US PE deals top $787B as industry shatters records across the board
Oct 12, 2021Read More
The US private equity industry is storming through 2021, smashing records as investors take advantage of a bullish climate and remain undeterred by the possibility of inflation and interest rate hikes.
How Sweden became the Silicon Valley of Europe
Aug 26, 2021Read More
As Klarna’s billionaire founder Sebastian Siemiatkowski prepares to stage one of the biggest-ever European fintech company listings, a feast of capitalism, he credits an unlikely backer for his runaway success: the Swedish welfare state.
What’s New In Gartner’s Hype Cycle For Emerging Technologies, 2020
Aug 23, 2020Read More
Gartner Hype Cycle For Emerging Technologies, 2020 published earlier this year has been summarized in the recent Gartner blog post, 5 Trends Drive the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2020.
What early stage investors really care about
Apr 27, 2020Read More
These days, when fundraising has become even more tricky, it is crucial that entrepreneurs get into the investor mindset if they are to increase their chances of success.
How could COVID-19 change AR/VR’s future?
Apr 25, 2020Read More
COVID-19 is impacting the lives of billions. Early-stage technology markets like virtual and augmented reality are trivial by comparison. However, AR/VR companies are dealing with knock-on effects both positive and negative. This analysis explores the potential future for AR/VR in the context of the silent cyclone we’re all going through.
AI startups raised $6.9 billion in Q1 2020, a record-setting pace before coronavirus
Apr 15, 2020Read More
AI startups continued to outpace the overall U.S. venture capital market in the first quarter of 2020.
Most LPs Not Planning to Adjust Private Market Allocations Amid Market Turmoil
Apr 7, 2020Read More
Many VC investors came into 2020 under allocated into the asset class. They want to wait until the market stabilizes to assess if portfolios need to be rebalanced.
More than two-thirds of about 400 LPs polled by PitchBook responded that they are not planning to change their allocation percentage to private market investments over the next six months, said James Gelfer, senior strategy and lead venture analyst at PitchBook.
PitchBook Analyst Note: COVID-19, the Impact on Private Markets
Mar 16, 2020Read More
This analyst note assesses what’s in store for PE and VC firms in the wake of recent market volatility and an impending economic slowdown.
Google launches TensorFlow Quantum, a machine learning framework for training quantum models
Mar 11, 2020Read More
Google today announced the launch of TensorFlow Quantum, bringing together machine learning and quantum computing initiatives at the company. The framework can construct quantum datasets, prototype hybrid quantum and classic machine learning models, support quantum circuit simulators, and train discriminative and generative quantum models.
Why More Entrepreneurs Are Moving Away From Major U.S. Startup Hubs
Feb 23, 2020Read More
For the past two years, Inc. has partnered with Startup Genome to document this migration in its annual Surge Cities list, which ranks the 50 best places to start a business in the U.S. The rise of Austin, which has been No. 1 on the list two years in a row, is but one example of an emerging hub that’s quickly becoming a beacon for founders.
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