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Making a difference through The Palmier Foundation

Some of you might not know that the “U” in UC Funds stands for “Ubuntu.” It’s a South African word that means “I am because of you.” Ubuntu perfectly embodies my philosophy when I started UC Funds back in 2010. … Continue reading

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Presenting UC GO – Transformational commercial real estate financing

On behalf of the team here at UC Funds, I’m thrilled to introduce our new UC GO non-recourse commercial bridge loan, the most competitive commercial real estate financing in the United States. By offering an 85 percent LTV, and 0.5 … Continue reading

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Brits Filing for German Citizenship in Record Numbers

Brexit has had some interesting effects on the culture of Britain, even in the short term. One of the more interesting, which may or may not have far-reaching effects, is the dramatic uptick in the number of Brits opting for … Continue reading

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Musk and Iger leave Trump Team

Early in his presidency, Trump’s team made a big deal about his roundtable of top advisors from the commercial world. Captains of industry, innovators and big thinkers were set to gather from time to time in order to advise the … Continue reading

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Facebook Launches Live Sports Streaming Deal With MLB

There’s no doubt that the floodgates will soon be open, and live streaming sports will be a thing. But, at this point, the options are coming out in a veritable trickle, a drip of a few games from a few … Continue reading

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Will US Ban Laptops on International Flights?

Digital terrorism is a growing fear internationally. As terrorist groups grow more technologically savvy and hackers continue to step up their attacks, governments across the globe are being forced to make some decisions that will frustrate many travelers.

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Will Calorie Cutting Candy Win With Consumers?

Americans love candy. I mean, we really love candy. The United States consumes about 18 percent of the world’s chocolate, according to a report by NBC. That’s double the amount consumed in the United Kingdom and four percent higher than … Continue reading

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Uptake CEO Says He Could Have Prevented Flint Water Crisis

A lot of people have weighed in on the horrible Flint, Michigan water crisis. Most of them have talked about what should be done and what hasn’t been done. But at least one person and one company are talking about … Continue reading

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Fox Finally Gives Up On O’Reilly

Bill O’Reilly, champion of the right, scourge of the left and top draw pundit at Fox News for more than 20 years, is officially out. O’Reilly was fired by the network after a massive sexual harassment settlement was made public … Continue reading

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NFL and Amazon Agree to Livestream Deal for 2017 Season

For years now, as consumer appetites and technology have shifted TV viewing from cable to streaming media, there’s always been one standout holdout: live sports. The needle moved a bit with ESPN3 and WatchESPN, but to see many major sporting … Continue reading

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