There has been a chronic lack of successful venture investing in the energy sector. With few other paths for innovation, this has led to a near complete lack of meaningful progress towards any of our global climate goals. It is also the sector with the greatest opportunity to turn around our carbon crisis. So why are we stalled despite the prize and the urgency? In 2016, MIT published a post-mortem on the cleantech industry that argued venture capital simply doesn't make sense in energy.
India's Altico Capital said on Sunday it was evaluating options to resolve its liquidity issues, following its recent default on an interest payment that was due earlier this month.
the AI and big data company raised Series C funding led by Temasek-backed Pavilion Capital and Banyan Capital. The post Singapore-based Advance.AI raises $80m in Series C round appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Hello! Investment firms in recent years have turned to so-called alternative data firms, which turn obscure data sets into tradable information, to try and get an edge on the competition. A cottage industry of tech firms has sprung up, processing information on everything from the weather to web searches and selling it to hedge funds and others. Now, some are saying there might be a bubble in the industry. Take Thasos Group.
Altico said Sanjeev Agrawal has the full backing of the board of directors. The post India: Realty financier Altico puts COO in charge to manage affairs appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
India and the UK have been among the top five investors in each other's economies since 2010. The post UK fintech firms keen to enter Indian start-up sandboxes appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Datadog went public on Thursday and instantly hit a $10 billion valuation, becoming the fourth cloud software debut to reach that level this year. Blackstone Executive Vice Chairman Tony James says he's less optimistic now than before that the U.S.-China trade war could be resolved, but even a smaller deal could help... There are challenges with Iran, North Korea, the Afghan Taliban, Israel and the Palestinians -- not to mention a number of trade pacts. In perhaps Buffett's first televised profile, he explained a method of investing that prioritizes bargains and makes use of an occasional baseball analogy.
Gender Diversity Pays Off: A New Stanford Study Finds Equitable Hiring Boosts Companies' Stock Prices | Markets Insider
Companies that announce better-than-expected levels of gender diversity see their stocks perform better, according to a new study published by the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The boosted share prices follow gender diversity announcements in the tech and finance sectors, two areas known for high levels of gender disparity in staffing. Those investing in gender-diverse companies believe equitable hiring brings increased morality, fewer personality conflicts, and more innovation, among other benefits. Visit the Markets Insider homepage for more stories.
LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds are becoming more pessimistic about the outlook for oil prices as trade tensions between the United States and China remain unresolved and global economic growth grinds to a halt. Hedge funds and other money managers were net sellers of petroleum futures and options last week for the fifth time in seven weeks, according to an analysis of data published by regulators and exchanges.