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Kevin McCloud's property empire suffers liquidations

30 minutes ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Two of the Grand Designs presenter's businesses have been affected Two companies in Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud 's property empire have gone into liquidation, weeks...
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Slowing global economy is biggest risk to Slack's productivity push

Slowing global economy is biggest risk to Slack's productivity push

1 hour ago   |   Wessexfm

One of the big business themes for 2019 has been, as the year has progressed, the growing reluctance of investors to back tech and 'new economy' companies coming to market.
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AMD and TSMC promise not to “commit the cardinal sin” of chip production

AMD and TSMC promise not to “commit the cardinal sin” of chip production

1 hour ago   |   PCGamesN

There has been a lot made of TSMC's ability, or potential lack thereof, to deliver on the huge demand for 7nm silicon now being brought to bare on the pureplay foundry by the...
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Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud's property business collapses into liquidation

2 hours ago   |   The Independent   |   2 articles

Small investors set to lose thousands of pounds each after rescue plans for three of Kevin McCloud's companies fail
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'Big Short' star Steve Eisman made his name betting against companies. But now he's bullish on a little-known communications company in Illinois

'Big Short' star Steve Eisman made his name betting against companies. But now he's bullish on a little-known communications company in Illinois

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The investor Steve Eisman rose to fame by shorting mortgage securities ahead of the 2008 housing meltdown. His wager was heavily featured in Michael Lewis' bestselling book...
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Plans for £110m London film studios on hold because of 'Brexit uncertainty'

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The LA developer Pacifica Ventures and its investors are withdrawing from the 22-acre project in Dagenham until ‘uncertainty has been resolved' A Los Angeles-based developer...
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SoftBank reportedly plans to offer $5 billion in financing to WeWork without majority control, offering an alternative to JPMorgan's high-interest option

SoftBank reportedly plans to offer $5 billion in financing to WeWork without majority control, offering an alternative to JPMorgan's high-interest option

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

SoftBank is preparing to offer WeWork a $5 billion financing deal with less restrictive terms than an earlier version under consideration, Nikkei Asian Review reported on...
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Nigeria seeks private sector support for gas infrastructure

3 hours ago   |   Energy Voice

Nigeria is taking steps to secure further public-private partnerships in order to develop infrastructure in the energy sector. Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum...
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Australian graphic design startup Canva raised $85 million, just five months after its last $70 million round. Its CEO explains the strategy behind raising so fast

Australian graphic design startup Canva raised $85 million, just five months after its last $70 million round. Its CEO explains the strategy behind raising so fast

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

On Wednesday, graphic design startup Canva announced $85 million in Series E funding led by existing investor Bond Capital. The new funding comes just five months after Canva...
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Minit raises €7m Series A funding

4 hours ago   |   UKTN

Process Mining software provider Minit has raised €7 million in a Series A funding round, led by Target Global, with participation from Salesforce Ventures and existing...
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