital Fund Invests in Carbon-Free Steel Manufacturing

Boston Metal hopes to reduce pollution in steel manufacturing. A venture capital firm led by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has invested in a startup that is trying to significantly cut carbon emissions from steel manufacturing. B.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 9th, 2019

A New Member to the Club of People Worth $100 Billion

The role of the world’s most valuable person by net worth has traded back and forth between Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft founder Bill Gates for a while. Both have a net worth of more........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 19th, 2019

Jeff Bezos is ‘proud’ of ex-wife’s pledge to give away over half of her $35 billion fortune: ‘Go get ’em MacKenzie’

MacKenzie Bezos has signed the Giving Pledge, the philanthropic campaigned founded by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 8th, 2019

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her fortune to charity

MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 28th, 2019

Beyond Meat raises $241 mn amid growing appetite for vegan food

Vegan burger upstart Beyond Meat, whose backers include Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio and Microsoft founder Bill Gates, has raised $241 million from its initial public offering, valuing the fir.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 2nd, 2019

Where do Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates rank among all-time richest Americans?

Here's a look at how the massive wealth of modern-day tech giants such as Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates compares to titans like Carnegie and Rockef.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 16th, 2019

Ellevest Raises $33 Million From Valerie Jarrett and Melinda Gates’ Pivotal Ventures

It's one of the first startup investments by Gates' firm. Ellevest̵.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 28th, 2019

Numerai Token Sale Raises $11 Million From VC Firms Paradigm, Placeholder

Hedge fund and predictions market startup Numerai just closed an $11 million round led by Paradigm and Placeholder......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMar 21st, 2019

The Number One: Centibillionaire club welcomes newest member — he might not be there long

Bill Gates has yet to reclaim the title of world’s richest man he lost last year, but the Microsoft co-founder, now global philanthropist, did just manage to join Amazon’s Jeff Bezos in the elite 12-figure club......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2019

The Number One: The $100 billion club saw its membership double overnight

Bill Gates has yet to reclaim the title of world’s richest man he lost last year, but the Microsoft co-founder, now global philanthropist, did just manage to join Amazon’s Jeff Bezos in the elite 12-figure club......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2019

Why the Saudi crown prince met with Trump, Oprah, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman recently visited the US where he met with many top politicians and businesspeop.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2018

Why the Saudi crown prince met with Trump, Oprah, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman recently visited the US where he met with many top politicians and businesspeop.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2018

St. Louis swimwear startup raises $2 million to become the next big disrupter in retail

Summersalt recently closed on $2 million in its seed round that includes an investment from Cultivation Capital's Spirit of St. Louis Fund......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2018

Is Vladimir Putin the world"s richest man?

Russian president Vladimir Putin's exact net worth is unclear. Some speculate that he's actually richer than Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 11th, 2018

No one knows his net worth, but Putin may be the world"s richest

Russian president Vladimir Putin's exact net worth is unclear. Some speculate that he's actually richer than Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 11th, 2018

Amazon-backed Vesper raises $23M, plans to have products on shelves this year

Boston-based startup Vesper Inc. has raised $23 million as it aims to capitalize on the rise of voice computing with its small, rugged, low-power microphone chips. The Series B round was led by Wisconsin-based American Family Ventures, which is bac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2018

The family which is worth more than Jeff Bezos or Bill Gates

This American dynasty topped the U.K.'s 30th annual Sunday Times Rich List, beating out billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018