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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
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Funded Companies

People

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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

Rivian

SambaNova Systems

Scopely

Sigilon

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October 19, 2021
AP NEWS
LONDON (AP) -- Wall Street giant BlackRock announced Tuesday that it is backing a new London-based research hub which will provide asset managers with information on how the companies they invest in are addressing risks from climate change.
Heather Landi
October 4, 2021
FierceHealthcare
Healthcare data exchange technology vendor Commure reportedly pulled in $500 million, SoftBank backed Cityblock Health's $400 million round and weight care startup Found launched out of stealth with new funding and a former Bumble exec as new CEO.
September 17, 2021
The Economic Times
The developer's woes have been snowballing since May. Dwindling resources set against 2 trillion yuan ($305 billion) of liabilities have wiped nearly 80% off its stock and bond prices and an $80 million bond coupon payment now looms next week.
FinSMEs
August 24, 2021
FinSMEs
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Karen Weise, Kate Kelly and Lananh Nguyen
August 5, 2021
www.nytimes.com
BlackRock and Wells Fargo also delayed their mandatory returns until October. Both attributed the changes to new developments in the spread of Covid-19.
Aislinn Keely
July 14, 2021
The Block
In an interview with CNBC this morning, Fink said the asset manager has seen very little demand for digital assets.
Omar Faridi
June 18, 2021
Crowdfund Insider
UK-based BaaS Fintech 10x Future Technologies finalizes oversubscribed $187M round led by BlackRock, others.
Ingrid Lunden
June 15, 2021
TechCrunch
As so-called neobanks continue to gain more traction in the market with their more modern takes on banking and other financial services, a startup that's building technology to help incumbent players better compete is announcing a big round of funding. 10x Future Technologies, a London-based fintech that helps larger, established banks build both next-generation services [...]
Ingrid Lunden
June 15, 2021
TechCrunch
As so-called neobanks continue to gain more traction in the market with their more modern takes on banking and other financial services, a startup that's building technology to help incumbent players better compete is announcing a big round of funding. 10x Future Technologies, a London-based fintech that helps larger, established banks build both next-generation services [...]
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.
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