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R/GA closes New York and San Francisco offices

R/GA is closing its spacious Hudson Yards office in New York City as well as its downtown San Francisco office as part of a larger structuring under CEO Sean Lyons. Multiple sources confirmed to Adweek that Lyons broke the news to the agency via email on Tuesday evening. As part …

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Siam Capital talks about sustainability in venture capital investment

Investing in sustainability does not mean a trade-off that impacts returns. On the contrary, it represents one of the greatest opportunities for wealth creation, says Sita Chantramonklasri, founder and general partner of New York-based venture capital firm Siam Capital. “People have always looked at sustainability as a kind of active …

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What’s the prediction for Silicon Valley – and the cloud?

We live in a reactionary world. As is typical in the deflation of an asset bubble, we see the usual Hollywood stories unfold – weird-haired guys running multi-billion dollar cryptocurrency frauds in the Bahamas, megalomaniac billionaires laying off thousands in an attempt to save failing companies, and recent IPOs losing …

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Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM) Basswood Capital Management director L sells 63,093 shares

Regional management company (NYSE:RM – Get a rating) Director Basswood Capital Management, L sold 63,093 shares of Regional Management in a trade on Thursday, November 17. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.58, for a total transaction of $1,803,197.94. Following the completion of the sale, the director …

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Bay Area entertainment renaissance woman Keldamuzik speaks

Keldamuzik during a recent podcast interview with ibis MUSIC. by People’s Office of Oakland Information Minister JR Valrey If you’ve been anywhere in the local Oakland or San Francisco music scene since the lockdowns ended, then you’ve probably come across Keldamuzik’s name on a flyer at least once or twice, …

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San Francisco City Hall Transgender Remembrance Day

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The fatal shooting in Colorado Springs came on the eve of Transgender Memorial Day — an international event that honors those murdered because of transphobia. A ceremony was held Sunday in San Francisco. The community says now is the time to stand together. Speakers at the …

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First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has released teaser photos for its production of Little Shop of Horrors, reset in San Francisco’s Chinatown. In this quirky hit musical, told through doo-wop ditties by a trio of neighborhood girls, sweet florist Seymour finds himself catapulted into instant stardom when he cultivates an otherworldly star, …

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What makes a Black Friday deal really worth it?

Black Friday sales are everywhere. Judging by retailer ads filled with terms like “must-see deals” and “can’t-miss epic finds,” you’d be led to believe that every deal is too good to pass up. But what makes a Black Friday deal really worth pursuing? The reduced price, availability and affordability of …

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High winds are heading for the Bay Area this weekend, but that’s no reason to worry about the fires, according to NWS

High winds that could sweep across much of the Bay Area on Friday, while troublesome, shouldn’t be a concern as the region nears the end of fire season, according to the National Weather Service. High-altitude areas such as Alum Rock and Mount Diablo were expected to receive winds as fast …

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San Francisco and San Jose airports are the best in the United States – NBC Bay Area

In just a few days, we will be embarking on what is widely regarded as the worst week of the year for travel. But Bay Area residents take heart. The region is home to some of the best airports in the country, according to the Wall Street Journal. The newspaper …

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Neste and Asahi Kasei Partner with Venture Capital Firms to Invest in Material Flow Tracking Solution | Article

Neste, Brightlands Venture Partners, 4 Impact VC and Asahi Kasei have announced a combined €11 million investment in Dutch startup Circularise, which develops digital solutions that improve the traceability and visibility of material flows along supply chains. value. “There is an urgent need for new, scalable, end-to-end digital solutions to …

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Sustainability group withdraws Maine lobster industry’s certification on whales

By PATRICK WHITTLE | The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine – An international nonprofit organization that sets sustainability standards for commercial fishing management has suspended a certification it issued to Maine’s lobster industry over concerns about damage to whales. Representatives of the London-based Marine Stewardship Council said on Wednesday that the …

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Enova International (NYSE:ENVA) Update on StockNews.com

Enova International (NYSE: ENVA – Get a rating) has been updated by equity research analysts from StockNews.com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report released Wednesday to clients and investors. Separately, JMP Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a target price of $42.00 on …

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Day 2 of the University Workers’ Strike at the University of California – NBC Bay Area

Thousands of college workers demonstrated again Tuesday on all 10 University of California campuses in a statewide strike calling for better wages and benefits. Contract talks produced “good progress” on Monday, the first day of the strike, but the university system then informed the union that negotiations would not resume …

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Are tech layoffs bad for San Francisco businesses? – NBC Bay Area

Several small business owners in San Francisco are worried after more companies announced layoffs. The job cuts mean businesses in the city could have more empty offices in addition to reduced office space during the pandemic. “We kind of relied on the businesses around us,” said Raziye Mitchell, owner of …

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Made in emerging Europe: Firstpick, Airly, Yaga

Emerging Europe’s start-up scene is thriving: new funds and new ideas are constantly coming to market. To keep you up to date with the latest investments, innovations, events and accelerators, every week Emerging Europe gives you an overview of the news of start-ups in the region. Firstpick: a seed venture …

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The Biggest Black Tech Conference: AfroTech Kicks Off Sunday in Austin

The largest conference on black technology, Afro Tech Conference, kicks off Sunday at the Austin Convention Center. It marks a return to in-person events after two years of AfroTech Conference held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference includes fireside chats with technology leaders and music performances. “We continue …

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BSP maintains cap on credit card fees until the end of the year

Laurent Agcaoili – The Star of the Philippines November 13, 2022 | 00:00 MANILA, Philippines — Consumers are expected to continue to enjoy low interest rates and fees on their credit card transactions at least through the Christmas holidays after Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) decided to maintain the current …

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Area Air District to Join COP27 Climate Summit | New

A red sun sets over downtown Mountain View behind the smoky Santa Cruz Mountains. Embarcadero Media file photo by Magali Gauthier. Representatives from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP27, and host a series of live Twitter events …

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MIA Major San Francisco’s sister needs help from Tri-Cities WA

Kennewick, WA Veterans Day 2022 marks the 19,708th day the family of a Kennewick High School graduate waited to bring the airman missing in Vietnam home. Major San D. Francisco, who was a US Air Force pilot, is one of 37 servicemen from Washington state still missing from the Vietnam …

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Venture Capital signs a €35 million investment agreement with 2 fund managers to support SMEs

The Venture Capital Trust Fund (VCTF) has reached an agreement with two fund managers, Mirepa Investment Advisors and Wangara Green Ventures, to disburse some 35 million yen to more viable small and medium enterprises. The support, known as the Startup Catalyst Fund, brings the total deployment of capital towards SME …

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San Francisco died so the Bay Area could thrive: What the 10 fastest growing metro areas reveal about the world of remote work

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit and downtown San Francisco has was never the same Again. Tech companies got workers in the country’s least affordable housing market to work remotely indefinitelyand they haven’t looked back. But they haven’t looked far either, as new data reveals that this shift hasn’t come at …

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Larry G. Dillon sells 500 shares of C&F Financial Co. (NASDAQ: CFFI)

C&F Financial Co. (NASDAQ: CFFI – Get a rating) Chairman Larry G. Dillon sold 500 shares of the company in a trade that took place on Friday, November 4. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.25, for a total value of $27,125.00. Following completion of the transaction, …

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Andre Iguodala: Visit the NBA star’s Serene Bay Area home

When a Bay Area family reached out to Oakland-based Redmond Aldrich Design to design their dream home, the wife, Christina, didn’t share much information. She omitted that her husband, Andre Iguodala, is a Golden State Warriors superstar. “Christina is very low-key,” says founder Chloe Redmond Warner, who spearheaded the project …

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Report: Meta set to become latest Silicon Valley company to announce layoffs

PALO ALTO — Not even the Metaverse can escape the growing wave of layoffs sweeping Silicon Valley during the current economic downturn, according to a report published Sunday in The Wall Street Journal. Meta Platforms Inc., the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, could announce large-scale layoffs this week …

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At least 890 Bay Area-based Twitter employees were laid off on Friday

Friday was a dark and anxiety-provoking day for tweeps, as roughly half the workforce was laid off in a Thanos-style snap. And, according to official documents, 784 terminated Twitter employees worked in San Francisco, while another 106 were based in San Jose. Twitter is in freefall. Ever since Elon Musk …

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StockNews.com starts covering Salisbury Bancorp (NASDAQ:SAL)

Equity research analysts at StockNews.com began to cover the shares of Salisbury Bancorp (NASDAQ: SAL – Get a rating) in a research report released Saturday. The company has placed a “hold” rating on the bank’s shares. Salisbury Bancorp price performance Shares of Stock SAL opened at $27.01 on Friday. The …

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Twitter employees say goodbye after mass layoffs as site’s future in question

Twitter, normally the web’s window to the world, turned inward on Friday as former employees took to the site to announce they were among thousands of employees who have reportedly been laid off, a week after Elon Musk took over the social media service. What’s next for the site is …

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Investors flock to venture capital despite market downturn

Investors backing venture capitalists continue to pour money into the sector, eager for access to hot tech startups even as the industry sinks into a bear market. Venture capital funds raised $151 billion in the first three quarters of this year, outpacing any previous full-year fundraising, according to newly released …

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Car buried in Silicon Valley in 90s may have been planted there for insurance fraud, police say

A Mercedes Benz found buried in the backyard of a home in an affluent San Francisco-area community may have been placed there for insurance fraud, Atherton police said Thursday. The 1991 500 SL car was found buried under 4 to 5 feet of dirt while landscapers were carrying out a …

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Janney Montgomery Scott Downgrades CURO Group (NYSE:CURO) to Neutral

CURO Group (NYSE: CURO – Get a rating) was downgraded by investment analysts Janney Montgomery Scott from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released Thursday, Fly reports. Other research analysts have also recently published research reports on the company. Jefferies Financial Group began covering CURO Group …

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Work stoppage at the Port of Oakland – NBC Bay Area

There was a major supply chain disruption on Wednesday after a union walked out of work at the Port of Oakland, causing a domino effect in the normally bustling port. Many parts of the port remained silent on Wednesday morning, with gates closed and piles of containers and trucks waiting …

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Suspect David DePape pleads not guilty

David DePape, the suspect charged in the highly politicized hammerhead attack on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi, pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges on Tuesday afternoon in his first court appearance . During his arraignment in San Francisco Superior Court, Judge Diane Northway ordered DePape held …

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VCF partners with Hula venture capital fund to invest in tech start-ups

Innovation and economic development in Vermont supported by a new source of early-stage tech funding Vermont Business Magazine The Fund in Hula, a venture capital firm that invests in early stage and early-stage technology startups, has partnered with the Vermont Community Foundation (VCF) to create a new fund, VCF in …

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This $25 Million Modern Architectural Masterpiece In Silicon Valley Is Perfect For A Tech Billionaire

Silicon Valley has no shortage of incredible real estate, and one of the region’s crown jewels is back on the market for $25 million. Known as Mora House, this modern architectural masterpiece is located at 10718 Mora Drive in Los Altos Hills, California in the South Bay area. The Mora …

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Wedbush brokers cut profit estimates for Bancorp, Inc. clients (NYSE:CUBI)

Bancorp, Inc. Customers (NYSE: CUBI – Get a rating) – Wedbush analysts dropped their first-quarter 2023 earnings estimates for Customers Bancorp in a report released on Friday, October 28. Wedbush analyst D. Chiaverini now expects the bank to post earnings of $1.63 per share for the quarter, down from its …

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2 Bay Area Cities Among Top 5 Cities With Largest Housing Shortages

article SAN JOSE, CA – MARCH 04: Hotel De Anza opened in 1931, now surrounded by new buildings along W. Santa Clara Street downtown on Friday March 4, 2022 in San Jose, CA. (Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) OAKLAND in California, – San Francisco and San Jose are …

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One tower or two? San Francisco’s newest skyscraper wants to play it both ways

San Francisco’s tallest new tower wants you to think it really isn’t a tower at all. The east side of the shaft is 350 feet high, its grid of stacked square windows in a dark blue skin. The western half rises another 45 feet, accentuating its verticality with white fins …

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10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ:VCXA) sees significant growth in short-term interest

10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. II (NASDAQ:VCXA – Get Rating) was the target of strong short-term interest growth during October. As of October 15, there were short interests totaling 1,600 shares, a growth of 23.1% from the total of 1,300 shares as of September 30. Based on an average trading …

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Silicon Valley schools score average in LGBTQ inclusivity

Two school districts in Santa Clara County are creating safe school environments for LGBTQ students, but a new report shows more progress needs to be made. Both Santa Clara Unified and San Jose Unified school districts received mid-level scores according to the Equality California Safe and Supportive Schools Report Card …

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Bancorp (NYSE:CUBI) Clients Upgraded to DA Davidson

Bancorp Customers (NYSE: CUBI – Get a rating) was upgraded by equity researchers at DA Davidson from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a note released Friday to investors, Fly reports. The brokerage currently has a price target of $44.00 on the bank’s shares, up from its previous …

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Bay Area shelters appeal to pet owners as facilities overflow with animals abandoned since pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — From cats to dogs, birds to rabbits, there’s an overflow of strays at San Francisco Animal Care and Control. “Across the country, rescue groups are full. Other shelters are full, so we’re all playing Tetris right now,” said Ariana Luchsinger, operations manager for San Francisco Care …

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Lift Events & Experiences Announces Game-Changing San Francisco Cannabis Trade Conference and Trade Show

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lift Events & Experiences, known for Canada’s number one cannabis industry conferences and trade shows, is expanding across the continent. This U.S. launch is set to shock — and pleasantly surprise — with advocacy-focused content, inclusive networking, irresistible activations, and unparalleled new product discovery opportunities with products live …

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Be The Match BioTherapies® Expands Presence in the San Francisco Bay Area for the Development and Commercialization of Allogeneic Therapies

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Be The Match Biotherapies® today announced expanded support for customers in the Northern California region. Chris McClain, Senior Vice President, will work from the San Francisco area to support a growing customer base seeking high-quality cellular source material for allogeneic therapy development and commercialization to deliver urgently needed cellular …

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Valmet will deliver a sixth tissue paper production line to Papel San Francisco in Mexico

ESPOO, Finland, October 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Valmet to Supply Advantage DCT 100TS Tissue Paper Machine to Papel San Francisco in Mexico. The new machine will be installed at the company’s factory in Mexicans and start-up is scheduled for the first half of 2024. The order is included in orders …

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Why do third quarter median valuations make perfect sense?

Valuations have been a priority for the entire VC industry this year as many VCs attempt to navigate their overvalued portfolios and founders scramble to conserve cash and hit their lofty valuations. One could therefore have predicted that valuations would fall off a cliff this year. But that didn’t happen …

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Intel CEO advocates making room for religion in Silicon Valley

By Mark Allen Cu, The Stanford Daily October 21, 2022 Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger in 1985 urged Silicon Valley companies to put more emphasis on facilitating safe spaces for religion in the workplace at the event “The Role of Faith in business in Silicon Valley”, which was held on Thursday. …

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San Francisco looks for ways to keep businesses downtown – NBC Bay Area

San Francisco is still encouraging remote workers to return to the struggling downtown, where there was a strong tech presence. But now the question is whether it is time to try to attract new industries to the region. At Ziggy’s Burgers in San Francisco, they’re trying to recover from the …

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Why I chose to raise my children in San Francisco

Jessica Holmes with her husband, Kevin, and children Olivia, nine, and Emma, ​​six. Courtesy of Jessica Holmes My husband, Kevin, and I chose to raise our children, Olivia, nine, and Emma, ​​six, in San Francisco and specifically Potrero Hill because we value the access to natural spaces, the engagement in …

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Brembo’s venture capital arm will invest in tech startups

MILAN — Premium brake maker Brembo has created an internal venture capital unit, called Brembo Ventures, to accelerate the development of technological solutions for application in the automotive industry. The Italian group’s move mirrors similar initiatives by other companies, including Stellantis and CNH Industrial, with the common goal of driving …

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Soccer legend Lionel Messi plans to get into tech investing through new Silicon Valley holding company • TechCrunch

Lionel Messi (pictured, right), the Argentine professional soccer/soccer player who is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, is to invest in technology via a new vehicle to be driven by two Silicon veterans Valley. Break is the name given to a new partnership between the …

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Regulation is coming to point-of-sale financing: why responsible lending will benefit retailers

As economic pressures and the cost of living increase, more people than ever are considering using point-of-service (POS) financing – like buy now, pay later and installment loans – to manage their cash flow. In fact, recent figures from Juniper Research show that the number of finance POS users is …

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USC women’s volleyball heads north for Bay Area Battles

Women’s volleyball | October 18, 2022 History links LOS ANGELES- The USC women’s volleyball team (15-4, 7-1 Pac-12) closes the first half of the Pac-12 schedule with a trip to the Bay Area where the Troy women will face California (7-11, 0-8) Friday (Oct. 21) …

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The COVID-19 state of emergency is expected to end in February 2023

SAN FRANCISCO — California will end its COVID-19 pandemic state of emergency next year, state officials announced Monday, October 17. The state of emergency, which was declared on March 4, 2020 and made it easier for state and local governments to coordinate their response to the pandemic, is scheduled to …

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AWS unveils 15-year, $5 billion investment in Thailand, with plans for new region

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has unveiled plans to invest $5 billion in Thailand, where it says it will also set up a new cloud region. The 15-year investment roadmap will include support for the ASEAN country’s start-up startups and upskilling efforts. The new Bangkok Capital Cloud Region will include three …

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BSP to review 2% cap on credit cards this month – Manila Bulletin

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) pandemic relief measure that allowed credit card holders to pay no more than 2% interest rate per month is to be reviewed this month, an official said. “The BSP is to revise the two percent credit card interest cap this month. Therefore, we will …

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Stockton rests easier after serial murder arrest – NBC Bay Area

Residents of Stockton, Calif., were able to rest easier after the weekend arrest of a man suspected of killing six men and injuring a woman in a series of shootings over a three-month period in northern California, the city’s mayor said Sunday. Mayor Kevin Lincoln said he shed tears of …

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San Francisco 49ers among teams interested in Carolina Panthers star Christian McCaffrey

The San Francisco 49ers are among the teams interested in Christian McCaffrey. (Photo by Jared C. … [+] Tilton/Getty Images) Getty Images The Carolina Panthers are reportedly entertaining trade offers for All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey. That shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise, as Carolina heads into a …

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Caribbean entrepreneurs have access to a billion-dollar venture capital network

Caribbean entrepreneurs are called to apply for 200 competitive spots in a new business accelerator for business founders, developers and innovators. Regional entrepreneurs will have direct access to a billion-dollar global investor network with the official launch of the Kanoo Innovation Hub on Tuesday evening in the Bahamas. “We are …

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Taiwan touts $900 million in new business from Silicon Valley meetings

TAIPEI, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s economy minister struck new deals worth 30 billion DF ($940 million) during meetings with executives from four major Silicon Valley tech firms in California, the ministry announced on Saturday. Wang Mei-hua has been in the United States all week to address what her office …

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Buy now, pay later Services not reporting payments

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services can make point-of-sale purchases more affordable by spreading payments over multiple installments. But unlike other financing options, these payments are generally not reported to the credit bureaus, although the bureaus allow it. According to a report from the wall street journalBNPL firms say it’s …

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Bay Area Native Updates ‘Body Snatchers’ With ‘She-Hulk’ Star

“Invasion of the Body Snatchers” has always been a Marin story. Jack Finney’s original 1955 novel “The Body Snatchers” was set in Mill Valley, where Finney lived. This story of plants from outer space that replace humans with hive mind duplicates has been adapted over and over again into films …

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Caribbean entrepreneurs have access to a billion-dollar venture capital network – Eye Witness News

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With the official launch of the Kanoo Innovation Hub last night, Caribbean innovators now have direct access to a billion-dollar global network of investors to build, scale and fund their innovative ideas. The Kanoo Innovation Hub is a joint venture between leading Caribbean fintech companies Crypto Isle …

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The scourge of Silicon Valley: how Web3 solves the geographical silos of innovation

Missed a session of MetaBeat 2022? Head over to the on-demand library for all of our featured sessions here. Facebook, Google and Apple are the titans of the tech world today. They have achieved their success in part because of their location in the heart of Silicon Valley. But what …

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Enova International (NYSE:ENVA) Earns Hold Rating from StockNews.com Analysts

Equity researchers at StockNews.com began to cover the shares of Enova International (NYSE: ENVA – Get a rating) in a note released Wednesday to investors. The brokerage has set a “hold” rating on the shares of the credit service provider. Separately, JMP Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and set a …

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Flooding in luxury apartments in San Francisco – NBC Bay Area

An entire floor of a San Francisco skyscraper has been relocated due to flooding caused by a tenant who officials say damaged a high-pressure fire hose. Residents of the 100 luxury Van Ness apartments woke up Tuesday morning to the sound of fire alarms in their building due to flooding, …

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The San Francisco D6 supervisor race is neck and neck

The race for the position of Supervisor of District 6 promises to be tight. The precursors : Mayoral-appointed London Breed incumbent Matt Dorsey, who previously led communications for the San Francisco Police Department, and Honey Mahogany, who worked as an assistant to former D6 supervisor Matt Haney. Mahogany is a …

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Sierra Nevada buys drone maker Volansi after VC funding dries up

WASHINGTON — Sierra Nevada Corporation announced Monday that it has purchased commercial drone maker Volansi in an all-cash deal. The Sierra Nevada purchase includes all of Volansi’s intellectual property and assets, including the company’s Voly-50 and Voly-T drones and its production facility in Bend, Oregon. Tim Owings, executive vice president …

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TJ Miller Won’t Work With Ryan Reynolds Again: ‘He Hates Me’

TJ Miller says he won’t be working with Ryan Reynolds again, claiming his former ‘Deadpool’ co-star was “awfully mean” to him while he was in character on the set of the superhero movie. In a new interview for the “Adam Corolle Show” podcast, the actor confirmed he won’t be in …

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BSP to adjust rate cap on credit card transactions

Lawrence Agcaoili – The Filipino Star October 10, 2022 | 00:00 MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is set to finally adjust the rate cap and other fees imposed on credit card transactions due to the series of aggressive rate hikes to rein in the inflation and …

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Bay Area school districts warn parents of viral ‘One Chip Challenge’ after students fall ill – NBC Bay Area

From vomiting to profuse sweating, some Bay Area kids who try the viral “One Chip Challenge” are getting sick. Since 2016, Paqui chipmakers have been encouraging people to take the social media challenge. The challenge is to eat one of their Pepper Lays crisps sold in individual coffin-shaped wrappers and …

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A battle is underway to get them operating at pre-pandemic normal

English Battle lines have been drawn over how many of San Francisco’s historic cable cars – a world-renowned tourist attraction and one of the city’s prides – are expected to operate. The Muni Drivers Union is at odds with the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency over the full restoration of California, …

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Energy Innovation Capital and Oklahoma-based Corporates Team to Bring Energy Tech Innovation Startups to Tulsa

In September, a new Tulsa-based venture capital fund was announced. It’s called EIC Rose Rock and it’s not your typical venture capital fund. The fund was founded by Bay Area-based venture capital firm Energy Innovation Capital (EIC) for energy technology and innovation. The $50 million fund has several high-profile, Oklahoma-based …

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Leading Silicon Valley software product engineering company establishes European headquarters in London, UK

SAN JOSE, CA., October 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Zymr, Inc., the full product engineering services company is poised to tap into the multi-billion dollar UK market. Founded in 2012, Zymr has always been recognized for its breakthrough solutions, strategic insights and excellence in execution. The UK subsidiary – Zymr Systems …

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Synchronous Financial Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:SYF)

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF – Get a rating) saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders bought 22,317 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 395% from the typical daily volume of 4,511 put options. Wall Street analysts predict growth Several equity research analysts have …

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Warriors’ Draymond Green apologizes after Jordan Poole altercation – NBC Bay Area

Report: Draymond ‘apologizes’ after altercation with Poole originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The altercation between Draymond Green and Jordan Poole at Warriors practice on Wednesday looked serious. Luckily for Golden State, it now looks like cooler heads might have prevailed soon after. Shams Charania and Anthony Slater of The …

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San Francisco sues Princess Cruise Lines, tugboat company over 2019 port accident

San Francisco is seeking more than $1 million in damages from Princess Cruise Lines and another company for a 2019 port accident when an incoming cruise ship apparently derailed and overturned a tugboat on the pier, smashing three of its concrete support pillars. The cruise line and BayDelta Maritime, which …

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Cooley supports Britain’s fastest growing tech companies with Tech Nation’s premium program // Cooley // Global Law Firm

London – October 5, 2022 – For the eighth consecutive year, Cooley is the legal partner of Tech Nation’s Top of the line program, which helps Britain’s fastest growing tech companies overcome growth challenges and scale faster. Of the 35 companies announced by Tech Nation that will make up …

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Did Elon Musk give up because his wealthy friends were crazy?

Ignore the last few months of vicious legal battles. Photo: Carina Johansen/NTB/AFP via Getty Images The world’s richest man has capitulated in his quest to break his most expensive promise of all time: to spend $44 billion to buy Twitter. In a October 3 letter on Twitter’s board, Musk intends …

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Salisbury Bancorp (NASDAQ:SAL) coverage launched on StockNews.com

StockNews.com began to cover the shares of Salisbury Bancorp (NASDAQ:SAL – Get a rating) in a research report delivered Tuesday to clients and investors. The company has placed a “hold” rating on the bank’s shares. Salisbury Bancorp price performance Shares of SAL opened at $23.64 on Tuesday. The company has …

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Weekend scoreboard, how the Top 25 fared

Weekend Dashboard Saturday October 1 EAST BAY Non-league St. Mary’s-Berkeley 48, San Lorenzo 0 St. Patrick-St. Vincent 50, Salesian 14 SOUTH BAY/PENINSULA/SF Western Catholic Bellarmine 3, Riordan 0 Sacred Heart Cathedral 36, Valley Christian 20 Non-league Christopher 20, Gilroy 0 INTERSECTIONAL Amador Valley 14, Menlo School 6 Clayton Valley 35, …

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SF State’s new science and technology building is expected to be completed in 2024

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Students at San Francisco State University’s College of Science and Engineering (CoSE) can expect a new home for their classes soon enough. The university is currently under construction of the new Scientific and Technical Innovation Center (SEIC). It is the first new STEM building to be …

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Revisiting our overview of US private markets

Private market investments, by their very nature, are long-term endeavours. Funds typically take years to fully deploy capital, and fund horizons of more than 10 years make measuring private market performance a decades-long view. With this understanding, day-to-day financial market monitoring is less meaningful for this part of a recipient’s …

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I left Silicon Valley and I don’t regret it

Maricris Bonzo is a 28 year old software developer working on web3 communities. She left Silicon Valley for Santa Cruz and then Sacramento. While cities call themselves new tech hubs, they still have a long way to go. Loading Something is loading. This say-to-say essay is based on a conversation …

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Bay Area Woman Celebrates 101st Birthday at School Named After Her

EL SOBRANTE, Calif. (KRON) — The nation’s oldest and now retired national park ranger celebrated her 101st birthday on Wednesday. Betty Reid Soskin, a Bay Area civil rights icon, received a warm welcome at the school that bears her name just a year ago. Betty Reid Soskin Middle School is …

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5 huge housing projects that beat crazy city rules to get built

English When you’re trying to build housing in San Francisco, the city is a jungle. Its intrusive regulations, astronomical costs and myriad reasons to say “no” have killed many development projects. Despite all this, some projects are still being built one way or another. The average cost of a building …

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‘We want to go on the offensive’: Cathie Wood outlines ambitions of ARK’s new venture capital fund

Cathie Wood made her debut ARK Enterprise fund Tuesday through an exclusive partnership with a venture capital-backed retail investment app and with a goal of raising $500 million. The new strategy will be ARK Invest’s first interval fund (see box below) and marks another push for the firm into private …

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The Mayor of San José welcomes the visiting delegation”

SAN JOSE, CA., September 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa received a warm welcome from San Jose Mayor Sam Licardo and other local officials when he landed late Saturday night after a whirlwind cross-country trip as he begins a busy trip through California. Local officials greeted the …

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San Francisco Bay Area county votes to ban weird and brutal wild cow milking rodeo event

A California county has voted to ban a brutal and controversial rodeo event involving attacking cows and forcibly milking them. Supervisors in Alameda County in San Francisco’s East Bay voted unanimously last week to ban the event after hours of angry comments from the public and vets – as well …

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SF’s cable car operator makes a cameo in a movie shot downtown

It was a confusing sight for a September afternoon stifled by a historic heat wave in downtown San Francisco. A cable car painted red and green adorned with garlands, poinsettias and Christmas lights rumbled over the Powell-Hyde Line on Washington Street. Once the unmistakable tinkling of the bell sounded and …

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Like Venture Capital Firms Only Better: 3 BDCs for Dividend Investors

business development companies, or BDC, are similar to private equity firms, but with a distinct advantage for investors. These closed-end investment companies typically make debt or equity investments in small private companies that cannot easily access financing. But BDCs tend to rely more on debt investments to generate interest income, …

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San Jose honors Rod Diridon Sr. at October fundraiser

Rod Diridon Sr. has worn many hats in his 83 years: he served two combat tours in Vietnam with the US Navy, worked as a junior executive at Lockheed, started his own survey company and spent 20 years on the Santa Clara County Board. of supervisors before his retirement in …

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Why Affirm Stock ended down 3.6% on Friday

What happened Affirm Assets (AFRM -3.60%) ended the day down 3.8% on Friday, closing at $19.28 per share. The stock price had fallen 6.3% around 2:54 p.m. ET The market was down sharply on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average fall of 486 points (1.6%), the Nasdaq fall of …

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Qatar World Cup countdown and winner predictions – NBC Bay Area

The wait is coming to an end. We are less than 60 days away from the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar! NBC Bay Area’s sister station, Telemundo 48, will broadcast every game and have full coverage from start to finish. Our digital correspondent Abbey Fernández interviewed Telemundo 48 sports …

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12 mega-owners own the majority of the San Francisco Bay Area

Over the past two decades, the San Francisco Bay Area, known as a hub of diverse, progressive and freethinking minds, has been hit with an influx of transplants recruited to build the future of technology. The rise of Silicon Valley and its innovation has come at the cost of eradicating …

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Rebecca Fischer, Divibank: Helping Brazilian Entrepreneurs Scale With Non-Dilutive Capital, Ep 186

Before Divibank, Brazilian small and medium-sized businesses had only two financing options: borrow from a bank or raise venture capital. But most startups don’t meet bank funding requirements, and not all companies can raise VC or want to raise VC. Divibank offers a third alternative for startups and SMEs: revenue-based …

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NIA Accelerates Thai FoodTech Startups to Steer Bangkok to FoodTech Silicon Valley Through SPACE-F Project

BANGKOK, September 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The National Innovation Agency (public body), Thailand gold NIA continues its support in the scaling up of FoodTech startups through the 2022 edition of the “SPACE-F” project. With the aim of encouraging investment opportunities for Thailand’s food sector and tackling the global food security …

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Crash closes East Bay Freeway, says Livermore PD

September 21, 2022Updated: September 21, 2022 09:34 Livermore police advised motorists to avoid the area of ​​northbound Highway 84 and Isabel Avenue following a traffic accident that was expected to keep part of the freeway closed for “several hours “. Livermore Police Department Livermore police advised motorists to avoid the …

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San Francisco loses another 39,000 taxpayers

behind the news 07:00 Millennials and Gen Xers are leaving California in droves by Joel Kotkin Will the last person to leave California turn out the lights? Credit: Getty Since the days of the Gold Rush, California has been a magnet for those seeking wealth. A backwater just a century …

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Atlas, the employer of record, has raised up to $200 million; other companies with rounds include Joonko, Ashby, Gig and Take and Reejig

September 20, 2022 Employer Provider of Record Atlas has announced a Series B funding round of up to $200 million. Joonko, Ashby, and Gig and Take and Reejig also announced funding rounds this month. Atlas Atlas, a Chicago-based global provider of referral employers, announced that Sixth Street Growth, a San …

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Hyundai CRADLE will host the 7th Mobility Innovators Forum under the theme “Orchestrating Ecosystems”

Hyundai CRADLE Silicon Valley will host the seventh Mobility Innovators Forum on September 22 at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco In-person event to focus on the importance of bringing open innovation mindsets to human-centric mobility as well as the need for close collaboration between a wide range of …

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China angered by Biden’s pledge of support for Taiwan – NBC Bay Area

The Chinese government on Monday criticized President Joe Biden’s statement that US forces would defend Taiwan if Beijing tried to invade as a violation of US commitments on the self-governing island, but gave no indication of possible retaliation. Biden said ‘yes’ when asked during an interview on CBS News’ ’60 …

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Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE:BOH) Interest Update

Bank of Hawaii Co. (NYSE: BOH – Get a rating) was the target of strong short-term interest growth in August. As of August 31, there was short interest totaling 2,050,000 shares, a growth of 10.8% from the total of 1,850,000 shares as of August 15. Based on an average daily …

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Trey Lance out for San Francisco 49ers season

Trey Lance was expected to take the San Francisco 49ers to another level this season. However, he broke his ankle in the first quarter for San Francisco in a 27-7 win over the Seattle Seahawks. Lance was ejected from the field and will have to undergo ankle surgery at the …

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VC Firm a16z: ‘Ethereum is a far superior blockchain now than it was before’

On September 15, the day Ethereum completed its merger upgrade, marking its transition from proof-of-work (PoW) consensus to proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus, the venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley’s Andreessen Horowitz (“a16z”), explained why “Ethereum is a much superior blockchain now than it was before.” Around 07:00 UTC on September …

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“Only 2% of startup funding is allocated to companies founded by women”

Various questions were raised during a panel of women entrepreneurs moderated by Keren Hod, Founder and CEO of WE Women Entrepreneurship, which took place as part of the Mind the Tech conference in New York. Some of the questions apply to all entrepreneurs and others are specific to women entrepreneurs. …

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Best action of week 4

It was not a good night for two of the Bay Area News Group’s top five teams, Pittsburgh and Menlo-Atherton. Both lost on Friday. Meanwhile, De La Salle held off Cathedral-San Diego and San Ramon Valley pounded Las Lomas. We have details on these games and more. Check back every …

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San Francisco 49ers punter Mitch Wishnowsky gets 4-year extension

ByNick Wagoner Going through Saturday, September 17, 2022 5:24 a.m. SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Heading into the 2022 season, all three San Francisco 49ers specialists were set to be unrestricted free agents after this season. Not anymore. The Niners announced on Friday that they have signed punter Mitch Wishnowsky to …

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Do we really need “femtech”?

For a sector that attracted an estimated $2.4 billion in venture capital in 2021, “femtech” continues to be plagued by misconceptions. A recent conversation with a founder whose startup is developing treatments for women’s health issues illustrated this problem. The founder shared her experience of being told quite bluntly by …

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