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UPMC Appoints Life Sciences Expert: Cunicelli as President of UPMC Enterprises

The venture capital arm of UPMC is going to see some impactful changes in January 2021. After the whirlwind year that was...

Julie Plouffe Named General Partner at White Star Capital

White Star Capital, a global venture capital firm based in New York, has promoted its CFO, Julie Plouffe, to general partner. After...

Luminar Technologies Plans $3.4 Billion IPO

Though once considered science-fiction, the 'driverless' car is now a thing of the present. Autonomous vehicle start-up, Luminar Technologies, has planned a...
Joshua Siegel, GP

Joshua Siegel Acronym Venture Capital: “We don’t do that.”

Courtesy: Acronym Venture Capital Joshua Siegel's expertise in VC include running successful funds as General Partner at Rubicon...

Industry Leaders: Working Digitally Spells “Bonanza Opportunity” for Investments

On Thursday, The Information held a video summit titled "Outside the Bay Area: Opportunities for Startups in Tech Hubs Post-Corona." Jessica Lessin,...

Todd Khozein on Bringing Systems Theory to Venture Capital

Todd Khozein, co-CEO of SecondMuse Capital, has a bold vision when developing thriving economies. The firm has recently announced the largest venture...

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New High Yield Bond Ratings October 12 – October 16, 2020

At least 15 companies received downgrades or revisions on high yield bond ratings during the week of October 12 – October 16,...

New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: October 12 – October 16, 2020

At least three major companies have either filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of October...
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Wells Fargo Fires Over 100 Employees for Coronavirus Relief Fraud

Wells Fargo (WFC) fired over 100 employees for allegedly defrauding a coronavirus relief program from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
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BlackRock Invests in UK Electric Vehicle Startup, Arrival

US funds manager BlackRock Inc. has invested $118 million in electric vehicle startup Arrival Ltd. The investment is the most Arrival has...

COVID-19 and Wildfires Test Mettle of California Wineries

COVID-19 has caused a surge in alcohol-related purchases, but it has also challenged many California wineries, which have had to change the...

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Carlyle Acquires 25% Stake in Nxtra

Today, the Carlyle Group announced its acquisition of a 25% stake in Nxtra Data Limited (Nxtra). Bharti Airtel Limited owns the subsidiary,...

Graceland to Host Miss USA Pageant as Neighboring Hotel Files Chapter 11

Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley in Memphis, TN, is set to host the sold out 2020 Miss USA pageant this November....

Permira Portfolio Company Announces Development of COVID-19 Drug

ANA Therapeutics, a Silicon Valley-based biotech startup, and Quotient Sciences, a leading provider of drug development today announced a partnership to support...

Neiman Marcus Poised to Exit Bankruptcy as Marble Ridge Founder Charged with Fraud

After an arduous few months after filing Chapter 11 in May, Neiman Marcus, Inc. is set to exit bankruptcy by September 30th....

Apollo Forms Large-Scale Origination Platform

Apollo Global Management, Inc., today announced the formation of Apollo Strategic Origination Partners.  Mubadala Investment Company and certain permanent capital vehicles managed...