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Ribbit Capital Raises $100 Million With the Goal of Modernizing Money

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Ribbit Capital is a new Silicon Valley fund focused on making investments in anything to do with money — from lending to tax preparation to mobile payments. The Palo Alto, Calif., company is officially announcing a $100 million fund today. It will target the financial services sector, which has seen a...
Ribbit Capital Raises $100 Million With the Goal of Modernizing Money

New York, New Jersey financial sector well prepared for Hurricane Sandy

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Lessons from 9/11 have helped ensure the financial services sector in New York and New Jersey is prepared for disasters, and even shorted the time to recover when regional events happen....
New York, New Jersey financial sector well prepared for Hurricane Sandy

Sir Richard Branson, Peter Thiel join in $100M campaign for international startups

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Skype founders Taavet Hinrikus and Niklas Zennström have teamed with uber-investor Peter Thiel, Virgin magnate Sir Richard Branson, and a handful of heavyweights from around the world in a new $100 million initiative to help startups. The gist of the campaign: The partners will give away $100,000,000 in free...
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Banking crisis could make engineering jobs more attractive, says recruiter

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SThree says financial sector has contributed to skills shortage by tempting graduates away from industrial firmsThe banking crisis could bring an unexpected benefit for British industry by increasing the allure of engineering and manufacturing jobs at the expense of City posts, according to a specialist recruitment firm.SThree, which recruits professionals...
Banking crisis could make engineering jobs more attractive, says recruiter

The World is Not Quite Ready for Mobile Payments, According to MasterCard

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Is the world ready for mobile payments? Not quite, according to a global survey released by MasterCard yesterday. There are a variety of factors that lead will lead to mobile payments adoption across the planet, from infrastructure deployment to consumer willingness to make payments with a mobile device. The mobile...
The World is Not Quite Ready for Mobile Payments, According to MasterCard
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