Nick Statman

Pachama launches to support global reforestation through carbon markets

The world’s forests are ablaze, under threat from illegal logging, and disappearing due to the less dramatic environmental degradation wrought by drought and other signs of climate change. It’s part of the negative feedback loop that seems to be accelerating…

Daily Crunch: Amazon takes action against FedEx

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Amazons third-party merchants are now barred from using FedEx Gr…

MasterClass co-founder’s new educational startup Outlier raises $11.7M

Outlier.org, a startup that allows students to take online classes for college credit, is announcing that it has raised $11.6 million in Series A funding. GSV Ventures led the round, with participation from Harrison Metal, Tectonic Capital and Jackson Square…

Australia fires: Murdoch’s son criticises News Corp coverage

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption James Murdoch (at right) sits on the News Corp board but his brother Lachlan (left) has a bigger role in the family business Rupert Murdoch’s son James has said he is “disappointed” with the ongoing “denial” in his …

PlatinumGames gets investment from Tencent, will explore self-publishing

Kenichi Sato, President and CEO of PlatinumGames, announced today that the studio has recieved an investment from Tencent. With this investment, PlatinumGames will begin exploring self-publishing, while still remaining an independent studio for the future, co…

Mark Minervini crushed markets with a 33,554% return over 5 years. Here are the select books out of the 4,000 in his library he says most fueled his success.

In any field, those that push the envelope forward generally attribute their success to the strategies and philosophies of those who came before them.  Investing is no different.  Mark Minervini, stock trading legend and author of “Mindset Secrets for Winni…

Tim Cook to receive award from Irish Prime Minister as country celebrates 40 years of Apple investment

Tim Cook to receive award from Irish Prime Minister as country celebrates 40 years of Apple investment

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a $2 billion recovery fund to rebuild areas devastated by the bushfires

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the establishment of a $2 billion National Bushfire Recovery Fund, which will assist in rebuilding efforts over the next two years following the current nightmare fire season. “Today we agreed that we would support…

You can save so much on NordicTrack treadmills right now, it’s ridiculous

Remember when you said, “new year, new me”? Yeah, we heard that, and we’re going to hold you to it (you should as well).  Some might think it to be cliché for your New Year’s resolution to be hitting the gym more often, but honestly, who cares? Anything you …

AIA: “Architecture Billings Index continues to show modest growth”

Note: This index is a leading indicator primarily for new Commercial Real Estate (CRE) investment. From the AIA: Architecture Billings Index continues to show modest growth Demand for design services in November increased at a modest pace for the second mo…