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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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Cigna will increase venture capital spending on startups and digital technologies

Photo: Al David Sacks/Getty Images CIgna will pour an additional $450 million into its venture capital fund, Cigna Ventures, in an effort to increase spending on start-ups and digital health, the company announced this week. In addition to injecting additional cash into the venture capital fund, the insurer plans an …

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Morgan Stanley bullish on these 3 stocks for a 90% (or more) upside

A trio of headwinds are rocking the markets, making investors jittery. The Russian-Ukrainian situation is making headlines. Foreign policy experts openly speculate on the prospect of war, should Russia invade its neighbor and the United States oppose it. For now, this situation is fluid and unpredictable. On the home front, …

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NICHOLAS FINANCIAL INC MANAGEMENT REPORT ON FINANCIAL POSITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS (Form 10-Q)

Forward-looking information This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q contains various forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such statements are based on management's current beliefs and assumptions, as well as information currently available …

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Mothers affected by overdose deaths protest ‘open drug use’ at Linkage Center in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — In the heart of San Francisco, a new center to provide resources for people struggling with drug addiction has intensified the debate on how to deal with the drug crisis. A group of mothers protest against the new liaison center at UN Plaza in the Tenderloin. …

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Bay Area fans have already moved on from Jimmy G, now they’re waiting for the 49ers to follow suit

Jimmy Garoppolo is due to a side step.Photo: Getty Images Heading into the playoffs, the elephant in the San Francisco 49ers room was their quarterback status beyond the 2021-22 season. A lot of people felt like Jimmy Garoppolo was done no matter how far the Niners got in the playoffs. …

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Silicon Valley Transit Agency adopts COVID vaccination policy for workers

January 28, 2022 Amid rising COVID-19 infections, VTA will require its 2,000 employees and contractors to be fully vaccinated by April 29. The transit agency, which hinted at a vaccination policy was in preparation last week, the mandate announced on Thursday. Employees who obtain an approved medical or religious exemption …

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Tompkins Financial Corporation – Consensus Point to 3.2% Upside Potential

Tompkins Financial Corporation found using the ticker (TMP) now have 2 analysts covering the stock. Analyst consensus points to a ‘Hold’ rating. The target price ranges between 83 and 82 and has an average objective at 82.5. Now, with the previous closing price of 79.96, this now indicates that there …

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Silicon Valley lawmaker’s single-payer health care plan faces ‘uphill battle’

January 17, 2022 A bill proposing a single-payer public health care system, which would be the first in the country if passed, has broad public support. But we don’t know if that will be enough to cross the finish line. Assembly Bill 1400, also known as CalCare, would address issues …

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As U.S. technology tumbles, traditional stocks are back in force

In less than two weeks and 2022 has already delivered its first stock market drama. A large sell-off in tech stocks – which started last week and continued on Monday – rocked U.S. stock markets. This technological rout was also bad news for UK investors, including the Scottish Mortgage Investment …

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Miami’s startup scene gets hotter during pandemic

Miami has become a more desirable city than ever. An unexpected consequence of the pandemic, the tech industry is flocking to this glamorous South Florida city. The beginnings of the hype on the Miami tech scene can be traced back to a single tweet in December 2020. The tweet was …

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Comerica Incorporated – Consensus Says Potential 12.2% Increase

Comerica Incorporated found using ticker (CMA) now have 23 analysts covering the stock. Analyst consensus indicates a rating of “Hold”. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 123 and 78 by calculating the average target price that we see 93.93. With the stock’s …

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SUKNA VENTURES AND UNIFONIC CLOSE THEIR SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURIAL PROGRAM WITH DEMO DAY PRESENTATIONS

Supported by an exclusive banking partner Riyadh Bank, the Demo Day took place at the Riyad Bank SME Center in a hybrid format, allowing start-ups to physically or virtually present their business concepts. The teams presented themselves to a leading panel of senior executives from Sukna Ventures and Unifonic, alongside …

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Hillicon Valley – Brought to you by the Connected Commerce Council – Senate Grills Instagram Leader

Today it’s Wednesday. Welcome to Hillicon Valley, detailing everything you need to know about tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-inscription. Follow The Hill journalist Maggie Miller (@ magmill95) and the technical team, Chris Mills Rodrigo (@millsrodrigo) and Rebecca Klar (@rebeccaklar_), for more coverage. …

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Adventure capitalism | The Economist

November 27, 2021 VLADIMIR LENIN believed that a small vanguard could, by force of will, harness historical forces to transform the workings of world capitalism. He was right. However, the revolutionaries were not bearded Bolsheviks but a few thousand investors, mostly based in Silicon Valley, managing less than 2% of …

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Silicon Valley pacemaker hopes to conquer Australian hearts with ASX float

Silicon Valley pacemaker start-up EBR Systems expects Australia’s high concentration of heart disease research to be a fertile environment to develop the products it hopes will solve the problem. one of the biggest health problems in the world. EBR, which is working on a new type of “lead-free” pacemaker system …

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Animal-free cheese brand New Culture closes $ 25 million Series A investment

SAN LEANDRO, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – After proving its ability to produce animal-free casein and mozzarella, New Culture closed its Series A funding round, allowing the company to transition to a commercial entity through recruiting keys and increasing its production capacity. The $ 25 million oversubscribed round was led …

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San Jose Mineta International’s New Parking Reservation System Ready

The number of travelers entering and exiting San Jose’s Mineta International Airport is steadily increasing as the pandemic abates. SJC expects more than 400,000 air passengers to pass through the gates during the Thanksgiving travel period, which spans 11 days. To help deal with the parking congestion, the airport laughed …

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London VC Molten drops Tim Draper name in new branding

Draper Esprit, the FTSE 250 investment company, has now renamed itself Molten Ventures. The redesign ends the clear association with Tim Draper, who gave the company his name after Esprit joined the Draper Venture Network in 2015, a global alliance of independent venture capitalists. Draper is no longer involved in …

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Nicholas Financial Enters $ 175 Million Senior New Business

CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 8, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Nicholas Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: NICK) – a leading branch-based subprime auto lender focused on meeting the needs of the local independent dealer – announced that On November 5, 2021, the Company entered into a senior secured credit facility under a loan and …

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Barclays US Consumer Bank Pledges $ 1 Million to Delaware State University to Advance Pathways to an Inclusive Economy in Under-Served Communities

“Our partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are a critical part of our Race at Work program,” said Azura Mason, Global Head of Race at Work, Barclays. “We commit with our time, talents and resources to truly make a difference in the communities we serve. HBCUs are not …

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AppLovin buys MoPub from Twitter for $ 1.05 billion

SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter, Inc. has agreed to sell MoPub to AppLovin Corporation, a leading marketing software company based in Palo Alto, for $ 1.05 billion in cash. MoPub provides an advertising network for application publishers. Twitter bought the company for around $ 350 million in 2013, but sells it …

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Synchrony Launches Latinx Executive Alliance, A Coalition Dedicated To Promoting Latinx Talent In American Businesses | New

STAMFORD, Connecticut., October 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Synchrony (NYSE: SYF), a leading consumer financial services company, today announced the Latinx Executive Alliance, a coalition of senior executives and business leaders from different companies, industries and sectors, dedicated to collectively helping Latinx employees to advance in American business. The …

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Bay Area nonprofit gives free money to homeless people

Kevin Adler never thought that $ 500 a month would be enough to get someone out of roaming in the notoriously expensive Bay Area. He launched his six-month “basic income” experiment to help homeless participants pay for things like food and unexpected bills. But for 64-year-old Elizabeth Softky, it has …

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Panakès Partners announces the first closing of its new fund “Purple” Global Biotech / Medtech at 150 million euros (180 million dollars)

Panakès will take advantage of the successful closing of its second fund to extend its investment activity to biotechnology, while maintaining its continued activity in medical technologies, at the center of the first Panakès fund Panakès plans to invest the new fund in companies at the forefront of global innovation …

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Scott Crockett, CEO of Everest Business Funding, explains what often happens with the money invested

Posted on Friday, July 9, 2021 at 10:41 a.m. Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy an AFP subscription Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising requests: freepress@ntelos.net (© .shock – stock.adobe.com) Venture capital is growing in popularity as a …

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JetBlue Technology Ventures invests in Transparent, the leading vacation rental market intelligence company

SAN CARLOS, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – JetBlue Technology Ventures (JTV), the venture capital arm of JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), today announced its investment in Transparent, the vacation rental market information company, bringing the company’s total funding to $ 2.8 million to date. The investment will allow Transparent to continue …

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Nymbus CUSO secures $ 5 million in funding

Source: Shutterstock. Nymbus CUSO, founded three months ago to help credit unions manage fintech solutions, has landed a second investment of $ 5 million from the Curql Fund, a venture capital fund founded last year and managed by credit unions. The Curql Fund is investing in financial services technology “that …

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MTC publishes the RIA project “Plan Bay Area 2050”

Written by Marybeth Luczak, Editor-in-Chief The California Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) have released a draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Bay Area 2050 Plan. This proposed long-term plan not only sets the course for the nine counties in the San Francisco …

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Nyle Systems, LLC Acquires Maine Venture Fund Stake

MVF to reinvest the capital in other companies in Maine; Nyle ready for continued growth BREWER – The Maine Venture Fund, a state-sponsored venture capital fund, and Nyle Systems LLC, a company that develops heat pump-powered products for industrial processes, are pleased to announce that Nyle has acquired the MVF’s …

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Emeritus acquires Silicon Valley-based iD Tech for $ 200 million

Emeritus, a global company that makes high-quality education accessible and affordable to individuals, businesses and governments around the world, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Silicon Valley-based iD Tech for $ 200 million. iD Tech focuses on educating young STEM people. The acquisition, which is made through Emeritus ‘parent …

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Investors join space race with record funding

Commercial space companies are attracting record levels of funding as investors rush to access the market unleashed by SpaceX of Elon Musk, whose reusable rockets have cut costs to get beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Total venture capital investment in the field increased 95% to $ 8.7 billion in the 12 months …

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Big profit venture capital investments

Share Tweet Share Share Share E-mail For years, the venture capital industry has been a place where the huge rewards of technology investments have often been overshadowed by much more unsuccessful offers. But as the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday April 28, the past few months have seen “an …

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Group Product Manager, ML Decisioning – Affirm

Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and user-friendly, giving consumers the ability to buy now and pay later with no hidden fees or compound interest. Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and user-friendly, giving consumers the ability to buy now and pay later with …

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10 credit tips from someone with a perfect credit score

This is the holy grail of all credit scores: 850. On the widely used FICO credit score scale, about one in 200 people achieve perfection, at least as of a 2010 estimate by the. Fair Isaac Corporation, the company behind the aforementioned FICO score. The benefits of having a perfect …

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