• Celebrity funds from Jay Z, Will Smith and Robert Downey Jr. are backing a life insurance startup

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Ethos , the company that bills itself as making life insurance accessible, affordable and simple, has officially come out of stealth with an $11.5 million investment led by on of the world's top venture firms, Sequoia Capital, and additional participation from the family offices of Hollywood's biggest stars and an NBA all-star.
    Jay Z's Roc Nation, the family funds of Kevin Durant, Robert Downey Jr. and Will Smith all participated in the new round for Ethos, and Sequoia Partner Roelof Botha is taking a seat on the company's board. Because nothing says star power like a life insurance...
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  • Russia makes top 5 of Europe's most attractive destinations for foreign investments

    4 monthes ago - By RT

    Investor confidence in Europe has surged in 2017 after three years of decline. Europe has attracted a record level of foreign direct investment , with Russia making the top five list, according to data from EY.
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