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Los Angeles-based Therabody, which develops percussive therapy devices, inked fresh funding from Kevin Hart's HartBeat Ventures, LLC and Aaron Rodgers' Rx3 Ventures. Beverly Hills-based private equity firm Kairos Ventures raised equity for its fund and is seeking investments in early-stage companies in the life sciences and scientific discoveries sectors.

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Jon Korngold courtesy of Blackstone Growth

Jon Korngold graduated with a liberal arts degree, and now works for the world's largest alternative investment fund. Although his road to the investment fund world may not be traditional, he has found success all the same.

On this episode of Office Hours, Global Co-head of Technology Investing and Head of Blackstone Growth Jon Korngold joined host Spencer Rascoff to discuss the private equity landscape and what he learned from Blackstone's first investment.

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Building a startup means going through cycle after cycle of uncertainty. One minute you’re on top of the world, raising venture capital and growing. And the next, you’re facing hard times.

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