risky investments

risky investments

Peter Thiel's venture firm to invest in space (exclusive)

venturebeat.com
Peter Thiel’s late-stage venture firm Mithril Capital Management is planning to invest in space exploration and transportation. Several sources close to the matter said Thiel’s firm intends to raise $50 million. Mithril partner Jim O’Neill denied in an email that he is raising a fund, but confirmed that the firm...
Peter Thiel's venture firm to invest in space (exclusive)
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Without state spending there'd be no Google or GlaxoSmithKline | Mariana Mazzucato

www.guardian.co.uk
Forget the fearful private sector. Entrepreneurs depend on public funds to make the early, risky investmentsIn today's low-growth Britain, politicians and newspapers regularly celebrate individual business leaders. GlaxoSmithKline's Andrew Witty and Google's Eric Schmidt are just two examples, with the coalition government timing its recent budget to coincide with UK...
Without state spending there'd be no Google or GlaxoSmithKline | Mariana Mazzucato
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Hey Startups, You Can’t Use Fundraising Regulations as an Excuse to Keep Secrets Anymore

www.betabeat.com
Before the JOBS Act, demo days were only legal if presenters didn't mention money, or if every attendee was verified as an accredited investor. Of key importance to private fund managers engaging in fundraising, the JOBS Act directs the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") to eliminate the prohibition on general...
Hey Startups, You Can’t Use Fundraising Regulations as an Excuse to Keep Secrets Anymore
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Warren Buffett on Apple, Google: Do Not Want

allthingsd.com
Warren Buffett wouldn’t bet against Apple and Google, but he won’t invest in them either. Speaking at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting over the weekend, the legendary investor said he had no interest in buying shares of either Apple or Google because he views them as risky investments. “I would not...
Warren Buffett on Apple, Google: Do Not Want
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