July 5, 2022

A big funding round for Boll & Branch, and more

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By Anthony Ha From TechCrunch 1. Bedding startup Boll & Branch raises $100M The company sells sustainably sourced sheets, pillows, mattresses and towels. Until now, it had only raised $12 million in outside capital. This new funding comes from L Catterton. CEO Scott Tannen compared Boll & Branch to the firm’s previous investments The Honest Company […]

Bitcoin’s meteoric rise is costing some investors billions

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By Joe Ciolli From Business Insider Companies that make the semiconductors for cryptocurrency mining have been a hot-button topic in the investment world, with the fate of their stocks closely tied to the prices of bitcoin and ether Hedge fund Carlson Capital has a fund that’s lost 14.2% this year because of bad short wagers […]