The venture capital firm is backed by Koch Disruptive Technologies and invests in startups the Kochs can partner its lobbyists, politicians and policy experts…
Two months ago, Temasek Holdings joined the Libra Association, the independent, not-for-profit Facebook created to oversee its Libra payment network.
It was added to bring “legitimacy” to the project after Visa, MasterCard, Stripe, PayPal and others backed out.
Temasek is owned by the Singapore government and manages the country’s $313…
Renaissance Technologies, the Long Island hedge fund where Robert Mercer made billions of dollars innovating algorithmic trades, has owned stock in Comscore for the last six years. Four months ago, it bought another 19%.
Three years ago, Donald Trump reversed FCC broadband privacy rules meant to limit how Internet providers like Comcast use and sell customer data.
In 1988, Chuck Hagel met Mike McCarthy on a fishing trip.
They became fast friends and as Hagel later said, “It was one of those things that happens with friends. The chemistry was just right.”
Hagel shortly thereafter accepted an offer from McCarthy to serve on the board of American…
In 2000, when U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas was deciding if George W. Bush or Al Gore would be the 43rd U.S. president, his wife Ginni was working with the Heritage Foundation to recruit candidates for a potential Bush administration.
On July 17, 1991, Kraft General Foods hosted a luncheon at the Palmer House Hotel for Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and Kyiv, Ukraine Mayor Grigory Malishevsky.
They were there to legitimize their growing relationship by signing a Chicago Sister Cities International (CSCI) agreement. …
While here, he toured the Cinespace Chicago Film Studios.
By 2004, Gennady Petrov had settled into a $10 million villa in Calvià, an exclusive village on the Island of Mallorca.