Turning the nation’s capital into the next Kendall Square

Washington DC is run by the federal government and tourism, but Jeff Jamawat, MCP ’19, SM ’19, thinks that’s not enough anymore. “We want people to know DC as a tech hub,” says Jamawat, vice president of economic development and innovation at the Golden Triangle Business District. The nonprofit is launching an innovation district centered […]

Trump media partner says he’s lining up $1 billion in capital

PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — Donald Trump’s new social media company and special purpose buyout partner said the partner was a $1 billion equity deal from institutional investors. The former president founded his new company, Trump Media & Technology Group, in October. It has announced plans for a new messaging app called “Truth Social” that […]

Ukraine Wants To Become The Crypto Capital Of The World

What about the corruption that plagues this country and that could intimidate potential immigrants? Future administrations may not allow tech companies to thrive without raids and seizures. Russia is threatening from the east. There are also revolutions to worry about. There have been two since 2004. Steven Hanke, professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins […]

Democrats Weigh a Tax on Billionaires’ Unrealized Capital Gains

Billionaires on the hook? As Democrats race to find ways to pay for President Biden’s social spending plans—especially as one of his own, Arizona Senator Kyrsten Cinema—is thwarting his efforts to raise corporate and individual tax rates. different tax. Billionaires may be taxed on unrealized capital gains on liquid assets, Democratic officials yesterday. It will […]