The Hack Fund will use crypto to give startups early liquidity

Now that “utility” tokens have become a popular and international way to fund major blockchain projects, a pair of investors are creating a new way to turn tokens into true equities. The investors, Jonathan Nelson and Laura Nelson, have created Hack Fund, an early stage investment vehicle that allows startups to launch what amounts to […]

Berkshire Hathaway reportedly agrees to buy stake in One97, owner of Paytm

Berkshire Hathaway has reportedly agreed to buy a stake in One97, the owner of India’s largest digital payments service Paytm . This would mark the first time the investment firm has invested in an Indian startup. According to Indian financial news site Mint, which first broke the news, Berkshire Hathaway, the investment firm headed by […]

Crunch Report | Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway are building a healthcare company

Polymail looks to unify business email tools into a single web app 1 hour ago by Matthew Lynley Actress Maisie Williams to launch Daisie, a social app for talent discovery and collaboration 1 hour ago by Sarah Perez So, what’s up with Amazon’s Alexa Super Bowl ad? 1 hour ago by Brian Heater Apple could let you run […]

Amazon’s new healthcare company could give smaller healthtech players a boost

JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway have joined forces with Amazon to form a new healthcare company for all U.S. employees. Right now details are so sparse there’s not even a name associated with the new company. However, this is big news for the industry, and it could possibly have ramifications not only for health insurance […]