Former governor, education secretary call for more investment in Virginia’s historically Black colleges

Former governor, education secretary call for more investment in Virginia's historically Black colleges

Norfolk State University As Virginia lawmakers consider how to spend more than $4.3 billion in federal funding from the American Rescue Plan, two former state leaders are calling for more investment in the state’s historically Black colleges and universities. Former Gov. Doug Wilder and Jim Dyke, who served as Virginia’s first Black secretary of education … Read more

Kin Insurance Announces Series C Funding with Investment by Professional Golfer Rory McIlroy and Others

CHICAGO, June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Kin, the insurance technology company that makes home insurance easy and affordable, today announced its newest funding from Symphony Ventures, an investment partnership established by professional golfer Rory McIlroy and his team. Joining Symphony Ventures was Flourish Ventures, the global fintech fund founded by Pierre Omidyar, the founder of … Read more

Bayer’s investment arm leads digital health startup’s $90M round

Bayer’s investment arm leads digital health startup’s $90M round

Ada Health makes an AI-based symptom checker. It recently raised $90 million in funding. Photo credit: Ada Health Bayer’s investment arm led a $90 million investment into Ada Health, a startup that has built an AI-based chatbot, as the two companies iron out the possibility of a broader partnership. The investment was part of a … Read more