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Medication Drone Delivery Startup Zipline Attracts Major Investors

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. Zipline, a medicine drone-delivery startup, raised $190 million in funding from...

Catalyst Targets Returns, Social Impact With Opportunity Zone Funds

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. Catalyst, a Salt Lake City-based private equity firm co-founded by longtime...

LeapFrog Elevates Startup Morale in Emerging Markets With $700 Million Fund

Australian private equity firm LeapFrog Investment raised $700 million for a new fund aimed at improving “the startup ecosystem” in financial services and healthcare...

Indian Agtech Startup DeHaat Scores $2.8 Million to Unlock “Upstream”

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. DeHaat, an agricultural tech startup, raised $2.8 million in venture debt...

Goldman’s ‘Impact Chess’ Strategies Help Investors Gain Edge

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. When Goldman Sachs in 2015 approached John Goldstein with an unsolicited...

Hyundai Injects $90 Million Into Rimac to Boost Clean Tech Cars

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. Rimac Automobili, the Croatia-based electric car company, scored almost $90 million...

Ripple Energy Turns to Environmentalist Consumers for Funding

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. One U.K. startup is taking a radical step in renewable energy:...

Impossible Foods Raises $300 Million as Meat Alternatives Market Heats Up

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. Impossible Foods, a Silicon Valley-based meat alternative startup, raised $300 million...

Google’s Drone Approval Is an ‘Important Step’ for the Industry

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. Federal regulators have paved the way for Google offshoot Wing Aviation...

Impact Investing Gets More Cred with Blackstone’s New Platform

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. Blackstone launched an impact investing platform this week, signaling that major...

Sizmek, Once an Ad Tech High Flier, Bellyflops into Chapter 11

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to for their impact on industry. In a twist of that old saying, “You can’t fight City...

Ancestry’s IPO Talk Shows How Consumer DNA Testing Has Matured

Surging popularity of home DNA kits that enable consumers to uncover secrets of their ancestry and health risks has fueled speculation that the industry...

Ancestry’s IPO Talk Shows How Consumer DNA Testing Has Matured

Surging popularity of home DNA kits that enable consumers to uncover secrets of their ancestry and health risks has fueled speculation that the industry...

Hefty Funding Rounds for Three Companies Highlight the Potential of AI...

On Our Radar: Deals we are paying attention to, for their impact on industry. It was a good day for artificial intelligence companies in the...