Nicholas Statman

JD.com’s logistics arm raises a $218 million investment fund

The logistics division of JD.com, Alibabas closest e-commerce competitor in China, has raised 1.5 billion yuan (about $218 million) to invest in logistics-related companies and technology. Limited partners in the new fund include JD Logistics and JD.com, as w…

Haus, the real estate startup founded by Garrett Camp, raises $7.1M

Haus, a startup aiming to make home ownership more affordable and flexible, is announcing that it has raised $7.1 million in new funding. This amount combines a $4.1 million seed equity investment led by Montage Ventures and $3 million in debt, which will he…

For Spain, Investment Pays Off at the World Cup

Players on that unofficial Barcelona squad said they were sometimes called lesbians, told to go home and do the dishes, or warned that playing soccer would leave them unable to have children. Lolita Ortiz, 74, a captain of that team, said a journalist once a…

Argo AI will spend $15 million to form a self-driving car research center

The founders of Argo AI, the self-driving startup backed by Ford, are giving back to their alma mater to the tune of a $15 million investment in Carnegie Mellon University to fund the creation of a new research center. The Carnegie Mellon University Argo AI C…