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Alt-Dairy Startup Perfect Day Raises Biggest Round Yet, Looks to Scale...

California-based food tech startup Perfect Day had a pretty good day: the maker of animal-free dairy products raised $140 million, aiming to...

Bloomberg Media Acquires CityLab As Frenzied Year of Media M&A Draws...

Bloomberg LP agreed to acquire digital publication CityLab from The Atlantic, the latest deal in the media industry’s parade of mergers and...

Private Equity, Biotech Industry Worried Pelosi Drug Plan Would Be ‘Destructive,’...

Private equity and venture capital firms, which have poured billions of dollars in biotech firms, are opposing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s plan...

Peter Thiel-Backed VC firm Invests in Mexican Neobank Albo as Demand...

Mexican challenger bank Albo nabbed an investment from Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel, in the latest indication that the government’s push for financial...

Madrid Climate Talks Highlight U.S. Divisions, Where States Take Lead While...

U.S. differences in efforts to combat greenhouse gasses were on display at a global climate gathering in Madrid, highlighting difficulties in reaching...

Intel Releases Gender Pay Gap Report as Startups Focusing on Diversity...

Intel released a detailed gender pay gap report, joining companies including Citigroup and Starbucks that are disclosing wage information in response to...

Mark Cuban Gives Bitcoin a Big “No” While China Pushes Further...

Stark contrasts in how digital currencies are viewed around the world were on display this week, as billionaire Mark Cuban said bitcoin...

Magic Leap Jumps to Business Equipment After Entertainment Headset Fails with...

Magic Leap, in the midst of a pivot after its much-hyped entertainment headset failed to catch on, debuted a new version of...

Violet Grey’s Curation Model May be the Future of Conscious Consumption

The deluge of advertisements that come with the holiday season often drown out any cautionary notes about over-consumption. But that may be...

Electric Air Taxis May Be Venture Capital’s Big Bet in...

Venture capitalists may lay heavy bets on flying taxis and their startup companies next year. With potential to alleviate...

Impact Investing’s Solid 2019 Isn’t Due to Gods of Virtue, but...

Impact investing appears to be heading for a very good 2019. But don’t thank any gods of virtue -- give credit to...

Not All Fun and Games: Online Play Increasingly Luring Kids for...

The virtual world your kid constructed in Fortnite may have an unseen threat built in -- sexual predators reaching out through the...

Magnetar Raising $400 Million for Healthcare Fund as Private Money Piles...

Magnetar Capital, which has made billions on its energy and infrastructure bets, is joining others who are seeing green lights flashing in...

Jet Engine Makers Cast an Eye on Nuclear Power for Help...

Jet engines, increasingly criticized for contributing to greenhouse gases, may turn to an unexpected technology to help them cut emissions: nuclear power.

One Year After a “Crazy Idea,” Impact-Focused Film Festival Kicks Off...

This time a year ago, Matt Ackermann had what he calls a “crazy idea.” This idea became ESG &...

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube Fail NATO Test on Fake News

Take it from a NATO group reporting from near the Russian border: U.S. social media remains a breeding ground for fraud, fake...

Robinhood Hits 10 Million Accounts as Demand Rises for Commission-Free Trading

Robinhood, the commission-free stock trading platform valued at $7.6 billion, again showed itself to be bright spot in the fintech industry as...

Pinterest, The Knot to Stop Promoting Wedding Venues That Were Once...

Two of the biggest U.S. wedding websites -- The Knot and Pinterest -- are taking a step into the 21st century and...

Brazil Becoming Toxic For Investors as Policies, Amazon Fires Raise Risks

Fires that raged in the Amazonian rainforest this year are doing more than destroying habitats and melting glaciers: they’re causing investors and...

Davos Founder Shifts Focus to “Stakeholders” from 1973’s “Shareholders” in New...

Davos summit founder Klaus Schwab sees a broader purpose in companies than he did nearly 50 years ago, as he calls for,...

Bank of America Looks to Offer Broader, More Sustainable Portfolios to...

You may not immediately utter social impact and Bank of America in the same breath, but the giant lender kicked off its...

E-Cargo Bikes in NYC May Ease Congestion, Help Air Quality as...

New York is taking aim at congestion and pollution caused by swarms of delivery trucks with a plan to boost a greener...

Narrative Food Leans Into Storytelling to Scale Its Sustainable Meal Kits

Most meal kit delivery services have had the same strategy: launch in a major city, raise venture capital and scale nationally. But...

As Coal Use Declines, Increases in Global Emissions Rate Slows, Study...

Carbon dioxide emissions around the world are rising less than last year, thanks to the developed world’s shift away from coal and...

“One-Way Mirror” Used by Data Miners to Snoop While You Shop...

Click through Facebook, ask Google for directions, shop on Amazon -- you know you’re leaving an electronic trail. What you may not...

How This Fintech Startup is Advancing Conscious Consumerism with Transparency

This piece is brought to you in partnership with the Conduit Connect. With tangible spending data, the statement “vote...

Figure Technologies Raises Funds as It Aims to Revive Home Equity...

Figure Technologies, co-founded by student loan refinancing company SoFi’s Mike Cagney, is attracting investors as it seeks to reignite interest in home...

Nigeria’s Central Bank, in Bid to Help Nation’s Underbanked, Takes Measure...

Nigeria’s central bank is planning to issue licenses to more payment providers, aiming to “improve the country’s financial-inclusion rate to 80% by...

Portag3 Raises Largest Canadian Fintech Fund Even as Investment in Sector...

Portag3 Ventures pulled in $321.2 million in closing its second fintech-focused fund, making it the largest Canadian investing pool committed to early...

Amazon Fires Aren’t Just Adding Greenhouse Gas Emissions, They’re Shrinking Glaciers...

The fires that spread across the Amazon this year are claiming another victim beyond the millions of acres they burned: Andean glaciers,...
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