Paidy, a fintech company that makes it easier to buy online in Japan, has closed a $15 million Series B to grow its userbase and invest in new financial products. Read More
Russia's Far Eastern Kamchatka Territory is planning to present some 10 investment projects worth around 30 billion rubles ($455 million) at the upcoming Eastern Economic Forum.
Easy access to capital has driven oil prices lower and is likely to do again as E&P’s directly invest in more rigs ahead of demand.
The brand you've never heard of is going to be everywhere soon. Earlier this week, LeEco made its first major investment in the U.S. electronics segment with the acquisition of TV maker Vizio for $2 billion. Vizio is the second-largest TV vendor in the U.S. Show More Summary
The thriller Equitywritten, directed and produced by womenaims to show the sexist realities of being hotshot female investment bankers working on Wall Street.
“Don’t let money be a dirty word,” says Naomi Bishop (Anna Gunn), steely senior investment banker at Remson Partners, as she gives a talk at a wine-and-cheese mixer of Manhattan businesswomen. It’s not quite Wall Street’s “Greed is good,” but it doesn’t have to be. Show More Summary
A well-designed financial transaction tax—a small levy placed on the sale of stocks, bonds, derivatives, and other investments—would be an efficient and progressive way to generate tax revenues.
The NATO Communication and Information (NCI) Agency is announcing business opportunities in cyber, air and missile defence as well as advanced software, worth 3 billion EUR. This comes in parallel to decisions taken at the Warsaw Summit to strengthen the Alliance’s deterrence and defence. The investments, planned between now and 2019, will further strengthen NATO’s
Mercedes-Benz is investing a half-billion dollars to expand its South Carolina plant and avoid a tariff on vans
Virgin Australia has posted a set of numbers that reinforce the view that the best investment in air travel is an airport car parking franchise The post Virgin Australia lost $224.7 million in full year to June 30 appeared first on Plane Talking.
NJ.com reports that New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney is publicly supporting infrastructure project investment as a means of boosting state employee pension system returns. The chairman of the State Investment Council agrees the idea is worth considering, but “[a]s always, it depends on the details. Show More Summary
Losing the ability to launch anti-Daesh operations from Turkey’s Incirlik air base shows that the investment in next-generation aircraft carriers is worth the price, former US Navy Vice Admiral Pete Daly told Sputnik.
GoAir does just fine in the air, but on the ground they don't invest much on their product, including their website. So I was pleasantly surprised when I was offered a few options for my next flight with them. Find out whats new with GoAir. The post What? GoAir fixed its web check-in? appeared first on Live from a Lounge.
The lights are still on in Manila. That must come as quite a surprise to defence hawks who like to beat the drum that the sale of New South Wales electricity distributor Ausgrid to a Chinese company could compromise our national security...Show More Summary
Are you getting excited about the upcoming Gilmore Girls revival on Netflix? Star Alexis Bledel is opening up about the show and how everyone seems to be super invested in which guy Rory ends up with at the end. “I think it’s kind of interesting that that’s what people are excited about,” Alexis said during [...]
As reimbursement evolves from fee for service to alternative payment models, incentives will shift from treating sickness to keeping the population healthy. New investments will be made in technologies that reach into the home and enhance care team communication. Show More Summary
Representatives from Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon told Democratic lawmakers they need a better educated and more diverse workforce to stay competitive in the global economy.
Well that's certainly one way to blow your money — and your future! Back in February of 2015, Ronnie Music Jr. was considered one of the luckiest men alive after winning $3 million in a Georgia Lottery scratch off game — but it looks like his luck's run out! Related: Justin Timberlake Got Smacked In The Face [...]
A recent study shows companies that blog are 13 times more likely to generate a positive marking return on investment (ROI) compared to those that don't. To avoid wasting time and other resources, however, you must have a clear understanding of how and where your blog fits into your sales funnel. Show More Summary
In his second quarter letter to investors, Dan Loeb, founder of hedge fund Third Point Partners, disclosed that he's investing in China's answer to Uber, Didi Chuxing. You may recall that Uber has had some difficulty penetrating China's market, where Didi reigns supreme. Show More Summary