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Here are the top schools among founders who raise big dollars

You don’t need a fancy university degree to launch a startup and secure venture capital. But looking at the data on who gets funded, alumni affiliation sure seems to be a big contributing factor. For this back-to-school series, Crunchbase is taking a look at how top U.S. universities rank in …

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How Big Is the Average Person's Retirement Account?

Comparing your savings to those of your peers may help keep you on the right track to securing a worry-free retirement, and thanks to number crunching by Fidelity Investments, we now know that the average American’s balance in retirement accounts is roughly $100,000. Digging into the numbers Fidelity Investments is …

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Train derailment in India kills more than 20

At least 23 people have been killed and dozens injured after at least eight carriages of a train derailed in northern India. Carriages slammed into each other as the train came off the rails near Muzaffarnagar district, in the state of Uttar Pradesh and about 80 miles north of India’s …

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Leaked image suggests a new Nest thermostat is on the way

Alphabet-owned Nest has taken some pretty safe choices in the IoT space, building products that rely on a their Internet connectedness to function. Their most recognizable product, the Nest Learning Thermostat hasn’t gotten a cosmetic upgrade since it was released nearly six years ago, though it has received some hardware …

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