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Blockchain startup Zwoop collapses following cancellation of ICO

VC-backed cryptocurrency startup Zwoop has gone into administration. According to an exclusive report by The Telegraph’s James Cook, the company’s board of directors filed for administration at the end of November last year. As a result, employees and suppliers from all over the world have been left with unpaid wages and bills, according to sources. Zwoop, founded by Italian entrepreneur Alessandro Gadotti, raised $13 million from Robert Friedland, an American-Canadian billionaire and mining tyc...
Tags: Startups, Telegraph, Blockchain, James Cook, Friedland, Robert Friedland, Hard Fork, Zwoop, Alessandro Gadotti, Ivanhoe Capital Corporation


Sidney Kimmel Entertainment Merges With Ivanhoe Pictures

“Hell or High Water” producer Sidney Kimmel Entertainment has merged with Hong Kong-based Ivanhoe Pictures to form SK Global. SKE Chairman and CEO Sidney Kimmel and Ivanhoe Pictures Chairman Robert Friedland will be co-chairmen. They said in the announcement Wednesday that the new entity will pursue international opportunities to produce and finance film and television... Read more »
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, News, Film, Robert Friedland, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Sidney Kimmel, Hell or High Water, Ivanhoe Pictures


Modern Brands Cannot Compromise Their Meaning

Transaction brands sprang from industrialism and its commercial consumer culture. The focus was on the material benefits for consumers and users. Industry produced new products using economies of scale. Mass marketing these products was part of the whole and advertising became a way of creating the model for the new consumers. The message was either highly product orientated, pragmatic about the features of the product or service, or a combination of material and social satisfaction, in term...
Tags: Google, Steve Jobs, Nike, Netherlands, Martin Luther King, Kennedy, Branding, Guy Kawasaki, Robert, Daniel Kahneman, Grant McCracken, Friedland, Walter Isaacson, Robert Friedland, Brand Strategy, Kogan Page


Police fire at mine protesters

South African police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters who blocked a highway with rocks and tires near Ivanhoe Mines's Platreef project to demonstrate against plans to start building the $1.6 billion platinum mine. Some members of the local community are opposed to the approval of a license that allows billionaire Robert Friedland's Ivanhoe to develop Platreef.
Tags: Ivanhoe Mines, Platreef, Robert Friedland


Police Fire Rubber Bullets at Ivanhoe Mine Protesters

South African police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters who blocked a highway with rocks and tires near Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. 's Platreef project to demonstrate against plans to start building the $1.6 billion platinum mine. Some members of the local community are opposed to the approval of a license that allows billionaire Robert Friedland's Ivanhoe to develop Platreef.
Tags: Ivanhoe Mines Ltd, Platreef, Robert Friedland


TSX Top 5: Uranium Companies Take the Lead

The uranium price jumped the most in 16 months this past Friday, so it's no surprise that the bulk of last week's top gainers on the Toronto Stock Exchange are focused on that commodity. Specifically, Mega Uranium , Azarga Uranium and U3O8 saw gains, with Robert Friedland's Ivanhoe Mines and Lithium Americas rounding out the list. [Link to media]
Tags: TSX, Toronto Stock Exchange, Robert Friedland, Ivanhoe Mines and Lithium Americas