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Elon Musk reportedly tried to defuse criticism of his Republican funding by asking an environmental group to ride to his rescue

ELON MUSK REPORTEDLY TRIED TO DEFUSE CRITICISM OF HIS REPUBLICAN FUNDING BY ASKING AN ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP TO RIDE TO HIS RESCUE

Elon Musk was criticised for donating $38,900 to a Republican fundraising committee, causing some to question his commitment to ending...

Reali raises $20M for its flat fee real estate platform

REALI RAISES $20M FOR ITS FLAT FEE REAL ESTATE PLATFORM

Reali , a real estate platform that replaces traditional real estate transaction fees with a flat fee model, today announced that it...

 
 
 
Bitcoin may be down 45% this year, but money is pouring into one crypto fund at the fastest clip in its history

BITCOIN MAY BE DOWN 45% THIS YEAR, BUT MONEY IS POURING INTO ONE CRYPTO FUND AT THE FASTEST CLIP IN ITS HISTORY

Grayscale Investments put out its first Digital Asset Investment report, showing record-breaking stats for its business. The firm raised...

Viacom leads $15 million funding for Pocket.watch's small-screen videos

VIACOM LEADS $15 MILLION FUNDING FOR POCKET.WATCH'S SMALL-SCREEN VIDEOS

Kids' entertainment platform Pocket.watch has raised $15 million in a funding round led by Viacom. Culver City, California-based Pocket.watch...

 
 
 
A company that makes a crazy camera with 16 lenses just got $121 million from SoftBank to build eyes for self-driving cars

A COMPANY THAT MAKES A CRAZY CAMERA WITH 16 LENSES JUST GOT $121 MILLION FROM SOFTBANK TO BUILD EYES FOR SELF-DRIVING CARS

Light, a Palo Alto-based company that makes a 16-lens camera, just raised a whopping $121 million from investors led by SoftBank's...

 
 
 
Meal-kit company Chef'd suddenly shut down and laid off its hundreds of employees

MEAL-KIT COMPANY CHEF'D SUDDENLY SHUT DOWN AND LAID OFF ITS HUNDREDS OF EMPLOYEES

Chef'd , a major meal-kit company, ceased operations on Monday. The company's more than 350 workers have been laid off, four sources...

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...

 
 
 
World Bank approves sum of $60 million for funding Ghana's energy and tourism sectors

WORLD BANK APPROVES SUM OF $60 MILLION FOR FUNDING GHANA'S ENERGY AND TOURISM SECTORS

The World Bank has approved a sum of $60 million for funding the Ghana Energy Sector Transformation Initiative Project and the Ghana...

The Sergey Brin-backed startup behind the world's first lab-grown burger just got a boost in the race to transform the meat industry

THE SERGEY BRIN-BACKED STARTUP BEHIND THE WORLD'S FIRST LAB-GROWN BURGER JUST GOT A BOOST IN THE RACE TO TRANSFORM THE MEAT INDUSTRY

Mosa Meat Dutch startup Mosa Meat has received $8.8 million in funding toward its goal of selling cultured meat in Europe. Mosa Meat...

 
 
 
UnitedHealth puts up big profit numbers in 2Q

UNITEDHEALTH PUTS UP BIG PROFIT NUMBERS IN 2Q

UnitedHealth Group's second quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations, helped by a surge in government-funded coverage, and the...

 
 
 
Dialpad raises $50 million to expand conversational AI for UberConference

DIALPAD RAISES $50 MILLION TO EXPAND CONVERSATIONAL AI FOR UBERCONFERENCE

Dialpad today announced the closure of a $50 million funding round to strengthen and expand its conversational AI services to additional...

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...

 
 
 
Here's how to get started investing

HERE'S HOW TO GET STARTED INVESTING

Investing is super important, but not everyone knows how or where to begin. There's an entire investing ecosystem that gives new investors...

Back in Malawi, Madonna considers establishing soccer academy

BACK IN MALAWI, MADONNA CONSIDERS ESTABLISHING SOCCER ACADEMY

The pop star returned to the country to celebrate the first anniversary of a medical facility funded by her charity.

 
 
 
Oil stocks are getting whacked as Saudi Arabia reportedly offers buyers extra supplies

OIL STOCKS ARE GETTING WHACKED AS SAUDI ARABIA REPORTEDLY OFFERS BUYERS EXTRA SUPPLIES

Oil-exploration stocks are dropping after Bloomberg reported Saudi Arabia will add supplies to the global market. Additionally, The...

 
 
 

PLIANT THERAPEUTICS CLOSES $62M ROUND, EYEING FIBROTIC DISEASE WORK

California startup Pliant Therapeutics has raised a healthy $62 million series B to help fund its proof of concept tests across a range...

Balmain x Beyoncé Coachella Limited Edition

BALMAIN X BEYONCÉ COACHELLA LIMITED EDITION

Making history as the first black woman to headline Coachella , the famous California music festival, Beyoncé used the opportunity...