After years of trying to be likable, Katie Couric is letting that go

AFTER YEARS OF TRYING TO BE LIKABLE, KATIE COURIC IS LETTING THAT GO

The former Today co-host recently bought a T-shirt that says, "I'm not for everyone." Her new memoir, Going There, is a candid look...

STR Reports Brazil Hotel ADR Higher Than 2019 Levels

STR REPORTS BRAZIL HOTEL ADR HIGHER THAN 2019 LEVELS

The country's ADR reached BRL327.21 in September, which was 6.4% higher than the pre-pandemic comparable from September 2019. Brazil...

 
 
 
Coefficient raises $6.7M to supercharge spreadsheets with data smarts

COEFFICIENT RAISES $6.7M TO SUPERCHARGE SPREADSHEETS WITH DATA SMARTS

Coefficient is using $6.7 million in seed funding to take simple, spreadsheet-supercharging business analytics to the next level.

Voxel raises $3M to make warehouse security cameras more safety conscious

VOXEL RAISES $3M TO MAKE WAREHOUSE SECURITY CAMERAS MORE SAFETY CONSCIOUS

Warehouses and distribution centers are already blanketed in security cameras, but unless someone is actively monitoring them, a lot...

 
 
 
The Definitive Guide to Black Friday for Hoteliers - By Pete DiMaio

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO BLACK FRIDAY FOR HOTELIERS - BY PETE DIMAIO

TravelBoom has created a definitive guide to walk you through everything you need to know for your Hotel Black Friday and Cyber Monday...

Global shares mostly higher, tracking Wall Street rally

GLOBAL SHARES MOSTLY HIGHER, TRACKING WALL STREET RALLY

TOKYO - Global shares were mostly higher Tuesday after another rally to a record high on Wall Street.

 
 
 
Welcome New RSF Borrowers

WELCOME NEW RSF BORROWERS

We're excited to add four new organizations to our loan portfolio.

TLcom and 4DX drive $13.1M seed round to scale Autochek's platform across Africa

TLCOM AND 4DX DRIVE $13.1M SEED ROUND TO SCALE AUTOCHEK'S PLATFORM ACROSS AFRICA

African automotive company Autochek has secured a $13.1 million seed round almost a year after raising $3.4 million pre-seed in November...

 
 
 
Oil prices will remain high for years to come

OIL PRICES WILL REMAIN HIGH FOR YEARS TO COME

Six years after former BP chief executive Bob Dudley said that “the industry needs to prepare for lower for longer,” a growing number...

MARCY VENTURE PARTNERS, COFOUNDED BY JAY-Z, JUST CLOSED ITS SECOND FUND WITH $325 MILLION

Marcy Venture Partners , the venture firm cofounded in 2018 by Shawn Carter , former Roc Nation CEO Jay Brown, and former Walden VC...

 
 
 
Nigeria tries to contain rise of crypto by launching its own digital currency

NIGERIA TRIES TO CONTAIN RISE OF CRYPTO BY LAUNCHING ITS OWN DIGITAL CURRENCY

The Central Bank of Nigeria launched the African country's official digital currency on Monday, local media outlets are reporting....

QUANTIFYING CHINA'S SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTIONS

Our China Supply-Chain Stress Index continued to rise in September.

 
 
 
Malaysia-based Poladrone raises $4.29M seed round to protect crops

MALAYSIA-BASED POLADRONE RAISES $4.29M SEED ROUND TO PROTECT CROPS

Rhinoceros beetles are one of the greatest threats to oil palm crops , attacking plants while they are young and potentially lowering...

Bakkt Holdings Soars 109%

BAKKT HOLDINGS SOARS 109%

Bakkt is soaring today. From MarketWatch: Bakkt Holdings...said it was working with Mastercard Inc. to make it easier for merchants,...

 
 
 
Report: 77% of companies lost revenue due to bot attacks

REPORT: 77% OF COMPANIES LOST REVENUE DUE TO BOT ATTACKS

By evading detection and mitigation efforts, bots are having a measurable impact on companies' bottom lines.

October Vehicle Sales Forecast: "First Month-to-Month Improvement Since April"

OCTOBER VEHICLE SALES FORECAST: "FIRST MONTH-TO-MONTH IMPROVEMENT SINCE APRIL"

From WardsAuto: October U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Forecast to Show First Month-to-Month Improvement Since April Low inventories and...

 
 
 

CLIMATE TECH STARTUPS HAVE RAISED A RECORD $32 BILLION IN 2021

That's five times the amount of funding the sector got just five years ago. Climate tech startups have raised more money in 2021 than...

Union vote at Amazon's NY warehouse big step closer

UNION VOTE AT AMAZON'S NY WAREHOUSE BIG STEP CLOSER

NEW YORK - The National Labor Relations Board said there was enough interest to form a union at an Amazon distribution center in New...

 
 
 
Freddie Mac: Mortgage Serious Delinquency Rate decreased in September

FREDDIE MAC: MORTGAGE SERIOUS DELINQUENCY RATE DECREASED IN SEPTEMBER

Freddie Mac reported that the Single-Family serious delinquency rate in September was 1.46%, down from 1.62% in August. Freddie's rate...

August U.S. Travel Agency Air Ticket Sales Increase 328% Year Over Year

AUGUST U.S. TRAVEL AGENCY AIR TICKET SALES INCREASE 328% YEAR OVER YEAR

International Trips Increased by 3% Compared to August 2021