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Interview: Venture capitalism and crypto – David Siemer, CEO of Wave Financial

I’ve always thought venture capitalism is an interesting field. Throw crypto into the mix and it goes to a whole new level. I sat down on the CoinJournal podcast with longtime VC David Siemer, CEO of crypto-focused Wave Financial. David first got involved with crypto “by chance” in 2010, gifted 50 bitcoins by a friend.…

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TWTR stock price at $52 shows Musk/Twitter saga coming to a close

TWTR closes up 22.2% after Musk agrees to go through with acquisition. Tesla stock falls in premarket on the news. Musk says Twitter is part of his designs for a superapp. If you have been living under a rock for the last 24 hours, you may not have heard that Elon Musk has decided to buy…

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Thai business group revises 2022 GDP growth outlook to 3.0-3.5%

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man stands outside his apartment as people who have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) wait for paperwork to be processed by authorities before they are sent to a hospital, in Bangkok, Thailand May 17, 2021. REUTERS/Soe Z BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s economy is expected to grow 3.0% to…

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LA Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer And His Wife Connie Donate $500,000 To California Pro-Choice Prop

Former Microsoft CEO & LA Clippers owner Steve Ballmer visits “Your World With Neil Cavuto” on at … [+] FOX Business Studios November 14, 2019 in New York, United States.Getty Images Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who owns the NBA team the Los Angeles Clippers, and his wife, Connie, donated $500,000 last week in support…

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Elon Musk To Finally Acquire Twitter! Will Dogecoin Be The Official Currency for Twitter Now?

News of Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisitions have resurfaced online and there is speculation that Dogecoin (DOGE) could replace the US dollar as Twitter’s official native currency. Recent reports from Bloomberg claim that Musk has offered to purchase Twitter for the first bid price of $54.20 per share. Some members of the DOGE Army on Twitter…

Q&A with 36ONE asset manager Cy Jacobs – on performance fees, crypto and flexible investing thumbnail
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Q&A with 36ONE asset manager Cy Jacobs – on performance fees, crypto and flexible investing

In this Q&A from BNC#4, Cy Jacobs shares his insights into investing, how 36ONE runs multiple funds, on performance fees, Warren Buffet, and cryptocurrencies. This Q&A was in preparation for Cy’s debate with Piet Viljoen. Excerpts from the question and answer session with Cy Jacobs at the BizNews Conference #4 Cy Jacobs on crypto It’s…

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RBA raises its cash rate by 25bp, Australian dollar slides 

Tuesday saw a decline in the value of the Australian dollar after the central bank surprised investors by choosing to raise interest rates by a smaller-than-expected quarter point.  The cash rate objective was raised by 25 basis points to 2.60 per cent by the Reserve Bank of Australia. Additionally, it raised the interest rate on…

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Fraser Valley real estate market continues to stabilize heading into fall season

SURREY – Continued slowing sales and a slight rise in inventory in September combined to bring greater stability to the Fraser Valley housing market. In September, the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) processed 897 sales on its Multiple Listing Service (MLS), a decrease of 11.8 per cent compared to last month and a 51.9…

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To Improve AI Outcomes, Think About the Entire System

October 04, 2022 Artificial intelligence technology has been advancing, and businesses have been putting it into action. But too many companies are just gathering a bunch of data to kick out insights and not really using AI to its fullest potential. Joshua Gans, professor at Rotman School of Management, says businesses need to apply AI…

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Ukrainians continue to push back Russian troops in east and south

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