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Chinese esports player VSPN closes $60M Series B+ round to boost its international strategy

Esports “total solutions provider” VSPN (Versus Programming Network) has closed a $60 million Series B+ funding round, joined by Prospect Avenue Capital (PAC), Guotai Junan International and Nan Fung Group. VSPN facilitates esports competitions in China, which is a massive industry and has expanded into related areas such as esports venues. It is the principal tournament organizer and broadcaster for a number of top competitions, partnering with more than 70% of China’s esports tournaments. The ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Gaming, Asia, China, Sports, Business Model, Tech, Tencent, PAC, Esports, League Of Legends, Tencent Holdings, Financial Management, Nan Fung Group, Video Gaming


Corporate America is pausing its financial support for the 147 GOP lawmakers who challenged Biden's victory. Here are all the S&P 500 companies who gave them money - and then stopped.

Erin Schaff/Getty Images S&P 500 companies gave $23 million to the 147 GOP lawmakers who contested Electoral College results. After GOP efforts to overturn Biden's victory led to violence, some companies paused their support. Here's a list of how much each corporate PAC had given and whether they've paused contributions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On January 6, Congress convened a joint session to formally certify President Joseph Biden's Electoral College victory...
Tags: Energy, Transportation, Real Estate, Politics, News, Enterprise, Media, Entertainment, Congress, Finance, Senate, White House, Advertising, US, America, Trends


Coronavirus live news: Germany extends partial lockdown as UK suffers record daily Covid deaths

Germany extends lockdown to 14 February and tightens restrictions; US deaths pass 400,000; US suffers record daily deathsBiden holds memorial for 400,000 Americans who have died of Covid-19Israel warns single Covid jab ‘less effective than we thought’Germany extends lockdown amid concern over variantsJapan’s hospitals close to collapse as serious Covid cases soarSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.23am GMT Joe Biden memorialized the more than 400,000 Americans who have died from Covid-19 dur...
Tags: Europe, UK, Germany, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Asia Pacific, Washington Dc, PAC, Parliament, Johns Hopkins, Coronavirus


'Horrified' hotel chain cancels fundraiser for GOP Senator Josh Hawley in wake of Capitol riot

Senator Josh Hawley has received severe blowback from corporate America following his efforts to overturn the results of the November election. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Loews Hotels on Saturday nixed a February fundraiser for US Senator Josh Hawley, as the lawmaker continues to receive backlash in the wake of the January 6 Capitol siege.  The hospitality chain cited the riot and concerns over "the safety of our guests and team members" in a statement announcing it wo...
Tags: Twitter, Washington, Senate, US, America, Trends, Gop, Missouri, PAC, Silicon Valley, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, McCaskill, Claire McCaskill


Walgreens and Pfizer become the latest corporations to suspend political donations to Republican lawmakers who objected to Biden's presidential win

A customer walks out of a Walgreens pharmacy store in Austin, Texas Reuters Walgreens has suspended contributions to the 147 Republican lawmakers who opposed the certification of president-elect Joe Biden. The pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer has also reportedly decided to also suspend contributions to those lawmakers for six months.  The two corporations join Amazon, Marriott, AT&T and others in suspending donations to GOP lawmakers who tried to overturn the election.  Some corporations ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Corporate America, Congress, Finance, America, Trends, Walmart, Joe Biden, Walgreens, Gop, Comcast, PAC, Capitol Hill, Pfizer


Big Oil promises to put up a fight if Biden tries to restrict fossil-fuel development

Total, one of the world's largest oil companies, said Friday it would withdraw from the American Petroleum Institute. Reuters Welcome to Insider Energy, a weekly energy newsletter brought to you by Business Insider. Here's what you need to know:Want to get Insider Energy in your inbox every Friday? Sign up here. Do you have feedback or story tips? Reach out to me at [email protected] know what was so hot? 2020. In fact, it tied with 2016 as the hottest year on record, accor...
Tags: New York, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, Elizabeth Warren, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Bank Of America, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Ap, Nasa, Wyoming, PAC


Walmart, Amazon and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Walmart will halt political donations to lawmakers that opposed certifying president-elect Joe Biden's victory. It joins Amazon, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Walmart, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Hallmark asks Republican Senators Josh Hawley and Roger Marshall to refund its political donations after they voted against Biden's certification

Senators Roger Marshall of Kansas and Josh Hawley of Missouri Larry French/Getty Images for SiriusXM, Ken Cedeno-Pool/Getty Images Greeting card company Hallmark has asked two Republican senators to return its political donations after they voted against certifying Joe Biden as president on Wednesday. It had donated $12,000 to Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Sen. Roger Marshall of Kansas during the 2020 election cycle through its Political Action Committee (PAC), Popular Information repor...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, Texas, Microsoft, Congress, US, Trends, Walmart, Bank Of America, Joe Biden, Gop, Missouri, Ted Cruz, PAC, Kansas, Republican


Amazon joins Airbnb, Marriott, and other US corporate giants in cutting off donations to Republican lawmakers who opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Amazon has become the latest US corporate giant to cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. It joins Morgan Stanley, Dow, and AT&T in deciding to cut funding to specific Republicans. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, Boston, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Microsoft says it's halting all political donations until after it assesses the 'implications of last week's events'

Microsoft said it will not make political donations as it assess the "implications of last week's events" following a siege of the US Capitol. After a violent, pro-Trump mob stormed into the US Capitol building, other firms like Facebook and JPMorgan said they would halt all political donations.  "The PAC regularly pauses its donations in the first quarter of a new Congress, but it will take additional steps this year to consider these recent events and consult with employees," a Microsoft spok...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, News, Microsoft, Congress, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Jp Morgan, PAC, Citibank, Biden, Morgan Stanley


Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off donations to Republican politicians that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump broke into the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan, Citibank, Microsoft, and Facebook said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats comple...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Microsoft, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc


JP Morgan, Marriott, and other major companies are stopping political donations after the Capitol Insurrection

In the aftermath of the MAGA Militia Assault on the capitol buildings, numerous financial, healthcare, and property corporations are re-thinking their approaches to political donations. Popular Information reports: In the last three cycles, [the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association] PAC has donated $959,060 to Republican candidates and $359,550 to Democratic candidates. — Read the rest
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Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and Dow are among companies cutting off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. Separately, JP Morgan and Citibank said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans and Democrats completely. Last We...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


Facebook will pause political donations for at least three months following siege on US Capitol

Donald Trump Mark Zuckerberg Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Facebook is stopping donations to political parties for at least three months, Axios reported Monday. JP Morgan and Citibank had already made the move, while other companies have said they will cut off donations just to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president. Facebook last week suspended President Donald Trump's Facebook account "indefinitely." Visit Business Insider's ho...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Advertising, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Jp Morgan, PAC, Citibank, Biden, Donald Trump, Morgan Stanley, Trump, Facebook Advertising, Stone


In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


In the wake of the Capitol siege, Marriott, Morgan Stanley, Dow, and other US firms are cutting off Republicans that opposed Biden's certification as president

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, Morgan Stanley, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president, and Goldman Sachs is reportedly likely to follow suit. JP Morgan and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both Republicans ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


Marriott is pulling donations to Republicans who voted to overturn the election, while JP Morgan and Citigroup are halting political donations altogether

Supporters of US President Donald Trump enter the US Capitol's Rotunda on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Marriott, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, and Commerce Bank have cut off donations to GOP lawmakers who objected to certifying Democrat Joe Biden as president.  JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Citigroup have all said they will temporarily pause all political donations to both the Republicans and Democrats completely. Last Wed...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, Hotels, Finance, Senate, US, Trends, Tech, General Motors, Joe Biden, Companies, Gop, Ford, Washington Dc, Mary Barra


All the actions big tech companies have taken against Trump's social media accounts following the US Capitol siege

The rioters during the Capitol siege. Win McNamee/Getty Images The US Capitol siege by pro-President Donald Trump rioters on Wednesday has set off a wave of actions from big tech companies. Platforms like YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter have removed a video of Trump telling rioters "we love you, you're very special" but "go home in peace."   Twitter and Facebook have both locked Trump's respective social media accounts.  Here's a list of all the actions big tech companies have taken against...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Instagram, Congress, Youtube, Cbs News, US, America, Trends, Snapchat, PAC, Biden, Donald Trump, Twitch, Shopify


Watch The Lincoln Project ‘Traitor’ ad that uses audio of Trump’s stunning call to Georgia’s secretary of state

On the eve of Tuesday’s runoff election, the conservative PAC uses the president’s own words against him.
Tags: Advertising, Georgia, PAC, Trump, Lincoln Project ` Traitor


UCLA survives slow start, wild finish to edge Utah

UCLA guard David Singleton, bottom, dives for the ball under Utah guard Pelle Larsson during the first half of Thursday’s game at Pauley Pavilion. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Utah center Branden Carlson, right, blocks a shot from UCLA forward Cody Riley during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds UCLA head coach Mick Cronin yells instructions during th...
Tags: Utah, Colorado, Stanford, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Idaho, Arizona, PAC, College sports, Ncaa, Cleveland, Smith, Ohio State, Ucla


UCLA men’s basketball hosts Utah after 12-day layoff 

Support our UCLA athletics coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. It’s been 12 days since UCLA has played a game – and it’s not by design. Since the Bruins lost 77-70 to Ohio State on Dec. 19, their first Pac-12 road trip to Oregon on Dec. 23 ended up being for nothing after the matchup with the Ducks was postponed just hours before tipoff due to COVID-19 game official protocol. “The problem is the days off,” UCLA coach Mick Cronin said. “We didn’t practice on the 23rd when ...
Tags: Utah, Oregon, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Idaho, Arizona, PAC, College sports, Ohio State, Ducks, Ucla, Chris Smith, Marquette, Bruins, Arizona State


Latest Pardon Supporter List Is Yet Another Who’s Who Of Trump Influencers

Again and again in Donald Trump’s Washington, it’s about who you know.  That was the case Wednesday night with the President’s latest wave of pardons as he prepares to leave the White House. Most everyone on the list either had a connection to the Big Man themselves or friends in high places willing to make their case.  In that sense, Wednesday’s list was much the same as Tuesday’s before it , accompanied by a White House statement chock full of Republican congressmen and televisi...
Tags: Florida, Texas, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, New York City, Cnn, Arkansas, House, Iowa, PAC, Mitch McConnell, Ron Paul


Anti-Trump Lincoln Project ‘Republican’ says he’s reregistering Democrat

A co-founder of the anti-Trump Lincoln Project group, a PAC formed by a group of “Never Trump” Rebublicans with the goal of aiding Joe...
Tags: PAC, Trump Lincoln Project, Anti Trump Lincoln Project ` Republican


UCLA’s interior defense is key to success on the road to No. 25 Oregon 

Support our UCLA athletics coverage by becoming a digital subscriber. Subscribe now. The UCLA men’s basketball team will look to bounce back from its road loss to Ohio State when it travels to Eugene to take on No. 25-ranked Oregon in Pac-12 conference play at noon on Wednesday. The game will be televised on ESPN2. Oregon (6-1, 1-0 Pac-12) is riding a six-game winning streak after dropping its season opener to Missouri, and has since taken down Seton Hall, Washington and San Francisco, which k...
Tags: California, Oregon, Virginia, Sports, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Missouri, New Hampshire, PAC, Long Beach, College sports, Ncaa, Watson, Las Vegas, Nevada


Trump is getting angry with Mike Pence for not joining in his attempts to overturn the election, report says

President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks at a White House press briefing in April 2020. Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump is furious at those in his circle he thinks are not supporting, Axios reported. They include Vice President Mike Pence, the outlet said. Pence's habit of not being around for Trump's most damaging moments has been noted before. Trump thinks that those who are not fighting in his corner are — in Axios' words — "weak, stupid, or dis...
Tags: Politics, Senate, White House, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, House, PAC, Mitch McConnell, Biden, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Trump, Mike Pence, Alexandra Ma


Trump is fundraising off Georgia runoffs, but his PAC is spending none of it on the candidates

President Trump has been fundraising for his "Georgia Election Fund" -- but none of the money he's raised through his new PAC appears to...
Tags: Georgia, PAC, Trump, Georgia Election Fund


Stephen Ross - Trump donor and Equinox chairman - has reportedly already donated $1 million toward NYC's next elections. Take a look at how one of the city's richest residents built his fortune.

Stephen Ross has a net worth of $7.2 billion. EDUARDO MUNOZ/Reuters Billionaire Stephen Ross donated $1 million in December to a new independent expenditure committee, according to The New York Times. The committee will reportedly focus on several NYC races, including the mayoral one. In August, Ross was considering raising $100 million for a potential candidate in NYC's 2021 mayoral election, two sources told The New York Times' Dana Rubenstein. Ross is the chairman of Related Cos., which...
Tags: Florida, New York, London, News, New York City, US, NFL, Los Angeles, Trends, Wealth, Bloomberg, Dolphins, Cnn, Features, Southampton, New York Times


Trump is pocketing Georgia Senate runoff donations for his PAC, while the GOP candidates themselves don't get a dollar, a new report says

President Donald Trump speaking with Sens. David Perdue (right) and Kelly Loeffler (left) in Georgia ahead of a rally. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images While fundraising for the Georgia Senate runoffs, President Donald Trump is diverting 75% of most donations to his Save America political action committee, effectively allowing him to hold onto that money for future endeavors. The other 25% goes to the Republican National Committee, meaning the GOP candidates trying to hold on to the...
Tags: Politics, Politico, Trends, Georgia, Gop, PAC, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Perdue, Republican National Committee, Trump, Loeffler, GOP Trump, BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI, Georgia Senate, David Perdue


A new McConnell-aligned super PAC plans $43 million ad blitz to sway Georgia runoffs

The Peachtree PAC has a local-sounding name, but a powerful national organization oversees its operations in twin contests that will determine whether Republicans retain their hold on the US Senate.
Tags: Georgia, Cnn, PAC, McConnell, Peachtree PAC


PAC running ads in Georgia comparing Loeffler and Perdue to the Grinch - Business Insider

The PAC behind the ad, MeidasTouch, said in a tweet that the spot will air "multiple times" during Sunday night's debate between Warnock...
Tags: Georgia, PAC, Perdue, Loeffler, MeidasTouch