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Industry-funded study of the week: avocados again and again

INDUSTRY-FUNDED STUDY OF THE WEEK: AVOCADOS AGAIN AND AGAIN

You might not think that avocados need any special sales efforts, but the Haas Avocado marketers are particularly aggressive in funding...

This Real Estate Company Wants To Help You Buy a Digital House in a Virtual World

THIS REAL ESTATE COMPANY WANTS TO HELP YOU BUY A DIGITAL HOUSE IN A VIRTUAL WORLD

If the prospect of buying property seems out of reach, Republic wants to change that. The private investment platform has developed...

 
 
 
The First Anniversary of Carnage

THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF CARNAGE

April 20, 2020, was an ugly day in the oil patch What a difference a year can make Contango in 2020- Backwardation in 2021 OPEC uses...

CREDIT SUISSE EXECS AT THE HEART OF THE BANK'S ARCHEGOS LOSS WILL REPORTEDLY DEPART FOLLOWING $4.7 BILLION HIT

FILE Reuters Two Credit Suisse executives will leave in wake of the collapse of Archegos Capital Management, according to a Wall Street...

 
 
 
Employee monitoring firm Pathlight used this pitch deck to raise $25 million in a round led by Insight Partners

EMPLOYEE MONITORING FIRM PATHLIGHT USED THIS PITCH DECK TO RAISE $25 MILLION IN A ROUND LED BY INSIGHT PARTNERS

Summary List Placement Pathlight, a tech startup that enables companies to monitor the performance of their employees, recently raised...

Buy-now, pay-later startup Zilch has raised $80 million at a $500 million valuation

BUY-NOW, PAY-LATER STARTUP ZILCH HAS RAISED $80 MILLION AT A $500 MILLION VALUATION

Summary List Placement Buy-now, pay-later startup Zilch has raised its third funding round in just over a year, raising $80 million...

 
 
 

CLUBHOUSE CLOSES NEW ROUND OF FUNDING THAT WOULD VALUE APP AT $4 BILLION -SOURCE

Audio-chat app Clubhouse closed a new Series C round of financing, the company said during its weekly town hall on Sunday, without...

SAVE SNOW LEOPARDS

Find out more about current snow leopard work. Big Cat Rescue supports the Snow Leopard Trust by selling Erbis Enterprises items in...

 
 
 
Biden plan seeks to bolster HIV response, opening door to stronger post-pandemic US

BIDEN PLAN SEEKS TO BOLSTER HIV RESPONSE, OPENING DOOR TO STRONGER POST-PANDEMIC US

With increased funding for measures to end HIV as an epidemic in the United States, the Biden budget plan takes an important step toward...

How Playable Worlds is building a cloud-native sandbox MMO

HOW PLAYABLE WORLDS IS BUILDING A CLOUD-NATIVE SANDBOX MMO

Playable Worlds is building a cloud-native massively multiplayer online game with venture capital funding.

 
 
 
Fleeing Bulgaria as a child and living on little in the US taught me 2 valuable money lessons I live by

FLEEING BULGARIA AS A CHILD AND LIVING ON LITTLE IN THE US TAUGHT ME 2 VALUABLE MONEY LESSONS I LIVE BY

Summary List Placement When I was a kid, my father gave me a weekly $7 allowance so I could practice spending and saving money. It...

AllBright's CEOs explain how they grew the community of its women-only club tenfold during the pandemic

ALLBRIGHT'S CEOS EXPLAIN HOW THEY GREW THE COMMUNITY OF ITS WOMEN-ONLY CLUB TENFOLD DURING THE PANDEMIC

Summary List Placement At the start of the pandemic, women's careers and networking club AllBright around 40,000 people in its community,...

 
 
 
The CEO of unicorn startup WeFox says he is focusing on sustainability not SPACs as he looks to grow an insurance giant

THE CEO OF UNICORN STARTUP WEFOX SAYS HE IS FOCUSING ON SUSTAINABILITY NOT SPACS AS HE LOOKS TO GROW AN INSURANCE GIANT

Summary List Placement Europe's insurance market faces major disruption. In 2020, annual funding for insurance startups reached an...

The co-founder of ETF giant WisdomTree shares how the 2008 financial crisis opened his eyes to Bitcoin - and breaks down the 2 types of digital assets his crypto hedge fund is betting on

THE CO-FOUNDER OF ETF GIANT WISDOMTREE SHARES HOW THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS OPENED HIS EYES TO BITCOIN - AND BREAKS DOWN THE 2 TYPES OF DIGITAL ASSETS HIS CRYPTO HEDGE FUND IS BETTING ON

Summary List Placement Rayne Steinberg sees a lot of similarities between exchange-traded funds and digital assets . In the early 2000s,...

 
 
 
The founders of Europe's leading digital asset VC firm share their 5-step crypto start-up investment strategy - and the 3 qualities they look for when founders pitch them

THE FOUNDERS OF EUROPE'S LEADING DIGITAL ASSET VC FIRM SHARE THEIR 5-STEP CRYPTO START-UP INVESTMENT STRATEGY - AND THE 3 QUALITIES THEY LOOK FOR WHEN FOUNDERS PITCH THEM

Summary List Placement Most venture capital firms tend to be ultra secretive and exclusive, which leaves many on the outside guessing...

Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham's fund sold GameStop stock before it soared, missing out on a potential $18 million windfall

LEGENDARY INVESTOR JEREMY GRANTHAM'S FUND SOLD GAMESTOP STOCK BEFORE IT SOARED, MISSING OUT ON A POTENTIAL $18 MILLION WINDFALL

Summary List Placement Jeremy Grantham's fund potentially lost out on $18 million by dumping its GameStop stake. GMO held around 38,000...

 
 
 
Clubhouse is being valued at $4 billion in new fundraising round led by Andreessen Horowitz, reports say

CLUBHOUSE IS BEING VALUED AT $4 BILLION IN NEW FUNDRAISING ROUND LED BY ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ, REPORTS SAY

Summary List Placement Audio-only app Clubhouse is reportedly being valued at $4 billion in a fresh round led by venture-capital firm...

Justice Department Sues Trump Crony Roger Stone For Alleged $2 Million In Unpaid Taxes

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SUES TRUMP CRONY ROGER STONE FOR ALLEGED $2 MILLION IN UNPAID TAXES

Prosecutors say Stone and his wife shielded their income in a commercial entity and used funds they owed the IRS on a "lavish lifestyle"...

 
 
 
5 money tips I wish I knew when I started my own business that would have saved me thousands

5 MONEY TIPS I WISH I KNEW WHEN I STARTED MY OWN BUSINESS THAT WOULD HAVE SAVED ME THOUSANDS

Summary List Placement Immediately after getting laid off from my full-time job in 2015, I became self-employed. The entire process...

Biden administration reverses Trump restrictions on fetal tissue research

BIDEN ADMINISTRATION REVERSES TRUMP RESTRICTIONS ON FETAL TISSUE RESEARCH

The Biden administration on Friday moved to unwind strict Trump-era restrictions on federal-funded medical research using fetal tissue...