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‘Not a VIP ticket to our nation's capital': ‘Tyrant' Putin isn't welcome in Congress, Pelosi says

‘NOT A VIP TICKET TO OUR NATION'S CAPITAL': ‘TYRANT' PUTIN ISN'T WELCOME IN CONGRESS, PELOSI SAYS

WASHINGTON - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Friday rejected the possibility that Russian President Vladimir Putin...

King of the Arena

KING OF THE ARENA

King of the Arena Domou Walo, one of the many young Senegalese men fighting for a better life in the country's capital of Dakar, believes...

 
 
 
Has The Storm Passed For Emerging Markets Yet?

HAS THE STORM PASSED FOR EMERGING MARKETS YET?

From Steven Vannelli, CFA : Stock and currency markets often take their cues from the credit markets, so we find it instructive to...

AMOS REX: A NEW CULTURAL POWERHOUSE FOR HELSINKI

AMOS REX: A NEW CULTURAL POWERHOUSE FOR HELSINKI

The Finnish capital Helsinki will gain a new cultural landmark on 30 August 2018 when the doors of Amos Rex open to the public. The...

 
 
 
TROL Act Reintroduced in House

TROL ACT REINTRODUCED IN HOUSE

Strong patents are the lifeblood of the biotech industry. They are critical in ensuring a steady stream of capital to companies developing...

Fresh Off Bristol Buyout, IFM Backers Raise $31M to Plot a Second Strike

FRESH OFF BRISTOL BUYOUT, IFM BACKERS RAISE $31M TO PLOT A SECOND STRIKE

Nearly one year ago, biotech startup IFM Therapeutics sold some of its assets to Bristol-Myers Squibb for $300 million. But IFM's founders...

 
 
 
London house prices are still falling - and they're not going to stop any time soon

LONDON HOUSE PRICES ARE STILL FALLING - AND THEY'RE NOT GOING TO STOP ANY TIME SOON

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images London house prices just keep on falling. In May 2018, property prices in the British capital fell...

Trump's military parade in the capital will reportedly cost about as much as the military exercises he called 'tremendously expensive'

TRUMP'S MILITARY PARADE IN THE CAPITAL WILL REPORTEDLY COST ABOUT AS MUCH AS THE MILITARY EXERCISES HE CALLED 'TREMENDOUSLY EXPENSIVE'

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The military parade proposed by President Donald Trump, which is set to be held on November 10, will cost $12...

 
 
 
The venture capital arm of Google's parent company led a $16 million investment in site rental firm Peerspace

THE VENTURE CAPITAL ARM OF GOOGLE'S PARENT COMPANY LED A $16 MILLION INVESTMENT IN SITE RENTAL FIRM PEERSPACE

Stephen Lam/Reuters GV, the venture capital arm of Google's parent company Alphabet, led a $16 million investment this month in self-serve...

 
 
 
Andreessen Horowitz's newest general partner left a lasting impression on Chance the Rapper after she helped him enter the Chinese market

ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ'S NEWEST GENERAL PARTNER LEFT A LASTING IMPRESSION ON CHANCE THE RAPPER AFTER SHE HELPED HIM ENTER THE CHINESE MARKET

A16z; Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Connie Chan, a Silicon Valley venture capital focused on consumer tech and China, was promoted to...

Canarchy Strikes Again: Fireman Capital-Backed Group Picks Up LA's Three Weavers

CANARCHY STRIKES AGAIN: FIREMAN CAPITAL-BACKED GROUP PICKS UP LA'S THREE WEAVERS

Canarchy Craft Brewery Collective has finalized its second deal in as many months, today announcing the acquisition of Los Angeles-based...

 
 
 
A former Facebook executive explains why she's all done investing piles of cash, and giving startups something more valuable - social influence

A FORMER FACEBOOK EXECUTIVE EXPLAINS WHY SHE'S ALL DONE INVESTING PILES OF CASH, AND GIVING STARTUPS SOMETHING MORE VALUABLE - SOCIAL INFLUENCE

Venture capitalist SC Moatti is all done giving startups piles of cash. Her firm Mighty Capital raised a modest $13 million for its...

Mallorca's capital cracks down on anti-social behaviour

MALLORCA'S CAPITAL CRACKS DOWN ON ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

Palma's city council approved a raft of new rules for tourists in a bid to crackdown on anti-social behaviour. Those who don't abide...

 
 
 
Security Firm ObserveIT Grabs $33M to Get Ahead of Insider Threats

SECURITY FIRM OBSERVEIT GRABS $33M TO GET AHEAD OF INSIDER THREATS

Cyber breaches caused by people within businesses and organizations, both accidental and malicious leaks, continue to multiply. Now,...

Dialpad dials up $50M Series D led by Iconiq

DIALPAD DIALS UP $50M SERIES D LED BY ICONIQ

Dialpad announced a $50 million Series D investment today, giving the company plenty of capital to keep expanding its business communications...

 
 
 
Hotels targeted by anti-tourism protestors as Majorca suffering from “tourismphobia”

HOTELS TARGETED BY ANTI-TOURISM PROTESTORS AS MAJORCA SUFFERING FROM “TOURISMPHOBIA”

The anti-tourist anarchist group launched an distasteful protest against the tourists on the Spanish island of Majorca this weekend,...

9 in 47: Harper's surge highlights 5 must-see Derby moments

9 IN 47: HARPER'S SURGE HIGHLIGHTS 5 MUST-SEE DERBY MOMENTS

What an evening in the nation's capital. This year's Home Run Derby will be remembered for a long time to come as one of the most exhilarating...

 
 
 
Black cab driver shares his weird and wonderful collection of photographs taken across the capital

BLACK CAB DRIVER SHARES HIS WEIRD AND WONDERFUL COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN ACROSS THE CAPITAL

Terry Gibbins, who has been documenting London life with his camera during his years touring the streets in his cab, will showcase...