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Court docs reveal Saudi wealth fund courted by Hollywood and Wall Street owned planes used in Jamal Khashoggi's killing

A demonstrator dressed as Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at a protest outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC, October 8, 2018. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, an enormous sovereign wealth fund, has major investments in many prominent US companies. Court documents show that the fund also owns planes that were used to carry out the killing of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. Visit the Business section of Insider for mor...
Tags: Google, Politics, Hollywood, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, Wall Street, Boston, Court, US, International, Trends, Turkey, Cnn, Canada, United States, Washington Dc

Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is planning an investment fund backed by Persian Gulf wealth funds, report says

Reuters Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plans to launch an investment fund backed by sovereign wealth funds in the Persian Gulf, the Washington Post reported. The fund will invest in areas including financial technology and entertainment. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is planning to launch an investment fund that will be backed by sovereign wealth funds in the Persian Gulf region and other investor...
Tags: Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, White House, Trends, Markets, US Treasury, Sovereign Wealth Fund, Persian Gulf, Mnuchin, Former Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Goldman Sachs Read, Emily Graffeo, Mnuchin investment fund, Persian Gulf Sovereign Wealth Funds

The head of the world's biggest sovereign wealth fund was forced out because his wife is Chinese

Jon Nicolaisen, Deputy Governor of Norges Bank, waits for the start of the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming August 22, 2014. REUTERS/David Stubbs/File Photo Norwegian deputy central bank governor Jon Nicolaisen resigned on Friday after Norway's security service rejected his security clearance. Clearance was denied because Nicolaisen's wife is Chinese and resides in China. The pair have been married for ten years. As deputy governor Nicolaisen was in charge of...
Tags: Europe, Finance, China, Russia, International, Trends, Nato, Norway, Oslo, Jackson Hole Wyoming, Sovereign Wealth Fund, Central Bank, Reuters, Russia China, Chinese Embassy, Norges Bank

How the Rise of Beijing and Shanghai Tech May Impact Silicon Valley

When it comes to startup tech hubs, U.S. cities from San Francisco to Austin to Boston come first to mind. But that is starting to change, as Asian cities—particularly in China—are snapping up more tech venture capital funding and exits, according to a new report from CB Insights. Silicon Valley tech startups pulled in the most funding of any metro region globally during the last six years at $140 billion, according to CB Insights’ Global Tech Hubs Report, which the New York-based researc...
Tags: Startups, Asia, Japan, New York, Technology, China, Germany, Boston, Berlin, San Francisco, Trends, Startup, Tech, Investing, Austin, Beijing

Texas Roundup: Brainspace, Disruptors, Phunware, Chiron, Fountainhead

Let’s catch up with the latest innovation news in Texas: —Dallas’s Brainspace, a machine-learning software startup, has been acquired by private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners to become part of a larger cybersecurity and data services company. The new joint venture will be composed of 57 data centers and four software companies, including Brainspace. —Xconomy’s Disruptors conference was held at the Texas Medical Center’s TMCx accelerator in Houston, featuring innovators in heal...
Tags: Programming, Startups, Mobile, Apps, Accelerator, Texas, Virginia, Funding, Trends, Investment, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Software, Austin, Afghanistan, Malaysia

Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund to Sue Volkswagen Over Emissions Scandal

Eight months after the Volkswagen emissions scandal rocked Germany’s iconic automaker, the repercussions still refuse to go away. Now, Norway's sovereign wealth fund is suing VW over financial losses it says are due to the auto manufacturer’s recent struggles in the global securities markets.
Tags: Transportation, Finance, Germany, Corporate Responsibility, Investment & Markets, Investment, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethics, Vw, Auto Industry, Corporate Governance, Leon Kaye, Norway, Volkswagen, Auto Manufacturing, Emissions

4 Tech Startups Kuwait’s Sovereign Wealth Fund Kuwait Investment Authority Investment in, You Should Know About

​The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) is the oldest sovereign wealth fund  in the world was founded in 1953. KIA invests in real estate and wide array of sectors in order to maximize the return on its fund. Looking at Crunchbase profile we... visit ArabCrunch website for more details.
Tags: Startups, Asia, Usa, Internet, India, CA, Spain, Healthcare, Venture Capital, Private Equity, Kia, Kuwait, Crunchbase, Regions, Tech & Politics, Arab World