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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:14:52 GMT

Forbes

Alphabet Leads $1 Billion Investment in Lyft
Fortune
CapitalG, the growth investment fund of Google parent company Alphabet, is leading a $1 billion financing round in Lyft, an announcement that confirmed rumors last month that the search engine giant was in talks with the ride-hailing company. Google ...
Lyft Gets $1 Billion From Alphabet's Investment Arm To Take On UberForbes
Alphabet's CapitalG Leads $1 Billion Round in Lyft — Lyft BlogLyft Blog
David Lawee – CapitalGCapitalG
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:33:01 GMT

Fortune

Virgin Hyperloop One Reveals How It Got Richard Branson - Fortune
Fortune
Virgin Hyperloop One co-founder and chief engineer Josh Giegel told Fortune how his company convinced Richard Branson to invest.

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:25:12 GMT

LA School Report

Bill Gates Is Investing More than a Billion Dollars in Public Schools
Fortune
Bill Gates, with $87.7 billion to his name, announced plans Thursday for his foundation to invest another $1.7 billion in public education, the Washington Post reported. Gates said the funds would go toward experimenting with new methods of teaching.
These 3 California school networks are models for new Gates Foundation investments in educationLA School Report
Billionaire Bill Gates announces a $1.7 billion investment in US schoolsWashington Post

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