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Dispatches From Disrupt: Day 1

Dispatches From Disrupt: Day 1

Highlights from TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco from PitchBook’s venture capital team: Dana Olsen and Kate Clark. 5:05 p.m. — We grab some snacks (Goldfish & Oreos; thanks TechCrunch!) for the road. We’ll be back tomorrow with live updates from […]

LGP Nearing Deal To Buy Nordstrom

LGP Nearing Deal To Buy Nordstrom

Leonard Green & Partners could soon own a retail giant. The Los-Angeles based private equity firm is close to acquiring Nordstrom in a take-private deal, according to CNBC. LGP would reportedly devote some $1 billion of its own capital, while […]

Bitcoin Battered By Bubble Warnings

Bitcoin Battered By Bubble Warnings

The “Summer of Cryptocurrency” continued this week as JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon railed against bitcoin while speaking Tuesday at a Barclays financial conference in New York. He called it a “fraud” that is “worse than tulip bulbs,” in reference to […]