An uplifting tale of the streets of San Francisco

23 October 2021 San Francisco. By Michael Shellenberger. Harpist; 416 pages: $ 28.99 and £ 20 “THERE IS CRUELTY here that I don’t think I’ve ever seen, ”said Leilani Farha, then the UNSpecial Rapporteur on Adequate Housing, in San Francisco in 2018. Visitors are regularly dismayed by the desperation of …

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Drive by DraftKings VC fund raises $ 60 million

Drive by DraftKings targeting performance investments; sports and games; media and fan engagement; as well as data analysis and monetization The company’s portfolio currently includes Whoop, Cardless and Just Women’s Sports “All-Star Network” also unveiled to support Drive by DraftKings’ investment strategy Drive by DraftKings, the multi-stage venture capital firm …

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Tech billionaire helps Facebook whistleblower

Omidyar’s global philanthropic organization Luminate manages Haugen’s press and government relations in Europe, and his foundation last year donated $ 150,000 to Whistleblower Aid, the non-profit organization that provides legal representation and advice to Haugen. And Haugen’s senior public relations representative in the United States, former Obama spokesman Bill Burton, …

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Oportun Issuance seeks to raise $ 500 million in consumer loans

Oportun, Inc., a listed consumer finance company based in Menlo Park, Calif., Sponsors the 18e an asset-backed securitization transaction (ABS) secured by fixed rate consumer installment loans. Most of the deals were backed by unsecured loans, and now the Opportunity Issuance Trust 2021-C is one of the first deals on …

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Galaxy Interactive raises another $ 325 million fund for Metaverse and next-gen games

Galaxy Interactive, a next-generation interactive technology-focused venture capital firm, said it has raised $ 325 million for its second fund from 70 different investors. The fund focuses on virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence and blockchain-based games. In an October 19 announcement, Galaxy Digital, the majority owner of Galaxy Interactive, …

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Alfredo and Speedy Cash return to Kansas Speedway

Alfredo seeks to bounce back from Texas fire MOORESVILLE, NC (October 19, 2021) – Speedy Cash will be back with Anthony Alfredo this weekend at Kansas Speedway. After a good round interrupted prematurely in Texas, the No. 38 team is looking to bounce back this Sunday afternoon. “It was great …

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