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ICTSI unveils new community investment fund

International Container Terminal Services' Australian arm, Victoria International Container Terminal Limited (VICT) has unveiled a new community investment fund program. The company invites domestic non-profit community institutions to apply for fund up to $20K.

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President Mauricio Macri Inaugurates Congressional Session

Argentina to issue $15-bln bonds, returns to credit markets

Argentina is planning to issue $15-bilion bonds making it the largest sum by any developing nation since 1996. Country's new President Mauricio Macri-led government will use funds mobilized through bonds for repaying debts and supporting government spending.

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Vancouver Hosts Gay Pride Parade

BC Clean-tech alliance seeks $500-mln fund from Trudeau

B.C. clean-tech companies have requested Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to allocate a $500 million venture capital (VC) fund. An alliance comprising 51 clean-tech and investment firms from B.C. province has written a letter to the Prime Minister Trudeau to extend support to clean-tech industry.

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Startup Entrepreneurs At Jerusalem Venture Partners Tech Hub

Israeli investment firms get $665 million in 2016

Israel is witnessing an increasing number of new venture capital (VC) firms coming up. The country registered an inflow of $665 million VC funding during the first two months of the year. Unfazed with the recent market crash, the funds inflows continue for Israel startups.

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Key Speakers At The Bloomberg Canada Economic Summit

Canadian venture capital at 10-year high

Led by technology sector, venture capital (VC) investments in Canada reached 10 year high in 2015. Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) said 536 deals in funding for entrepreneurs raised $2.25 billion in 2015.

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University Of Chicago Shuts Down After Threat Of Gun Violence

Sequoia Venture Capitalist Donates $50 Million to Fund University of Chicago's Scholarship Programs

University of Chicago scholarship programs get $50 million donation from Sequoia Capital chairman Michael Moritz and his wife Harriet Heyman. The said huge donation will fund the Odyssey Scholarship Program and the Collegiate Scholars Program.

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Worshippers

Nigeria's 'megachurches': a hidden pillar of Africa's top economy

When a guesthouse belonging to one of Nigeria's leading Christian pastors collapsed last month, killing 115 mostly South African pilgrims, attention focused on the multimillion-dollar "megachurches" that form a huge, untaxed sector of Africa's top economy.

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Kleiner Perkins

U.S. venture firm Kleiner Perkins suffers security breach

California detectives are investigating a July computer theft at storied venture capital-firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a spokeswoman for the Menlo Park police said on Thursday. The theft may put Kleiner in jeopardy of losing valuable financial data and making the firm the latest in a long list of businesses that have lost sensitive information to thieves. In this case, the information was taken by physical, not electronic, means.

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Mars One

Mars One launches project to build simulation Mars crew outpost on Earth

Mars One, the foundation whose mission is to create a human settlement on Mars, has rolled out its new project to construct a simulation outpost on Earth, VentureBeat reported.

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Aseptia

US food tech firm Aseptia raises $28M in Series C funding round

Raleigh, North Carolina-based Aseptia, a food firm that developed a technology that allows food to stay fresh without refrigeration and preservatives, raised $28 million in Series C funding which will fund the growth of its subsidiary Wright Foods.

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Premature Baby

Science activist Jeffrey Epstein and Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation back Harvard study on advantages of music to premature babies

Jeffrey Epstein and the Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation has substantially backed a Harvard study looking at the effects of music on reducing the stress of premature infants.

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Bill Keller

Former executive editor Bill Keller to leave New York Times for news startup

New York Times columnist and former executive editor Bill Keller will be leaving the American media firm to become the editor-in-chief of nonprofit news startup The Marshall Project on March 1.

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Apollo Global Management LLC

Apollo raises biggest private equity fund since US financial crisis

New York, US-based firm Apollo Global Management LLC announced on Thursday that it had raised $17.5 billion for the Apollo Investment Fund VIII, the largest private equity fund raised since the financial crisis.

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Monte Paschi

Monte Paschi's top shareholder nears deal to sell its 20pct stake as shareholder meeting looms

Fondazione Monte dei Paschi, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena's top shareholder, is reportedly nearing a deal to divest its 20% stake in the Italian bank to three other banking foundations and a group of investment funds.

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Ring.MD

Singapore invests $500K in Ring.MD to improve health care access in Asia

Singapore's National Research Foundation has poured in $500,000 in funding in health care startup Ring.MD to give Asian residents easier access to healthcare services online.

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