Venture investors, this is what a good outcome looks like

GUEST: On the heels of a Supreme Court decision that will allow states beyond Nevada to legalize sports gambling, the much-publicized FanDuel merger officially closed to the tune of a $ 465 million exit for the daily fantasy sports site. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Hundreds of millions of dollars and an untapped market primed for […]

Daily Podcast: Eighth Grade, Venture Bros., Christopher Robin, P.S. I Love You, Hogwarts Mystery, and More

On the August 6, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss what they’ve been up to in another edition of Water Cooler Monday. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify […]

Friendly Foes: BMW and Daimler Form Mobility Joint Venture

– German automakers BMW Group and Daimler, which owns Mercedes-Benz, have announced a joint venture for mobility services, the two rivals have announced. The partnership, which is still subject to approval by regulators, would combine and expand the two luxury carmakers’ current suite of car sharing, parking, ride hailing, electric-vehicle charging, and multimodal transportation services. […]

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes explains what he learned from sinking $25 million into a business venture that ultimately failed

Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes ultimately made $ 500 million for helping his Harvard roommate Mark Zuckerberg build the company in its first three years. Hughes bought The New Republic magazine, a long-running liberal journal, in 2012, with hopes of making it a financially stable mainstream success. After investing $ 25 million into […]

Dallas venture capitalist Stephen Hays pleaded guilty to assault and extortion

Stephen Hays is the managing partner of Deep Space Ventures, a $ 20 million venture capital fund based in Dallas. He’s also a convicted felon. What that means is a matter of interpretation in a dispute over the details of an ugly scene near a bar at a ski resort. In November, Hays pleaded guilty […]

Capital One Venture vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred

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How Readers Would Use the Capital One Venture Cards’ New 10x Miles on Hotels.com

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Capital One Venture Rewards Cards Now Earn 10x Miles at Hotels.com, Up to 20% Back Total

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