Blackstone’s PE group gets disrupted at Singularity University


Blackstone Group, Tony James, Ray Kurzweil, Peter Diamandis, private equity, Singularity University
Inventor Raymond Kurzweil speaks at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference in Pasadena, California July 24, 2009. REUTERS/Fred Prouser (UNITED STATES MEDIA BUSINESS SCI TECH) - GM1E57P08DY01
  • Silicon Valley think tank co-founded by Kurzweil, Diamandis
  • Executive Program teaches how to "think exponentially"
  • Blackstone wants to be industry's data leader: James
Blackstone Group’s private equity team has undergone training at Singularity University, the Silicon Valley think tank dedicated to futuristic technology scenarios, President and COO Tony James said on an earnings call. Speaking with analysts Feb. 1 about fourth-quarter 2017, James was asked how well the ...

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