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Venture Capital: British Startup Offers Travel Jaunts on the Never-Never

British fintech startup Fly No Pay Later’s innovative and quite literally “grab your bags and go” product allows travelers to pay for their trip over up to 12 months. Once travel restrictions ease, travelers eyeing mouth-watering flight and hotel offers, therefore, have no excuse. Unsurprisingly, Fly Now Pay Later found investors out there who were willing to bet $43 million on its product for the virus-battered, given-up-for-dead travel industry.

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Venture Capital: British Startup Offers Travel Jaunts on the Never-Never
May 21, 2020

British fintech startup Fly No Pay Later’s innovative and quite literally “grab your bags and go” product allows travelers to pay for their trip over up to 12 months. Once…

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Venture Capital: The Kobe in “Bryant Stibel & Co”
January 29, 2020

Kobe Bryant was a legendary basketball player and star. Until his untimely death in a helicopter crash on Sunday, it was not commonly known that he was also a successful…

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ESG: Lately-turned Tesla Bull Jim Cramer Adds Fink To The Mix
January 16, 2020

Larry Fink’s emotionally charged plug for ESG ticks all the investment boxes for Tesla. According to Cramer, electric car maker Tesla could be a beneficiary of BlackRock’s new-found love for…

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Byron Wien And Joe Zidle Release Their Ten Surprises for 2020
January 6, 2020

Byron Wien, Vice Chairman of Blackstone Group, and Joe Zidle, Chief Investment Strategist in the Private Wealth Solutions group, released a list of “Ten Surprises for 2020.”

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SIFMA: US Economy Will Expand in 2020 But at a Moderate Pace
December 6, 2019

SIFMA’s bi-annual survey compiles economic focus from its Roundtable members, the chief US economists of over 20 global and regional financial institutions. SIFMA’s 2019 End-Year US Economic Survey forecasts US…

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Research from Preqin Shows Funds Lost $34.4 Billion in Q3
November 29, 2019

Research from Preqin shows that the hedge fund industry lost $34.4 billion in the third quarter. This was the sixth-straight quarter that outflows outpaced inflows. That said, the strong performance…

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Prison For the Man Who Tried to Scam The Mooch
November 20, 2019

Premium Point Investments trader receives 40 months in prison for a mismarking scheme. Anthony Scaramucci has received justice from the firm that caused Skybridge Capital about a $79 million loss….

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Icahn Capital, Berkshire Hathaway and the Battle Over Occidental  
November 18, 2019

Icahn Capital and Berkshire Hathaway were among the asset managers to release 13Fs last week. While Warren Buffett boosted his stake over Occidental Petroleum, Carl Icahn faced a setback in…

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Mitsui Fudosan Scores Facebook as Tenant at Hudson Yards
November 15, 2019

Facebook is moving to Hudson Yard, the single largest private real estate project in the United States. The social media giant will lease 30 floors and three buildings in the…

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Billionaires’ Wealth Falls for First Time in Three Years
November 11, 2019

The richest people in the world saw their wealth decline in 2018 for the first time in three years. According to the UBS/PwC Billionaires’ Report, the selective class of billionaires…

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