Palo Alto bets on business tax for housing and transportation projects | News

If Palo Alto voters approve a new business tax in November, improving affordable housing and transportation will likely eat up much of the revenue the city collects, the city council agreed Monday. The council is still fine-tuning the tax measure, which members have been discussing for years and which continues …

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Recent Research Analyst Ratings Updates for Synchrony Financial (SYF)

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF) recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates: 04/19/2022 – Synchrony Financial has had its price target raised by BMO Capital Markets analysts from $49.00 to $52.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the title. 04/19/2022 – Synchrony Financial has had its …

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49ers 2022 draft pick: When does San Francisco pick? Full List of NFL Draft Picks

San Francisco finds itself in a strange situation heading into the 2022 NFL Draft. While they don’t have a ton of holes in the roster, the 49ers don’t have a pick until No. 61 overall, and the Jimmy Garoppolo’s impending situation makes the team’s quarterback prospects for next year uncertain, …

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App-based GR bike repair startup among Michigan VC’s latest investments

AThe Grand Rapids startup seeks to do for biking what Uber and Lyft did for transportation or DoorDash, Instacart and similar companies did for food delivery and retail. Bike Inc. plans to launch next week, offering consumers what founders David Hopson and Jared Lebel consider a much more convenient way …

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Big Tech hiring cements Canada’s status as Silicon Valley North – but there’s a catch

Recent moves by US tech giants Meta, Google and Amazon to significantly boost their presence and staffing levels in Canada have cemented the country’s status as a growing hub for tech talent. While Canada’s tech boom may be good news for those who dream of working for these tech giants, …

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Bank First (NASDAQ:BFC) vs. Citigroup (NYSE:C) Financial Review

Citigroup (NYSE:C – Get a rating) and Bank First (NASDAQ: BFC – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk. Dividends Citigroup pays an …

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For Ukrainian babies, the Bay Area group sends portable incubators

Two hundred portable incubators, made using technology co-invented by a Stanford MBA more than 10 years ago, are on track to provide life-saving warmth to babies born prematurely in bomb shelters and hospitals in Ukraine. Sleeping bags like incubators, which do not require a constant source of electricity, are being …

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San Francisco 2022 performance review: Matthias Goerne and Seong-Jin Cho in recital

On Saturday, April 9, 2022, San Francisco Performances presented acclaimed German baritone Matthias Goerne and remarkable young, award-winning Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho in an extraordinary concert. The performance was like being in a mountain retreat on a distant planet, drinking distilled ambrosia while listening to rare melodies in an exotic …

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South Africa’s most active venture capital firm.

Endeavor South Africa doubled its initial target of Harvest Fund II with R190 million raised at the fund’s final close. The fund has already invested in 10 companies over the past year, the first being flexible club and the most recent being supported by Sequoia Clickatellmaking him South Africa’s most …

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Driving innovation in the heart of Silicon Valley

On this week’s episode of the Priorities podcast, in San Jose, Calif., Chief Innovation Officer Clay Garner talks about how he’s trying to address digital equity and emerging technologies in the heart of Silicon Valley. Garner, who took office in January, said his top priorities were bridging the digital divide, …

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Fiverr International Inc (NYSE:FVRR) vs. Bread Financial Inc (NYSE:BFH) Head to Head Contrast

Bread Financial (NYSE: BFH – Get a rating) and Fiverr International (NYSE: FVRR – Get a rating) are both mid-sized business services companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, risk, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, and analyst recommendations. Benefits and evaluation …

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Tampa Bay-area couple paid for grill in full, then got charged again months later

Credit score has dropped even though their documents show they don’t owe the debt ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (WFLA) — Sandra and Bill Wiseman are thrifty. They say if they can’t afford it, they don’t buy it. In October, just after leaving New York for Florida, they bought a grill from Home …

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A pea-sized to marble hail is possible in the San Francisco Bay Area this week

A storm system threatening the San Francisco Bay Area is expected to bring moderate rainfall, isolated thunderstorms and the possibility of pea-sized to marble-sized hail Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. The light rain showers that drenched the region earlier this week will be followed by a stronger storm …

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VC ‘bottom feeders’, valuation calculator, think like an investor – TechCrunch

Farmers are not bothered when the price of maize drops; likewise, there’s no reason for startup founders to lose their joy because publicly traded tech stocks are undercutting their valuations. If making as much money as possible is your main goal, prepare to be disappointed. Accepting a down round or …

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Elon Musk thinks Twitter’s algorithm should be public. Here’s what it could mean

By Rachel Metz | CNN Business On March 24, a few weeks before he offered to buy TwitterElon Musk published a poll on the social media platform“Twitter’s algorithm should be open source,” he wrote, with options for users to vote “yes” or “no.” Some of Twitter’s technology is already open …

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Short-term interest for Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: CUBI) customers rises 26.7%

Bancorp, Inc. Customers (NYSE: CUBI – Get a rating) was the target of a surge in short-term interest in March. As of March 31, there was short interest totaling 1,470,000 shares, an increase of 26.7% from the March 15 total of 1,160,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of …

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Why are so many Bay Area school board recall efforts failing during the pandemic? – Times Herald

After a year of recall fever that propelled California into the national spotlight with attempts to impeach Governor Gavin Newsom and other elected leaders, a similar trend is sweeping school boards across the state. Although most attempts have failed at a much higher rate than before the pandemic, state lawmakers …

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School segregation harms the health and well-being of black children

According to a UC San Francisco study published in Pediatrics. Black girls were more likely than black boys to drink alcohol in response to increased school segregation. The research provides some of the first evidence of the relationship between recent increases in racial segregation in school and the well-being of …

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Chinese company aims to circumvent US sanctions: expert

CONCERTED EFFORT: A planned venture capital fund will likely serve as a platform to boost competition and acquire technology from the United States, an expert said. A plan by a group of Chinese military and business institutions to invest $471 million in the creation of a venture capital fund aims …

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Twingate secures $42 million from BOND

THE TOWN OF REDWOOD — Twingate, a cybersecurity company implementing Zero Trust security, secured $42 million in Series B funding. The round was led by BOND, with participation from existing investors WndrCo, 8VC and SignalFire. The latest investment brings Twingate’s total funding to $67 million. With this new funding, Twingate …

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$1.55 per share earnings expected for Enova International, Inc. (NYSE: ENVA) this quarter

The brokerages expect Enova International, Inc. (NYSE: ENVA – Get a rating) to report earnings per share of $1.55 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made earnings estimates for Enova International. The highest EPS estimate is $1.57 and the lowest is $1.52. Enova International reported …

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Should mask mandates return? Why Bay Area Doctors Say We’re Better With Recommendations, For Now

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — It will be a busy weekend with people from across the Bay Area celebrating Easter and Passover. For many, this will be the first unrestricted gathering in years. But doctors want to remind everyone that COVID-19 is still a dangerous threat. “The recommendations really haven’t changed,” …

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San Francisco newspaper says Feinstein should quit if mentally unfit

The editorial board of the San Francisco Chronicle on Thursday called on Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) to resign, arguing that her reporting shows she is mentally unfit to take on the job. The editorial was published following a newspaper article that raised concerns about Feinstein’s mental health and memory abilities …

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Could the California economy handle a real estate crash? – Silicon Valley

“bubble watch” explores trends that may indicate upcoming economic and/or housing market problems. Buzz: The California economy is at modest risk of seeing its business growth held back by severe real estate weakness relative to other states. Source: My trusty spreadsheet analyzed state-by-state gross domestic product data for 2021 from …

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Nearly half of Americans are ‘financially stressed’

Inflation stresses people out. New research shows nearly half of American workers are “financially stressed.” Twenty percent regularly run out of money between paychecks. “In general, people have to spend more to get the same things,” said Dan Macklin, CEO of Financing of salaries, who authored the study. “Although salaries …

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Grenada, Stampede Champion, New #1

Bay Area News Group Top 20 (Mercury News & East Bay Time) N°1 GRENADA (16-1) Previous ranking: 3 What’s happened since last standings: Won the Livermore Stampede Championship with a 6-3 victory over Sheldon-Sacramento in the championship game. Earlier in the tournament, the Matadors beat Dublin 8-0, lost to Benicia …

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Alyssa Nakken, 31, makes major league history as the first woman to coach on the court in a regular season game for the San Francisco Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Alyssa Nakken made major league history as the first woman to coach on the field in a regular season game when she took over for the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night against San Diego. . Nakken came on to coach first base for the Giants in …

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Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark, Bessemer Venture Partners, First Round Capital – Blackswan Real Estate

The latest competent intelligence report released by WMR with the title “Rising Demand and Opportunities for Global Venture Capital Funding Market 2022“Provides a sorted picture of the Venture Capital Funding industry through the analysis of research and information gathered from various sources which has the ability to help the decision …

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US Representative Ro Khanna discusses Big Tech at the Harvard IOP Forum | News

U.S. Representative Ro Khanna (D-California) spoke about the role of technology in the future of the U.S. economy while discussing his new book at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Monday evening. Harvard professors Michael J. Sandel and Amartya K. Sen joined Khanna at the event, which was moderated …

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Synchrony Financial – Consensus indicates 45.4% upside potential

Synchrony Financial with ticker code (SYF) now have 18 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Buy”. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 65 and 40, with the middle target price at 51.83. Together with the stock’s previous close at …

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Benicia Port fire is under control, but damage could impact gas prices in the Bay Area, city official says

BENICIA, Calif. (KGO) — Fierce flames swept across a pier in Benicia Harbor sending up thick black smoke. The four-alarm fire started on Saturday afternoon near a silo filled with petroleum coke, a byproduct of fuel refining. It then extended to a long wooden dock, topped with concrete. Putting out …

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Ramos shines on debut, Giants edge Marlins 3-2

SAN FRANCISCO — – Heliot Ramos had two hits and scored a run in his major league debut, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Sunday. Mauricio Dubón added an RBI brace for the Giants, who scored the deciding run in the third inning after a …

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Tesla opens huge factory in Texas with the “Cyber ​​Rodeo”

Austin, TX— Tesla welcomed throngs of electric car enthusiasts to Texas on Thursday for a huge party dubbed a “cyber rodeo” to inaugurate a manufacturing plant the size of 100 football fields. Photos and videos flooded Twitter as guests explored the cavernous factory decked out in a distinctive nightclub look. …

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40% to 60% chance of rain in the San Francisco Bay Area

After sweltering weather during the work week, the San Francisco Bay Area is expected to experience cooler temperatures and windy conditions through the weekend and a chance of rain Monday, the National Weather Service said. The ridge of high pressure that hung over California and raised temperatures has collapsed, allowing …

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StockNews.com downgrades regional (NYSE:RM) leadership to buy

Regional Management (NYSE: RM – Get a rating) was downgraded by StockNews.com from a “strong buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note released Friday to investors. Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded regional management from a “strong buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a Wednesday, Feb. 2 …

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San Francisco election panel rejects removal of its redistricting appointees

After pressing its three appointees to the city’s redistricting task force on how they approached their work to redraw the city’s 11 supervisory districts, the San Francisco Election Commission on Friday rejected calls to withdraw the trio. It came less than 24 hours before the new political map was released …

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How venture capital is creating an inclusive and sustainable future for Southeast Asia

A recent Bloomberg Intelligence report pegged investments in sustainability funds at $53 trillion by 2025, a 40% increase from $37.8 trillion in 2021. While only 11% of respondents in Bain & Co’s 2022 Global M&A Report said they regularly assess ESG today, 65% expect their company is focusing more on …

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Roelof Botha: Sequoia’s pick of leader shows shift in balance of power

When news broke this week that Roelof Botha was in the top job at Sequoia Capital, it was accompanied by the low-key inevitability that has become the hallmark of what is considered by many to be the leading capital firm – Silicon Valley risk. That the 48-year-old South African, who …

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Planning body backs zoning fix for SF gay bathhouses

San Francisco planners have thrown their support behind a proposed zoning change that will allow gay bathhouses and other adult sex venues to open in the city’s historic LGBTQ neighborhoods. City leaders’ goal is to finalize the code update by Pride Month in June. Following the recommendation of city planners, …

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In Case You Missed It: See and Be Seen – San Francisco Bay Times

By Joanie Juster– One of the first lessons I learned as a budding activist so many years ago was the importance of visibility. In the late 1980s, a colleague saw me participate in the annual Harvey Milk and George Moscone Candlelight Walk. The next day he told me how moved …

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Uber gave ‘as little information as possible’ to cops, court: lawsuit

A recently filed lawsuit claims Uber violated federal law by providing “the least amount of information possible” to police and courts in response to subpoenas, search warrants and court orders. San Francisco‘s Soha Malik alleged in her lawsuit that she was fired for raising concerns about the Bay Area ride-hailing …

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First Hawaiian – Consensus indicates upside potential of 8.6%

First Hawaiian with ticker code (FHB) now have 7 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a ‘Hold’ rating. The target price ranges between 34 and 28, with the average target price standing at 30.64. Together with the stock’s previous close at 28.21, this now indicates that there is …

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Bay Area doctor returns from Ukraine, calls experience ‘life-changing’

Bay Area doctor returns from Ukraine, calls experience ‘life-changing’ A family doctor is back home in San Francisco after traveling to Ukraine to offer help. He said he faced a week of air raids, dangerous conditions and described the experience as life changing. SAN FRANCISCO – A family doctor is …

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Oakland-San Francisco Races

Athletics second. Stephen Piscotty reaches on error to deep right center field, advances to 2nd. Field Error by Steven Duggar. Sheldon Neuse goes from single to shortstop. Stephen Piscotty third. Kevin Smith reaches a fielder’s pick to a shallow infield, passes to 2nd. Sheldon Neuse third. Stephen Piscotty at home. …

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Base10 Becomes First Black-Led Venture Capital Firm To Cross $1 Billion In Assets Under Management With New Fund

Base10 Partners was founded by (left to right) TJ Nahigian – former VC at Accel and Coatue, then co-founder and CEO of Jobr (acquired by Monster) – and Adeyemi Ajao, who co-founded two companies and helped launch the arm of Venture Capital from Workday. Base10 Partners At the end of …

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[Funding alert] Silicon Valley-based fintech co Vested Finance raises $12M in Series A

California-based online investment platform Funding acquired said he lifted $12 million in a Series A funding round led by Ayon Capital. Investors such as 9Unicorns, Ankur Warikoo, Dhruvil Sanghvi and Saumil Parekh participated in the round, alongside existing investors such as Tenoneten, Ovo Fund, Wedbush Ventures, IPV and Upscale. The …

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Here’s a wealthy Bay Area couple to watch — Inside Philanthropy

Real estate magnate Charles B. Kushner is the founder of Kushner Companies, which has a multi-regional portfolio valued at over $15 billion. In 2016, Forbes estimated the family’s net worth at $1.8 billion. But when President Donald Trump came to power, the Kushner family made headlines for other reasons: Charles …

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Manhunt continues for 2 shooters who killed 6, injured 12 in Sacramento – CBS San Francisco

SACRAMENTO (CBS SF/AP) — The usual crowds filled the streets as bars and nightclubs closed in Sacramento when the sound of rapid gunfire sent people running in terror. Within seconds, the last American shooting had left six dead and 12 injured. Sacramento police said they were looking for at least …

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PE-VC investments fall 20% QoQ

Chennai: Private Equity – Venture Capital (PE-VC) investments paused during the January-March 2022 period, dropping on a sequential basis from the October-December 2021 quarter. PE-VC firms invested more than $15.1 billion (across 346 deals) in Indian companies in the first three months of 2022, according to data from research firm …

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The best comedies on HBO Max, according to Ranker

HBO Max is quickly becoming one of the leading streaming platforms, thanks to the presence of iconic HBO originals. Many of them are sitcoms with loyal followings, including the likes of Veep and Calm your enthusiasm. At the same time, comedy lovers can also stream non-HBO shows such as BBC …

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Flight cancellations and delays disrupt travelers at SFO and other Bay Area airports

April 2, 2022Updated: April 2, 2022 3:34 p.m. An Alaska Airlines plane takes off from San Francisco International Airport on March 7, 2022. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A series of flight cancellations and delays from two major airlines on Saturday ruined the travel plans of passengers departing from the Bay Area‘s …

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Waymo demonstrates self-driving technology in San Francisco

Waymo has been operating its driverless vehicles in San Francisco since the summer of 2021, but until recently they all had a safety driver behind the wheel. Now the company has announced that one of its specially equipped self-driving Jaguar I-Pace robot taxi for the first time drove in San …

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100X.VC plans to invest Rs 125 crore in 100 start-ups this year

Venture capital firm 100X.VC said on Saturday it plans to invest 125 crore rupees (over $16.5 million) in 100 early-stage start-ups over the next 12 months. The company said in a statement that it plans to invest the future 15% stake amount in each startup using iSAFE Notes. He added …

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Silicon Valley Plug and Play hopes to accelerate 100 Saudi startups in 2022

RIYADH: Binance, the largest crypto exchange by trading volume, is recruiting over 100 positions in the UAE and helping to shape Dubai’s new virtual asset regulations, its regional head has said. The announcement comes after being cleared by Dubai’s new virtual assets regulator this month. Binance’s ties with the Gulf …

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House panel overdraft hearing shows partisan divide

Diving brief: Lawmakers debated whether or not the government should step in to curb the controversial banking practice of charging overdraft fees during a hearing by the House Financial Services Committee on Thursday. Lawmakers have split along partisan lines, with Democrats arguing that overdraft fees negatively impact low-income and minority …

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First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ:FFWM) Fiscal 2022 Earnings Forecast Released by DA Davidson

First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM – Get a rating) – DA Davidson Research analysts raised their fiscal 2022 earnings per share estimates for First Foundation shares in a report released Wednesday, March 30. DA Davidson analyst G. Tenner now expects the bank to earn $2.42 per share for the year, …

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Trans Awareness Day: Bay Area dad saves hundreds of LGBTQ+ refugees from hostile areas by funding shelter

KGO (KGO) – Safe Place International, a nonprofit created by Bay Area father Justin Hilton, is currently home to more than 400 LGBTQIA+ refugees, many of whom are transgender. He says the International Day of Trans Visibility helps raise awareness of the challenges trans people face around the world. “If …

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Julia Marshall, Influential San Francisco State Arts Educator, Dies at 74

As a professor at San Francisco State University, Julie Marshall taught her students how to use art to solve personal problems, a process she used during her own four-year struggle with a bone marrow disorder. During long treatment sessions, she took the IV drip in her left arm to leave …

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HealthQuad, India’s largest healthcare venture capital, closes second fund, raising $162m, led by global pharma giant MSD

HealthQuad is the largest venture capital fund dedicated to healthcare in India The oversubscribed HealthQuad Fund-II will foster innovative healthcare models in India The fund has already invested in seven companies including Medikabazaar, THB, Impact Guru, Stanplus, Ekincare, Qure.ai and HealthifyMe NEW DELHI, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — HealthQuad, india …

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Creative Planning buys Silicon Valley RIA serving technical executives

What do you want to know The addition of Emery Howard expands Creative Planning’s footprint in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco is Creative Planning’s fastest growing market in the country, CEO Peter Mallouk said. Emery Howard also has experience advising executive clients in the technology industry which is …

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How Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google are infiltrating financial services

Tech mega-companies such as Amazon, Apple, Meta and Alphabet, Google’s parent company, occupy the delicate space of being both a friend and a perceived threat to traditional financial institutions. For one thing, their credit cards, buy-now/pay-later products, and potential deposit accounts depend on traditional financial institutions or fintechs to get …

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Bay Area News Group Player of the Year: Campolindo’s Aidan Mahaney

Long before Aidan Mahaney arrived at Campolindo, he was already winning games. A lot of games. His AAU team won national championships while he was in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades. It was no wonder, then, that the St. Mary’s College star finished his high school career with the most …

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San Francisco 49ers say they have no plans to release Jimmy Garoppolo

San Francisco 49ers say they won’t release Jimmy Garoppolo. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose … [+] Sanchez) ASSOCIATED PRESS San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch spoke to the media from the NFL meeting site in Palm Beach, Florida earlier this week. Needless to say, one of the main topics of conversation …

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Longtime DCM partner Kyle Lui leaves to join Bling Capital as second GP – TechCrunch

Another venture capitalist is leaving his longtime home for something new. This time it’s DCM partner Kyle Lui, who left after nearly eight years to become Bling Capital’s second general partner. DCM has a long history. It is notably one of the first Sand Hill Road venture capital funds to …

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Silicon Valley tech company to create 40 jobs in Bristol

A Silicon Valley tech company backed by Goldman Sachs has announced plans to create more than 40 jobs in Bristol as it expands its presence in the UK. California-based digital engineering firm Infostretch said the roles would be created over the next 12 months and would include entry-level and senior-level …

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Should the 49ers re-sign Jaquiski Tartt?

Jaquiski Tartt is still on the market. Much like last year’s free agency spell, suitors for Tartt don’t seem to be showing up. There’s still time for a team to appear, but anyone can guess at this point. As it stands, the 49ers don’t have a starting-caliber safety on the …

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Bay Area crab trade season closes early due to entanglements | Local News

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife on Friday announced the closure of commercial Dungeness crab fishing along much of the state’s coast due to recent entanglements involving humpback whales. The commercial Dungeness crab fishery between the Mendocino-Sonoma county line and the U.S.-Mexico border is expected to close at noon …

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Analysts expect LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:LX) posts EPS of $0.50

Wall Street brokers expect LexinFintech Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:LX – Get a rating) to show earnings per share of $0.50 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts released earnings estimates for LexinFintech. LexinFintech posted earnings per share of $0.53 in the same quarter last year, suggesting a negative …

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Shield Capital Announces Launch of National Security Venture Capital Fund

Shield Capital has announced the successful launch of its first venture capital fund. These are the details. Shield Capital (SHIELD) has announced the successful launch of its first venture capital fund to help entrepreneurs develop critical technologies for commercial and national security clients. Launched in stealth mode, Shield Capital Fund …

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Saudi Arabia and Silicon Valley launch health innovation platform

JEDDAH: The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen said a “hostile” operation by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militia targeted an Aramco oil facility in Jeddah on Friday. The attack targeted a petroleum products distribution station in the city and caused a fire in two tanks, the coalition said, adding that the …

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Earnings per share of $1.91 expected for Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM) this quarter

Wall Street analysts expect Regional Management Corp. (NYSE:RM- Get a rating) will report earnings of $1.91 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts released regional management earnings estimates, with the highest EPS estimate of $2.16 and the lowest estimate of $1.66. Regional management …

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Three-headed comfort food castle opens in Seminole Heights as 3 Bay Area businesses team up

Tasty trio of Bay Area businesses form partnership Reporting by Evan Axelbank. SEMINOLE HEIGHTS, Florida. – Westshore Pizza, King of the Coop and Rock Brothers Brewing have joined forces to create a culinary common house that cuts costs while creating a mini-dining room for diners. Before there were fists in …

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Only one US county saw a bigger share of people leave last year than San Francisco

Throughout the pandemic, we’ve heard stories of a mass exodus from big cities as many offices moved away and people sought more space and affordable housing. But new data from the US Census gives us a more accurate estimate of the number of people who have left than ever before, …

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Journalist TR Cutler examines the role of venture capital in Africa in the March issue of Manufacturing Outlook

Industry journalist, TR Cutler recently pointed to an increase in global venture capital and investment in Africa as an indication of extraordinary growth. According to Cutler, “When you look at the indicators that predict the future of the African economy, none are as obvious as foreign investment. So far, China …

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Former HP executive pleads guilty to defrauding Silicon Valley company out of $5 million – CBS San Francisco

PALO ALTO (AP) — A former HP, Inc. executive pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing some $5 million from the Silicon Valley computer company and using it to buy luxury cars, jewelry and watches, federal prosecutors said. Shelbee Szeto pleaded in federal court in Oakland to a wire fraud, money laundering …

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Tiny homes are in demand amid Bay Area housing affordability crisis

While California is still in the midst of a worsening housing crisis, some would-be homeowners facing insurmountable obstacles to buying a traditional home are turning to smaller homes – with a smaller footprint and a lower price to match. In recent years, there has been growing interest and demand for …

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San Francisco Chinatown camera store owners hit back at Smash-and-Grab thieves – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – After barely two years without any foot traffic, the owners of a camera store in San Francisco Chinatown breathed a sigh of relief when tourists finally started to return – only to be almost robbed and attack with hammers on Monday. It all started around …

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Source-to-Pay solutions provider Aavenir raises $6 million

Aavenir, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-based source-to-pay (S2P) solutions, has raised $6 million in Series A funding, the company announced on Tuesday (March 22). Aavenir said it would use the capital to create new products, increase its S2P solutions footprint and strengthen its sales team for market expansion. Palo …

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Sherice Torres quits Facebook and joins the Web3 exodus from Silicon Valley

Sherice Torres, former head of marketing for Meta’s digital wallet, Novi, quit her job in 2021. Torres was cold recruited by cryptocurrency startup Circle. She explained why she and other Silicon Valley workers are drawn to Web3 and crypto. Sherice Torres had been working at Meta for a year as …

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AAPL dividend announcement $0.4000/share 03/21/2022

Eagle Bancorp Inc (MD) (NASDAQ:EGBN) declared on 03/21/2022 a dividend of $0.4000 per share payable on April 29, 2022 to shareholders of record on April 11, 2022. Eagle Bancorp Inc (MD) (NASDAQ: EGBN) has paid dividends since 2005, has a current dividend yield of 2.6917901039% and has increased dividends for …

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Bay Area Vital Vittles organic bakery will close

Vital Vittles, the Berkeley bakery known for its organic whole-wheat bread, is closing after 46 years, Berkeleyside reported. After the publication warned in January that the beloved spot was in dire straits due to the pandemic, it is now set to close on March 31. “It was my first child,” …

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Bogart, Bacall and San Francisco Still Shine in Film Noir Classic ‘Dark Passage’

I first saw ‘Dark Passage’, the 1947 thriller, when I was in my twenties and about to move from the UK to San Francisco. I had become a little obsessed with all things black, absorbing the long shadows, morally dubious heroes and double-crossing femme fatales in “The Maltese Falcon”, “Touch …

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NFTs, Crypto Mortgages, 5G Network and Web3 Developers Raise Millions

The cryptocurrency market hasn’t made significant progress in recent months, but that hasn’t stopped industry builders from building. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), crypto mortgages, blockchain-powered cellular networks, and Web3 games have all attracted interest from venture capitalists. These new and familiar investment themes headline the latest edition of the VC Roundup, …

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$82.00 million in sales expected for Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: LBAI) this quarter

Wall Street brokers predict that Lakeland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBAI – Get a rating) will announce revenue of $82.00 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts provided earnings estimates for Lakeland Bancorp, with the lowest sales estimate of $79.10 million and the highest estimate of $87.60 …

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Amid growing overdoses, nonprofit distributes fentanyl test strips to dozens of Bay Area bars – CBS San Francisco

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – The headlines and sad statistics are here about accidental fentanyl overdoses breaking up families and shortening too-short lives. In the past few weeks, three people in San Francisco have died of drug overdoses when they were unaware they were ingesting fentanyl. READ MORE: 4-alarm fire burns …

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Brazilian judge bans Telegram messaging app

By Mauricio Savarese | Associated Press SAO PAULO — A judge in Brazil’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered the nationwide shutdown of the Telegram messaging app, arguing that it failed to cooperate with authorities. The move is a blow to President Jair Bolsonaro, who has more than a million subscribers …

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San Francisco’s long-running St. Patrick’s Day celebration is making a comeback

San Francisco’s long-running St. Patrick’s Day celebration is making a comeback A long-running San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day celebration has returned with a vengeance at the United Irish Cultural Center. There was corned beef and cabbage, traditional dancing and a mass rally. Many said it was the first time they …

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Qualcomm Ventures had a 2021 banner

Qualcomm Enterprises Qualcomm Technology companies can innovate in different ways: they can do it organically, partner, invest or acquire. Qualcomm does all of the above and is one of the last remaining companies on the planet investing in technology research. I’m looking more and more at how tech companies do …

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Confinement in China’s “Silicon Valley” shakes investors

BEIJING: Its factories are equipping the world with cellphones, while some of China’s top tech brains travel there to produce apps and games – but Shenzhen is now on lockdown as the coronavirus inflicts economic hardship on the country and shakes people up markets. Residents of the city of 17.5million …

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First Hawaiian – Consensus indicates 7.2% upside potential

First Hawaiian found using the ticker (FHB) now have 7 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Hold”. The range between the target price high and the target price low is between 34 and 26 calculating the average target price we see 30.21. Together with the stock’s previous …

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San Francisco teachers protest missed paychecks

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Hundreds of San Francisco Unified School District teachers and staff say they haven’t been paid in months and have taken their frustration directly to district offices . From Monday to Tuesday, about 20 teachers, district employees and union representatives held an overnight sit-in at school …

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Bay Area soldier reunites with Ukrainian family members forced to flee their home

article Anastasia Maynich (right) with her cousin Tetiana (left) and Tetiana’s 11-year-old daughter, Sofia (center). (Anastasia Maynich) KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany – A Ukrainian-born U.S. Army soldier from the Bay Area has gone on a harrowing personal mission to Europe to help loved ones who fell victim to the Russian invasion of …

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All Raise, a nonprofit to increase diversity in tech, has a new CEO – TechCrunch

All Raise, a non-profit organization which focuses on increasing diversity within venture capital deals and decision makers, named Mandela Schumacher-Hodge Dixon as the company’s new CEO. The appointment comes five months after Pam Kostka resigned as head of the nonprofit to join the world of startups. Dixon has spent more …

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SENSE AND SENSITIVITY at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

Sense and sensitivity Book, music and lyrics by Paul Gordon Based on the novel by Jane Austen Directed by Robert Kelley Silicon Valley Works Theater So nice to be able to write Directed by Robert Kelley. The TheatreWorks founder retired in 2020 after receiving a well-deserved 2019 regional Tony Award …

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Zacks: Brokers expect WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBC) to report earnings of $0.62 per share

Analysts expect WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBC – Get a rating) to report earnings per share of $0.62 for the current fiscal quarter, based on Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts have released earnings estimates for WesBanco. The highest EPS estimate is $0.67 and the lowest is $0.56. WesBanco posted earnings per share …

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SF Bay Area’s Best Mini Golf Course Is Also The Smallest

When Sean Howard and Carolyn Michaud moved from Seattle to Walnut Creek three years ago, they found a new life and something even better. “I had a garage for the first time,” recalls Howard. “I went to Home Depot and bought a whole bunch of power tools. I built a …

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SF Treasure Island residents slam proposed toll on auto traffic – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Transportation officials are set to vote on a proposal to charge a toll for cars stopping at Treasure Island, but some who live and do business there say such a plan would cause profound harm to their community. Anyone who has passed Treasure Island recently has …

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Longtime enterprise software exec moves to venture capital

A Q&A with Nathan Owen, General Partner of Grand Ventures LLC NOTathan Owen moved from software development to venture capital a year ago. Owen previously ran Grand Rapids Blue software developer Medora, which he co-founded in 2007 and left in October 2019, months before the sale of a major business …

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South Valley tempts with fine wines in stunning settings – The Mercury News

A particularly fabulous place to spend an afternoon in Gilroy is Calerrain, the home of Geoff and Chantelle Mace, who have created an outdoor oasis in a spectacular pastoral setting that will have you unwinding in no time. Cows howl in the background as you sample their barrel-fermented Chardonnay and …

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Wind chill and hazardous weather warnings mount for Tampa Bay area

TAMPA, FL – As a strong cold front moves through the Tampa Bay area Saturday, National Weather Service meteorologists are warning residents of the potential for dangerous conditions. The agency issued a wind chill advisory, a high surf advisory and a rip current statement for the area. Temperatures in the …

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goeasy (TSE:GSY) raised to “Strong-Buy” at Raymond James

goeasy (TSE:GSY – Get a rating) was upgraded by Raymond James equity researchers from an “outperform” rating to a “strong buy” rating in a research report released Friday to clients and investors, BayStreet.CA reports. The company currently has a price target of C$207.00 on the stock. Raymond James’ target price …

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Former NFL general manager knows how San Francisco 49ers can get Tom Brady because he ‘been through it’ in 2009

Former NFL general manager Mike Tannenbaum knows a thing or two about getting an aging superstar quarterback to come to his franchise. He also knows how an organization can lose that caller just as quickly. Based on that experience, Tannenbaum recently told Dan Patrick how the San Francisco 49ers can …

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Russia decides to ban Instagram and declares Meta an “extremist organization”

Meanwhile, the Russian government said on Friday it was blocking popular social media app Instagram, taking further action against Meta – the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp – over reports the day before that Facebook had temporarily suspended its hate speech rules to allow the posts. who called …

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Bay Area taxi drivers hit hard by soaring gas prices – CBS San Francisco

MILLBRAE (KPIX) – The rideshare gig economy was born and flourished in the Bay Area but, as gas prices edge ever closer to $6 a gallon, the question is: what business model and drivers survive? Arco Station in Millbrae, just off Highway 101 south of SFO, is a necessary pit …

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The San Francisco Ballet will present world premieres of TOMASSON, WHEELDON AND RHODEN

In April, San Francisco Ballet will present three world premieres: Harmony by Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson, Finale Finale by Christopher Wheeldon and The Promised Land by Dwight Rhoden. Emerging from the dual pandemic of Covid-19 and racial reckoning in the United States, and celebrating Helgi Tomasson’s long …

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Utah State Softball Set for Silicon Valley Classic II

PLAY BALL! Utah State softball (8-10, 0-0 MW) continues its 2022 campaign at the Silicon Valley Classic II in Santa Clara and San Jose, Calif. The Aggies will first face UC Davis (6-11, 0-0 Big West) and Santa Clara (6-11, 0-0 Big West) on Friday, March 11, at 2 p.m. …

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Bay Area convenience store worker killed in suspected robbery

March 9, 2022Updated: Mar 9, 2022 8:19 a.m. File photo of the headlights of a police car. A Bay Area convenience store employee was fatally shot Tuesday night in a suspected robbery, law enforcement officials say. Jacom Stephens/Getty Image A North Bay convenience store worker was fatally shot Tuesday night …

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Thieves Twice Strike Cinematographer’s House in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – San Francisco police are looking for suspects involved in a home burglary off Franconia Drive. The victim says the suspects broke in not once, but twice, all within weeks of each other. During the two trips back to the Bernal Heights home, the thieves stole …

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New venture capital fund for women-led startups

WATERLOO REGION — Women-led startups receive just 3% of venture capital funding, according to Danielle Graham, managing partner of the Phoenix Fire investment fund. To mark International Women’s Day, Graham announced on Tuesday that the angel investment fund is accepting new investors through the end of the month. “It’s good …

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Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) Receives $300,000 Community Grant from California Air Resources Board (CARB) for Youth Air Quality Advocates (YAQA) Project in East San Jose to Combat Air Pollution

“Young people have the talent and the will to help us meet the challenges of climate change. The YAQA program is the perfect resource for our community to engage our students and empower them in their stewardship of our environment,” said the mayor of the city of San José Sam …

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