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Goldman and Barclays’ Investment in Elwood a Win for Crypto Adoption

FX Empire 15 May 2022
Goldman Sachs and Barclays invested in a $70 million funding round for Elwood Technologies ... US banking giant Goldman Sachs and British powerhouse Barclays participated in a $70 million funding round alongside venture capitalist (VC) Dawn Capital and the VC divisions of Germany’s Commerzbank and US crypto billionaire Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital.

Irish tech funding exceeds €1.4bn in record year

Irish Independent 15 May 2022
... where any shortfall would be made up if the global economy contracts,” said Sarah-Jane Larkin, director general of the IVCA.Ms Larkin added that seed funding in the first quarter had fallen by nearly 40pc to €22.3m from €36.5m recorded during the first quarter of 2021.

Stiffed by investors, ignored by recruiters, these Black people in tech create support for themselves ...

The Grio 15 May 2022
Venture capital funding for Black start-ups hit $1.8 billion during the first half of 2021, a figure that looks impressive but hides a more concerning fact ... Venture capital remains the lifeblood for technology firms, which receive about 62% of VC funds on a global basis.

Terra’s US$45bn face plant creates crowd of crypto losers

Taipei Times 14 May 2022
... venture capital (VC) firm ... Peter Fenton, a general partner at Benchmark, said that there would likely be a slowdown in crypto investing as many VC firms were likely “playing out of their winnings” and using returns from previous crypto investments to fund new ones in the space.

MGV Adds Lauren Reeves as Senior Associate

Victoria Advocate 13 May 2022
Reeves brings over five years of experience as a software engineer with top startups to the SaaS-focused, early-stage VC ... Prior to MGV, Lauren joined On Deck Angels, a community for operator angels excited about funding the future ... MGV�is a top quartile SaaS VC fund that helps extraordinary people build their vision.

SoftBank’s results could bring defence to the front

Your Story 13 May 2022
Winter is here,” said Sanjay Mehta, Founder of 100X.VC, a venture capital fund that invests in seed-stage startups ... And while not unique to SoftBank alone, it means that the fund in itself will have to take a more cautious approach globally,” said Nruthya Madappa, Director of 3One4 Capital, an early-stage VC fund.

Charleston venture capital firm raises $102M to invest in other businesses

The Post and Courier 13 May 2022
Charleston VC firm says it is closing its 1st investment fund, opening 2 more ... earlier than many other funds," Salzhauer said May 12. The financing is Good Growth's third fund ... Good Growth's new fund was described this week by Dig South founder and CEO Stanfield Gray as the "largest VC fund in the history of South Carolina.".

2.84M jobs: Indian unicorns fast-track growth

Your Story 13 May 2022
At YourStory, we were early to see the tide rising and hence built Unicorns of India as the go-to place to get deeper insights around these unicorns, their growth, funding details, and more ...Vivek Mansingh, General Partner, YourNest VC Fund, and Author, Achieving Meaningful Success.

Top VCs predict which German e-commerce startups will become the next unicorns

Business Insider 13 May 2022
Insider forbade the venture capitalists from choosing a company from their own portfolio ... There was one condition ... Chosen by ... Its investors include Alstin Capital and the US fund Upper90.2 ... Investors include the Silicon Valley fund TCV, which has backed companies like Netflix and Airbnb, Berlin's VC Project A Ventures, and London's One Peak Partners.3.

Huntington acquires consumer payments fintech company Torana

Crains Detroit Business 13 May 2022
Huntington National Bank has joined the ranks of conventional banks buying financial technology companies ... for an undisclosed price ... "Meanwhile, fintech companies woo customers with lower fees than banks ... Moreover, U.S. fintech companies doubled their venture capital hauls in 2021 over the previous year, hitting $50 billion in VC funding. .

I’m sad – a heartfelt message after the LUNA crisis

Invezz 13 May 2022
This piece will be a little different. There is no analytics ... There are horrific stories going around of people getting liquidated for all their worth, losing money that friends and family had invested, pensions wiped out, college funds gone ... Do Kwon ... VC funds and early investors will have still made incredible returns out of their Terra investment ... .

Michael Huberts, Executive Director at Coulter Partners, provides an Australian perspective on Executive Search and Leadership Consulting in the Life Sciences, Health and Tech sectors.

Pharmiweb 13 May 2022
Coulter Partners. The Australian government has, in the last few years, introduced several new initiatives across R&D, manufacturing and regulation, as well as increased investment and funding ... Government investment is terrific but, as with biotech, Australia needs more private sector funding to really move the market.

Unlocking Decentralized Trading for the Masses with Peter Kris, CEO of Mangata Finance

CryptoNewsZ 13 May 2022
Today, CryptoNewsZ is in conversation with Peter Kris, the visionary behind Mangata Finance, a project that employs novel concepts to protect traders in the Web3 space and paves the way for mass adoption. Hi Kris, it’s a pleasure to have you with us today ... Sure, it is a pleasure to be here as well ... Sure ... As for VC funding, we have raised around .

5 VC firms for early-stage startups in India

Your Story 12 May 2022
The year 2021 was a watershed year for private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investments in India ... Seed-stage or early-stage funding alone crossed $1 billion in India ... Founded in 2010 by Karthik Reddy and Sanjay Nath, Mumbai-based Blume VenturesBlume Ventures is an early-stage VC firm that funds startups that are solving hard problems.

BLinC Invest announces final close of Rs 100 Cr BLinC Fund II

Your Story 12 May 2022
Mumbai-based venture capital firm BLinC Invest has on Thursday announced the final close of BLinC Fund II, a SEBI-registered fund, on April 27, 2022 ... Additionally, the fund sponsors have committed over 8 percent of the fund against the regulatory requirement of 2.5 percent, stated the company in a press release.

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