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The Mumbai police have registered a case against venture capital investor Mahesh Murthy alleging sexual harassment following several complaints and the intervention of the National Commission of women (NCW). The case has been registered under Section 354 (D), 509 of IPC and under Section 67 of ...
First, they came for the music, and we did not speak out -- because most are not musicians. Then they came for the news, and we did not speak out -- because most are not journalists. Now they've come for our democracy, and maybe, just maybe, Americans are finally waking up to silicon Valley's power ...

This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Sign up here. Eric Hippeau, a managing partner at Lerer Hippeau Ventures, is well-known in the venture community for his firm's blockbuster investments including Birchbox, BuzzFeed, Casper, and Warby Parker.
facebook has named Hyper Hippo Productions' idle game AdVenture capitalist as the Best Instant Game for 2017. The title, described as a capitalism simulator "that practically plays itself", on the Facebook Messenger-based HTML5 games platform last year and is also available on mobile app stores and ...
As an economist, I will attempt to shed some light on how inequality affects us in terms of society's economic growth and individuals' economic wellbeing. I will approach the topic from the point of view of a capitalist, though, of course, a communist or socialist would have much to add to the discussion.
As 2017 draws to a close, the South African Federation of Trade Unions has good reason to celebrate the first eight months of its existence. The birth of SAFTU was a most significant victory for workers, a giant step to unite the workers of the country at a time when they were losing hope in existing unions ...

The sage venture capitalist Fred Wilson looks back at his predictions for 2017 -- and what really happened -- and ahead to what he foresees for 2018. Three macro themes dominated the past year in tech, he says: The breakout of crypto/blockchain, the beginning of the end of white male dominance and ...
Then he realized there was an underserved community of venture capitalists. "They have a unique expression of power, not a traditional command and control structure," he says. This can lead to anxiety, depression and self-doubt -- which Colonna, a former venture capitalist turned executive coach, ...
Newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa is a "deeply compromised capitalist billionaire" with "hands stained with the blood of the 34 victims of ... forms of corruption, while at the same time ensuring that the inherently corrupt and exploitative monopoly capitalist system survives intact," Saftu said.
How did capitalism begin? It has, of course, not always been present. And it is, in fact, a very new system for producing and distributing things that are useful to humans. The recently late cultural theorist Ellen Meiksins Wood located the birth of capitalism in a set of significant structural (legal/economic) ...
The British crown and colonial authorities granted huge tracts to court favorites, Virginia planters, and eastern capitalists, according to historian Wilma Dunaway's book, The First American Frontier. From there, land accumulation by distant capitalists snowballed. In the 1790s, Virginia--followed by ...
"It is not neo-liberal policies we should oppose. It is the top business capitalists controlling the entire country that we should oppose. Neo-liberal policies are only a product of the situation. India today is a capitalist state with some landlord elements. It is not the state that existed in early 1950s or early 1960s ...
Following the meltdown of the global economy in 2008/9 it was almost inevitable that the capitalist elite who had engineered the crisis would place, not merely the burden of paying for, but the ideological blame for the crisis on its victims. Not all has gone the capitalists' way however. capitalism has, for ...
It would seem that 2017 has brought the world a ninth nuclear power. Although still undeclared, North Korea appears to have joined the UK, USA, Russia, China, France, India, Pakistan and, most likely, Israel in having the world's most deadly weapons as part of their arsenal. Whatever your opinion on ...
Newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa is a "deeply compromised capitalist billionaire" with "hands stained with the blood of the 34 victims of ... forms of corruption, while at the same time ensuring that the inherently corrupt and exploitative monopoly capitalist system survives intact," Saftu said.
How did capitalism begin? It has, of course, not always been present. And it is, in fact, a very new system for producing and distributing things that are useful to humans. The recently late cultural theorist Ellen Meiksins Wood located the birth of capitalism in a set of significant structural (legal/economic) ...
Christmas has come and gone, receding in the rearview like so many other momentous days before it. But before Christmas 2017 fully fades in our memory, it's important to assess how it all went, to take stock of how we did. Meaning, sure, how'd the roast turn out and how'd the house look done up in its ...

The team, burn rates, cash flow, efficiency in the market -- these are all things venture capitalists (VCs) look at when separating the good deals from the bad. Moderator Constance Freedman (Moderne Ventures) and the session panel (Dave Garland of Second Century Ventures, Rich Boyle of Canaan ...
The S&P 500 logged its first-ever close above 2,600 the other week, and history suggests that the bias remains to the upside through year-end: The index has rallied from mid-November to the end of the fourth quarter in almost 83 percent of the past 67 years. On only five occasions over this period has the ...
"I think he's so much more insidious than the average "capitalist shill" villain," Animal Crossing fan Kendall tells Inverse. "There's a lot of darkness behind that apron. Why does he have a uniform in my size the second I arrive in town? Was he following me? Did he know I had no money to my name and he ...
Belying expectations of boosting cottage industries, the 'Make in India' initiative has been helping foreign capitalists to invest in India so they can create a market for their products, theatre personality Prasanna said on Saturday. He was inaugurating a two-day State-level 'Swadeshi Convention' organised ...
Would it surprise you to know that there are more than 100 black venture capitalists or that this nationwide ecosystem is growing? Most of the VCs in this expanding ecosystem made pivots from highly successful careers in other fields. They have very impressive academic credentials, business backgrounds ...
The game of Monopoly was invented by Elizabeth Magie and patented in 1904. She wanted to create a way to inform the average person of how concentration of property ownership and acquiring of rents over time would lead to the concentration of wealth in a few hands, with the rest of the population ...
... a vocal supporter of now-ousted Uber C.E.O. Travis Kalanick, a Democratic donor, and the co-founder of the Richard Branson-backed tube-transportation start-up Virgin Hyperloop One, Pishevar is roundly considered to be one of silicon Valley's most prominent venture-capitalists. When he was arrested ...
Bolivia's President Evo Morales reiterated his call for the "capitalist powers," especially the United States, to stop polluting and destroying Mother Earth. "Since time immemorial, the 30th of November has been the Day of Mother Earth. The Original Peoples make special rites to the land that gives of life, ...
Black Friday Gives Back: Capitalizing On A capitalist Holiday. Three years ago, 4 Hillsboro families came up with a plan to make Black Friday about more than themselves. Now they donate their discounts. By Travis Loose, Patch Staff | Nov 30, 2017 8:12 pm ET | Updated Nov 30, 2017 8:26 pm ET ...
venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar is being accused of sexual harassment by multiple women, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Why it matters: Beyond the headline horribleness of the allegations, Pishevar has been a power player both in technology and political circles, having last year hosted a fundraiser for ...
The enormous wealth he has acquired from his time in the capitalist ranks could provide a handy whip for the EFF to crack or conversely, a balm for those suffering post-traumatic stress disorder from greedy Zuptoid thieving. On balance though, Ramaphosa is our best bet, du Plessis concludes. Read his ...
In a blog, Mr. Jaitley said that over the last few days, a rumour is being propagated regarding waiver of loans of capitalists by banks. Observing ...
And a big part of that case holds that government actually creates markets: The "capitalist system" is not an organic development, but the ...
And a big part of that case holds that government actually creates markets: The "capitalist system" is not an organic development, but the ...
Public market investors have the luxury of being able to make, invest and move their money anywhere they'd like. But the same isn't true for ...
This series profiles the most prominent and influential venture capitalists in the country. They talk about how they broke into the industry, what ...
These venture capitalists are not only some of the top investors in the investment community but many of them are committed to spending ...
I started thinking about this after seeing the staggering statistic yet again: 51% of millennials don't support capitalism. Forty-two percent do.
TechCrunch Disrupt is returning to Berlin this December, and among the founders and developers speaking, we're pleased to have leading ...
Chamath Palihapitiya, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Social+capital Partnership LLC, speaks during a Bloomberg technology ...
TechCrunch Disrupt is returning to Berlin this December, and among the founders and developers speaking, we're pleased to have leading ...
WASHINGTON -- A prominent venture capitalist who has been a key investor and supporter of commercial space efforts has left the firm he ...
Many of us were born into an economic system that is so beyond our reach, it isn't even funny. If you are born into poverty you may end up in ...
Entergy Corp (nyse: ETR) increased its quarterly dividend by 2.3 percent, the same growth rate as the past two years. Operating earnings per ...
The go-go 1960s in the utility sector set the stage for the disastrous 1970s, when inflation and an increased focus on safety and environmental ...
Colorado Springs, Colo. (BRAIN) -- Borealis Fat bikes is the latest bike company to appear on a televised entrepreneurs show.
entrepreneurs looking to raise capital are often told that investors like to keep things close to home. Is that true? The question influences where ...
The U.K. might be a capitalist society, but it doesn't have enough money to support new businesses and real growth, the CEO of Legal and ...
The great capitalists CREATED wealth, a concept that those of the Marxist ... The capitalist is one who is best at stealing these means of ...
The capitalists of the world are heralding the idea that millions have been lifted out of poverty due to unfettered markers and free enterprise, but ...
My two sisters just got back from a week in Saudi Arabia. One is a federal environmental scientist and another is a Public Relations specialist.
Motley Fool: venture capitalists invest in young companies .... Making of an American capitalist" by Roger Lowenstein (Random House, $19).
Millions of dollars are at stake in a legal battle between Ron Conway and his former SV Angel partner David Lee, according to a suit filed last ...


 

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