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BlackRock

BlackRock is a US-headquartered multinational investment management corporation.

BlackRock is an investment bank in New York that focuses on financial security, financial mobility, and financial services. Founded 1988 in New York, United States by Sue Wagner, it invests in debt, early stage ventures, late stage ventures, post-IPO, private equity, seed, series A, non-equity assistance, and pre-seed rounds. Its portfolio companies include New Fortress Energy, Drip Capital, and PointCheckout. As of April 2020, BlackRock has made 74 investments. Their most recent investment was on March23, 2020, when iCapital Network raised $146M. BlackRock has had 25 exits, the most notable of which include Dropbox, Uber, and Funding Circle.

Timeline

March 31, 2021
BlackRock announces trading of Bitcoin futures.
March 4, 2021
BlackRock powers Exscientia to $100M series C round to fund autonomous drug design

October 1, 2019
Paul Booth leaves BlackRock.
1988
Founded

People

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Role
LinkedIn

Frank Cooper

Chief Marketing Officer

Geraldine Buckingham

Senior Managing Director and Chairman

Laurence D. Fink

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Rob L. Goldstein

Chief Operating Officer & Global Head of BlackRock Solutions

Robert S. Kapito

President

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Arcutis Biotherapeutics

iCapital Network

Jiumaojiu

Kymera Therapeutics

PsiQuantum

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SambaNova Systems

Scopely

Sigilon

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News

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Date
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Arwa Mahdawi
June 15, 2021
the Guardian
Capitalism is reshaping the property market, locking younger generations out of buying somewhere to live and expecting us to be happy about it, writes Arwa Mahdawi
ALEXANDRA OLSON and STAN CHOE
June 8, 2021
news.yahoo.com
Many U.S. companies have rushed to appoint Black members to their boards of directors since racial justice protests swept the country last year. The Board...
Will Daniel
June 7, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
"We're operating under the same conditions we were before the vaccine...it's a bigger risk that they don't start tapering," Rieder told CNBC on Monday.
Will Daniel
June 7, 2021
Business Insider
"We're operating under the same conditions we were before the vaccine...it's a bigger risk that they don't start tapering," Rieder told CNBC on Monday.
Dan DeFrancesco and Jordan Parker Erb
June 7, 2021
Business Insider
Take an inside look at BlackRock's Financial Markets Advisory unit, the small but powerful consulting arm of the world's largest money manager.
Rebecca Ungarino
June 5, 2021
Business Insider
The discrete advisory arm drives little revenue. It has a relatively small staff. But its value to BlackRock, the largest money manager, is priceless.
Cboe Global Markets, Inc.
June 3, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), a market operator and global trading solutions provider, today reported May monthly trading volume...
Emily Graffeo
June 2, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
"While we don't expect runaway inflation of the 1970s because of the impact of technology and demographics, we still think higher inflation is an underpriced risk in the markets."
American Financial Exchange
June 2, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The American Financial Exchange (AFX), an electronic exchange for direct lending and borrowing for American banks and financial institutions,...
CNN
May 28, 2021
CTVNews
As the Reddit crowd piles in, AMC shares are soaring -- and no, that's not a headline from late January.
Peter Eavis and Clifford Krauss
May 27, 2021
www.nytimes.com
The tension between climate goals and lifting Exxon Mobil's profits could make it difficult for activists to make progress.
Harry Robertson
May 27, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
Wednesday was tough for the world's biggest oil companies, who were forced by judges and activist investors to reconsider their climate policies.
CNN
May 26, 2021
CTVNews
ExxonMobil's response to the climate crisis could very well be decided on Wednesday. For the first time in modern history, America's largest oil company is facing a credible challenge from an activist investor.
Tom Auchterlonie
May 24, 2021
Business Insider
Varo is among several companies that joined asset management giant BlackRock's philanthropic initiative to help people boost their emergency savings.
Black Enterprise
May 19, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- BLACK ENTERPRISE will present its first ever 40 Under 40 Summit, May 20, in partnership with Amazon. This one-of-a-kind virtual experience will...
Will Daniel
May 17, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
"If I were the Fed, I would taper down the amount of buying they are doing in the front end," Rieder said in a Bloomberg interview on Monday.
Samantha Stokes and Anita Ramaswamy
May 15, 2021
Business Insider
Barclays poached a Credit Suisse executive, another executive exits Goldman, and a JPMorgan diversity exec went to MSCI.
Oilprice.com
May 14, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- A massive $2.5-trillion infrastructure plan could send EV companies--and many of their tie-ins--to record new heights. And some investors are...
Emily Graffeo
May 12, 2021
markets.businessinsider.com
US stocks tumbled into the close after as key inflation data came in significantly higher than expected Wednesday.
Selcuk Gokoluk & Ben Bartenstein | Bloomberg Opinion
May 10, 2021
@bsindia
Heavyweights including Brazil, China and India will report inflation data this week against a backdrop of quickening growth thats being fueled by months of easy money and fiscal largess
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