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Ribbit is targeting a $420 million fintech fund

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Ribbit Capital, a global venture capital firm focused on fintech, is tar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 14th, 2018

Fintech VC firm Vestigo closes on first-ever fund

Vestigo Ventures, the Cambridge-based venture capital firm focused exclusively on financial services technology, has raised $58.9 million for a fund, its first since it was formed two years ago. The fund will be used for early-stage rounds — typically.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2018

A Fintech Company Creating A New Asset Class Just Announced A $150 Million Investment

Point, a fintech startup that allows homeowners to sell equity stake in their homes, announced that hedge fund Atalaya Capital would purchase $150 million in homeowner equity instruments from the company. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 18th, 2018

Exclusive: Ripple Invests $25 Million in Blockchain Capital’s $150 Million Venture Fund

Blockchain Capital will invest the capital in cryptocurrency-focused projects. This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Sign up here. Ripple, the fintech star.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 11th, 2018

News Site to Investigate Big Tech, Helped by Craigslist Founder

The Markup, dedicated to investigating technology and its effect on society, will be led by two former ProPublica journalists. Craig Newmark gave $20 million to help fund the operation......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytSep 23rd, 2018

McDonald"s gets a warning from pension fund over chickens

The third-biggest public retirement fund in America owns more than $300 million of the fast-food chain’s stock......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 21st, 2018

McDonald"s gets a warning from pension fund over chickens

The third-biggest public retirement fund in America owns more than $300 million of the fast-food chain’s stock......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 21st, 2018

McDonald"s gets a warning from NY pension fund over chickens

The third-biggest public retirement fund in America owns more than $300 million of the fast-food chain’s stock......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 21st, 2018

Real Estate Investment Platform Groundfloor Raises $4.2M

An Atlanta-based fintech lending startup that also offers investors access to invest in real estate debt announced a financing round Thursday.  What Happened Groundfloor raised $4.2 million in a Regulation A online public offering. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 20th, 2018

Planned Parenthood’s PAC Is Investing More Than $4 Million to Help Flip the House

Targeting 24 races. Planned Parenthood is joining efforts to flip the House. Planned Parenthood Votes, the super PAC arm of the pro-choice group, is investing more than $4 million into 24 House races ahead of the midterm elections in November.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 20th, 2018

A Bugatti Veyron, a Gulfstream private jet, and a $330,000 diamond ring: Feds charge 3 men for alleged $364 million Ponzi scheme to fund lavish lifestyle

Federal prosecutors have charged three men in connection with an alleged $364 million Ponzi scheme that could have more.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 20th, 2018

JPMorgan faces $6 million bribe allegation from Libyan oil fund

The Libyan Investment Authority sued JPMorgan Chase & Co. in London, saying the lender paid more than $6 million in bribes to secure a $200 million bond deal. JPMorgan’s Bear Stearns sent the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 19th, 2018

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Anthony Scaramucci, Solus Alternative Asset Management, Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC (ADAP), Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI), BK Technologies Inc (BKTI), and More

Ex-White House Staffer Anthony Scaramucci is Selling His $4 Million Hamptons Mansion – Take a Look Inside (CNBC) Anthony Scar.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeySep 19th, 2018

Thunder Power EV receives China investment

Thunder Power EV, a China-based electric vehicle (EV) maker, has received CNY240 million (US$35.01 million) in investment from a Chinese government fund, according to Shen Wei, CEO of its parent company, Thunder Power Holdings......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 18th, 2018

Investment fund backing Conscious Venture Lab looks to raise $50M

The pooled investment fund behind Baltimore's Conscious Venture Lab accelerator is looking to raise up to $50 million, according to documents recently filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Conscious Venture Lab is an accelerato.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Atlanta fintech startup KyckGlobal raises $8 million

Atlanta fintech startup KyckGlobal Inc. said Tuesday it's raised $8 million to launch a payments platform that makes it easier for companies to pay their contract workforces. Participating in the funding are angel investors and Atlanta-based venture.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

BPO"s endowment campaign reaches its crescendo

Orchestra hits its goal of $50 million endowment fund......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Black-led VC firm raises largest debut fund: $137 million

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Category: topSource: cnnSep 18th, 2018

Oregon Sports Angels invests in Heroclip"s $1.1M seed round

Oregon Sports Angels has invested $150,000 in the $1.1 million seed round of Heroclip, a Seattle-based company that makes all-purpose carabiners. It is the second investment for Oregon Sports Angels, a nine-month-old angel fund that's becoming a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2018

Activist ValueAct raises stake in Horizon Discovery

Activist hedge fund ValueAct Capital has nearly doubled its stake in Horizon Discovery Group , buying an additional 7.5 million shares from Woodford Investment Management......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 17th, 2018

Black-led VC firm raises largest debut fund: $137 Million

Entrepreneur Adeyemi Ajao just raised a lot of money to take on Silicon Valley and its proclivity for investing in technology-first innovations......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 17th, 2018