Project Finance Startup Unety Partners With ecoAmerica to Save 16 Million Metric Tons of CO2

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Unety, a novel platform that democratizes financing to upgrade commercial buildings, today announced the launch of a nationwide partnership with ecoAmerica, one of America’s largest environmental non-profits serving several sectors including the faith community. As the technology backbone for ecoAmerica’s Blessed Tomorrow program, […]

President Kiir fires South Sudan’s finance minister

September 16, 2020 (JUBA) – South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has sacked the finance minister Salvatore Garang from office on Wednesday apparently for his failure to ensure regular salary payment of government workers. © Provided by Sudan Tribune Salvatore Garang (ST photo) In a presidential decree broadcast by the official […]

DeFi Protocol Linear Finance Raises $1.8M in Seed Round

Decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol Linear Finance announced the completion of a $1.8 million seed round Wednesday. NGC Ventures, Hashed, CMS Holdings, Genesis Block and Kenetic Capital led the investment, while Alameda Research, Evernew Capital, Soul Capital, Moonrock Capital, Black Edge Capital and PANONY also participated, according to a press release. […]

Postmaster Louis Dejoy Investigated By House Oversight Committee For Campaign Finance Violations

KEY POINTS The House Oversight Committee announced an investigation into Postmaster General Louis Dejoy following allegations of circumventing campaign finance laws Former employees say Dejoy pressured and compensated workers for donations through his fundraisers Dejoy is also accused of reducing postal capacity ahead of the 2020 presidential election  The House Oversight […]

DiscGenics Appoints Former Medtronic Spine and Biologics Finance Executive as First Chief Financial Officer

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — DiscGenics, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing regenerative cell-based therapies that alleviate pain and restore function in patients with degenerative diseases of the spine, today announced it has appointed former Medtronic Spine and Biologics finance executive, Jeff Poole, as its first Chief […]

New Mountain Finance Corporation Announces Transfer of Listing from the New York Stock Exchange to the NASDAQ Global Select Market

New Mountain Finance Corporation (NYSE: NMFC) (the “Company”, “we”, “us” or “our”) today announced that it has completed the application process and has been authorized to transfer the listing of its shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”), and its 5.75% Notes due 2023 (the […]

Utility Over Decentralized Finance: DeFi vs. CeFi

By Alex Mashinsky When the Industrial Revolution began, the gold standard was in place to help remove the risks of currency fluctuations from international trade and prevent governments from printing money and inducing inflation — the same type of fiat inflation we are seeing now, almost 100 years later. As […]

Merkel Government in Focus as Lawmakers Push Wirecard Probe

(Bloomberg) — German lawmakers plan to start an in-depth investigation into Wirecard AG’s collapse after key officials from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government and financial watchdogs failed to put an increasingly political issue to bed. © Photographer: Thomas Kronsteiner/Getty Images Europe VIENNA, AUSTRIA – AUGUST 27: Traffic is reflected in the […]