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 ...
FUNDRAISERS: Don't miss Emerging Manager Connect West 2018 in San Francisco on May 1! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

This content is available for Buyouts subscribers only. Request a free trial to get access for a limited period

If you already have an active Buyouts subscription, please sign in to view this article.

Digital Edition


To read a digital copy of our latest magazine

click here

PE News Briefs