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Investors Bank On Women For Financial, Social Gains

Investments that help women and girls has surged to a record high in the past year and is on the cusp of going mainstream. There are signs that business is increasingly open to so-called "gender lens investing."
Read by 51% of LPs July 16, 2018

Proportunity Offers 'Help To Buy' Loans Based On Predicting Future House Prices

Proportunity, a London-based startup and Entrepreneur First alumni, wants to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder earlier or purchase a home more to their liking. The company, which recently became an FCA authorized mortgage lender, uses machine learning to accurately forecast future house prices and the areas of London that will see the highest growth in the next few years.
Read by 68% of LPs April 18, 2018

Europe's Biggest VC Firms Welcome Virtual Currencies

Some of Europe's biggest venture capital firms are buying into sales of new virtual coins or asking their investors to give them the freedom to do so, in a sign of mainstream investor backing for the booming but controversial crowd-funding tool.
Read by 72% of LPs April 17, 2018

Pension Funds Urge Companies To Set Ambitious Emission Targets

European pension funds are among a $1T-strong group of institutional investors calling on companies to set greenhouse gas emission targets that will help achieve the goals of the Paris agreement on climate change.
Read by 66% of LPs April 10, 2018

EU To Pump $2.6B Into VC Funds To Close Investment Gap With U.S.

Hoping to give Europe’s surging startup ecosystem a shot of adrenaline, the European Union announced the creation of a massive new fund-of-funds program dubbed VentureEU.
Read by 75% of LPs March 26, 2018

Europe's $38B Carbon Market Is Finally Doing Its Job

Europe's carbon market is finally starting to work the way it was intended, reining in pollution with a minimum of squealing from industry. Thirteen years after it was created to limit carbon-dioxide emissions, prices for the allowances are rising.
Read by 44% of LPs March 18, 2018

Holland VC Fundraising Environment Remains 'Pretty Healthy'

Many of the approximately 50 investors in the Holland-based venture capital fund are individuals who invested previously in startups spun out of Genesis Innovation Group LLC, a Holland-based developer of emerging medical device technologies whose partners formed cultivate last fall.
Read by 58% of LPs March 08, 2018

View Of Dalio's Europe Bet Is Misleading, Says Bridgewater Research Head

The head of investment research at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s biggest hedge fund, said the perception of the firm’s recent wagers against certain European equities is off-base.
Read by 46% of LPs February 26, 2018

It's Dalio Versus Everyone Else As Money Flows To Europe Stocks

Billionaire Ray Dalio has $18.45 billion in bets against Europe’s biggest stocks. Most of the rest of the investing world is headed in the other direction. U.S. stocks lost $9.7 billion in investment so far this month while Eurozone shares have gained $3.2 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
Read by 59% of LPs February 15, 2018

Low-Carbon Investing Is Growing: Europe's Largest Asset Manager

Investors may not know how to solve climate change, but low-carbon indexes are growing as a way to start managing the portfolio risks associated with a warming planet, according to Fred Samama, deputy global head of institutional clients at Amundi Asset Management, Europe’s largest asset manager overseeing $1.7 trillion. 
Read by 62% of LPs