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Billion Dollar Unicorns: Grab Becomes The Most Valuable Startup In Southeast Asia
Article By: Sramana Mitra
Friday, December 8, 2017 11:03 AM EST
Singapore-based Grab, also known as GrabTaxi, is riding high on this growth to become the most valuable Billion Dollar Unicorn story from Southeast Asia.
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E Peeva: The Startup Putting An End To Lost Pets
Article By: Startup Watch
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:21 PM EST
An exclusive interview with Michael Hamilton, CEO and founder of Peeva, the startup behind the first and only universal pet microchip scanner.
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$1 Billion AR/VR Investment In Q4, $2.5B This Year So Far
Article By: Tim Merel
Saturday, November 25, 2017 1:05 PM EST
The cooling of VC investment sentiment in VR earlier this year has now been counterbalanced by AR (particularly mobile AR) focused thinking.
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Selecting An Optimal Private Equity Fee Validation Methodology
Article By: AllAboutAlpha
Monday, November 20, 2017 11:34 PM EST
These are good times to be a private equity fund investor. Returns have been strong with distributions on the rise. Limited partners, for their part, have voted with their wallets that the asset class will continue to outperform.
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Delivering Negative Alpha
Article By: Charlie Bilello
Saturday, November 18, 2017 7:59 PM EST
There are more hedge funds in the world than Dunkin’ Donuts. What does that statement have to do with negative alpha? Everything.
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Some Strange Trends Among 2017 Hedge Fund Returns
Article By: ValueWalk
Friday, November 17, 2017 9:03 PM EST
Hedge fund returns in certain categories are experiencing fat tail correlation and return extremes when compared to players inside a particular category as well as compared to the category average itself.
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You'll Never Guess What Happened To BuzzFeed's IPO Chances After It Missed Revenue By 20%
Article By: Tyler Durden
Friday, November 17, 2017 2:10 AM EST
Earlier today, WSJ reported that Mashable would sell itself to Ziff Davis publishing for a paltry $50 million, just one-fifth of the lofty $250 million valuation it had reported as recently as the spring of last year.
In this article: CMCSA, GOOGL, FB
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Billion Dollar Unicorns: Indian Small Town Marketplace ShopClues Looks Shaky
Article By: Sramana Mitra
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 9:42 AM EST
ShopClues is venture funded so far. Overall, it has raised close to $265 million in funding from investors including GIC, Tiger Global Management, Nexus Venture Partners, Helion Venture Partners, and LionBird.
In this article: AMZN
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EC GSV Capital: The One-Stock Road Map To Instant “Startup Riches”
Article By: Wall Street Daily
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 3:24 PM EST
Let’s unpack a clever way to invest in emerging technologies — ones that are privately held yet are perfectly within your reach.
In this article: GSVC
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2018 IPO Prospects: Lyft May Go Public Sooner Than Uber
Article By: Sramana Mitra
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:57 AM EST
Lyft is currently valued at $10 billion, while Uber was last valued at $70 billion. Lyft’s latest funding has helped it secure a partner in Alphabet.
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Startup Nation: The Most Valuable VC-Backed Company In Each US State
Article By: ValueWalk
Sunday, October 15, 2017 9:07 PM EST
Nine of the 10 most valuable VC-backed companies in the US are in California - and the other is in New York. This lack of geographic diversity isn’t surprising, but it does mean the other 40-plus states and regions don’t get a lot of attention.
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China Looking At Taking Stake In Aramco
Article By: Martin Armstrong
Saturday, October 14, 2017 3:44 PM EST
Yesterday, the FT reported that Saudi Arabia might instead of an international IPO look for a combination of local listing and private placements. Now it seems China is interested in investing.
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One Brilliant Thing Is Way Better Than 1000 Average Ones
Article By: Chris Skinner
Friday, October 13, 2017 9:47 PM EST
If 1000s of new, shiny FinTech firms are doing one thing well, how can a bank compete when it's full of legacy and heritage that means it does 1000 things average?
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‘I Ought To Know Better’: Jim Grant Apologizes For Suggesting Bridgewater Is Fishy
Article By: The Heisenberg Report
Friday, October 13, 2017 8:28 PM EST
Our critique of Bridgewater remains the same as it ever was. For markets in general, the only question regarding Bridgewater is this: will the correlations that underpin risk parity hold up? And if not, what happens when risk parity unwinds?
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Automatic Data Processing: Ackman Takes The Fight To Retail Shareholders
Article By: Insider Monkey
Friday, October 13, 2017 7:14 PM EST
Bill Ackman of Pershing Square has been working hard to impress the board of Automatic Data Processing. He has been buying ads in newspapers and trying to talk to the investors of the company as he seeks three seats on its board.
In this article: ADP
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Private Capital: Still On Course For A Record Year?
Article By: ValueWalk
Saturday, October 7, 2017 12:33 PM EST
One question being asked of the private capital fundraising market in 2017 is ‘will this be a record-breaking year?
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