Venture capital has made a comeback in the eight months since coronavirus stalled the global economy. In the third quarter, VC investments in U.S.-based companies were up 22 percent year-over-year.
Private equity funds held by Apollo Global Management Inc. and Blackstone Group Inc. nose-dived by more than 20% in the spring as the pandemic spread across the globe, only to rebound in the second quarter.
The global recovery in venture capital activity did not miss Europe. European venture capital activity rose in Q3 2020, putting the continent on pace to set a new yearly record for aggregate VC activity.
The University has reported a 5.5 percent return rate on its endowment, a figure higher than the previous fiscal year despite the pandemic and resulting global recession.
Despite a decrease in global mergers and acquisitions year to date, private equity professionals are leaning into new tactics and technologies, including the use of artificial intelligence, to deliver investor returns.
Many top global corporations, including Amazon and Facebook, have kept their growth rate intact because they have robust innovation programs. These corporations strive to cooperate and collaborate with top startups to remain innovative.
Xi Jinping is using artificial intelligence to enhance his government's totalitarian control—and he's exporting this technology to regimes around the globe.
U.S. regulators have finalized a rule change that will allow large banks to invest in venture capital funds, altering the enforcement of an Obama-era regulation meant to curb risky investments following the 2008 global financial crisis.
When we have to stay home, Zoom helps us work remotely, DoorDash keeps us fed, and Netflix gives us something to watch. But where was the cure, or the better protective gear, and why hadn't venture capital -- the financial engine of innovation -- funded those ideas?
Global trade has tumbled as a result of the Covid-19 induced lockdown across the world. With Indian exports in dire straits, Pushkar Mukewar, Co-Founder, Drip Capital talks to ET on how the demand and supply changed for India due to COVID-19, the timeline of expected recovery, and a sliver of hope for India.