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Fireside Chat With Binny Bansal: Next Chapter After Flipkart's $16B Exit

Binny Bansal recently joined Alex Bangash at the Trusted Insight Summit 2019. Binny is an internet entrepreneur and software engineer that co-founded the online e-commerce site, Flipkart. He started off as the chief operating officer for the company until January 2016, but has since been promoted to chief executive officer. During the discussion, Binny talked about his entrepreneurial journey; his views on the current startup and venture ecosystem in India; and his next step in helping entrepreneurs build innovative companies. The discussion was recorded on June 19th, 2019 in San Francisco, CA.
Read by 80% of LPs September 13, 2018

Jeff Bezos Creates $2B Fund To Fight Homelessness

The Amazon CEO and his wife, MacKenzie, will commit $2 billion to fund existing nonprofits that help homeless families and to create a network of preschools in low-income communities. They call their project the "Bezos Day One Fund."
Read by 67% of LPs August 14, 2017

JD Finance Launches Consumer VC Fund

Chinese e-commerce giant Inc.'s financial services spin-out, JD Finance, has set up its first consumer-focused early stage venture fund, Qianshu Capital, to back innovative start-ups that help meet increasing consumer demand in China.
Read by 33% of LPs

July 01, 2017

Happy 150th Birthday Canada

Cheers from the Team at Black Swan Dexteritas, Tech Hedge Fund. &nbsp;Enjoy and stay safe !!!<br /> <br /> <a href=""><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: sans-serif, Arial, Verdana, 'Trebuchet MS'; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"></span></a>
Read by 76% of LPs May 22, 2017

Start-up Valuation – A trick of trade – Nitin Mangal's Blog

Is there any trick of trade behind the many eye-popping but hard to believe upward trajectories witnessed in valuations of many e-commerce ventures?...
Read by 31% of LPs March 16, 2017

Alibaba Leads $18M Series B In Automotive Technology Company

Alibaba is the lead investor in an $18m Series B funding round for smart car technology developer WayRay, continuing the e-commerce company&rsquo;s connected car road plan. Connected vehicles&nbsp;is an area seemingly every tech company is trying to get in on. In a week that saw Intel snap up Israeli car technology company Mobileye for $15.3bn, Alibaba, no stranger to this industry, dug its nails into WayRay.&nbsp;
Read by 73% of LPs March 13, 2017

Days Of Dumb Money Are Gone In Venture Investing: Nikhil Kapur, GREE Ventures

The success of&nbsp;Amazon&nbsp;and&nbsp;Uber&nbsp;in India, and the country&rsquo;s market not responding in correlation with the money being pumped in, has made venture capital firms cautious about investing in &ldquo;localized copycats&rdquo;, and this has in turn led investors to reduce the valuations of local e-commerce firms, says Nikhil Kapur, investment manager at Japanese VC firm&nbsp;GREE Ventures.
Read by 65% of LPs March 08, 2017

Alibaba Participated In 6 $100M+ Rounds In 2016

2016 was another busy year for Jack Ma and the team at Alibaba. The company posted record-breaking sales numbers, of course, but it also spent the year splashing&nbsp;cash&nbsp;on investments all over the world. Here are the biggest.&nbsp;
Read by 80% of LPs January 23, 2017

Alibaba's Jack Ma Isn't The Only China Billionaire That Says U.S. Has Wasted Its Wealth

<p>Jack Ma, the billionaire chairman of China e-commerce leader Alibaba Group, made waves in Davos this week when he criticized the U.S. for spending $14.2 trillion in the past 30 years on 13 overseas wars instead of putting part of those funds&nbsp;into America&rsquo;s own infrastructure.</p> <p>It turns out Ma isn&rsquo;t the only prominent Chinese billionaire who believes that.&nbsp;&nbsp; Zong Qinghou, the chairman of beverage maker Wahaha and formerly China&rsquo;s richest man, said in an interview with Forbes China on Saturday that he agrees with Ma&rsquo;s argument.</p>
Read by 76% of LPs January 11, 2017

Tencent-Backed Garena Picks Goldman For $1B Listing

<p>Garena, Southeast Asia&rsquo;s most valuable startup, picked&nbsp;Goldman&nbsp;Sachs Group Inc. to lead a planned initial public offering that could fetch about $1 billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter.</p> <p>The Singapore-based&nbsp;online gaming portal and e-commerce provider plans to select additional banks as soon as this month, the people said. Garena is considering listing in the U.S., the people said, asking not to be identified because the information is private.</p>
Read by 60% of LPs