German energy company E.ON forms EUR250 million venture fund focused on smart grid tech

The German energy company E.ON, which counts over 50 million commercial, residential, and industrial customers, has created a new EUR250 million ($ 265 million) investment fund called Future Energy Ventures to invest in “asset-light” tech startups. As utilities move 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…

‘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…

K Fund has another €70M to back early-stage Spanish startups and is launching a pre-seed program

K Fund is officially outing its fund II today, which sits at €70 million, up from €50 million the first time around. The remit remains the same, however: targeting Spanish startups with an international outlook, the seed-stage firm plans to … Read more…

LA-Based Sobini Films Teams With Motoko Kimura & Yintai Investment For Movie Development Fund — Cannes

EXCLUSIVE: Mark Amin’s U.S. based Sobini Films (Good Kill), Japanese producer Motoko Kimura (L.D.K), and Lifeng Wang’s (Skiptrace) Yintai Investment are teaming up to launch the ACJ Film Fund. ACJ is a joint venture to develop and finance wide-release theatrical … Read more…

Hedge fund Elliott Management shifts to elephant hunting as fund size balloons

Activist hedge fund Elliott Management used to make its living forcing little-known enterprise software companies to sell themselves. Now, with more than $ 40 billion under management, Elliott is agitating for change at some of the world’s largest companies. Tech … Read more…

NAACP Legal Defense Fund president on why George Floyd’s killing sparked nationwide protests and …

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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…

Zac Brown Band’s John Driskell Hopkins to Raise COVID-19 Relief Fund by Covering John Prine’s Song

In addition to Hopkins, Recording Academy officials gather Sugarland touring keyboardist Brandon Bush, singer Christine Albert and top engineer Jeff Powell to rework ‘Angel from Montgomery’. Aceshowbiz.com – Music News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

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…

European Borrowing Costs Drop as Markets Welcome Proposed Coronavirus Fund

Bond yields in Europe’s riskiest economies fell after France and Germany proposed a recovery fund to support countries hard-hit by the coronavirus. WSJ.com: Markets BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … 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…

Saudi Sovereign-Wealth Fund Buys Stakes in Facebook, Boeing, Disney

In the coronavirus pandemic’s financial fallout, Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund has emerged as one of the world’s biggest bargain hunters, taking minority stakes worth billions of dollars in America corporations. WSJ.com: Markets SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

UPDATE 1-Saudi sovereign fund buys minority stakes in Citi, Boeing, Facebook

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has bought minority stakes in major American companies including Boeing, Facebook and Citigroup, according to a U.S. regulatory filing. The $ 300 billion Public Investment Fund (PIF) has been buying minority stakes in companies across … Read more…

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

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BFI Youth Fund Backs Shudder, Elysian TV Projects; Daniel Kaluuya, Meghan Markle Shorts Head To All4; ITV Director Appointment – Global Briefs

The British Film Institute’s Young Audiences Content Fund has revealed a selection of the titles on its debut slate of projects backed in the previous twelve months. They include Shudder Film’s scripted comedy from Gavin Williams and Jack Tarling, Synch … Read more…

G&G Garments, Jack Martin Fund Donate 8,000 Respirator Masks Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

G&G Garments and the Jack Martin Fund are teaming to donate 8,000 N95 respirator masks to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. The garment manufacturer, which produces private-label apparel found in retailers such as Macy’s, Dillard’s and Nordstrom, among … Read more…

Colin Kaepernick Launches COVID-19 Relief Fund For Black And Brown Communities

The activist said he donated $ 100,000 to help those disproportionately devastated by the pandemic due to “hundreds of years of structural racism.” Black Voices – Black News, Entertainment, Style and Culture SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Film News Roundup: SAG-AFTRA Foundation Launches Coronavirus Disaster Fund for Union Members

In today’s film news roundup, a disaster fund for SAG-AFTRA members is launched, the Doc10 festival is postponed and the Miami Film Festival plans to present awards, even though the event was called off in the middle of the festival … Read more…

Billionaire Glenn Dubin retiring from hedge fund amid fury over Jeffrey Epstein ties

Billionaire Glenn Dubin — caught in a firestorm over his controversial ties to dead sex predator Jeffrey Epstein — said Friday he’s retiring from his hedge fund. The 62-year-old money manager — who, along with his wife Eva Andersson-Dubin, was … Read more…

Film Bazaar: India Poised to Unveil Incentive Schemes, Fund (EXCLUSIVE)

Incentive schemes for international co-productions shooting in India will soon be operational, Variety has exclusively learned.The schemes that were teased during the 2018 edition of Film Bazaar are now ready and an official announcement from the Government of India is … Read more…

New suit says ‘Wonder Years’ actress deleted texts from work phone at billionaire’s fund

A former child TV actress who allegedly tried to undermine a venture fund co-founded by Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel had something to hide — on her cell phone, the fund claims. Crystal McKellar — who played Becky Slater on … Read more…

‘Wonder Years’ star accused of trying to undermine billionaire Peter Thiel’s venture fund

A former child TV star who became a Harvard-trained lawyer has been accused of mounting a bizarre letter-writing campaign to topple a venture fund owned by Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel. Crystal McKellar, who played Becky Slater on “The Wonder … Read more…

DC security fund dangerously depleted after Trump’s July 4th event: Mayor Bowser

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser has told the White House the city’s security fund is dangerously depleted after President Donald Trump’s July 4th event. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with … Read more…

Mitch McConnell Wonders Why Jon Stewart Is ‘All Bent Out of Shape’ Over 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

After comedian Jon Stewart raked him over the coals for dragging his feet (once again) on extending the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell complained Monday morning that Stewart was just looking for some way to be … Read more…

Photo Coverage: The Original [title of show] Gang Reunites to Benefit Actors Fund!

A-D-D-D-D-F-A were the first notes of the show last night as the Actors Fund brought back the beloved fan favorite and critically acclaimed musical title of show in a reunion concertat The Broadhurst Theatre. This one-night only reunionstarred original cast … Read more…

Jon Stewart Demands Congress Fund 9/11 Victim Program ‘Properly’ | NBC News

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