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    Google to Announce New Venture Capital Fund

    The New York Times reports today that Google will soon announce an expansion of its fledgling Google Ventures arm. According to the Times story, Google plans to invest $100 million over the next 12 months in what it considers promising startups in fields such as Internet technologies, clean energy, and the life sciences. The expanded… Read More
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    A New Model for Philanthropy

    The 1 June issue of Forbes magazine reports on "The New Activist Givers," who, according to the article, are changing the way private foundations interact with their funding recipients (hat-tip: Philanthropy News Digest). This new breed of donor, many of whom made their money in the Internet boom of the 1990s, gets involved with funding… Read More