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Private venture-backed startups like Slack and Airbnb are investing in other startups. Here's where their money is going

PRIVATE VENTURE-BACKED STARTUPS LIKE SLACK AND AIRBNB ARE INVESTING IN OTHER STARTUPS. HERE'S WHERE THEIR MONEY IS GOING

Privately held companies like Slack and Airbnb have started investing in other venture-backed startups through corporate venture capital...

Here's how this founder convinced Silicon Valley heavyweights Paul Graham and Peter Thiel to invest $5.8 million in his startup - without using a pitch deck

HERE'S HOW THIS FOUNDER CONVINCED SILICON VALLEY HEAVYWEIGHTS PAUL GRAHAM AND PETER THIEL TO INVEST $5.8 MILLION IN HIS STARTUP - WITHOUT USING A PITCH DECK

On Tuesday, Dubai-based Tenderd announced it raised $5.8 million in seed funding from some of the biggest names in tech investing,...

 
 
 
Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds

SARA NETANYAHU SENTENCED TO PAY FINE FOR MISUSING STATE FUNDS

JERUSALEM - The wife of Israel's prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem...

How to invest in index funds to build long-term wealth

HOW TO INVEST IN INDEX FUNDS TO BUILD LONG-TERM WEALTH

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive...

 
 
 
Firms that shunned ETFs are embracing a new kind of fund, which could help them stem the hundreds of billions they're losing each year

FIRMS THAT SHUNNED ETFS ARE EMBRACING A NEW KIND OF FUND, WHICH COULD HELP THEM STEM THE HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS THEY'RE LOSING EACH YEAR

In May, the SEC gave the green light to a new kind of exchange-traded fund. Unlike traditional ETFs, the so-called "non-transparent...

Hedge funds and private-equity firms face tug-of-war over talent; 'Alexa, what ETF should I buy?'

HEDGE FUNDS AND PRIVATE-EQUITY FIRMS FACE TUG-OF-WAR OVER TALENT; 'ALEXA, WHAT ETF SHOULD I BUY?'

Dear readers, Welcome to this week's edition of Wall Street Insider. It was great to meet so many of our readers on Monday at our IGNITION:...

 
 
 
Possible smart home device spotted in Fuchsia source code

POSSIBLE SMART HOME DEVICE SPOTTED IN FUCHSIA SOURCE CODE

It looks like a new codename was spotted in Google's Fuchsia OS source code. 9to5Google went through the source code and found the...

This $35 smart outlet from Kickstarter can be customized for Wi-Fi control, USB charging, night lights, and more

THIS $35 SMART OUTLET FROM KICKSTARTER CAN BE CUSTOMIZED FOR WI-FI CONTROL, USB CHARGING, NIGHT LIGHTS, AND MORE

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from...

 
 
 
Brad Pitt, Steve Jobs' widow, and Britain's fallen star investor reportedly backed a startup betting on 'cold fusion' - an idea scientists scoff at

BRAD PITT, STEVE JOBS' WIDOW, AND BRITAIN'S FALLEN STAR INVESTOR REPORTEDLY BACKED A STARTUP BETTING ON 'COLD FUSION' - AN IDEA SCIENTISTS SCOFF AT

Brad Pitt, Steve Jobs' widow, and Britain's best-known fund manager reportedly invested in a fringe nuclear energy startup valued at...

Huawei applies to trademark its OS ‘Hongmeng' in 9 countries, including Canada

HUAWEI APPLIES TO TRADEMARK ITS OS ‘HONGMENG' IN 9 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING CANADA

Huawei has applied to trademark its operating system in nine countries, including Canada, Reuters reports. The company filed to trademark...

 
 
 
Huawei Devices May Ship With Its HongMeng OS From October

HUAWEI DEVICES MAY SHIP WITH ITS HONGMENG OS FROM OCTOBER

With Huawei's access to Android being restricted due to the fall out from the US/China trade war, the company is reportedly going to...

Mobvoi accidentally reveals ‘new TicWatch Pro' with Verizon LTE

MOBVOI ACCIDENTALLY REVEALS ‘NEW TICWATCH PRO' WITH VERIZON LTE

New watches running Wear OS have been far and few between in recent months. Mobvoi, known for affordable smartwatches running the Google...

 
 
 
Photos and video show flames, ash, and charring on oil tanker allegedly hit by torpedo in Gulf of Oman

PHOTOS AND VIDEO SHOW FLAMES, ASH, AND CHARRING ON OIL TANKER ALLEGEDLY HIT BY TORPEDO IN GULF OF OMAN

AP Photo/ISNA New photos and video show the aftermath of an alleged torpedo attack on an oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman. The oil tanker...

Real Madrid has signed $342 million of talent in the transfer market but is still going after the most expensive players on the planet

REAL MADRID HAS SIGNED $342 MILLION OF TALENT IN THE TRANSFER MARKET BUT IS STILL GOING AFTER THE MOST EXPENSIVE PLAYERS ON THE PLANET

The availability of Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe interests Real Madrid. The La Liga club has already spent $342 million buying five...

 
 
 
Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised

GOVERNMENT WANTS TO EASE 5G PLANNING LAWS AS MORE FUNDING PROMISED

The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK's 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy...

 
 
 
A Wall Street firm pinpointed 8 corners of the market most vulnerable to trade war-induced chaos

A WALL STREET FIRM PINPOINTED 8 CORNERS OF THE MARKET MOST VULNERABLE TO TRADE WAR-INDUCED CHAOS

US stock indices may be trading just below record highs, but they've taken a hit over the past year as a direct result of the trade...

Wasteland 3 Due To Drop In Spring of 2020 as E3 Trailer Lands

WASTELAND 3 DUE TO DROP IN SPRING OF 2020 AS E3 TRAILER LANDS

Wasteland 3 , the follow-up to the crowd-funded resurrection of the classic '80s cRPG franchise released in 2014, is now officially...

 
 
 
US 'deaths of despair' surge to highest rates since 2005, report reveals

US 'DEATHS OF DESPAIR' SURGE TO HIGHEST RATES SINCE 2005, REPORT REVEALS

Drug overdose deaths have climbed by 115% since 2005, while alcohol-related deaths have risen by 37% and suicides have increased nearly...

SignalFx raises $75 million to monitor cloud apps, services, and environments in real time

SIGNALFX RAISES $75 MILLION TO MONITOR CLOUD APPS, SERVICES, AND ENVIRONMENTS IN REAL TIME

SignalFx, which develops a real-time cloud monitoring solution for customers in a range of verticals, has raised $75 million in venture...