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• Godfather II: Dick Kramlich is one of the godfathers of modern venture capital, beginning his career in 1969 with Arthur Rock, before moving on in 1978 to co-found New Enterprise Associates (where he remains chairman). Python tutorial video He even made an angel investment into Apple.

Since turning over the NEA management reins around six years ago, Kramlich has been investing out of a family office platform called Green Bay Advisors, where he is partnered with Anthony Schiller (who led early investments in such companies as Dropbox, Docusign, Spotify and Xiaomi).

Now comes word that Green Bay has raised $130 million (mostly from family offices) for Green Bay Ventures, an early-stage fund focused on enterprise tech startups. Us to canadian dollar exchange rate history There also is talk of a life sciences-focused fund coming to market sometime soon, also under the Green Bay umbrella.

• Update: Yesterday we mentioned that Snap’s only female board member received less compensation than any of her male peers. Usa today coaches poll football So we dug in a bit, and the reality is more nuanced than the headline. Usd to hkd conversion Here you go.

• Immigration nation: The National Venture Capital Association and Engine today sent a letter to President Trump about his immigration plans, saying that they are “deeply troubled” both both his recent travel ban and a proposed executive order related to H1-B visas and the International Entrepreneur Rule (which we discussed earlier). Convert binary It is signed by around 200 VCs, founders and startups, and you can download the PDF by going here. Futures market quotes Its conclusion:

“While we recognize the importance of promoting national security and protecting the interests of American workers, we strongly believe that the existing and proposed Executive Orders will not accomplish these goals and in fact, could undermine our ability to found and grow new companies that create jobs here in the U.S. 1 jpy to usd We urge you to reconsider these actions and their impact not only on American values, but also on America’s economic future.”

• Recommended reading: Steven Brill has a detailed piece for Axios on sky-high hospital CEO salaries, including a chart on how much each one of them makes per a nightly patient stay. Historical exchange rates gbp to usd Read it here.

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Dutch industrial packaging company Mauser Group had been expected to go public in the U.S. The millionaire this week, but instead has agreed to be acquired by Atlanta rival BWAY Corp. Lg washing machine codes for $2.3 billion.

Secondary sale: This is really a deal between private equity firms, as Mauser was owned by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, and BWAY is backed by Stone Canyon Industries.

Even money: The IPO had been expected to give Mauser around a $1 billion fully-diluted market cap, if it priced in the middle of its anticipated range. Exchange rate british pounds to us dollars But Mauser also carries over $1.3 billion in debt, so the all-cash sale is really coming at a market price.

D éjà Vu: Mauer’s last-minute pull from the public markets is reminiscent of what we recently saw with AppDynamics, which agreed to be acquired by Cisco Systems just one day before its expected pricing.