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Are You Stoned? More People are Interested in Investing in Cannabis than Crypto

This is an interesting perspective courtesy of CBInsights. A very unscientific Twitter poll by CBInsights, asks the question if you had a $10 million to invest would you put it in crypto or Cannabis? Well, perhaps if you had asked the same question at this… Read More

Global Fintech Report Q3: VC-backed Fintech companies raise $4 Billion

CBInsights has published their Q3 report on the global Fintech sector. According to their research, VC backed Fintech firms raised $4 billion into 278 deals during the quarter. While the number of deals held steady, the funding amount dipped from Q2 2017 which was a… Read More

Report: Initial Coin Offerings have raised Over $2 Billion in 2017 as More VCs Invest

CBInsights is out with an interesting report on Blockchain and associated trends which tackles the booming Initial Coin Offering (ICO) market.  According to the report, ICOs have raised more than $2 billion in 2017 and the upward trajectory shows no signs of slowing as long… Read More

Report: There are 214 Unicorns in the World. A Good Number of them are Fintech

The wild herd of Unicorns, private businesses that are valued at $1 billion or more, continues to multiply.  The valuations rise as private money hunts for the next big investment trophy. Today, investing is borderless and services looking to scale tend to be country agnostic…. Read More

Fintech Deals in South East Asia Hit Record Numbers in 2016

The total number of venture-backed deals to fintech companies in South East Asia (i.e. Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) reached record highs in 2016 according to data released by CB Insights recently. Deals Up, Dollars Down 2016 saw 71 total deals in the… Read More

PwC / CBInsights: US VC Backed Deals Tank in Q4 of 2016

In a discouraging sign, investment in venture capital backed companies tanked in Q4 of 2016. This is according to the PwC / CBInsights MoneyTree Report. Both deals and dollars sagged, 16% and 20% respectively. The report said the global market experienced a similar decline with… Read More

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