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How skate legend Per Welinder finds an investing niche amid US-China trade tensions

Months of ***-for-tat trade negotiations between China and the United States have damaged cross-border investment interest between the superpowers, especially in areas that involve deep technology and intellectual property. But one sector has so far stayed relatively intact: lifestyle. That’s what got Per Welinder, the legendary skateboarder-turned-entrepreneur who recently moved into venture investing, to look ...

VCs are failing diverse founders; Elizabeth Warren wants to step in

The presidential candidate outlines plans to provide capital to 100,000 new minority-owned businesses. ...

Fitness startup Mirror nears $300M valuation with fresh funding

Mirror, which sells a $1,495 mirror that doubles as an interactive home gym, is raising more VC. ...

Corporations and private investors are backing new “green” deals as climate worries mount

In the nine years since private equity and venture capital investments into sustainable technologies last crossed the $6 billion threshold, the problems caused by global carbon emissions have only intensified. Now, as the world confronts the reality that there’s not much time left to reverse course on carbon emissions and the impact they will have ...

Venture capital investment in US companies to hit $100B in 2018

So many new unicorns valued at $1 billion-plus, countless $100 million venture financings, an explosion of giant funds — it’s no surprise 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for venture capital investment in U.S.-based companies. There are more than 2.5 months remaining in 2018 and already U.S. companies have raised $84.1 billion — more ...

Chinese investment into computer vision technology and AR surges as U.S. funding dries up

Tim Merel Contributor Tim Merel is managing director of Digi-Capital. More posts by this contributor The Reality Ecosystem: What AR/VR/XR needs to go big China could beat America in AR/VR long-term Last year 30 leading venture investors told us about a fundamental shift from early stage North American VR investment to later stage Chinese computer vision/AR ...

Venture Capital Business Funding Secrets

06.05.2009 · Posted in Finance Articles

If you are a new business owner you may find yourself a little confused by the different types of loans and investors. One of the most complicated to understand is called a venture capital agreement. This type of agreement is often overlooked, but it may be an excellent opportunity for you to fund your business. ...