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Law firms already elbowing one another for multinational clients will soon have a new competitor: PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Big Four accounting firm that now calls itself PwC, plans to open a law firm in Washington this week. The law firm,...
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Miami-based venture firm Rokk3r Fuel has named Salim Ismail as a general partner. Ismail is the chairman of the Fastrack Institute in Miami and chairman of ExO Works.
ReutersApple's launch of iPhone 8 kicked off in a less lively mood in Asia, versus previous debuts, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X due out in early November.Hundreds of people usually gather at Apple’s Sydney city store with queues...
There’s a temptation to see burgeoning venture capital, home-grown businesses, freshly minted startups, and the potential for big financial exits as omens of the next…
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Jessica Jackley has joined SparkLabs Global Ventures as a venture partner. Jackley is the co-founder of Kiva, a p2p microlending website that aims to provide people with affordable capital to start or expand a small business.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toshiba Corp is expected to formalize the sale of its prized memory chip unit on Thursday to a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital, even as jilted suitor and joint venture partner Western Digital took fresh...
A pair of Austin Ventures veterans announced they have started Elsewhere Partners, a Texas-based growth-stage firm targeting business software companies outside the country's traditional venture-capital hubs.
U.S. stock futures flip-flop between small gains and losses, with traders refraining from making any big bets ahead of the closely watched Federal Reserve decision that is expected to include details on balance-sheet tightening.
Businesses could save big with London tech firm TransferWise's "borderless" accounts, which hold money in many currencies.
Twitter/Kris Fredrickson Kris Fredrickson is leaving his job as an investor at venture capital firm Benchmark to join hedge fund Coatue Management, reports Recode's Theodore Schleifer.Fredrickson's move comes a few months after a bitter and...
Social Capital last week confidently sold shares of its Social Capital Hedosophia, now reports are accumulating of trouble at the firm, with its venture operations unsettled.
Alpine Meridian Ventures has raised $9.5 million for its second fund, according to an SEC filing. The target is $25 million. Based in New York City, Alpine Meridian is an early-stage venture firm focused on the internet, digital media, financial...
Citigroup in a note released Monday, delved into the roadmap for Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRTX). The firm feels the response for its targeted agent sitravatinib in CBL-mutated non-small cell lung cancer patients puts the company back on...
A surge in Opioid consumption, primarily prescription painkillers, heroin and fentanyl - a drug 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine - and the resulting spike in overdose related deaths is devastating families in rural America. But the...
Shannon Stapleton/ReutersPresident Donald Trump blasted the North Korean regime during his speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.In denouncing the "scourge of our planet," which he said was a "small group of rogue regimes that...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The venture wing of Salesforce.com Inc is launching a $50 million fund to invest in start-ups employing artificial intelligence, the cloud computing firm told Reuters on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The venture wing of Salesforce.com Inc is launching a $50 million fund to invest in start-ups employing artificial intelligence, the cloud computing firm told Reuters on Tuesday.
Takumi Shibata, president and CEO, Nikko Asset Management, says the firm wants to help in finding "small pockets" of investment opportunities and spread risk.