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scmp.com August 05, 2020

SoftBank-Backed Grab Snags $200M From South Korean PE Firm

The Singapore-based company is among the most richly financed technology startups in Southeast Asia, having raised more than $10 billion to date including about $3 billion from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp.
Read by 42% of LPs

reuters.com July 31, 2020

Startups In Eastern Europe Tap Public Money As Private Investors Bail

The episode underlines how some publicly-backed venture firms are stepping up to keep seed money flowing to infant companies in former communist countries such as Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary as private investors retreat from the region's nascent startup scene.
Read by 52% of LPs

cyberscoop.com July 24, 2020

Decline In Early Cyber Investments Continues Alongside Coronavirus Concerns

Fewer face-to-face meetings between security startups and potential investors contributed to a steep decline in the number of venture capital deals since COVID-19 spread throughout the world.
Read by 73% of LPs

businessinsider.com July 23, 2020

Amazon Invested In Startups Then Launched Competitors

Dozens of startup founders, investors, and advisers said Amazon met with or invested in their companies, only to later build its own products that directly competed with the smaller company.
Read by 60% of LPs

July 15, 2020

TI Platform Management Invests In The Next Dose Of Disruption & Bridges Minority Gap In VC

TI Platform Management is a global SEC-registered venture investment platform co-founded by Alex Bangash and Trang Nguyen in 2015. The venture firm invests in what they believe to be disruptive venture structures such as studios and platforms with a high growth potential while striving to bridge the diversity gap.
Read by 61% of LPs

qz.com June 26, 2020

Impact Investors Eye African Agriculture, Health Startups

With a slump in venture capital investment expected in African tech ecosystems this year, the role of impact investment firms and institutions will become vital.
Read by 34% of LPs

forbes.com June 19, 2020

Venture Capitalists Need To Stay Within Their Remit After Investing

With billions of VC dollars currently invested in startups across the globe, it's encouraging to see recent reports suggesting that the vast majority of VC-backed startups look to be capable of surviving the ongoing pandemic.
Read by 44% of LPs

June 10, 2020

Re-Imagined Insurance Digitally

Join the panel with innovators and incumbents to gain a global outlook on the impact that COVID-19 had on digital insurance. They will help answer 1) What are some product innovations in the space, 2) How are traditional insurance companies collaborating with startups, and 3) What are the main success factors?
Read by 58% of LPs

June 10, 2020

Entrepreneur Turned Investor

The best venture investors have often been entrepreneurs. Peter Thiel, Elon Musk, Max Levchin are examples of tech luminaries and iconic entrepreneurs. In this panel, these successful serial entrepreneurs will focus on (1) Innovative venture models that entrepreneurs are using to create or invest in startups, (2) How entrepreneurs leverage their operating experience to help startups, and (3) How that has contributed to their returns.
Read by 63% of LPs

fastcompany.com June 10, 2020

How COVID-19 Changed Investing, According To VCs At Sequoia, 500 Startups

VCs haven't stopped funding new companies, but they are rethinking how—and what—they invest in. Here's what partners at leading firms say.
Read by 61% of LPs