Capital Mobility

Autonomous women take the wheel in the autonomous tech industry

Waabi Founder and CEO Raquel Urtasun, left, Zoox CEO Aicha Evans, center, and Waymo Co-CEO Tekedra Mawakana. Waabi, Zoox and Waymo (With the help of Helen Popkin.) The autonomous vehicle industry may be young, just over a decade, but a significant trend is already taking shape: it is proving more …

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Pipes, transportation and pool ticked as Hutt City commits $ 1.5 billion to 10-year plan

ROSA WOODS / STUFF / Truc Hutt City Mayor Campbell Barry said he had always focused on providing the essentials – infrastructure and services. The council has committed $ 587 million to repair the city’s pipes. The Naenae swimming pool (photo) will also be rebuilt. Hutt City Council will more …

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Mobility company aims to tackle transport challenges in Latin America

The availability of the application will be extended to Lima and other cities in the majority world Mobility technology company WhereIsMyTransport is expanding the availability of its first consumer product, Rumbo, in Latin America. The Android app claims to be the first in these markets to provide network information for …

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Daimler CEO predicts strong 2021, even better 2022

What percentage of your worldwide sales will be EQ models and what percentage will be plug-in hybrids? In 2020, our xEVs – plug-in hybrids and fully electric models – represented a single-digit percentage of our global sales. In the first quarter of this year, we were at around 10% globally …

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German company Insurtech ELEMENT raises $ 19.5 million for further growth

ELEMENT, the Berlin-based white label provider of digital insurance solutions, has raised 16 million euros (US $ 19.5 million), as an additional investment from existing and new investors. The additional capital will be used to continue the growth of the business. With the latest funding round, the total investment in …

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Meritocracy remains our best option, but it cannot work without social solidarity

Who could disagree with meritocracy, the idea that our prospects should not depend on the circumstances of birth, but only on our talents and efforts? It turns out that the answer is rather a lot of people. As Adrian Wooldridge argues in The Aristocracy of Talent, meritocracy is out of …

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SoftBank Tier-Backed Scooter Operator Secures $ 60 Million Funding From Goldman Sachs

Tier, a Berlin-based micro-mobility provider, has secured $ 60 million in asset-backed financing from Goldman Sachs to fuel its expansion in the Middle East and Europe. The credit facility follows a $ 250 million Series C funding round led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 in November, the company said in …

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Be thrifty and your startup could acquire a generation – TechCrunch

Etsy, a marketplace for kitschy and creative DIY products, acquired Depop, a hippie and thrifty marketplace for resale products, for $ 1.625 billion this week. So, today we’re going to discuss the history of two markets, a deal that gave us insight into the evolving ethics of social shopping. Depop, …

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Indra is about to take the plunge in Paris and revolutionize the payment of transport in the French capital

– By offering the latest technologies in the sector, it wants to become a reference in the region – The company is present in mobility and transport in more than 100 cities around the world MADRID, June 4, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Indra, one of the world’s leading ticketing …

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FlixMobility valued at $ 3 billion following a $ 650 million funding round

FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus and FlixTrain, has raised $ 650 million in funding, valuing the Germany-based technology mobility company at $ 3 billion. The Series G cycle, based on a mix of equity and debt, includes new investor Canyon Partners as well as existing investors General Atlantic, Permira, …

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Why China is trying to curb the rise of the yuan

Chinese policymakers fired a “cross-arch” shot in the currency markets this week in an attempt to slow the rise in its currency. This move could work in the short term, but fundamentals should favor a stronger renminbi in the long term, analysts say. Last week, the Chinese currency traded at …

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Poseidon Watchtower 21 | 3d MLG, NMCB-4 repeat Naval integration, EABO concepts> U.S. Marine Corps flagship> News view

OKINAWA, Japan – Marines and Sailors with 3rd Marine Logistics Group and Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4 conduct Expeditionary Forward Base Operations training on the islands around Okinawa, Japan, during Exercise Poseidon’s Watchtower 2 to June 17. The Poseidon Watchtower provides an opportunity to rehearse both naval integration and EABO, …

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CAP COM Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm distributes 20 infrastructure grants

Where possible, Schenectady County Habitat for Humanity wants her money to go directly to her homeownership program, Executive Director Madelyn Thorne said. But at the same time, she said, the roof under which the agency sits is collapsing. For this reason, Thorne said she appreciated the $ 5,000 grant her …

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BP Stock ready for big gains?

The logo of the British multinational oil and gas company BP (British Petroleum) can be seen on October 7, 2020 in … [+] Warsaw, Poland. (Photo by Aleksander Kalka / NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images [Updated 06/01/2021] Shares of BP (NYSE: BP) have gained 25% this year …

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The Ontario Trillium Foundation provides a grant of $ 150,000 to

TORONTO, May 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Second Harvest is pleased to announce that initial work has begun on the installation of a 9,000 square foot freezer-refrigerator at its new Etobicoke facility, thanks to a Foundation $ 150,000 Ontario Trillium (OTF) Capital grant awarded in 2019. The new freezer-cooler will …

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This startup tries to convince customers to give up cars

This is what the Finnish startup MaaS Global Oy has been working on since 2015. The company has developed a mobile application, Whim, which is already in use in several European cities and in Tokyo. In the Finnish capital, 12% of users already say it made them give up their …

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E-bikes arrive at Pgh’s Healthy Ride Bike Share thanks to a grant from Heinz Endowments

Pittsburgh’s “Healthy Ride” bike share has been very successful over the years, with a record number of riders last year and an expanding network. But one thing that has always been a hindrance for runners is the Pittsburgh Hills. Healthy Ride bikes are heavy, and the data shows stations at …

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Biden’s budget includes $ 100 million for Lynnwood Link expansion

WASHINGTON DC, May 29, 2021 – US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced yesterday that President Biden’s FY2022 budget includes $ 330.8 million for two new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects in South King County and Pierce County, Washington, as well as two existing light rail projects currently under construction in …

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The biggest loss of Sushil Kumar’s fall from grace

The first wrestling match I watched in Delhi dates back almost two decades. It was not in a stadium, but not far from one. The fight took place on a field in Vijay Nagar and ended with the defeat of a promising young wrestler; he was defeated by a skillful …

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Biden’s budget includes funds for tram and buses in Kent

Funding for major light rail and bus projects that impact Kent is included in President Joe Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget, which has yet to be approved by Congress. • $ 100 million for the Federal Way Link extension, which is currently under construction and will extend Sound Transit’s Light …

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The global solid biomass fuels market is estimated to be

SEATTLE, May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Solid fuels from biomass are a potential alternative to fossil fuels and can be used to generate energy. It is a renewable energy resource that can be derived from carbon waste from animals, humans or industrial activities. Solid fuels from biomass are used …

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FM Capital steps up automotive investments with new $ 150m fund – TechCrunch

First Move Capital, the Boulder-based venture capital firm that has invested in the Frontier Auto Group and Vroom used car markets, as well as mobility-as-a-service startup Via, has closed a new fund of $ 150 million that will focus on automobiles and transportation. sectors. Existing strategic investors such as OEMs, …

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Advanced Welding School Secures $ 25 Million In Incentive Tuition Funding Capital To Expand Revenue Sharing Agreement Program

NEW YORK, May 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Advanced Welding School (AWS) today announced the close of $ 25 million in Growth Funding to stimulate the expansion of their revenue sharing agreement program. the Louisianaa student-based company trains students from diverse backgrounds to become world-class welding professionals in one …

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Quipt Home Medical to start trading on the Nasdaq

CINCINNATI, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Quipt Home Medical Corp. (“Quipt“or the”Company(TSXV: QIPT; OTCQX: PTQQD), a US home medical equipment industry leader specializing in end-to-end respiratory care, is pleased to announce that its common stock has been approved for listing on the Nasdaq Capital Marché (“Nasdaq”) Under the ticker …

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AMPLY Power and Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions Collaborate on Bus Fleet Electrification and Solar-Powered Air Charging

CEO of AMPLY Vic Shao presents the new solution at Greenbiz ‘ VERGE Electrify virtual conference today, Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 11:30 am PT as part of the innovation showcase. The companies that have collaborated on this offer will then present themselves in a panel on the virtual AMPLY …

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Greenville City Council noted: fiscal year 22 budget passed; $ 3.6 million for Unity Park

Greenville City Council met on Monday, May 24 for a third budget work session which led to a council meeting and an overall vote on this budget. Here is a recap of the Greenville City Council meeting on May 24th. Approved: Greenville City Council has approved a general budget of …

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Wall Street has high expectations for Ford Investor Day

Ford CEO Jim Farley speaks with reporters outside the company’s global headquarters on May 19 in Dearborn, Michigan, following the launch of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck. Michael Wayland / CNBC DETROIT – Wall Street has high expectations for Ford Motor’s first investor day under CEO Jim Farley on …

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Global real estate markets set to take off this year

A residential building construction site is seen, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Detroit, Michigan, United States, April 28, 2020. REUTERS / Rebecca Cook Residential real estate markets in major economies will soar this year thanks to huge monetary and fiscal support and in the midst of a recovery …

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Fisker shareholders (FSR) approve the merger of FS KKR Capital Corp. and FS KKR Capital Corp. II

What’s going on with Fisker? Fisker (FSR) announced that the shareholders of FS KKR Capital Corp and FS KKR Capital Corp. II (FSKR) approved the merger of FSK and FSKR at the special meetings of shareholders of each company held on May 21, 2021. The company’s shares were trading down …

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The shortage of chips, explained from above

STMicroelectronics, a leading semiconductor producer, is benefiting from the growing demand for automotive chips. Its revenue this year will rise to $ 12 billion, a level the company didn’t expect to reach until 2023. Like other chipmakers, Geneva-based ST has faced surprisingly demand. high level of semiconductors, especially from automakers …

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Q&A with Aerion Supersonic Commercial Director

Q: WHAT ARE YOU HOPING TO DO? A: At Aerion, we are building the next generation of global mobility networks. We take multiple modes of transportation, including a supersonic business jet, and we just summarize the time it takes to get from point A to point B. What we are …

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Where will bitcoin prices go?

Where will cryptocurrency prices go next? The past week has been a testing period for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Prices were already swaying earlier this week, after Tesla chief executive Elon Musk, a big advocate for tokens and champion of online market fans, canceled plans to accept bitcoin as payment …

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Top 25 quarterbacks heading into 2021 NFL season

NFL passers-by are all the rage. Nothing new to see here. What has changed, however, is an ever-evolving archetype in the post – something you are sure to find among my top NFL quarterbacks of 2021. Today’s prototypical quarterbacks boast a combination of arm talent and athleticism. This specific style …

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Virtual internships could break down barriers to social mobility in the city

Earlier this month, Boris Johnson announced that home counseling work will end on June 21. It’s a reassuring sign that life is slowly and steadily coming back to the city – an encouraging sign for graduates looking to secure a position with a leading company this year. Many young people …

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Harris County banned from Harvey Flood funds, asking federal government to reconsider

After hearing that Harris County would receive $ 0 in Hurricane Harvey flood mitigation funds, County Judge Lina Hidalgo appealed to federal officials to reconsider their decision. (Courtesy of Harris County) After learning Harris County would receive $ 0 in Hurricane Harvey flood mitigation funds, County Judge Lina Hidalgo appealed …

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Citizens must persevere to meet the challenges of the pandemic

By Lethbridge Herald Opinion of May 21, 2021. I want to start by thanking the nurses, doctors and healthcare staff who continue to work tirelessly during this pandemic. I would also like to express my condolences to the families who have lost a loved one to COVID-19.Mass vaccination efforts continue …

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Indian electric vehicle start-up Magenta Power raises $ 16 million from Indo-American philanthropist

He added that Pantomath Capital Advisors Private Limited is Magenta’s sole investment banker for the transaction. In 2018, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd invested in Magenta Power as it plans to enter the electric vehicle charging business in the future. “Magenta provides end-to-end hardware, software, installation, operation and maintenance of electric …

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A conversation with writer Alec McGillis |

“Today I just wanna hate.” Writer Alec MacGillis quotes these bitter words from Chris MacLarion, a former union steel worker from Sparrows Point, Md., Who has watched the plant’s decline for decades, his livelihood and his dignity. In his new book Achievement – Win and lose in an America with …

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Virtuo raises $ 96 million for its simplified version of car rental – TechCrunch

Car ownership has become expensive and untenable in many European cities: between congestion tolls to reduce emissions, parking costs and traffic, many consumers are instead choosing to use public transport, two wheels, taxis or their own legs to get around. To add to this mix for longer journeys, a startup …

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Ecobodaa, a mobility start-up in Kenya obtains undisclosed funding from Persistent Vitality Capital

Kenyan electrical mobility start-up Ecobodaa has raised a brand new spherical of funding led by Persistent Vitality Capital, which additionally manages a enterprise capital-building strategy that gives technical and advisory assist. Ecobodaa will channel the brand new funds to speed up its development. The clear energy-inspired mobility startup was based …

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World industrial comeback pushes metals to document highs for a number of years, Power Information, ET EnergyWorld

By James Attwood and Yvonne Yue Li Industrial metals, from copper to aluminum to iron ore, have reached their highest stage in years. The explanations for his or her positive factors are many: Copper – important for the whole lot from electrical wiring to motors and subsequently an indicator of …

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35 years after nuclear catastrophe, Chernobyl warns, conjures up, Vitality Information, ET EnergyWorld

FILE – This file picture from April 26, 1986 reveals an aerial view of Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear energy plant, with injury from an explosion and fireplace in Reactor 4 that despatched massive quantities of radioactive materials into the environment . The huge and empty Chernobyl exclusion zone across the web …

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Non-tire firms will improve Michelin gross sales | 04/23/2021

The Michelin in Movement technique lately introduced by the Michelin group foresees that 20% to 30% of the corporate’s complete turnover will come from “non-tire actions” by 2030. The announcement was made by Florent Menegaux, CEO of Michelin, throughout the firm’s Capital Markets Day occasion, which passed off earlier this …

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How Schumpeter would view the financial system at the moment

April 24, 2021 The facility of inventive destruction. By Philippe Aghion, Céline Antonin and Simon Bunel. Translated by Jodie Cohen-Tanugi. Belknap Press; 400 pages; $ 35 and £ 28.95 JOSEPH SCHUMPETER thought capitalism was doomed. Incumbent firms would change into too highly effective, resulting in corruption and, ultimately, socialism. His …

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Plug and Play in partnership with the Port of Antwerp to help maritime startups

On Thursday, the worldwide Plug and Play startup incubator, based mostly in Silicon Valley, introduced its partnership with the second largest seaport in Europe, the Port of Antwerp in Belgium, in addition to with the town of Antwerp , the Belgian maritime and logistics group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB), the …

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Bosch sees place for renewable fuels, challenges EU engine ban proposal – TechCrunch

Bosch executives on Thursday criticized the draft EU regulation that might ban the inner combustion engine by 2025, saying lawmakers “are reluctant” to debate the results of such a job ban. Though the corporate stated it was creating jobs via its new companies, particularly its gas cell enterprise, and that …

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Settlement for Sputnik V to fabricate doses in Cairo

CAIRO – Builders of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine say they’ve signed an settlement with a number one Egyptian pharmaceutical firm to fabricate greater than 40 million doses per 12 months in Cairo. The Russian Direct Funding Fund, together with Egyptian Minapharm and its Berlin-based subsidiary, issued a joint press launch …

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Improve in demand for rental contracts, in line with the Arval Mobility Observatory 2021

A brand new examine from Arval predicts a pointy enhance in demand for working leases over the subsequent three years. Greater than half of corporations (51%) “ positively or in all probability ” plan to introduce or enhance their use of operational leasing to finance their car fleets by 2024, …

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International 5G Enterprise Market Price $ 12.91 Billion By 2028 at 30.18% CAGR: Verified Market Analysis ™

Jersey Metropolis, New Jersey, April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Verified market analysis lately printed a report, “5G enterprise market“By frequency band (sub-6Ghz and mmWave), by spectrum (licensed and unlicensed), by utility (cellular robots (AGV), AR / VR, communication, video evaluation and others), by infrastructure (E- tools Ran, Small Cells, …

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OurBus launches regional bus community to Atlantic Metropolis

NEW YORK, April 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – OurBus introduced at the moment that it has launched an intercity bus service from New York Metropolis at Atlantic Metropolis as a part of a brand new regional transport community to the historic vacation spot. Till now, buses have served town …

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CCIV Motion: Does a Connection to the Center East Enhance Churchill Capital At this time?

Actions of Churchill Capital (NYSE:CCIV) are up once more in pre-market talks Thursday morning as traders react to information of the newest developments in Saudi Arabia’s nascent electrical mobility infrastructure. CCIV shares jumped 7.8% on Wednesday. Supply: Across the World Images / Shutterstock.com Earlier at this time, it was reported …

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Robotic Skies drone upkeep firm receives funding from Japan-based DRONE fund

Robotic Skies, a worldwide skilled upkeep companies firm for industrial and industrial drones, will use the DRONE FUND funding to assist continued enterprise progress and repair improvement. Robotic Skies, Inc, the primary and solely upkeep market for high-end industrial and industrial drones, introduced an funding from Japan-based DRONE FUND to …

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COVID-19 disrupts infrastructure investments: Swiss Re

International reinsurer Swiss Re launched a report that exhibits short-term disruption in infrastructure investments following COVID-19, however the reinsurer famous that the long-term pattern has remained the identical. He additionally expects progress in infrastructure funding to choose up this yr because the rollout of immunization permits economies to reopen and …

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The MICHELIN Information pronounces new stars in Washington, DC

“This Michelin-starred choice showcases the outstanding energy and innovation of cooks and eating places who proceed to serve DC’s native and vacationer group with high-quality delicacies,” stated Gwendal Poullennec, Worldwide Director of the MICHELIN Guides . “Michelin inspectors had been significantly impressed to find inspiring new restaurant openings, regardless of …

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Blickfeld sensors turn into clever LiDARs and allow built-in movement detection

MUNICH–(BUSINESS WIRE) – LiDAR maker and notion software program supplier Blickfeld permits Good LiDAR performance on its sensors. This makes Blickfeld sensors the primary LiDAR sensors that not solely acquire detailed 3D knowledge, however are additionally in a position to calculate and supply enriched info by preprocessing on the gadget. …

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