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Three Take-Aways From A Clean Energy Venture Capitalist

Three Take-Aways From A Clean Energy Venture Capitalist

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure to speak with Amy Francetic, founder and managing director of a Chicago-based clean energy investing venture capital firm called Energize Ventures, and the co-founder of the Clean Energy Trust, a Midwestern-focused non-profit clean energy accelerator.

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Lance Armstrong's Next Ventures Raises $24.5 Million Of Expected $75 Million Fundraise

Lance Armstrong's Next Ventures Raises $24.5 Million Of Expected $75 Million Fundraise

If it seems like a week doesn't go by without news of yet another athlete investing in a new company or starting/participating in a new venture capital fund, it is because that is becoming more and more of a reality.

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Implied SPDR S&P MIDCAP 400 ETF Analyst Target Price: $389

Implied SPDR S&P MIDCAP 400 ETF Analyst Target Price: $389

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price, and computed the weighted average implied analyst target price for the ETF itself.

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Quest For Strategic Deployable Solutions Fuels BP's Venture Funding Arm, Says Its Boss

Quest For Strategic Deployable Solutions Fuels BP's Venture Funding Arm, Says Its Boss

Faced with an evolving global energy mix, practically every major player in the oil and gas business is seeking avenues to gain a competitive advantage as well as meet the obligation of a lower carbon footprint.

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Miss Grass Raises $4M To Launch In-House Cannabis Brand

Miss Grass Raises $4M To Launch In-House Cannabis Brand

Venice, California - Miss Grass is a modern, elevated online magazine with captivating content and an e-commerce destination for modern cannabis consumers. Co-founded by Kate Miller and Dosist alumna Anna Duckworth, the cannabis cultural tour-de-force - dubbed the "Goop of cannabis" by W Magazine- just closed a $4 million funding round.

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Publicly Traded Orchid Ventures Acquires MSO GreenBloom Cannabis Co. Assets In $29 Million Transaction

Publicly Traded Orchid Ventures Acquires MSO GreenBloom Cannabis Co. Assets In $29 Million Transaction

According to information obtained exclusively, ahead of a press release hitting the wire later today, publicly traded multi-state cannabis brand Orchid Ventures, Inc.

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AAII Sentiment Survey: Individual Investors' Expectations Nearly Unchanged

AAII Sentiment Survey: Individual Investors' Expectations Nearly Unchanged

Individual investors' expectations about the short-term direction of the stock market are nearly unchanged from a week ago. The latest AAII Sentiment Survey only shows fractional changes in optimism and pessimism.

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Boeing Backs Away From Zunum Aero, Founders Struggle To Raise Money After Laying Off Staff

Boeing Backs Away From Zunum Aero, Founders Struggle To Raise Money After Laying Off Staff

Zunum Aero won millions in funding from Boeing and JetBlue and glowing press coverage for its plans to build a 12-seat hybrid-electric airplane that it said would enable affordable short-haul passenger service between smaller cities.

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RealWear AR Closes Series B, Total Funding Over $100M

RealWear AR Closes Series B, Total Funding Over $100M

Google's latest and greatest handset is with us, pre-loaded with Android 4.4 KitKat -- the most advanced version of the mobile OS yet.

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One Mistake Led This Entrepreneur To Build A $3.5 Billion Business

One Mistake Led This Entrepreneur To Build A $3.5 Billion Business

Kristo Käärmann is the co-founder and CEO of TransferWise. A fintech startup that has gone from bootstrapping to saving users over $1 billion a year when transferring money.

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Marc Andreessen And Bradley Tusk Invest In New $25 Million Vices Fund

Marc Andreessen And Bradley Tusk Invest In New $25 Million Vices Fund

Venture capital firm Vice Ventures has launched a $25 million fund that will focus on early-stage startups from non-traditional verticals including, cannabis, alcohol, CBD, e-sports, addiction recovery, sex tech, and others. The fund does not invest in products that are intended to hurt people, though, Founding Partner Catharine Dockery told Bloomberg TV, bringing up the example of guns.

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The Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF Targets $122: How The Pieces Add Up

The Vanguard Mid-Cap Value ETF Targets $122: How The Pieces Add Up

Looking at the underlying holdings of the ETFs in our coverage universe at ETF Channel, we have compared the trading price of each holding against the average analyst 12-month forward target price and computed the weighted average implied analyst target price for the ETF itself.

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In Assets TPG Harlem Capital, A Backer Of Minority- And Women-Run Companies, Wins Investment From $108 Billion

In Assets TPG Harlem Capital, Wins Investment From $108 Billion

Three weeks ago, Jarrid Tingle and Henri Pierre-Jacques were celebrating alongside other graduates of Harvard Business School's class of 2019 and soaking in the advice of their commencement speaker, billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who lectured on restoring "faith in the promise of America and the future of the American dream."

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To Invest In Tech Why I Moved From San Francisco To Europe

To Invest In Tech Why I Moved From San Francisco To Europe

When I told people I was moving from San Francisco to Europe to pursue a career in tech, my enthusiasm was met with confused looks. And then they asked if I was stockpiling food for Brexit or avoiding France due to the yellow jackets.

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Here's What Tech Founders Discuss - Certainly They Are Coming Together To Talk Money

Here's What Tech Founders Discuss - Certainly They Are Coming Together To Talk Money

Given the fact that almost all industries are currently being re-evaluated and re-imagined, it is only fitting that long-standing approaches to funding tech startups are now also beginning to be more deeply critiqued. Indeed, the traditional venture capital model is slowly being chipped away via a variety of angles to make way for a new, dynamic era.

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