Someone Just Moved a Billion Dollars in Bitcoin and No One Knows Why
Last week, an unknown person or group transferred 94,505 bitcoins valued at over $1 billion USD in a single transaction. Now, observers are scratching their heads over the question of who is responsible for the eye-popping transfer.
THE IPO MARKET REOPENS FOR RESTAURANTS
On this week’s episode of “A Deeper Dive,” Ashish Seth of BMO Capital Markets talks about Kura Sushi’s IPO and a crazy summer for M&A.
The round comes nearly two and a half years after the company raised a $200 million Series A from Tencent Holdings at a post-money valuation of $1 billion. Chinese online used goods trading marketplace Zhuanzhuan announced last night that it has raised a massive $300 million Series B from its parent company 58.com and Tencent Holdings.
Fresh out of stealth, Work Life Ventures is a new $5 million fund to invest in seed stage, work-focused SaaS startups. The fund is backed by notable investors like Marc Andreessen , Garry Tan, Alexis Ohanian, NFX, Slow Ventures, and more. Other investors include Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, Cameo CEO Steven Galanis, and product leaders at Dropbox and Slack.
In the news today, we hear about three things: Donald Trump, the Democratic primary campaign, and never-ending bipartisan wars within Congress. Our focus is largely on topics that will affect our democracy on a greater scale, but lately our guaranteed rights and freedoms have been routinely violated by the very government sworn to uphold them.
Would You Interact with a Chatbot that’s Unfriendly? 67% Users Say No!
AI companies are leveraging the conversational experience to both gain and retain users, especially in the food-ordering and education category.
Finalists Named For Babson College’s $100,000 ePitch: Second Century Challenge
The competition will take place during Babson Connect: Worldwide, one of three signature events that make up Babson’s upcoming Centennial Celebration, September 18-22, 2019. WELLESLEY, Mass. , Sept. 10, …3:10 PM
Deadline Nears for Entrepreneurs’ Organization Hawaii Student Competition
The deadline to enter the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Hawaii (EO Hawaii) fifth-annual qualifier Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) competition is one month away.
Student entrepreneurs statewide are encouraged to apply online by midnight on Oct. 10, 2019. Qualifying students will be selected to participate in the qualifier GSEA competition on Oct. 24 at the Kahala Hotel & Resort on O‘ahu, judged by local entrepreneurs and business leaders.