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Factbox: Corporate investments in EV startups

Corporations across a variety of industries - auto, energy, electronics, aerospace, telecom - have invested in startup companies engaged in various aspects of automotive electrification, including batteries, charging devices and complete vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Cambridge VC Flagship raises $824M for new life science investments

One of Massachusetts’ largest venture capital firms, Flagship Pioneering, has raised $824 million to fund new life science startups, it announced Wednesday. Flagship raised the money as part of its second so-called Special Opportunities Fund. Flagshi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2019

SoftBank"s Son finds more love for early-stage investing, new fund planned

SoftBank Group Corp has expanded its appetite for early-stage startups, with a venture capital unit set to launch its biggest fund for early investments as it opens new offices in Asia......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 10th, 2019

Coolest Office Spaces: Pipeline Tampa mimics the feel of a cigar factory in a modern coworking space

Pipeline Workspaces in Tampa is a high design, shared workspace concept that caters to entrepreneurs, startups, independent professionals and corporate teams. Pipeline is membership-based and offers a flexible assortment of private offices, dedi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2019

John Rogers" Ariel Investments January Commentary

As patient investors with a tortoise as our corporate mascot, it s.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusFeb 12th, 2019

U.S. corporate enthusiasm for France cools, survey shows

A dimming economic outlook and massive street protests against President Emmanuel Macron have made France less attractive for U.S. companies with investments in the country, a survey showed......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 5th, 2019

At pitch competition, Chaifetz Group invests $1.2 million in two St. Louis startups

As part of the inagurual Chaifetz STLaunch pitch competition, Chaifetz Group awarded investments $200,000 in Juristat and $1 million in KNOWiNK......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2019

3 Austin startups raise more than $17M

The VC deals keep rolling in. Last year was a record year for investments, and so far 2019 is starting stronger with a slew of fundings that will result in hiring, M&A and more......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019

Corporate investors pile into electric vehicle startups

Corporate investors from outside the auto industry are placing increasing bets on electric vehicles, vying with automakers and suppliers to bankroll startup companies working on everything from advanced batteries to charging devices and all-new EVs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2019

Factbox: High-profile corporate chieftain"s divorces

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, and his wife MacKenzie, who announced on Wednesday that they are divorcing, are the latest of a long line of rich and powerful couples whose marriages came to a public end, often with a hefty price tag......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 10th, 2019

Top 10 Bay Area startups that failed in 2018

With 2018 approaching a record year of $100 billion in venture capital invested in US startups, the Bay Area has not only played a role in fueling that surge in VC investments but also has contributed to some of venture funding's more spectacular fai.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 3rd, 2018

Factbox: Auto industry megamergers and alliances

FiatChrysler's late Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne argued for deeper auto industry consolidation in an April 2015 presentation which said 50 percent of carmakers' research and development investments were being wasted on duplicate efforts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 26th, 2018

Chinese Startups Push Into Space Business

Space is corporate China’s newest frontier, as Chinese startups prepare to boldly go head-to-head with the likes of Elon Musk’s SpaceX for a slice of the space market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 11th, 2018

Bay Area"s newest unicorn scores $154 million to make corporate travel easier

The Palo Alto startup has now raised a total of $236 million since launching in 2015 and was ranked by LinkedIn this fall as No. 12 among the most most sought-after startups in the country to work for......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Fox-Disney deal adds drama to long-running Iger succession

At an October event showcasing Walt Disney Co.’s investments in technology startups, the company’s senior executives sat in the front row alongside Chief Executive Officer Robert Iger......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 6th, 2018

Fears over corporate, economic growth keep stocks under pressure

Stock markets around the world edged lower on Wednesday while U.S. treasuries prices rose as investors favored safer investments amid a range of uncertainties, while the U.S. dollar surged and oil prices steadied after the previous day's session......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 24th, 2018

Micron announces US$100 million venture investment to accelerate AI innovation

Micron Technology has announced it will invest up to US$100 million in startups with a strong focus on AI and machine learning through its strategic investments entity, Micron Ventures......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 12th, 2018

Salesforce Ventures has VC funds totaling $600 million and investments in nearly 300 startups. Here"s how to join them

CarServ won a $250,000 investment from Salesforce Ventures’ Dreampitch contest Wednesday. But Bay Area entrepreneurs still have a shot at landing funding from Salesforce Ventures if they meet certain criteria......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2018

Tencent Investment Executive Jonathan Lai Leaves to Join Coatue

Jonathan Lai, who led many of Tencent Holdings’ investments into digital entertainment startups, has left the China-based company......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 18th, 2018

Investments in startups provide good opportunities for large enterprises, says Jackie Yang, co-founder of Translink Capital

Co-founder of Translink Capital Jackie Yang has accumulated 21 years of experienc.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 8th, 2018

Tesla"s volatility could be costing it millions in lost investments, an analyst warns (TSLA)

John Raoux/AP Images As Toyota invests in Uber and other self-driving-vehicle startups, one analyst is worried Tesla.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 1st, 2018