Townhang Raises $700,000, Launches Event Discovery Site A new, Los Angeles-based startup, Townhang.com, announced Wednesday that it has raised $700,000, and launched a new site to help people find interesting events, happenings, and activities in their city. The startup--founded by Alexey Karpov--said the funding came via equity crowdfunding efforts by the company. Townhang.com said it has so far launched its event discovery service in Los Angeles ...
Oct. 17, 2013 - socalTech.com
UK court throws out Russian Magnitsky libel case LONDON (Reuters) - London's High Court on Monday threw out a libel suit brought against British investment fund manager Bill Browder by a Russian former police officer who denies allegations that he played a part in the death of the lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. Pavel Karpov, a former Russian Interior Ministry investigator who is on the "Magnitsky list" of people barred from the United States over ...
Oct. 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Hermitage’s Browder Wins Dismissal of Russian Cop’s Libel Case Judge Peregrine Simon ruled that the U.K. wasn’t the right jurisdiction for the policeman, Pavel Karpov, to file the lawsuit. The dispute is part of a larger fight over Magnitsky’s death in prison and duelling accusations of tax fraud between Hermitage and the Russian government.
Oct. 14, 2013 - Bloomberg
Kasparov in guardian.co.uk Kasparov added: "As well as being the most important rival in my sporting career, [Karpov] is my grand master, from whom I have learned the most, as much in chess as in life."