As the Greek economy returns to growth, John Welsh profiles three companies in its capital. : This is the second of a two-part post on the startup and scaleup scene in Athens. Read the introduction here. 100mentors: Aliki Bardaka, Yiorgos Nikoletakis, Malvina Kefalas, Strat Karagiannis, photographed in Agia Paraskevi on 23rd November 2018John Welsh "One question is a gift to the world that can travel widely," says Yiorgos Nikoletakis, founder of 100mentors.
LONDON, Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Annual General Meeting: Tetragon's annual general meeting will be held on 31 December 2018. The Notice of General Meeting may be found at the following link: https://www.tetragoninv.com/2018 AGM Notice. One of the purposes of the annual general...
A real estate investment firm co-founded by Jared Kushner, is betting big on the Trump administration's Opportunity Zone tax breaks.
Trillions of dollars of investments are being taken out of carbon-intensive companies. Governments must now take noticeI remember well the first institution to announce it was divesting from fossil fuel. It was 2012 and I was on the second week of a gruelling tour across the US trying to spark a movement. Our roadshow had been playing to packed houses down the west coast, and we'd crossed the continent to Portland, Maine. As a raucous crowd jammed the biggest theatre in town, a physicist named Stephen Mulkey took the mic.
In a battle between providers of high-growth network connectivity solutions, it's hard to dislike either stock. : This year hasn't been a good one for the semiconductor industry. As measured by the PHLX Semiconductor Index, the industry is down 4% on the year, coughing up double-digit gains it was sporting through the summer months. For Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ: SWKS) and Cypress Semiconductor (NASDAQ: CY), the losses have been worse than average -- the two stocks are down 27% and 16%, respectively.
From promising new start-ups to billion-dollar ideas going global, here are the entrepreneurs skyrocketing to success in 2019. While we pride ourselves on keeping our finger on the pulse of start-up activity (indeed, we profile a new company every week), we also keep track of the stalwarts of the entrepreneurial arena, including those who have seen massive success with a single great idea. From familiar to fresh faces in the scene, from past Inspirefest speakers to future ones, here is our pick of promising entrepreneurs you should keep your eyes peeled for in 2019.
Investments in early-stage companies are declining, as venture capital firms find it hard to evaluate the risks and rewards from investing in the technologies. The column shows how the EU Orphan Drug Act caused a movement towards early-stage deals in affected sectors in both the EU and the US. Venture capital firms were more likely to invest at an early stage in sectors covered by the regulation and also made more early-stage investments.
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After investing lightly in the asset class during its boom years, public pension fund managers increased their holdings of emerging market securities this year right as the asset class crumbled. This is according to a new report from Goldman Sachs. Emerging markets brought higher returns than U.S. equities in 2016 and 2017, but over the course of 2018 that trend has reversed strongly. The highly tracked MSCI emerging markets equity ETF EEM is down by more than 15% this year while the U.S. benchmark S&P 500 has been about flat.