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Funding Friday: Token Filings [0.14]

Posted on July 21, 2017, 9:44 a.m. by AVC @ [source]

Public market investors who like to buy into IPOs have Edgar, a database of SEC filings that they can browse through to learn important information on upcoming IPOs.

Investors in token offerings have not had the same thing.

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Like flip phones and floppy disks, pensions are largely a thing of the past. But it’s still possible to create pension-like income on your own.

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Can you turn a crisis around in 208 seconds? It started gradually at first, and then by the early 2000s and certainly after the 2001, the September 11 terror attacks and subsequent downturn in flying hit to the economy.

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Oil trading giants Glencore, Taleveras and Arcadia, have not been indicted for any wrongdoings in the ongoing asset forfeiture case in the United States against controversial Nigerian businessman Kola Aluko.

The US Justice department recently filed a civil complaint seeking the forfeiture and recovery of approximately $144 million in assets belonging to Kola Aluko that are believed to be the proceeds of corruption which is alleged to have been laundered in and through the U.S.

Court documents filed by the U.S Justice department shows that oil-trading giants Glencore, Taleveras and Arcadia paid millions of dollars to Aluko and companies to fulfill legitimate third party crude off-take and assignment contract obligations, as illustrated in pages 30-36 of its civil complaints.

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The witnesses testifying at Tuesday’s hearing on Energy Innovation in front of the House Committee on Science, Space & Technology provided forceful and specific examples of the important role that the Department of Energy has played in supporting commercially valuable research and development.

The market development director for a company that sells a leading battery technology-agnostic platform designed to integrate grid-level energy storage systems that compete with fast start gas turbines in the peaking power market.

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How much does a ton weigh? [0.20]

Posted on July 21, 2017, 8:29 a.m. by Seth Godin's Blog on marketing, tribes @ [source]

The latest book, Poke The Box is a call to action about the initiative you're taking - in your job or in your life, and Seth once again breaks the traditional publishing model by releasing it through The Domino Project.

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We have an interesting little example of a long standing problem with gross domestic product here - the launch of Relaince's JioPhone, something effectively free, will reduce India's GDP but it's also quite obvious that Indians will be made better off by it. While we will have to wait a little for the price, JioPhone specifications have been revealed.

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PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA—It doesn’t take long after arriving in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to realize that you’re not in Kansas anymore. That doesn’t mean they deserved punishment, of course, but suggests Pyongyang wasn’t trolling for hostages, as suggested by some.

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10 Big, Fat, Ugly Email Marketing Blunders [0.12]

Posted on July 21, 2017, 4:44 a.m. by AllBusiness.com @ [source]

Email marketing is one of the most powerful marketing channels available.

Email providers have gotten very good at spotting spam.

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There are Twitter battles, political battles, and military battles. But all of these pale in comparison to a major health battle.

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If you’ve ever watched ABC’s Shark Tank, you’ll know the Sharks are at their most vicious when the contestants pitching their business ideas don’t know their numbers.

Whether or not you ever plan to pitch a business to the Sharks, the show is a great learning experience.

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Eco-tourism has been soaring in popularity over the past couple of years as more travelers become increasingly aware of sustainability issues and are discerning enough to seek out ‘green’ initiatives on their trips.

As travellers become more careful in selecting quality experiential trips that bring them back to nature and help promote the local community, they are also willing to pay more.

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Learning to live with, let alone prosper from, the widespread changes being brought about by technology, sometimes requires changes in behavior on our part. We have to learn how to set up automation programs and sometimes make changes to our habits to accommodate sensors and new control interfaces.

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After waiting to see what all of his former bandmates have been working on in the studio, former One Direction member Louis Tomlinson has finally gifted the world his first solo single with him serving as the frontman. These are still early days for the heartthrob, but it is good to see him finally venturing out on his own in the same way his friends have.

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Fortunately, the early tech-friendly candidates are already entering the field with some fascinating ideas.

One new candidate in the field, author and former Clinton tech advisor, Alec Ross, has proposed a rather unique “income share agreement” credit for childcare services.

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Samsung’s Galaxy S9 is not expected to arrive until March or April of 2018, but rumors about the devices are starting to trickle in. The Bell's sources said that Samsung has already set up orders for 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch Infinity Displays to be used on the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

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On the two-year anniversary of the Iran Nuclear Deal, President Trump reluctantly certified that Iran is complying with the international nuclear agreement that prevents Iran from attaining an atomic weapon. Two-third of Americans feel that Trump will get us into another major war, and half of Americans think he will use nukes when he gets the chance.

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Thankfully, this is no Fyre festival. Instead, this summer Krug Champagne is hosting a whimsical festival on Saturday July 29th at the Grange in Hampshire.

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The transition between college and the so-called "real world" is a bracing one. Moving, job hunting, and figuring out student loan payments can be overwhelming, and it doesn't help that for all the classes colleges offer, Intro to Personal Finance is rarely one of them.

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Fed Needs ECB And BOJ To Keep The Music Playing [0.02]

Posted on July 21, 2017, 1:42 a.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Overnight we had two major central bank meetings: The Bank of Japan and European Central Bank.

With the Fed in a rate hiking cycle, these two central banks have taken on the responsibility of keeping global liquidity pumping, which keeps things like stocks and real estate moving higher, and rates moving lower (if not lower, than stable).

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