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Temasek Venture Group Vertex Raises $210 Million for Southeast Asian Deals – Bloomberg

Venture arm of Singapore’s Temasek targets Southeast Asian, Indian startups The venture capital unit of Singapore’s state investor has raised $210 million to invest in early-stage tech startups in Southeast Asia and India, focusing on consumer internet, financial technology and enterprise technology firms. This is the first time Vertex Ventures, an arm of Temasek, has allowed outside investors to participate

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Venture Capitalists Investing in Premium Snacks and Drinks – Eater.com

Fancy Snacks Are Having a Moment. Venture Capital Wants In Artisan popcorn and vegan protein bars draw millions of dollars from hungry investors. According to a 2017 research note by Goldman Sachs and Conde Nast, smaller “mindful snack” brands are showing strong momentum, gaining share in 62 percent of the top 50 packaged food categories. A Boston Consulting Group report

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MoFo – Quick Guide to Venture Capital Investment in Germany

The German venture capital market has almost doubled in the first half of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016. With a number of indicators showing a continuation in that growth trend, Morrison & Foerster senior associate Robin Eyben outlined the factors making Germany an attractive VC market in the article “A Quick Guide to Venture Capital Investment in

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WSGR Entrepreneurs Report – Private Company Financing Trends (2017 H1)

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati presents the latest edition of The Entrepreneurs Report. In this issue, they have compiled a range of data on venture financing transactions in which the firm was involved in the first half of 2017, with the objective of identifying relevant trends in activity and valuation levels for the U.S. venture capital industry in general. They also

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NVCA Policy Paper – Outlines Pro-Entrepreneurship Tax Agenda

Justin Field, NVCA’s vice president of government affairs, explains NVCA’s four tax reform proposals, which are aimed at encouraging the launch of new startups and preserving US economic competitiveness. “We have a long way to go, but with strong coordination among our members and allies, we have a real chance to make new company formation the priority it should be

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Tim Draper – The Most Networked VC in Tech Shares His Best Advice for Founders And Start-Ups

Tim Draper – The Most Networked VC in Tech Shares His Best Advice for Founders And Start-Ups Tim Draper is the Founder of leading venture capital firms Draper Associates and DFJ, and the Founder of the global Draper Venture Network. Tim’s original innovation of “viral marketing” allowed web-based email company Hotmail to geometrically spread around the world and has been

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WSGR Entrepreneurs Report – Private Company Financing Trends (2017 Q1)

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati presents the latest edition of The Entrepreneurs Report. In this issue, they have compiled a range of data on venture financing transactions in which the firm was involved in Q1 2017, with the objective of identifying relevant trends in activity and valuation levels for the U.S. venture capital industry in general. They also provide data

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How Does Terrorism Affect Global Trade – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

How Does Terrorism Affect Global Trade – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis To get international attention, terrorists often target tourism, transportation or foreign-owned businesses, affecting a nation’s exports and imports. Among businesses, the manufacturing sector suffers the most from terrorism, economists have found, with high-skilled production harmed more than low-skilled production. https://www.stlouisfed.org/on-the-economy/2016/december/how-terrorism-affect-trade 2016 Was An Excellent Year for Angel

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Wal-Mart Launches Tech Incubator in Silicon Valley – Bloomberg

Wal-Mart Launches Tech Incubator in Silicon Valley – Bloomberg Wal-Mart is creating an independent venture called Store No. 8 to form partnerships with retail startups, business founders and venture capitalists. The entity, which will be based in Silicon Valley, will focus on startups working on artificial intelligence, robots, and virtual and augmented reality. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-20/wal-mart-unveils-store-no-8-tech-incubator-in-silicon-valley About Us We are the Trusted

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How Blockchain Capital is “Democratizing” Venture Capital – NASDAQ

How Blockchain Capital is “Democratizing” Venture Capital – NASDAQ Brock Pierce, managing partner at Blockchain Capital, believes they are “democratizing access to an asset class traditionally only available to elite institutional investors.” According to Pierce, Blockchain Capital is “providing the investor base across the globe with the opportunity to invest into a leading venture fund via a liquid, tradable, digital

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