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Warhol Foundation Overturns 8-Year Smithsonian Funding Ban

The foundation decided to ban grants to the Smithsonian when a video by David Wojnarowicz was removed from an exhibition in 2010......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 11th, 2019

Exclusive: United Way to get $3M+ from government, corporate sources

With $3.3 million from the state and $100,000 in funding from the Walmart Foundation, a local nonprofit is expanding its fight against poverty. The United Way of the Mid-South will use a three-year, $3.278 million grant from the Tennessee Departme.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

EU Suspends Aid To Chisinau: Moldovan Government Suffers Huge Setback Before Elections

Authored by Peter Korzun via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The European Commission has decided to cut the financial assistance to Moldova by 20 million euros ($22.7 million) per year for both 2017 and 2018. Besides reducing direct funding, the E.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 20th, 2018

Fast-growing cloud management startup Rubrik lands $261M, ramps up growth plans

Palo Alto-based cloud data management startup Rubrik said Tuesday that it has raised $261 million in a funding round that values it at $3.3 billion and prepares it to launch new products this year — all while eyeing the possibility of an IPO. The fas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals7 hr. 2 min. ago

Polis seeking more money for oil-and-gas regulators — but not for transportation infrastructure

In his amendments to former Gov. Hickenlooper's fiscal-year 2019-20 budget proposal, Polis also seeks funding to lay the groundwork for a reinsurance system for health care......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals7 hr. 2 min. ago

A Bang Or A Whimper: If Trump Is Overthrown What Comes Next?

Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation, It’s a new year and the American cold civil war has shifted to its next phase with the Petrograd Soviet (formerly the Smolny Institute for Noble Maidens), a/k/a Speaker Nanc.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2019

Trump’s Shifting Government Shutdown Tests Law Dating Back to Ulysses Grant

Experts say Trump may be violating a 149-year-old statute by keeping agencies running despite budget impasse that has cut off funding. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 12th, 2019

These 10 Bay Area startup deals topped the end of a historic funding year

It could be a stormy year ahead for Bay Area venture-backed businesses, but a number of founders are sitting on unprecedented amounts of funding to help them weather whatever comes in 2019......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2019

VCs plowed a record $9.3 billion into AI startups last year

Artificial intelligence was a no-brainer bet for humans in 2018. Venture capital funding of AI companies soared 72 percent last year, hitting a record $9.3 billion, according to a new report from PwC and CB Insights......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 8th, 2019

Trump To Europe: You"re Vassals And I Don"t Care

Via The Strategic Culture Foundation, “I don’t care about Europe,” declared US President Donald Trump this week during his White House cabinet’s first meeting of the new year. The Amer.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 7th, 2019

AP-NORC Poll: Immigration among the top concerns in 2019

As much of the U.S. government remains shut down over President Donald Trump's insistence on funding for his border wall, nearly half of Americans identify immigration as a top issue for the government to work on this year......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 4th, 2019

Repo Rate Soars Most On Record As Yield Curve Goes Nuts In Year-End Liquidity Chaos

While markets were in a festive mood on New Year's Eve, with the S&P enjoying a last second 15-point spike even as 10Y yields tumbled to the lowest level since January... ... something strange took place in both overnight funding .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 1st, 2019

President Trump, “We are Going to Win at Everything We Do”

We are bringing in the New Year with a continuing stalemate on the government shutdown over the $5.7-M border Wall funding, and our very vocal President striking back at The Wall critics and Democratic.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 1st, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: No movement on government shutdown: ‘We’re at a standoff’

The partial government shutdown entered its second week and is headed into the new year, with little push in either party to budge on border-wall funding and Democrats weighing their next steps when they take over the House in days.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 30th, 2018

Deal of the Week: $10M lease lays foundation for homegrown tech firm"s growth

In this Deal of the Week, a nearly 30-year-old homegrown company makes a big move without a lot of fanfare or flash. You probably wouldn't have heard about it without technology reporter Collin Krabbe's work. And that's what we're here for......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2018

S.F. startup that helps founders manage stock options doubles valuation to $800M

Startup equity management company Carta doubled its valuation to $800 million with an $80 million funding that was disclosed on Thursday. The fast-growing business said the new funding will help it double its Bay Area workforce in the coming year, too......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2018

What’s next? Young executives tell us their goals, objectives for 2019

New funding rounds, staff development and finding new ways to reach into their communities: These were among the answers some of our Influencers: Rising Stars gave us when they talked about what they envision for the year ahead. We recently asked th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 24th, 2018

Shutdown Begins As Trump, Democrats Wrestle Over Border Wall

The US government has been partially shut down for the third time this year after Congress failed to agree on a comrpomise path forward as lawmakers continued to negotiate over funding for President Tru.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 22nd, 2018

NewsWatch: U.S. government partially shuts down as Congress resists funding Trump’s border wall

The federal government partially shut down for the third time this year early Saturday as lawmakers in Washington continued to wrangle over funding for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 22nd, 2018

Chat Startup Discord Tops $2 Billion Valuation

Discord, which makes chat software popular among videogame players, is now valued at $2.05 billion after a new funding round, the startup’s second this year as it expands its footprint......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 22nd, 2018

Capitol Report: U.S. government partially shuts down as Congress resists funding Trump’s border wall

The federal government partially shut down for the third time this year early Saturday as lawmakers in Washington continued to wrangle over funding for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 22nd, 2018