Do Ventures launches $50 million fund for Vietnamese startups, backed by Naver, Vertex and other notable LPs

New investment firm Do Ventures announced today the first closing of its fund for Vietnamese startups, which is backed by several of Asia’s most notable institutional investors. Called Do Ventures Fund I, the investment vehicle has hit more than half … Read more…

Kamala Harris tweeted support for a bail fund, but the money didn’t just assist protesters

The Minnesota Freedom Fund received a $ 35 million windfall after the death of George Floyd, but questions have been raised about its habit of posting bail for people charged with violent crimes. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

As it adds Jeremy Milken to the partnership, Watertower Ventures nears $50 million close for its new fund

Derek Norton and Jeremy Milken have known each other for twenty years. Over their longtime personal and professional relationship, the two Los Angeles-based serial entrepreneurs have invested in each other’s companies and investment firms, but never worked together until now. … Read more…

Trudie Styler & Celine Rattray’s Maven Screen Media Gets Investment From UK Creative Content EIS Fund

The UK Creative Content EIS Fund has invested an undisclosed sum in Celine Rattray and Trudie Styler’s Maven Screen Media. Rattray (The Kids Are Alright) and Styler (Moon) recently rebranded their ten year-old film and TV company Maven Pictures to … Read more…

Must Read: The Row Is in Financial Trouble, Harlem’s Fashion Row Re-Opens Applications for Icon 360 Fund

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. The Row is in financial trouble According to sources obtained by WWD, The Row is facing financial hardships, layoffs and the potential closure of its menswear line. The job reductions followed global … Read more…

Goldman Sachs reaches $3.9 billion settlement with Malaysia over scandal-plagued 1MDB sovereign wealth fund

Goldman Sachs reaches $ 3.9 billion settlement with Malaysia over scandal-plagued 1MDB sovereign wealth fund ABC News: US BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

‘Glee’ Creators Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan to Establish College Fund for Naya Rivera’s Son Josey

Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan — the brains behind ‘Glee’ — announced that they plan to set up a college tuition fund for Naya’s 4-year-old son, Josey Hollis Dorsey. via TMZ: The show’s creators said “the three of us are currently … Read more…

SoftBank created a minority-focused fund, but diversity has not been part of its larger vision

SoftBank’s $ 100 million Opportunity Fund for minority-owned businesses is one of the first large funds created in response to nationwide protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd. But it’s about 0.1% the size of SoftBank’s Vision Fund, which … Read more…

The Weeknd Donates Almost A Quarter Million Dollars To Colin Kaepernick’s Legal Fund

Source: The Weeknd performing at the SSE Hydro in the SEC in Glasgow Featuring: The Weeknd, Abel Makkonen Tesfaye Where: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom When: 10 Mar 2017 Credit: Peter Kaminski/WENN.com Photo : WENN.com As some celebrities are active on … Read more…

GOP donor-run hedge fund has seat on Twitter board but can’t say anything about tech firm’s policies

Powerful GOP donor Paul Singer is founder and co-CEO of a hedge fund with a seat on Twitter’s board. But that doesn’t mean he can influence the social media giant’s policies to be more sympathetic to his party. Politics BEST … Read more…

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Cast, Showrunner Donate $100,000 to National Bail Fund Network

The “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” team announced Tuesday that they have made a six-figure donation to the National Bail Fund. “The cast and showrunner of ‘Brooklyn 99’ condemn the murder of George Floyd and support the many people who are protesting police … Read more…

Jeffrey Epstein victims’ compensation fund to finally move forward

The plan was first proposed by Epstein’s estate last November. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug … Read more…

U.S. charges ousted Hollywood executive with defrauding pandemic loan program, BlackRock fund

U.S. prosecutors have charged the recently ousted owner of a Hollywood movie distributor with defrauding a federal coronavirus emergency relief program and a BlackRock Inc investment fund, including to pay for a Beverly Hills mansion and other luxuries. Reuters: Entertainment … Read more…

SoftBank’s second Vision Fund hangs in the balance after the first one posted a record $18 billion loss

SoftBank billionaire Masayoshi Son said that he can’t ask for capital for Vision Fund 2 when Vision Fund 1 is performing badly. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Sovereign wealth funds will play a bigger role in markets post-coronavirus, Turkey fund chief says

“In my view, in the next three to five years, sovereign-owned entities and sovereign funds will play an important role in the equity part of the game,” Sonmez told CNBC. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

BFC reveals names of first 37 designers to receive support from its Covid-19 emergency fund

The British Fashion Council (BFC) has revealed the names of the first 37 designer brands to receive financial support from its Covid-19 crisis fund, that include Charles Jeffrey, Craig Green, Richard Quinn and Roksanda. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

How To Fund The Coronavirus Stimulus Debt Without Crippling The Economy – Steve Forbes | Forbes

Forbes SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…