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youtube.com December 13, 2018

Trusted Insight CEO Talks VC Landscape

In this fireside chat, Jyri Engerstrom, co-founder and general partner at Yes VC, and Alex Bangash, CEO at Trusted Insight, discuss disruption in the venture capital landscape. Alex has been an active investor ahead of many trends in the venture capital scene and here's what he had to share.
Read by 71% of LPs

techcrunch.com November 17, 2018

Are Unicorns Special Anymore?

When a former Kleiner Perkins partner and founder of the VC firm Cowboy Ventures coined the term "unicorn" in 2013, there were just 39 companies that had earned the title. Five years later, the rate at which startups are becoming unicorns has increased 353.1%.
Read by 59% of LPs

scmp.com November 04, 2018

Why Southeast Asia Appeals To PE Firms, Venture Funds

Private equity investors are taking a fresh look at Southeast Asia as the US-China trade war threatens to shake up the global supply chain. Valuations of companies have been rising this year as investors anticipate that manufacturers may shift parts of their production out of China.
Read by 30% of LPs

October 04, 2018

Market Valuation Is 'The Main Element Of Uncertainty' | Oklahoma State University Foundation, Brian Graeme | Q&A

Brian Graeme is a senior investment associate of private strategies at the Oklahoma State University Foundation. In this interview, Graeme discusses how his past experience investing billions in the technology sector helps him better understand a manager's perspective, why the amount of dry powder in private equity is concerning and what he believes are the key drivers to the Foundation's success.
Read by 52% of LPs

thestreet.com September 09, 2018

Why Investing In Private Companies Is Ridiculous Even If The SEC Allows It

SEC chairman Jay Clayton is reportedly considering making it easier for everyday investors to invest in their favorite startups. Makes sense on paper as these often leading-edge firms continue to see robust valuations in private markets.
Read by 72% of LPs

bloomberg.com February 04, 2018

China Is A Rare Place Where Value Investing Isn't A Bad Bet

While chasing bargain stocks in overheating markets around the world has been a losing strategy, it's a surprisingly successful play in Shanghai. A gauge of the city's big companies with the lowest valuations is up 12 percent this year, taking it to a record relative to the benchmark.
Read by 49% of LPs

bloomberg.com January 11, 2018

Britain's $2.9T Pension Industry Yanks Money From Equities

If the basic tenet of investing is knowing when to buy and sell, the stock market boom has taken that decision out of the hands of some money managers. The $2.9 trillion British pension fund industry is yanking money at an accelerated pace as company valuations forge new records globally.
Read by 45% of LPs

bloomberg.com November 29, 2017

Stocks Are At Highest Valuations Since 1900, Goldman Warns

A prolonged bull market across stocks, bonds and credit has left a measure of average valuation at the highest since 1900, a condition that at some point is going to translate into pain for investors, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Read by 71% of LPs

axios.com June 28, 2017

VC-Backed Smart Windows Startup Hits $1B Valuation

View, a Silicon Valley maker of electrochromatic smart glass for buildings, has raised $200 million in new VC funding at a source tells Axios is a post-money valuation north of $1 billion. BlackRock and TIAA Investments were joined by unspecified existing shareholders in the company, which previously raised over $500 million from firms like Khosla Ventures, Westley Group, Corning, Madrone Capital Partners and DBL Investors. 
Read by 63% of LPs

businessinsider.com.au June 19, 2017

VC-Backed Reddit Seeks $1.7B Valuation

Reddit, an online platform that enables its users to submit links, create content and have discussions, is looking for more funding. The company has previously raised money from investors including Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, Jared Leto, and Snoop Dogg. 
Read by 42% of LPs