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PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) - The Pawtucket Red Sox and the city have jointly hired a national firm to explore the financial impact of a new stadium on the city's downtown revitalization effort. Pawtucket Director of Administration Tony Pires tells The...
Marina Del Rey, California-based Aspiration, a financial firm "with a conscience," has secured $47 million in Series B funding. Social Impact Finance led the round with other investors that included Allen and Company, Omidyar Network, Alpha Edison,...
Myriad Genetics (MYGN) announced positive results from its Impact study, which evaluated the effectiveness of the GeneSight precision medicine test.
London-based venture firm Seraphim Capital has hired Matt O'Connell as a partner. O'Connell is a former CEO of GeoEye and the ex-CEO of OneWeb.
The classified ads site Craigslist has hired its first federal lobbyists to tackle online sex trafficking bills making their way through Congress.Recently filed disclosure forms show that Craigslist has tapped five lobbyists from the law firm...
Fiera Comox has hired Patrick Lynch as a partner in the firm's private equity business. Previously, Lynch was an executive at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
Pawtucket would receive a greater share of revenue from a new, publicly financed stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox minor league baseball team under proposed legislation unveiled by state lawmakers on Thursday.
Lincoln International has hired Carrie Grapenthin to lead the firm's global brand and marketing strategy efforts. Previously, she worked at BGRS where she led that company's brand, marketing and communications strategy.
"The impact of automation on employment is still hotly debated by investors, economists, and policymakers. A new study posted the Center for Economic
FirstMark Capital has hired Beth Ferreira as a managing director, the New York City-based early-stage venture firm announced on its site. She is a former founding managing partner at WME Ventures and also worked with Flatiron Partners early in her...
The Pawtucket Red Sox have stable finances but attendance at games would have to increase for the team to help pay for a proposed new stadium, according to Rhode Island's auditor general.
Dec 4 (Reuters) - Wealth management firm Northern Trust Corp said on Monday it had hired Dan Madden as head of ETF Capital Markets for FlexShares.
The popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase just hired industry veteran Asiff Hirji as president and chief operating officer (COO). Hirji joins from the legendary VC firm Andreessen Horowitz — though he's also served executive roles at...
BlackArch Partners has hired Adam Huitt as managing director and head of the firm's healthcare industry practice. Previously, he worked at Wells Fargo Securities where he was a senior member of the healthcare investment banking group.
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This is fascinating — almost half of all bitcoins will eventually become lost or unrecoverable: “According to new research from Chainalysis, a digital forensics firm that studies the bitcoin blockchain, 3.79 million bitcoins are already...
Vanguard’s chief global economist said it was the most important trend of his lifetime. Nobel prize-winning economist Robert Shiller said it was the single-most worrisome issue about the economy’s prospects going forward.
General Catalyst announced it has hired Kyle Doherty as managing director in its San Francisco office. The firm said Doherty will focus on late-stage investments in financial services, e-commerce, deep tech and healthcare IT. Doherty was previously...
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ride services using self-driving vehicles could slash by more than half demand for owner-driven sedans in the United States by 2030, according to a study released Monday by consulting firm KPMG that used cellphone data to map...
DETROIT, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Ride services using self-driving vehicles could slash by more than half demand for owner-driven sedans in the United States by 2030, according to a study released Monday by consulting firm KPMG that used cellphone data to...
SAO PAULO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Brazil's largest toy retailer, Ri Happy Brinquedos SA, owned by U.S. private equity firm Carlyle Group LP, has hired banks for an initial public offering, seeking to take advantage of a retail rebound in Brazil, Valor...
WorldQuant Ventures, an early-stage investment firm in fintech startups, announced Monday that it had hired Mark Danchak as managing director. Danchak will run the firm alongside current managing director Steve Lau. read more