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Resolute Ventures sticks to its knitting with $75 million fourth fund

Resolute Ventures, an early-stage firm with offices in San Francisco and Boston, just closed its fourth fund with $75 million. It’s an almost shockingly conservative amount of capital in today’s era of big-is-better funds. And with valuable companies like the real estate startup OpenDoor, the applicant tracking system company Greenhouse, and the dog products company BarkBox in its portfolio, one imagines that seven-year-old Resolute could have raised more. It didn’t want to do that, says firm fo...
Tags: Google, TC, New York, Microsoft, Boston, San Francisco, Tech, Venture Capital, Barkbox, Resolute Ventures, Greenhouse Software, Greenhouse, Polaris Partners, Daniel, Jonathan, Matt

Rallies call for release of detained immigration activist

BOSTON (AP) — Rallies at federal immigration offices across the country Wednesday called for the release of Eduardo Samaniego, an immigration activist from Massachusetts facing deportation. In New York City, Los Angles, Boston, Springfield, Massachusetts, and Hartford, Connecticut, small crowds of supporters held signs saying “Free Eduardo Now” and chanted and banged drums as they […]
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NHL News & Notes: Kesler, Backes & More

In today’s News & Notes, Ryan Kesler is being re-evaluated for an injury, David Backes is a healthy scratch and the Calgary Flames will be short-handed Wednesday night. Related: NHL News & Notes: Myers, Hedman, Cave & More Kesler Being Re-Evaluated for Injury After he was Taken out of Tuesday’s game during the second period against the Detroit Red Wings, the Anaheim Ducks have sent Kesler back to Anaheim to be re-evaluated for injury. This is going to keep Kesler out for at least the next thre...
Tags: Column, Usa, News, Boston, Sport, David, Hockey, NHL, Calgary Flames, Ducks, National Hockey League, Anaheim Ducks, Boston Bruins, Philadelphia Flyers, Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs

Canadiens & Bruins Reignite Rivalry

When the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens meet, it’s emotional – mostly based on deep hatred for one another. For nearly a century, the two teams have developed that hatred over 745 regular-season matchups. You’d need 149 hands to count those games on your fingers. The Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens have one of the biggest rivalries in sports. (Vince Richard/The Hockey Writers) The story of the Bruins and Canadiens is one of blood, sweat, tears and drama. It’s the most-heated rivalry...
Tags: Usa, Boston, Sport, David, The Boston Bruins, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Islanders, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Eastern Conference, Bruins, Brad Marchand

‘Wayne’ Producers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick on the Value of Pop Culture in Fiction [Interview]

Deadpool screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick have a new streaming series premiering on YouTube Premium today, although they did not create Wayne. They are producing the half hour series for creator Shawn Simmons, and YouTube Head of Original Content Susanne Daniels calls the show “Dirty Harry in high school.” Wayne (Mark McKenna) is a teenager heading south to recover his late father’s stolen ’78 Trans Am. Wherever he stops along the way, trouble seems to find Wayne, but he’s resource...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Interviews, Youtube, Boston, Kung Fu, Features, Woody Allen, Larry David, Caribbean, Leon, Tarantino, Wodehouse, Wayne, Jerry, Shawn

Abry invests in Aduro

Abry Partners has made an investment in Aduro, a human performance company. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ADURO, the leading Human Performance company, is excited to announce a strategic investment from Abry Partners (“Abry”). Abry, a leading Boston-based private equity firm, manages over $5 billion of capital in its active funds and has completed more than $80 billion in transactions. ADURO, a top choice of Fortune 1000 corporation...
Tags: Boston, Trends, North America, Darren, Wick, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati, PE Deals, ABRY, ABRY Partners, White co, Cascadia Capital, Aduro, Dr White, Abry Partners Abry Abry, Tyler Wick Partner, Chris Dickinson Abry

Photos: See how the rain storm impacted Southern California

A family braves the rain for a stroll on the San Clemente Pier in San Clemente on Monday, January 14, 2019. (Photo by Leonard Ortiz, Orange County Register/SCNG) Lucas Feduska, 6, of Buena Park, plays in the snow with family along Hwy 38, north of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino National Forest on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds With a break in storms moving through Southern Californ...
Tags: Weather, Boston, Sport, Harvard, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, Orange County, Pacific Coast Highway, Southern California, San Bernardino, Anaheim, Sun Valley, Grapevine, Costa Mesa, Irvine

Morning Docket: 01.16.19

* Neil Gorsuch wrote an opinion in favor of labor rights and against mandatory arbitration. Yes, that Neil Gorsuch. [Slate] * The Trump Administration takes an L: S.D.N.Y. judge rules they can't ask citizenship questions in the census. [New York Law Journal] * Federal courts are now intending to squeak by on funding through January 25th. This is the second extension the Office of Court Administration has been able to muster due to aggressive cost cutting. [National Law Journal] * Kirsten Gill...
Tags: New York, Law, Boston, Npr, Kirsten Gillibrand, Courthouse News Service, Susan Berman, Robert Durst, Beantown, National Law Journal, Davis Polk, American Lawyer, New York Law Journal, Morning Docket, Office of Court Administration, Trump Administration

Videos- Wrapping Up A Win Over The Anaheim Ducks

from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News, There was sneaking suspicion this game was going to go like this. The Anaheim Ducks had lost 11 consecutive games, so, they weren't exactly on a wave of momentum. And, maybe as expected, Detroit put Anaheim in position to finally steal a victory until a big third period carried the Red Wings to a 3-1 victory Tuesday at Little Caesars Arena. Goals from Anthony Mantha, Gustav Nyquist and Darren Helm, plus 23 saves from goaltender Jimmy Ho...
Tags: Boston, Sport, Wings, St Louis, Detroit, Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim, Red Wings, Jimmy Howard, Darren Helm, Detroit News, Thomas Vanek, Ted Kulfan, Little Caesars Arena Goals, Anthony Mantha Gustav Nyquist

Meketa Investment to merge with Pension Consulting Alliance

Meketa Investment Group Inc is merging with Pension Consulting Alliance LLC. Financial terms weren’t announced. Meketa advises public and private institutional investors, while PCA serves U.S. tax-exempt and public pension fund clients. The combined firm will be called Meketa Investment Group Inc. PRESS RELEASE Meketa Investment Group and Pension Consulting Alliance to Join Forces Combination Unites Long-Established, Highly Respected Investment Consultancies with Demonstrated Public, Private Mar...
Tags: Boston, Trends, United States, M&a, Allan, PCA, Meketa, McCourt, Woolley, Meketa Investment Group Inc, Peter Woolley, Meketa Investment, London Co, Pension Consulting Alliance, Pension Consulting Alliance LLC, Demonstrated Public Private Markets Real Estate

Islanders Outlast Blues in OT – Filppula Gets Winner

NEW YORK — Valtteri Filppula scored 1:37 into overtime and the New York Islanders beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 Tuesday night for their 12th win in 15 games. Jordan Eberle had a goal in the first period for New York, and Robin Lehner stopped 30 shots. [caption id="attachment_501535" align="aligncenter" width="575"] New York Islanders Jordan Eberle (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)[/caption] David Perron scored the tying goal in the third period for the Blues, and Jordan Binnington — making his four...
Tags: New York, Boston, Sport, New Jersey, Blues, Hockey, NHL, St Louis, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, Lee, Schwartz, Islanders, Ryan O Reilly, Craig Berube, Reilly

Canadiens Control Panthers – Niemi Makes 52 Saves

MONTREAL — Antti Niemi made a career-high 52 saves as the Montreal Canadiens extended their win streak to three games with a 5-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night. Shea Weber, Phillip Danault, Max Domi, Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Brendan Gallagher, into the empty net, scored for Montreal (26-17-5) in the second half of back-to-back games. The Canadiens were coming off a 3-2 overtime victory in Boston on Monday. Mike Hoffman scored in the first period for the Panthers (17-20-8), who ...
Tags: Florida, Boston, Sport, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Florida Panthers, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Weber, Bruins, Claude Julien, Brendan Gallagher, Hoffman, Panthers

Mass. elementary school builds portrait of Tom Brady, Bill Belichick in Lego

Boston-area elementary school uses double-sided Lego to create images of Patriots icons Tom Brady and Bill Belichick.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Boston, Lego, Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, Usa Today, Tom Brady Bill Belichick

Travel News: January 16, 2019

Portugal’s tourism boom halted by Brexit, airport problems Channel NewsAsia Portugal’s long-running tourism boom is set to move decisively into reverse in 2019 due to capacity constraints at Lisbon airport and a drop in British visitors because of a Brexit-hit pound, Portugal’s biggest hotel group told Reuters. Jose Theotonio, chief executive of the Pestana Group which operates 94 hotels, said he had already noticed a dip in British guests as they turn to markets like Turkey, Egypt and Tunisia ...
Tags: Travel, Boston, US, United States, Hawaii, New Jersey, Portugal, Tunisia, Pacific, Pearl Harbor, Brexit, Lisbon, News And Deals, Newark Liberty, Back Bay, Turkey Egypt

Sen. Cory Gardner introduces legislation to evaluate U.S. Olympic Committee

A Republican senator from the U.S. Olympic Committee’s home state of Colorado introduced potentially groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that would create a 16-member panel selected by Congress to evaluate the USOC and recommend structural and policy changes for an organization whose future has been called into question in the wake of the backlash over its and other Olympic sports organizations’ handling of sexual abuse in gymnastics, swimming and several other sports. Sen. Cory Gardner’s intr...
Tags: News, Congress, Colorado, Senate, Boston, Sports, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Olympics, House, Justice Department, Texas Rangers, Colorado Springs, Olympic Committee, Congressional

United States: MassDEP To Hold Public Meeting On Petition To Regulate Entire Class Of PFAS Chemicals - Holland & Knight

The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) will hold a public meeting on Jan. 16, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. ET at MassDEP's Boston office.
Tags: News, Boston, United States, PFAS Chemicals Holland

ICA Boston Acquires Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room

The Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston has acquired Yayoi Kusama’s LOVE IS CALLING (2013) making it the largest “Infinity Mirror Room” piece by the artist to be owned by a North American museum.  It will go on view this fall.  Read more at Art News  
Tags: Art, News, Boston, Art News, Minipost, Yayoi Kusama, Institute of Contemporary Art, Infinity Mirror Room, ICA Boston Acquires Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room

Documents: OxyContin maker boasted about potential sales

BOSTON (AP) — A member of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma told people gathered at the prescription opioid painkiller's launch party in the 1990s that it would be "followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Boston, Ap, Purdue Pharma

Bruce Springsteen surprises Irish pub patrons in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Bruce Springsteen made an unexpected visit to a Boston pub last week. Tommy McCarthy, owner of The Bebop, says Springsteen walked into the bar with his wife and another woman to spend some time listening to a local performer playing Friday evening. McCarthy tells The Boston Globe that Springsteen enjoyed the music […]
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, News, Entertainment, Boston, Ap, Nation, Mccarthy, Springsteen, The Boston Globe, Tommy McCarthy

NHL Rumors: Silfverberg, Zuccarello, Oilers Update, More

In today’s rumor rundown there is more news on the speculation the Edmonton Oilers are scouring the market for a top-end forward, an update on how popular Mats Zuccarello is around the league and what’s happening in Anaheim with Jakob Silfverberg. Finally, there is still speculation as to trade news surrounding Carolina’s Micheal Ferland and how much he’s worth on the trade market. Truth or Fiction About Oilers Full-Court Press After TSN’s Ryan Rishaug tweeted the Oilers were preparing to put ...
Tags: Usa, Boston, Sport, Rangers, Hockey, NHL, Ducks, Edmonton, Hamilton, Anaheim Ducks, Edmonton Oilers, Bruins, Oilers, Derick Brassard, Buffalo Sabres, Vancouver Canucks

Jenna Lotti ‘Nervous’

Boston native Jenna Lotti releases the mid-tempo electro track Nervous. As way to cope with anxiety, Jenna began writing songs. Like any aspiring artist, the LA based singer turned to open mics, picked up the guitar, and recorded YouTube videos in her bathroom.  Jenna’s mix of vulnerability and talent stands out from the crowded electronic arena. Jenna says, “It’s a song about the dark force of anxiety which has dominated my life since I was 10 years old. I’ve always used writing as an outlet b...
Tags: Music, Youtube, La, Boston, Anxiety, Buzz Artists, Dan Shay, Jenna, Hunter Hayes, Boston Music Awards, Jenna Lotti, Female performer, Jenna Lotti nervous, New England Music Awards, Pop Act

Bruins Ready to Rake the Leafs This Spring

The playoff-type feel at Scotiabank Arena this past Saturday was not as premature as one might think, given that three months remain until the Stanley Cup tournament. The Boston Bruins concluded their season series against the Toronto Maple Leafs with a thrilling 3-2 victory, their third win in four meetings. If the postseason began today, the two teams, currently separated by a single point in the standings, would again meet in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. As you might recall, th...
Tags: Boston, Toronto, Sport, Atlantic, Hockey, Boston Bruins, Bruins, Auston Matthews, Patrice Bergeron, Leafs, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, David Pastrnak, Matthews, John Tavares, Tavares

Battery Ventures promotes three to principal and one to VP

Battery Ventures has made a number of promotions. Logan Bartlett, Sanjiv Kalevar and Shiran Shalev have become principals while Justin Rosner is now a vice president. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO & NEW YORK & BOSTON & TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Battery Ventures, an investment firm focused on innovation and technology worldwide, has promoted four team members—including three to the rank of principal–across four global offices. The newly promoted team members execute deals in areas including ...
Tags: New York, Washington, Boston, Berlin, Israel, Tel Aviv, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, People, Michael Brown, University Of California, Bessemer Venture Partners, Battery Ventures, Forbes, Justin

Yellow Wood-based Paris Presents announces changes to senior leadership team

Paris Presents, a portfolio company of Yellow Wood Partners, has named Patrick O’Brien, who is currently CEO, as vice-chairman. Also, Bill George, currently CEO of Freeman Beauty, which is backed by Yellow Wood, will become CEO of Paris Presents. The appointments become effective March 1, 2019. Paris Presents is a provider of branded cosmetic and bath accessories. PRESS RELEASE BOSTON, January 15, 2019 – Yellow Wood Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer br...
Tags: Boston, Trends, People, Paris, Bill, Company, George, Patrick, Booth, Bill George, O'Brien, Patrick O'Brien, Midwest Region, Yellow Wood, Yellow Wood Partners, About Yellow Wood Partners Yellow Wood Partners

4 Historic Ducks Deadline Deals

Every season, hockey fans tune into NHL trade deadline coverage eager with anticipation. If their team is a contender, they hope to hear news that they’ve acquired a difference maker. If their team has surrendered hope of making the playoffs, the trade deadline brings hope to fans that the general manager of their favorite team can squeeze future assets out of current talent. The Anaheim Ducks have made several influential trades on or near the NHL trade deadline in their history. Not all of the...
Tags: Usa, California, Boston, Sport, Gm, Dallas, Nashville, Rob, Hockey, NHL, West Coast, San Jose Sharks, Ducks, Edmonton, Stanley Cup, Anaheim Ducks

TA Associates invests in LIST SpA

TA Associates said Jan. 15 that it invested in LIST SpA. Financial terms weren’t announced LIST, of Pisa, Italy, provides trading and compliance software solutions and infrastructural services to financial institutions. Latham & Watkins LLP provided legal counsel and KPMG served as financial adviser to TA Associates. Nctm Studio Legale provided legal counsel and Studio MCCR served as financial adviser to LIST SpA. PRESS RELEASE TA Associates Announces Investment in LIST S.p.A.   BOSTON and PISA,...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Boston, Trends, United States, Malaysia, Italy, Kpmg, Ta, Pisa, United Kingdom Spain, Pisa Italy, PE Deals, TA Associates, Latham Watkins LLP, TA Associates TA Associates

Avalanche Bury Maple Leafs – Soderberg With Hat Trick

TORONTO — Carl Soderberg scored his second goal of the night with 8:15 left in the third period before adding a third into an empty net to complete his first career hat trick as the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-3 on Monday night. Gabriel Landeskog, Mikko Rantanen and Matt Calvert, into an empty net, had the other goals for Colorado (21-17-8), which had lost nine of its last 10 games overall (1-7-2) and seven straight in regulation on the road. Semyon Varlamov stopped 17 ...
Tags: Colorado, Boston, Toronto, Sport, Canada, Atlantic, Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Ottawa, Sparks, Wilson, Florida Panthers, Boston Bruins, Auston Matthews, Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs

Canadiens Beat Bruins – Petry With OT Winner

BOSTON — Jeff Petry scored 15 seconds into overtime, batting the puck out of the air and past Tuukka Rask to lead the Montreal Canadiens to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Monday night. Carey Price stopped 41 shots for the Canadiens. Paul Byron scored a short-handed goal, and Brendan Gallagher also scored to help Montreal earn its third victory in four tries. Montreal Canadiens celebrate a goal (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick) Rask made 19 saves but lost for the first time in his l...
Tags: Boston, Sport, Philadelphia, Hockey, NHL, Montreal, Byron, Florida Panthers, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, David Krejci, Claude Julien

NHL Short Notes

MONDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Colorado 6, TORONTO 3 NEW JERSEY 8, Chicago 5 PHILADELPHIA 7, Minnesota 4 St. Louis 4, WASHINGTON 1 Montreal 3, BOSTON 2 (OT) EDMONTON 7, Buffalo 2 Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
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Being 'The Man' isn't easy for Kyrie in Boston

Kyrie Irving left LeBron James in order to lead his own championship contender, but that's proving to be a difficult job with the underachieving Celtics.
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