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Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Vessel’s Jason Kilar Bangs Drum for Early-Access Online Video Sector

New startup Vessel is looking to carve a niche for itself in online video as activity picks up in the promising field, Chief Executive Jason Kilar said in an interview with the Guardian. “We want to make More...

Tzahi Hoffman On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Samsung invested in 8 Israeli start-ups in 2014

 Samsung Electronics President: Israel is second only to Silicon Valley in total Samsung investment. Samsung has become a massive investor in Israeli start-ups over the past year. Samsung Electronics President More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Dell’s A Lean, Mean Product and Marketing Machine

So far, so good since Dell’s privatization over a year ago. The move to take the leading PC maker private created a lot of criticism of founder and CEO Michael Dell, but the move has been a win-win More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Wins Revenue Jackpot Despite Macau

Las Vegas Sands should have had a weak 2014, with increased regulations from China on Macau’s casinos, an Iranian cyber-attack on the company’s tech systems and a shaky global economy, but More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Bill Ackman Gets Behind Someone Else’s Hedge

Bill Ackman is doing something new and is getting behind another hedge besides his own, but it is still a hedge fund that is pretty close to home. Ackman, whose hedge fund was among the best-performing of 2014, More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman Sees Strength in Private Equity, Weakness in Housing

Blackstone‘s latest quarter saw it reap huge rewards from private equity, although real estate has hurt the company. Nonetheless, the fact the alternate investment firms diversified holdings allows More...

Roy Goldenberg On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Mobli founder Moshe Hogeg launches new $102 million VC fund

Chinese Internet giants, Tencent and Renren, are leading the investment in Moshe Hogeg’s second investment fund.   Chinese Internet giants Tencent Holding Group and Renren are leading investment in More...

Aviv Levy On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Beny Steinmetz in talks to invest in Jerusalem Economy

Eliezer Fishman holds a 66% stake in real estate development company Jerusalem Economy.   Businessman Beny Steinmetz is in talks to invest in Israeli real estate company Jerusalem Economy Ltd. (TASE: ECJM), More...

Silva and David Lund Donate $1 Million to UCLA’a Wasserman Football Center

Philanthropists Marilyn Silva-Lund and her husband, UCLA Alumnus David Lund, have donated $1 million to the UCLA Wasserman Football Center project. In honor of Marilyn and David’s generosity, UCLA will More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Kim Jong Un Aside, Why Not Invest In Korea?

Well here’s the ultimate contrarian investing idea: invest in North Korea. Never mind that there is a tyrant Kim Jong Un who runs the country and is none too enamored of the West. North Korean hackers More...

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