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federalnewsnetwork.com February 05, 2021

What Government Agencies Seeking Innovation Could Learn From VCs

In the spirit of the adage that government could learn a lot from businesses, here are some practices and concepts from the VC ecosystem that differ from those found in government, and which some government agencies might be able to embrace.
Read by 69% of LPs

pitchbook.com January 21, 2021

Private Equity Could Face A Reckoning As Power Shifts In Congress

After years of operating with minimal government intervention, the U.S. private equity industry could face new regulatory scrutiny in 2021 and beyond.
Read by 62% of LPs

timesofisrael.com May 29, 2020

Israel Approves Plan To Draw Institutional Investors To Tech Scene

The government has approved a plan to encourage institutional investors to invest in mature tech companies that have already raised tens of millions of shekels in funding.
Read by 79% of LPs

nytimes.com May 06, 2020

Private Equity, Lobbying The U.S. For Help, Is Mostly Hearing 'No'

When the federal government began extending trillions of dollars in aid to companies and investors battered by the pandemic, some of the country's biggest private equity firms have lobbied hard to shape the stimulus in their favor.
Read by 53% of LPs

bloomberg.com April 23, 2020

Institutional investors Warn Hedge Funds On Tapping Small-Business Aid

Institutional investors in Pennsylvania and Alaska are taking a dim view of hedge funds and other asset managers seeking to tap emergency U.S. government money designed for struggling small businesses.
Read by 79% of LPs

fortune.com April 17, 2020

VC Thinks There Will Be Billions Of Dollars Of Fraud From SBA's $350B Loan Program

Two week ago, the U.S. government rolled out a $350 billion small business loan program as part of a $2 trillion stimulus package aimed at keeping the economy afloat through the coronavirus. But the rollout was frustrating and messy, to say the least.
Read by 76% of LPs

pitchbook.com January 24, 2020

GPs Bullish As Spanish Private Equity Comes Of Age

The introduction of new private equity laws in Spain in 2014 and the introduction of government tax measures benefiting private equity funds have given GPs clarity and a solid legal framework to operate in.
Read by 71% of LPs

bloomberg.com October 07, 2019

World's Best-Run Pension Funds Say It's Time to Start Worrying

Back in 2012, the world's best-managed pension market was thrown a lifeline by the Danish government to help contain liabilities. Seven years later, with rates now well below zero, even Denmark's $440 billion pension system says the environment has become so punishing that it may be time for a change in European rules.
Read by 67% of LPs

cbsnews.com August 13, 2019

How China Can Spy On Your Electronics, Even In The U.S.

The U.S. government's top counterintelligence official has a stark warning for visitors to China: The Chinese government can spy on your smartphones, tablets, and computers.
Read by 66% of LPs

thehill.com April 29, 2019

Government Can Help Startups Bridge The 'Valley Of Death'

Economic incentives offered by U.S. states to attract established companies grab headlines. The pursuit of Amazon by various cities and states, for example, captured the public interest and also created strong sentiments for and against such investment.
Read by 54% of LPs