• Goldman Sachs Is Investing $500 Million In Female-Led Startups - Will It Work?

    25 days ago - By Fortune

    Goldman Sachs will invest $500 million into companies led, founded or owned by women. The program will also help clients invest directly in private, late-stage companies or provide seed capital for women starting their own funds.
    If this sounds familiar, it's because it is. The investment bank made a similar announcement when it launched its 10,000 Women Initiative. Goldman Sachs began the program in 2008 with an initial $100 million commitment to provide business and management education for women-owned small businesses in developing countries.
    “The global economy is propelled by...
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  • A top cannabis private equity fund manager reveals how he picks companies to invest in

    A top cannabis private equity fund manager reveals how he picks companies to invest in

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    The booming cannabis industry has given rise to a number of private equity funds dedicated to the sector.
    Mitchell Baruchowitz, the managing partner of Merida Capital, discussed his investment thesis and what makes cannabis such a unique industry.
    Baruchowitz and his firm build intricate behavioral profiles of companies they're evaluating.
    The booming cannabis industry has given rise to a number of funds solely focused on investing in the sector.
    New York-based Merida Capital, a private equity fund led by former corporate attorney Mitchell Baruchowitz, is one of those funds.
    Investing in...
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