Private equity fundraising for investment into companies across Europe hit its highest level since 2008 last year at €74.5 billion, a 37% year-on-year increase, according to data released today by Invest Europe.
U.S. venture capital (VC) investment in fintech companies rose to $1.2 billion in Q1’17, driven by late-stage deals, which reached the highest activity since Q1’16, according to KPMG International’s Q1 2017 The Pulse of Fintech report.
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Forbes, in partnership with TrueBridge Capital Partners, has released the 2017 edition of the The Midas List, which ranks the top 100 venture capitalists.
Once a budget has been approved, it can be quite hard to get it increased. An increase to the budget reduces the overall profitability of that project.
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According to a new research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) now account for almost half of total investment in insurance technology (insurtech) startups globally.
Guest Post by the Observatory of P101 Forget Silicon Valley: Europe is more and more often in the spotlight when it comes to start-ups.
Silicon Valley-based venture firm The Venture Reality Fund (The VR Fund) released its first European virtual reality (VR) landscape, featuring companies developing infrastructure, tools/platforms and/or apps for the growing ecosystem.
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France is emerging as one of the most active European countries in terms of venture capital investment activity.
Earlier this week, Dealroom released its annual venture capital report (free download), alongside trusted media partner Tech.eu. The report is packed with data and insights. Below are 10 key observations from that report.
After two years of strong growth, both venture capital dollars invested and the number of deals in the United States declined in 2016.