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Par Funding founder expects to face federal criminal charges soon

A founder of Par Funding — the Philadelphia lender facing civil charges of defrauding 1,200 investors — filed a court document on Friday saying he will likely face criminal charges with federal crimes that could include securities fraud , wire fraud, tax offenses, money laundering, extortion and obstruction. Joseph LaForte, 51, made the unusual disclosure as he asked a Philadelphia ...

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How Franklin is spending $10.8 million on CARES, funding America’s bailout

Franklin will receive $10.8 million in federal coronavirus relief from the CARES Act and the US bailout. It is now up to the municipal authorities to allocate this money to municipal services, local organizations and businesses in Franklin. Here’s how the funds have been allocated so far. CARES Act Franklin received $1.21 million in CARES Act funding in 2021. Most ...

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When to Use Litigation Funding for Business Law Litigation

A growing company supplies high-quality plastics to a manufacturer for use in packaging materials. Millions of dollars are at stake. But the large-scale international manufacturing company is not paying the bills and returning the plastics. The CEO of the plastics company plans to meet with a lawyer, but of a caliber ready to fight a Goliath. After all, the international ...

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Mortgages for buyers who generally do not qualify: non-QM loans

Demand for mortgages has skyrocketed during the pandemic. The same goes for the number of self-employed people, a group that often struggles to qualify for a mortgage. As a result, unconventional mortgages are gaining ground, while other home loans are collapsing. Loading Something is loading. The number of Americans struggling to get a mortgage is on the rise, and a ...

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Low-interest loans still available for businesses recovering from the remnants of Hurricane Ida

Governor Tom Wolf said today that low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available for small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and organizations non-profit organizations affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida from August 31 to August 31. September 5, 2021. “For many of us, it seems like Hurricane Ida swept through Pennsylvania ...

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BlackRock Closed-End Funds Call Replay Now Available | Business

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 10, 2022– Replay information is now available for the conference call held with portfolio managers Rick Rieder, Tony Kim and Erin Xie. BlackRock closed-end funds covered: BlackRock Capital Allocation Trust (NYSE: BCAT, CUSIP: 09260U109) BlackRock ESG Capital Allocation Trust (NYSE: ECAT, CUSIP: 09262F100) BlackRock Science and Technology Trust II (NYSE: BSTZ, CUSIP: 09260K101) BlackRock Health Sciences Trust ...

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Zayo Announces Successful Issuance of Sustainability-Linked Debt Funding, Reinforcing Commitment to ESG

BOULDER, Colorado–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zayo Group Holdings, Inc., a global leader in communications infrastructure, announced that it has successfully completed the commercialization of a $750 million senior sustainability term loan (“ESG Term Loan”). ”), the first ESG-linked term loan raised by an American bandwidth infrastructure company. The transaction highlights Zayo’s market leadership and continued commitment to ESG, and properly aligns investors with ...

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Central American Bank offers loans to Nicaraguan businesses

View of the new Central American Bank building on the outskirts of Managua. Photo: Office of the Presidency The bank has over US$400 million to distribute. Business leaders met with banking officials, the Minister of Finance, the President of the Central Bank of Nicaragua and the Banking Superintendent. By Ivan Olivares (Confidential) HAVANA TIMES – The Central American Bank for ...

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Data Innovation Lab Secures $3 Million in ARPA Funding

WILMINGTON- The Delaware Data Innovation Lab (DDIL), which was created amid the COVID-19 pandemic and recently merged with nonprofit Tech Impact, received a $3 million grant from the state’s award of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. The grant will support the operation of the technology-intensive lab for three years, allocating $1 million per year, according to Patrick Callihan, CEO ...

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East Carolina company grants wish to cancer survivor

JACKSONVILLE, NC (WITN) – A company is helping an East Carolina boy’s dream come true. In 2020, Joel McConkey was diagnosed with Osteosarcomaa rare form of bone cancer that is often found in children and young adults. the Mayo Clinic says fewer than 20,000 cases are reported in the United States each year. McConkey’s parents say he underwent surgery in ...

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Sustainable inflows in Q1 fall, but less than the market as a whole

An aerial view shows a wind turbine generating electricity in the middle of rapeseed fields, in Saint-Hilaire-lez-Cambrai, France, May 7, 2021. Photo taken with a drone. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 3 (Reuters) – Inflows into sustainable funds held up better than their conventional counterparts in the first quarter of 2022, according to ...

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Technology and networking help close gender gaps in business

For women to bridge the diversity and funding gaps in technology and finance – where men dominate leadership and decision-making – it takes an ecosystem. Payer President Keren Levy and The World Bank Group Head of the We-Fi secretariat Wendy Teleki tells Karen Webster that parity is sorely lacking. But a combination of education, support, skills development, and even technology ...

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Presentation of checks to St. Marys provides funding for infrastructure

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) – A check presentation took place today on the grounds of the former St. Marys High School. The check for $100,000 from the state of West Virginia was given to the Pleasants County Development Authority to create a new business park on the old land. With infrastructure being a concern for many people living in West Virginia, ...

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Education panel gets fiery with mayor

Hello. It’s Friday. We’ll look at an education panel that blocked New York City’s plan to allocate $10.5 billion in funding for schools. We’ll also look at the prospects for a raise for a small but important group of lawyers who haven’t had one since 2004. It would “blow up the whole system”, said David Banks, the schools chancellor. He ...

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Coherent Raises $75M in Series B Funding

Consistenta Tampa, Fla.-based provider of a no-code software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that converts any business logic in a spreadsheet into an API, raised $75m in funding of series B. The round was led by Maverick Capital, including Maverick Ventures, with participation from Owl Rock, GreatPoint Ventures, Cathay Innovation and Franklin Templeton. The company intends to use the funds to expand into ...

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Fears North East businesses will lose new public funds to replace EU funding

Gateshead Council fears local businesses and the economy could lose out with new government funding. A report delivered to councilors looked at central government replacement funds for EU investments. The government will replace EU funding models such as the European Structural Investment Funds and European Social Funds with the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) and the Leveling Up Fund (LUF). ...

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Rooser raises $23 million for its seafood trading platform – TechCrunch

The global fishing market was worth $253 billion in 2021, and despite the controversial swirling around the industry, that number continues to grow. Today, a startup that has built a platform to make the fishing business more efficient — and therefore the overall process more traceable and less prone to waste — is announcing a round of funding to ride ...

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Russia sanctions: EU urges citizens to work from home and reduce energy consumption to stop funding Ukraine’s war effort

FOX Business contributor Phil Flynn examines why Biden is exporting oil as gas prices rise in “The Evening Edit.” European officials have urged citizens of member states to reduce their energy consumption in order to reduce their dependence on Russian sources. “This guide contains easy-to-follow steps that, with little or no discomfort on our part, can reduce the flow of ...

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MetaLend, Crypto Bank, Raised Seed Funding From Pantera Capital

MetaLend is a web3 bank that connects digital asset owners looking for a loan with lenders. The five-month-old startup raised $5 million in its funding round, led by Pantera Capital. Check out the nine-slide deck he used below. For the founders of MetaLend, a bank aimed at facilitating Web3’s play-to-win economy, living together led to co-founding a startup. Sudjeev Singh ...

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US provides $6.4 billion in funding for carbon reduction projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks during a visit to the Charlotte Area Transit System facility in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., December 2, 2021 REUTERS/Chris Keane Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Transportation said on Thursday it would provide states with $6.4 billion over five years to fund ...

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THRIVE & 33 Degrees raise funds to expand to 500 locations

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, PROSPERa coworking space solution with philanthropy and community involvement, with a global private equity group, 33 degrees, announced a significant investment to help expand THRIVE’s wildly popular coworking spaces. As an investor and partner, 33 Degrés is helping accelerate THRIVE’s goal-driven coworking space for freelancers, entrepreneurs, and employees of large and small businesses, combining cutting-edge style and thoughtful ...

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Premier Bank funds economic growth through the Chamber Foundation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — A donation from Premier Bank to the Regional Chamber Foundation will help the agency expand its economic development efforts. During a check presentation on Friday, Michael McGiffin, president of the Regional Chamber Foundation, said the $7,500 would go towards the foundation’s mission. “We use contributions like this…for our pursuit of economic development in our community,” he said. ...

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NJEDA Approves Creation of NJ Innovation Evergreen Fund

Economic development The fund will boost investment and cultivate entrepreneurship April 13, 2022 The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board of Directors today approved the creation of the New Jersey Innovation Evergreen Fund (NJIEF), a new tool to increase access to strategic resources and venture capital in the ‘State. The NJIEF will create state-private sector partnerships to collaboratively align ...

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How to Begin a Property Management Business

Do you live in Texas and need money to create a company that provides property management services? You can get them from a Texas lender now. The roles of property management and real estate agent are similar. They’re both in the real estate business. A property manager might be a broker. The following is a list of property management tasks. ...

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Beshear: Budget fails to ‘meet the moment’ on school funding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday criticized Republican lawmakers for not “meeting the moment” on funding for K-12 education during a period of unprecedented income surpluses. The Democratic governor hailed numerous priorities in the state spending plan crafted by the GOP-led legislature — highlighting wage increases for state employees and funding gains for infrastructure, higher education ...

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SNP ministers accused of ‘sitting’ on nearly £67m Covid funding

NEARLY £67m of Covid business support money has not been distributed despite the vital scheme being closed to new applicants. Last night SNP ministers were accused by industry chiefs of ‘sitting on’ the unspent pot and risking ‘businesses, jobs and livelihoods’. 1 In January, the Prime Minister announced £188.8 million in fundsCredit: Alamy The money is the rest of the ...

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K&D Consulting Enterprises supports small businesses with funding to achieve their goals

Business finance and capital for small businesses. For small business owners, getting the funds they need to scale can be a challenge. And when a small business owner has credit issues like no credit, bad credit, bankruptcies, etc., getting financing can seem like an impossible challenge. But a small business consulting firm is pushing the envelope for small businesses with ...

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Watertown Egg Hatchery Project Receives $1.5 Million in State Funding | Business

WATERTOWN – A Georgia company has received $1.5 million in state aid to help fund an egg hatchery at the Route 3 Agribusiness Park. Jefferson County Agriculture Coordinator Jay M. Matteson learned Monday that Empire State Development is providing a $1 million grant and a $500,000 Excelsior Employment Program grant to help finance the project. The Georgia-based company building the ...

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Boulder County businesses receive $1.26 billion in federal Paycheck Protection Program loans

Cal-Wood Education Center, a nonprofit group in Jamestown, saw its operating income disappear as after-school school was canceled when the pandemic hit in March 2020. Front Range school night excursions, many of which are in Boulder Valley, make up the majority of outdoor education centerthat’s the deal. Cal-Wood executive director Rafael Salgado didn’t know how to keep the center open. ...

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ECB announces funding for young cricketers from diverse backgrounds

April 1 (Reuters) – The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday published an update to its action plan to tackle racism and discrimination, focusing on plans to help players from backgrounds diverse or disadvantaged to progress in professional cricket. The plan was unveiled in November after a number of players, including former Yorkshire spinner Azeem Rafiq, claimed they ...

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Group Buying Startup Citymall Raises $75M in Series C Funding Round

Citymall has announced it has secured $75 million in Series C funding led by Norwest Venture Partners, said the group buying platform where consumers come together for bulk purchases at discounted prices. This is the startup’s third fundraising round in the past 18 months, bringing total capital raised to $110 million. General Catalyst, Citius, Jungle Ventures, Arena ...

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Money at the heart of international efforts to save nature

Published on: 03/27/2022 – 16:20Amended: 03/27/2022 – 16:18 Geneva (AFP) – Can humanity limit spending that harms global biodiversity and focus funding on its protection? This issue is at the heart of international negotiations in Geneva, which will pave the way for a crucial UN COP 15 summit on biodiversity in China later this year. Nearly 200 countries are due ...

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Firstbase Raises $50M in Series B Funding to Build the Employee Experience Management Platform for the Modern Workplace

Employee experience management platform eliminates cost and complexity to help businesses set up, manage and retrieve physical equipment for global remote work ABERDEEN, Scotland & NEW YORK, March 25, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First basea provider of remote infrastructure for global teams, today announced a $50 million Series B funding round led by Kleiner Perkins, bringing the company’s total funding raised to date ...

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Funding Circle and Pitney Bowes Announce Small Business Lending Partnership

Funding Circle the online small business lending platform has joined with pitney-bowes a global provider of shipping and courier services to provide more affordable loans to small businesses. Under the partnership, Funding Circle’s technology and machine learning platform will combine with Pitney Bowes’ logistics and financial services. Pitney Bowes and Funding Circle Small Business Loan Partnership The partnership will offer ...

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Oregon’s federal emergency preparedness funds include $750,000 for CO coordination center

WASHINGTON (KTVZ) – Senators Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., announced Monday that Portland Airport will receive major federal investment to ensure its runway survives a major earthquake, as well as other emergency preparedness funds, including $750,000 for a regional emergency training and coordination center in Redmond. The funding was part of a suite of federal investments ...

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Local cannabis business owner bids to bring diversity to booming industry – CBS Baltimore

TIMONIUM, Md. (WJZ) — Wendy Bronfein hopes to pave the way for more women to lead the booming medical cannabis industry. “The medical cannabis industry is a ripe place for female participation,” she said. READ MORE: Three early morning shootings leave one dead and two injured Bronfein is the co-founder of Curio Wellness, a medical cannabis company based in Timonium. ...

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Reynen Court Raises $4.3M in Funding

Court Reynena legal technology platform provider based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and New York, raised $4.3 million in additional funding. Backers included new investors Bryce Catalyst and Forefront Venture Partners and existing investors Ventech and international law firms Clifford Chance and Latham & Watkins. The company intends to use the funds to ...

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West Slope Entities, Projects Will Receive Federal Omnibus Bill Funds | Business

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CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII to Acquire RGI from Corsair | Business

LONDON & NEW YORK & MILAN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 11, 2022– CVC announced today that CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII has agreed to acquire RGI (the “Company”), a leading independent provider of software solutions for the European insurance industry, from Corsair, a Leading private equity targeting investments in services, software and payments. in the financial services market. Terms of the transaction were ...

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Despite likely state funds, housing sector continues to face challenges

RAPID CITY, SD (KEVN) — The development of affordable housing in the Black Hills is at the center of the conversation, as the South Dakota Legislature passes a bill to fund housing projects. However, the developers say there are still issues with the supply chain that make building more difficult. The South Dakota House of Representatives has passed a $200 ...

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Revive Grant Awarded to Three Growing Businesses in Downtown Charles Town | Journal-news

CHARLES TOWN – This has been heard time and time again throughout the past year as businesses in downtown Charles Town have expanded to larger locations, with every homeowner expressing a strong desire to stay in the area and to continue to be part of the community. At the Charles Town City Council meeting on Monday night, three more businesses ...

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Danielle Desir saves at least $1,000 in her home emergency fund

Danielle Desir bought a house in her twenties and “hacked the house” to pay her mortgage and achieve her other financial goals. She soon noticed that her home was eating up her savings with one-time emergency expenses. Now she keeps at least $1,000 in a home emergency fund specifically for these expenses. Read more stories from Personal Finance Insider. Loading ...

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Buffalo Next: Why the Wilson Foundation is funding Buffalo Niagara’s startup ecosystem |

Why invest philanthropic dollars in startups? The foundation’s investment aims to make Western New York a place where founders of innovative startups can successfully start or grow a business. If that’s not possible in Buffalo, people will “let their ideas die on the vine or leave the area and take those jobs elsewhere,” Launch NY President and CEO Marine LaVigne ...

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World Bank approves $1 billion to fund urgent needs in Afghanistan | Business and Economy News

The funds will be disbursed by the UN and aid agencies, bypassing the Taliban, to alleviate the worsening humanitarian crisis. The World Bank’s board has approved a plan to use more than $1 billion from a frozen Afghan trust fund to fund much-needed education, agriculture, health and family programs. is urgent, the bank said. The plan, which will bypass the ...

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visights secures $10 million in additional funding

TEL AVIV, Israel—viisights, a developer of unique behavioral recognition video analytics, announced a $10 million fundraising round led by an Israeli VC, Hive2040with participation from Migdal Insurance and existing investors led by Firstime Ventures. These funds will expand marketing efforts and product enhancements to enter additional target markets and initiate a new SaaS business model. “We plan to offer customers ...

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Names of companies benefiting from huge Covid loans will be secret | Business

The names of thousands of businesses who have received billions of pounds from Covid-19 loan schemes must remain confidential under new government rules to only publish state grants of £500,000 or more. The higher threshold was introduced after Brexit despite warnings that it could hamper the fight against fraudsters believed to have plundered billions from such schemes. The loan programs ...

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Oregon Legislature passes plan to offer bigger loans to startups and small businesses

Oregon lawmakers have approved a bill expanding access to capital for businesses that are too new or too risky to qualify for conventional bank loans. Under the bill, Business Oregon would increase the cap on direct loans to startups through its Entrepreneurial Development Lending Fund to $1 million, up from the current temporary limit of $250,000. Business Oregon is the ...

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Announcement of second round of funding for restoration project, companies on track to expand

MARYLAND — Maryland communities could see more business-friendly signs as Governor Larry Hogan’s second round of Project Restore award winners were announced on Tuesday. This round of awards includes more than 200 companies, totaling $14.5 million in support. Overall, more than 350 businesses across the state will find support through the program. “It’s basically about turning vacant properties into a ...

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Whitman County awards grants to nonprofits and small businesses – The Daily Evergreen

Rewards for Distributed Nonprofit Organizations; small business app always open County officials are providing grants to local nonprofits and small businesses, with 59 Whitman County businesses saying they are facing financial hardship in a recent survey by county officials. Jessica Jensema, director of administrative services for Whitman County, said the application process is now closed for nonprofits and grants are ...

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Governor aims to add funds to fight ‘chemicals forever’

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine lawmakers will consider more funding to fight “chemicals forever” as more farms discover contamination. Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances – known as PFAS – have been found at hundreds of agricultural sites where sludge or papermaking waste containing the toxins has been spread. PFAS are also found in wells and landfills. PFAS are often described as ...

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Michigan launches $409 million grant program for businesses affected by pandemic

LANSING, MI — Michigan businesses that have experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for a grant of up to $5 million under a new state program. A total of $409 million is available through the Distressed Business Relief Grant program. “This program will support Michigan businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 and help us build ...

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Future Fund forced to hand over $5 million to sanctioned Chinese arms company | China

The Future Fund was forced to hand over approximately $5 million of taxpayers’ money to a Chinese state-controlled arms manufacturer that sold weapons to Myanmar’s genocidal military. Last year, the Guardian revealed that Australia’s sovereign wealth fund had invested $4.9 million in five subsidiaries of Chinese arms conglomerate Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). AVIC had sold the Burmese military ...

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MetLife Investment Management Funds $625M Timberland Transaction

GERMANTOWN, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MetLife Investment Management (MIM), the institutional asset management business of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), today announced that it has placed secured long-term first mortgages by approximately 832,000 acres of timber land and timber across the Southeastern United States. The financing enables Tamarack Timberlands LLC, which is owned by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and whose assets are managed ...

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Your Funds: Fortune May Favor the Brave, But Logic Favors Caution | Economic news

Bitcoin’s value has fallen around 30% since it was announced last fall that Matt Damon was to become one of the faces of Crypto.com. It’s not the actor’s fault, of course, but it’s not what was expected when the site ran ads featuring the Oscar-winning actor. For proof, consider this character swap in the recent season-opening episode of “South Park”: ...

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Portland’s $1.3M Cannabis Emergency Relief Fund Now Accepting Applications

Portland paves way to recovery for struggling cannabis companies by: Joelle Jones Job : 10 Feb 2022 / 16:38 PST / Update: 10 Feb 2022 / 16:38 PST FILE – In this Feb. 7, 2019 file photo, a bud shows one of the best cannabis strains at Serra, a dispensary in Portland, Oregon. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) ...

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VisuWell Raises $10M in Funding to Power the Company’s Next Phase of Growth and Innovation

NASHVILLE, Tenn., February 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — VisuWell, an industry leader in providing innovative virtual care solutions, today announced that it has successfully entered into a $10 million Series B capital raising led by Fulcrum Equity Partners, a Atlantagrowth-based investment company, with continued participation from existing investors, Longmeadow Capital, PJC and UltraGroup. The funding will help the company scale across ...

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The Studio Theater in Arkansas canceled a denied Covid relief grant

The Studio Theater in Little Rock, AR Jennifer Schlesinger | CNBC After months of limbo and mounting debt, the Studio Theater in Little Rock, Arkansas received some welcome news from the Small Business Administration in early February. The small non-profit theater has had its denial of aid through the Closed Venue Operator Grant Scheme rescinded. The SVOG program is a ...

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Your Funds: Can You Really “Keep Calm and Carry On”? | Economic news

David Snowball, founder of MutualFundObserver.comonce told me that there are three kinds of reasons investors adjust their portfolios: “strategic, structural, and dumb.” The structure has to do with the specific investment you are buying and if anything has changed there; dumb reasons revolve around emotion and wrong thinking. The strategic reasons for making a change usually revolve around life circumstances. ...

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West Virginia Senate Committee Proposes Higher Education Funding Formula Bill | News, Sports, Jobs

HEPC and WVCTCS Chancellor Sarah Armstrong Tucker said the new performance-based funding formula for community colleges and four-year colleges and universities will improve the workforce and economy of the State. (Photo courtesy of WV Legislative Photography) CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate Finance Committee has approved a bill taking the first steps in creating a new ...

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Historic gift funds deanship and research at Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

A historic $15 million gift from Joanne Knight in honor of her late husband, Charles “Chuck” Field Knight ’57, BME ’58, MBA ’59, established the Charles Field Knight Dean of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and provides the Dean with discretionary resources to initiate innovative and highly rewarding research projects for faculty and students across the college. Dean ...

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Bristol Tennessee Announces New Business Grants | Latest titles

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Two grants designed to stimulate business expansion and exterior improvements to commercial buildings are available on a first-come, first-served basis to qualified applicants. Offered by the Bristol Tennessee Industrial Development Board, the grants are available as forgivable loans and will include awards of up to $10,000 for business growth or $5,000 for facade improvements, announced the city ...

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House Unveils Long-Awaited Semiconductor Chip Funding Bill | Business

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives introduced its version of legislation that would allocate $52 billion to semiconductor chip manufacturing on Tuesday night, sparking a debate with the Senate that could spark a motion on blocked funding since a long time. Funding has been a priority for the Biden administration, for auto industry leaders and for many Michigan congressmen, ...

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State prepares to deploy $237 million for small businesses through loans and venture fund investments

Nearly $237 million in federal funding coming to the state is planned to support small businesses in Michigan through loan initiatives and equity investments in venture capital funds. the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. (MEDC) aims to deploy federal funding across five programs, including investing $75 million in one or more venture capital funds operating in the state. By partnering with ...

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SD’s Cannabis Business Division Receives $764,000 State Grant to Improve Regulatory Process

Torrey Holistics dispensary in the Sorrento Valley. Photo by Chris Stone the San Diego one Cannabis Business Division received a grant of $764,261 from the California Department of Cannabis Control, intended to develop tools to help businesses comply with local and state laws, it was announced on Monday. “The grant will help streamline and improve the local regulatory process,” said ...

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MARSHALL FIRE: Funding for the unemployed is now available

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – People who lost their wages due to damage to their business or workplace during the Marshall fire may be able to get financial assistance. “We see this as top-up funding for people who may not live in the area but whose lives have been affected,” said Tatiana Hernandez, CEO of Community Foundation Boulder County. One ...

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Federal funds will go to online tutoring despite pandemic failures

“A key part of tutoring is that social connection with a caring adult,” said Amanda Neitzel, assistant scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Educational Research and Reform. “How can you create this in an online format?” Her worry, she added, was that the federal push for tutoring would amount to “a costly disaster.” Virtual tutoring is a big business ...

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FWD Group Raises $200M in Pre-IPO Funding

(Reuters) – Asian insurer FWD Group has raised $200 million in new funds ahead of its planned Hong Kong IPO, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the matter. Sources could not be named as the information had not yet been made public. FWD Group declined to comment. Two new investors, ORIX Corp and Huatai Securities Co., participated in ...

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State awards provide money to Lake County and Chicago-area businesses impacted by 2020 looting

Aftermath of Metro PCS, 1320 North Lewis Avenue in Waukegan, after being damaged overnight May 31-June 1, 2020. | Photo: Edith Newsome, alderman for the 5th district of Waukegan Two Lake County businesses received grants as part of a statewide economic stimulus program to help businesses rebuild after the 2020 riots. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) ...

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Ballet Theater Company Receives CT Humanities Grant – We-Ha

Ballet Theater Company is one of more than 600 organizations in the state, and a dozen in West Hartford, to receive an operating support grant from CT Humanities’ CT Cultural Fund. Submitted Connecticut Humanities, the statewide nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), awarded the ballet theater company a $34,900 CT Culture Fund Operating Support Grant. (CTCFOSG). ...

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BOLD Grants Awarded to Area Groups Improving Birmingham Communities « The Official Website for the City of Birmingham, Alabama

BOLD grants awarded to regional groups improving Birmingham communities BIRMINGHAM, AL — Over $500,000 was donated to organizations in the region to fund innovative ways to help improve Birmingham’s economic landscape. The BOLD program, which stands for Building Opportunities for Lasting Development, provides financial support to organizations and agencies that take creative, evidence-based approaches to solving a variety of community ...

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Marlin Business Services Provides Update on Proposed Acquisition by Funds Managed by HPS Investment Partners LLC – Form 8-K

Marlin Provides Update on Proposed Acquisition by Funds Managed by HPS Investment Partners LLC Mount Laurel, NJ, January February 12, 2022 – Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ: MRLN), a national provider of capital solutions for small businesses (“Marlin” or the “Company”), today announced an update on its proposed merger with a subsidiary of funds managed by HPS Investment Partners LLC ...

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North Amityville Volunteer Fire Company shut down amid allegations of dangerously long response times and harassment – CBS New York

NORTH AMITYVILLE, NY (CBSNewYork) – A volunteer fire company on Long Island has been shut down over allegations of dangerously long response times and potentially criminal wrongdoing. Fire trucks and ambulances are not going anywhere in North Amityville after the volunteer fire company was fired, CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported Monday. READ MORE: Medical experts say decline in cases of Omicron ...

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SC Governor Proposes Overhaul of School Funding Formula

FILE – South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster examines data on the spread of COVID-19 in the Kershaw County school district during a discussion with school officials at Camden Elementary School on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 in Camden, SC South Carolina set a record for positive tests over New Years weekend 2022 and COVID-19 hospitalizations are up 67% from the previous ...

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Avataar Raises $ 45 Million in Series B Funding from Tiger Global and Sequoia Capital India

SAN FRANCISCO & BANGALORE, India – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Avataar, a leading AI and computer vision platform focused on spatial visual discovery, today announced a $ 45 million Series B funding round led by Tiger Global with the co-participation of the existing investor Sequoia Capital India. The Fundraiser is one of the largest fundraisers in the Applied 3D / AR ...

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CNY Biotech Accelerator Wins $ 625,000 in Public Funding as Certified Business Incubator

The state has awarded CNY Biotech Accelerator $ 625,000 to renew its status as a New York State Certified Business Incubator. The facility is located at 841 E. Fayette St. in Syracuse. (File photo Eric Reinhardt / CNYBJ) SYRACUSE, NY – New York State has awarded Upstate Medical University’s Central New York Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC) with a grant of $ ...

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Port of Long Beach presents spending plan for $ 52 million federal grant

Long Beach Harbor plans to improve rail lines are moving forward. About 20% of grants paid by the US Department of Transportation last month will go to the Port of Long Beach. The $ 52.3 million award is intended for the development of the B platform rail support facility, which when completed will allow it to move approximately 35% more ...

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U.S. Colleges Switch to Distance Learning Despite Millions of Dollars Drawn from Coronavirus Aid Funding

Columnist Bill McGurn is responding to a growing number of schools considering distance learning in response to the COVID wave on “Fox Business Tonight.” Colleges and universities across America received millions of dollars in government funding over the coronavirus pandemic, some of which were intended to help them safely reopen their campuses to in-person learning. However, many schools that have ...

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Small businesses fear funding for pandemic relief will be insufficient without greater investment from Youngkin and lawmakers

RICHMOND, Virginia (WRIC) – As daily coronavirus cases reach new highs in Virginia, some small businesses are concerned that relief from the pandemic may be insufficient and not properly targeting funding to the hardest hit industries. It is not clear whether the grant proposed by Gov. Ralph Northam will be sufficient to meet the needs of existing candidates, as lawmakers ...

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One of the best emerging markets funds shines a spotlight on Indian stocks

In the world of investing in emerging markets, China often dominates. This is not surprising, given that the nation is the largest economy in the group. But Ajay Krishnan, senior portfolio manager for the $ 415 million Wasatch Emerging Markets Selection (symbol: WAESX), believes that Indian companies offer a better return on capital in the long term. In China, starting ...

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