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VCs Contend Their Carried Interest Isn t Like the Other Guys

accountingtoday.com — Venture capitalists are now the ones making a pitch. As both major presidential candidates promote U.S. tax policies aimed at ending special tax treatment for investment managers income, Silicon Valley is girding itself for potential reforms. Venture investors, facing the possibility of bigger tax bills, are trying to convince Washington that they re special and should be exempt.

As Clinton and Trump Call for Tax Reform, Silicon Valley Must Prove VCs Are Special

bloomberg.com — Venture capitalists are now the ones making a pitch. As both major presidential candidates promote U.S. tax policies aimed at ending special tax treatment for investment managers' income, Silicon Valley is girding itself for potential reforms. Venture investors, facing the possibility of bigger tax bills, are trying to convince Washington that they're special and should be exempt.

Jessica Alba’s Honest Co. Is Working With Banks on an IPO

Alphabet GV CEO Maris to Leave Venture Capital Arm He Started

talkincloud.com — (Bloomberg) -- Bill Maris, founder and chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc.'s venture capital arm, will leave the company on Friday after building the firm GV into a Silicon Valley powerhouse. David Krane, a managing partner at the firm formerly known as Google Ventures, will succeed Maris as head of the group, a person familiar with the matter said.

Alphabet GV chief executive Bill Maris is said to leave VC arm he started

livemint.com — Bill Maris created Google Ventures in 2009, while the firm is funded entirely by Alphabet. Photo: Bloomberg San Francisco: Bill Maris, founder and chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc.'s venture capital arm, will leave the company on Friday after building the firm GV into a Silicon Valley powerhouse, said a person familiar with the matter.

Alphabet GV CEO Bill Maris Is Said to Leave VC Arm He Started

bloomberg.com — Bill Maris, founder and chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc.'s venture capital arm, will leave the company on Friday after building the firm GV into a Silicon Valley powerhouse, said a person familiar with the matter.

Venture Capital Is Worst-Performing Asset for Calpers

bloomberg.com — Venture capital was the worst performer for the California Public Employees' Retirement System among its private-equity investments. Returns for VC holdings at the nation's largest public pension fund were 7 percent over the last five years and 5.6 percent over the last decade, according to a presentation prepared for the board.

From Goldman to Google, Wal-Mart Hands Jet.Com’s Backers a Win

bloomberg.com — Just as the frenzy to fund technology startups at billion-dollar valuations was grinding to a halt last November, Fidelity Investments made one more bet. The mutual fund led a $350 million round in e-commerce company Jet.com Inc. at what research firm CB Insights says was a $1.5 billion valuation.

Technology startups target in-home care market for elderly

lifehealthpro.com — (Bloomberg) - Olga Mos was living with her extended family until last year when the 93-year-old found bathing, dressing and cooking too tough to handle solo. Her daughter-in-law Rhoda Wilkinson Domingo looked at assisted living homes. She didn't like what she saw. "It was just sad," Domingo said.

Technology Startups Target In-Home Care Market for Elderly

bloomberg.com — Olga Mos was living with her extended family until last year when the 93-year-old found bathing, dressing and cooking too tough to handle solo. Her daughter-in-law Rhoda Wilkinson Domingo looked at assisted living homes. She didn't like what she saw. "It was just sad," Domingo said.
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