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thehindu.com - Staff Reporter - State may form a venture capital fund to aid startups
State may form a venture capital fund to aid startups
The Hindu

Kerala Staff Reporter THIRUVANANTHAPURAM 18 January 2021 22:30 IST Updated: 18 January 2021 22:30 IST Government to take steps to promote the products and services from startups The State government will consider the formation of a venture capital…

order-order.com - Tech Firm Venture Capital Boom Despite Brexit
Tech Firm Venture Capital Boom Despite Brexit
Guido Fawkes

Despite leaving the EU last January, UK tech firms scored a record-breaking £11.2 billion in venture capital funding in 2020. Raising more cash from investors than the rest of Europe combined… According to Dealroom, new investment…

biztimes.com - Volume and value of Wisconsin venture capital deals increased in 2020
Volume and value of Wisconsin venture capital deals increased in 2020
BizTimes - Milwaukee Business News

Wisconsin companies drew about $141 million in venture capital investments across 24 deals in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to Seattle-based PitchBook, a firm that tracks data on venture and private equity deals. Wisconsin companies raised…

techcrunch.com - Mike Butcher - Calling Bucharest VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC
Calling Bucharest VCs: Be featured in The Great TechCrunch Survey of European VC
TechCrunch

TechCrunch is embarking on a major project to survey the venture capital investors of Europe, and their cities. Our <a href=”https://forms.gle/k4Ji2Ch7zdrn7o2p6”>survey of VCs in Bucharest and Romania will capture how the…

forbes.com - Mark Minevich - How The EU Is Leading The Way In AI Powered Social Innovation
How The EU Is Leading The Way In AI Powered Social Innovation
Forbes

The year 2020 will forever continue to invoke memories of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Nevertheless, 2020 will also be cemented into the history books as the digital inflection point that finally revealed to the world the significance of social…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - US and Chinese startup investments swell amid pandemic
US and Chinese startup investments swell amid pandemic
日本経済新聞

PALO ALTO, U.S./TOKYO -- Despite the novel coronavirus pandemic, startup investments are booming in the U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies. Venture capital investment in the U.S. surged 13% from 2019 to a record annual high of $156.2…

bloomberg.com - Akshat Rathi - Bill Gates-Led Fund Raises Another $1 Billion to Invest in Clean Tech
Bill Gates-Led Fund Raises Another $1 Billion to Invest in Clean Tech
Bloomberg

Sign up to receive the Green Daily newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Here's more evidence the clean-tech boom is only getting bigger. Breakthrough Energy Ventures, the clean-tech venture capital fund led by Bill Gates, has raised $1 billion…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Savage Game Studios raises $4.4 million for mobile shooter game
Savage Game Studios raises $4.4 million for mobile shooter game
VentureBeat

Savage Game Studios has raised $4.4 million to create two mobile game studios in Helsinki and Berlin. The company is at work on its first title, a mobile game shooter. The team is headed by Michail Katkoff, CEO and cofounder of Savage Game Studios.

entrepreneur.com - Entrepreneur Staff - Free Webinar | Feb. 2: How to Safely Reopen Offices & Manage a Hybrid Workforce
Free Webinar | Feb. 2: How to Safely Reopen Offices & Manage a Hybrid Workforce
Entrepreneur

In the wake of coronavirus shutting down offices around the world, remote work has become the new norm. So how do you make workplaces safer post-pandemic? In the 15th episode of our Leadership Lessons series, Comparably CEO Jason Nazar speaks with…

helenabitcoinmining.com - Publisher of 'Infinite Fleet' Game Kicks Off Token Offering With $1M Tether Investment
Publisher of 'Infinite Fleet' Game Kicks Off Token Offering With $1M Tether Investment
Helena Bitcoin Mining

The publisher of the upcoming online space strategy game “ Infinite Fleet ” is providing a chance to buy into equity and share in future profits through the launch of a public security token offering (STO). Announced Monday…

businessinsider.com - Mark Matousek - Wall Street's new SPAC obsession is a technology Elon Musk mocks as a 'fool's errand.' Here's why investors think he's wrong.
Wall Street's new SPAC obsession is a technology Elon Musk mocks as a 'fool's errand.' Here's why investors think he's wrong.
Business Insider

Five lidar firms went public through special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) in 2020, and one venture capitalist told Insider more could do so this year. While Tesla CEO Elon Musk thinks self-driving cars don't need lidar, nearly all of his…

qz.com - Yinka Adegoke - Why the Silicon Valley-style investment approach isn't best for African startups
Why the Silicon Valley-style investment approach isn't best for African startups
Quartz

One of the long-running tensions in the African startup investment ecosystem has been whether the Silicon Valley funding model, which seems to have been transferred wholesale to Africa's very diverse and different tech hubs, is right for the…

dailymaverick.co.za - Styli Charalambous - OPINIONISTA: Different forms of media investment could give new life and hope to the industry
OPINIONISTA: Different forms of media investment could give new life and hope to the industry
Daily Maverick

We need only to look at the Murdoch empire, the Guptas' foray into TV and the press, and the not-so-Independent Media Group to see how things can go wrong. First published in the Daily Maverick 168 weekly newspaper. In a previous column, I…

cointelegraph.com - Jack Martin - Infinite Fleet publisher launches STO led by $1M investment from Tether
Infinite Fleet publisher launches STO led by $1M investment from Tether
Cointelegraph

Exordium, the publisher of the upcoming sci-fi strategy game Infinite Fleet, has announced a public security token offering, or STO, on the STOKR platform, starting Jan. 18. The $8 million sale to raise funds for the long-touted blockchain-powered…

medium.com - Sonia Sahney Nagar - My Path to Investing with The Community Fund
My Path to Investing with The Community Fund
Medium

TL;DR — My career path: engineer → investment banker → product manager → management consultant → startup founder → tech product executive → venture capital general partner → (?)* A couple of…

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