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What is hot for fintech investors in 2023?

Capital One Ventures’ Jaidev Shergill and SCB 10X’s Tai Panich are eyeing up embedded finance tools, blochchain banking and more.

Jan 19, 2023

Allcargo finds Northstar for logistics VC partnership

Less-than-container-load specialist Allcargo has harnessed venture firm Northstar.vc for a partnership that will combine on supply chain technology investments.

Jan 18, 2023

Corporate investors hold steady as VCs retreat

Corporate-backed VC deals fell just 2% in 2022 vs a 25% fall for venture capital overall. A record number of new corporate funds were created.

Jan 15, 2023

The Big Deal: WM parks in a cut-price spot

WM Motor is executing a reverse merger at a hefty cut from its 2021 valuation, showing the big risks involved with investing in China's saturated electric vehicle sector.

Jan 13, 2023

30 standout women in Asian corporate venture

An increasing number of companies across Asia are investing in startups, and these are some of the women powering those CVC efforts.

Dec 22, 2022

Japanese women are breaking into the CVC "boys' club"

Japanese venture capital culture is starting to change and women at corporate venture units are at the forefront of the transition.

Dec 22, 2022

MDI Ventures: startup investing in Indonesia is all about being local

MDI Ventures CEO Donald Wihardja tells us why local service providers can prosper where big multinationals can't, and why his firm is set to facilitate a new wave of corporate VC in Indonesia.

Dec 20, 2022

Innovation is our key takeaway from the recent Chinese National Congress

China needs to add more innovation and value to the goods it produces to grow its economy. The recent Chinese National Congress gave a clear indication of supporting this.

Dec 18, 2022

Other News

Emirates NBD enters the venture capital sphere

Head of strategy Neeraj Makin will oversee Dubai banking group NBD's corporate venture fund, one of the few to be set up by a Middle Eastern bank.

Dec 13, 2022

Samsung Catalyst Fund signs up Rotenberg

Gil Rotenberg has joined the Samsung unit as an investment principal following three years of early-stage investing at Clal Financial Management.

Dec 5, 2022

Political concerns are biggest barrier to investing in China

Some 44% of respondents said politics was their biggest worry about investing in China, followed by the difficulty of hiring a local team.

Dec 4, 2022

It won't be easy to bring hard tech investments back to the…

While politicians want to bring tech manufacturing back to western countries, the economics are stacked against it.

Dec 4, 2022

The Big Deal: LaundryGo sets pace in the cleaning services sector

SoftBank helped the on-demand laundry service push its valuation past $250m, a rare occurrence in a sector that's so far failed to catch fire.

Nov 25, 2022

Japan is taking a lead role in corporate investing 3.0

Ten years ago Japanese corporate venturing was little more than sporadic trips to Silicon Valley. Now Japan is taking a lead role.

Nov 24, 2022

Editor's Picks

What is hot for fintech investors in 2023?

Capital One Ventures’ Jaidev Shergill and SCB 10X’s Tai Panich are eyeing up embedded finance tools, blochchain banking and more.

Jan 19, 2023

Allcargo finds Northstar for logistics VC partnership

Less-than-container-load specialist Allcargo has harnessed venture firm Northstar.vc for a partnership that will combine on supply chain technology investments.

Jan 18, 2023

Corporate investors hold steady as VCs retreat

Corporate-backed VC deals fell just 2% in 2022 vs a 25% fall for venture capital overall. A record number of new corporate funds were created.

Jan 15, 2023

30 standout women in Asian corporate venture

An increasing number of companies across Asia are investing in startups, and these are some of the women powering those CVC efforts.

Dec 22, 2022
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