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Why the top entrepreneurs are seeking corporate venture money

When NBCUniversal needed to get young viewers to tune into the 2016 Olympics in Rio this summer, it turned to BuzzFeed, the social media-driven media company in which it had invested $200 million a year earlier. NBCUniversal knew the millennial audience — and the lucrative advertising dollars that follow them — would be key to achieving their aggressive advertising goals. The challenge? NBCUniversal’s most popular …

AngelList is launching ‘Syndicates’ and its hiring service in India

AngelList, the online platform for venture capital, is making a huge impact in the early-stage funding scene in the U.S. — it helped raise over $160 million for startups last year, for one thing — and now it is looking to expand its horizons to India. The U.S. firm is working to launch its syndicates product — which lets investors team up and pool funds for investments — and its …