Day: April 25, 2020

Coronavirus: Amazon, Microsoft each donate $1 million to response

  • Amazon and Microsoft are each donating $1 million to a fund for Seattle-area rapid response to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • The COVID-19 Response Fund will dole out one-time grants to local nonprofits working with “disproportionately affected communities” that will be the most economically impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Both Amazon and Microsoft are based in Washington, where 19 people have died and nearly 150 have tested positive for coronavirus.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Microsoft and Amazon, two major Seattle-based tech companies, are giving $1 million each to a fund designed to mitigate the economic loss felt in the local area in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

The COVID-19 Response Fund launched Monday with more than $2.5 million in donations, which will go to one-time grants doled out to local community organizations. The response fund is not designed to fund medical response and health measures: Instead, funds are intended

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Mr. Money Mustache
Early Retirement Extreme
Mad Fientist (podcast)
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Get Rich Slowly
Mr. Money Mustache
Early Retirement Extreme
Mad Fientist (podcast)
Physician on Fire
The Simple Path to Wealth/>
Our Next Life
Early Retirement Now
Reddit
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The boutiques hiring renewables professionals despite COVID-19

If you’re looking for a banking job that will outlast the worst that COVID-19 can throw at the finance industry, boutique firms working in the renewables sector might your the answer. Some are hiring, even during the lockdown, and they’re drawing experienced staff from large investment banks.

In New York, Dennis Tsesarsky, who spent nearly fourteen years at Morgan Stanley, latterly as a managing director and head of renewable energy, has founded OnPeak Capital, a boutique investment bank focused on the renewable energy sector.  Tsesarsky is recruiting. In Europe, established boutiques like Cyan Finance are also adding staff. 

In this year’s Blue Paper on the future of the banking industry, analysts at Morgan Stanley and Oliver Wyman predicted that COVID-19 will drive growth in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing as, “industries are reconfigured in response to shifts in consumer behaviour and government policies.” Finance firms that position themselves as

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Small Diverse Business Contracting | Department of General Services

The Commonwealth maintains a strong commitment to providing opportunities for small businesses to compete for prime contracting opportunities with the goal of promoting the economic growth and success of small businesses.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Businesses interested in participating as a small business in the Small Business Contracting Program must first register to do business with the Commonwealth and self-certify as a “small business.” To self-certify and participate as a Small Business, a business must meet each of the following requirements:

  • The business must be a for-profit, United States business.
  • The business must be independently owned.
  • The business may not be dominant in its field of operation.
  • The business may not employ more than 100 full-time equivalent employees.
  • The business may not exceed three-year average gross revenues of $38.5 Million, regardless of business type (effective 11/1/2018).

Businesses will be required to upload the first page of the company’s three most recent federal

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Alibaba Boosts Cloud Services, Investing $28 Billion More

Earlier today, tech giant Alibaba announced that it is investing $28 billion in its cloud computing unit due to demand surge. The company highlighted that it’s a crucial division that will help its future growth outlook.

The company said that the money will be allocated to infrastructures and developing technology that is related to its operations. The e-commerce giant confirmed that most of the funds will focus on its operating systems, networks, servers, and even chips.

In a statement, Jeff Zhang, head of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence, discussed the impact of the pandemic on the digital landscape. Zhang said that it has stressed the overall economy but also shifted the focus to the digital economy.

The technology company is the largest cloud computing provider in mainland China. However, the company still trails behind the likes of Amazon and Microsoft in the global market shares.

The firm now pushes to extend its

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Harvard says to keep stimulus grant after Trump vows it will be returned

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Harvard University said it plans to keep an $8.6 million grant it received as part of a stimulus package to blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus lockdown, contradicting U.S. President Donald Trump who pledged the university would return it.

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts to a question from a reporter during the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Speaking at a press briefing on Tuesday, Trump pointed to the institution’s ample endowment – worth nearly $41 billion – as the reason why it should hand over the money.

“Harvard is going to pay back the money and they shouldn’t be taking it,” Trump said, adding that Harvard has one of the largest endowments “in the country, maybe in the world.”

In a statement issued moments after the briefing ended, however, Harvard said it planned “to

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