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Base10 fundraising is largest for a black-led venture capital fund – Financial Times

webmaster - September 17, 2018

Financial TimesA venture capital fund co-led by a black investor has raised more than $100m for the first time, in a sign of Silicon Valley's belated efforts…

New Arizona Financial Tech Law Helps Foreign Partnerships – Fronteras: The Changing America Desk
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New Arizona Financial Tech Law Helps Foreign Partnerships – Fronteras: The Changing America Desk

webmaster - September 17, 2018

Fronteras: The Changing America DeskNew Arizona Financial Tech Law Helps Foreign Partnerships. By Rodrigo Cervantes. Published: Monday, September 17, 2018 ... MEXICO CITY — Financial technologies, or…

Be your own bank! VivusPay is just the first taste of the Optherium Ecosystem – Ethereum World News (blog)
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Be your own bank! VivusPay is just the first taste of the Optherium Ecosystem – Ethereum World News (blog)

webmaster - September 17, 2018

Ethereum World News (blog)In our global world, payments are made routinely across continents, but they can be slow, incur large commissions for conversion and handling, and be…

China won’t just play defence in trade war, Global Times says – Economic Times
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China won’t just play defence in trade war, Global Times says – Economic Times

webmaster - September 17, 2018

Economic TimesBEIJING: China will not be content to only play defence in an escalating trade war with the United States, a widely read Chinese tabloid warned, as…

IAI and effective space in technological and financial cooperation – Weekly Blitz
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IAI and effective space in technological and financial cooperation – Weekly Blitz

webmaster - September 16, 2018

Weekly Blitz“This partnership is an excellent example of the added value in the connection between IAI – Israel's largest aerospace company – with start-ups and the world…

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect – TechCrunch
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African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect – TechCrunch

webmaster - September 16, 2018

TechCrunch“The fact that [global drone] companies can operate in Africa and showcase amazing use cases…is a big benefit,” said Lisa Ellsman, co-executive director of the Commercial Drone…

Axios Deep Dives – Axios
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Axios Deep Dives – Axios

webmaster - September 15, 2018

AxiosBasel III, a global financial reform package in which the U.S. participated, forced all of the world's biggest banks to become much safer than they were before.…

A decade after the financial crash we are soon due another downturn, but it won’t be as bad as the last one – The Independent
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A decade after the financial crash we are soon due another downturn, but it won’t be as bad as the last one – The Independent

webmaster - September 15, 2018

The IndependentThe great classical economist Alfred Marshall wrote this of the world after a financial crisis in 1879: “The commercial storm leaves its path strewn with ruin.…

How the Great Recession teed off tech’s long boom – Axios
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How the Great Recession teed off tech’s long boom – Axios

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AxiosThe big picture: That's partly because the tech industry was well insulated from the financial meltdown's real-estate-focused epicenter. And Silicon Valley had already experienced its own financial…

Why New York City is giving Silicon Valley a serious run for its money – Salon
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Why New York City is giving Silicon Valley a serious run for its money – Salon

webmaster - September 15, 2018

SalonNew York intentionally and aggressively leveraged its unique business, cultural, and contextual advantages to recruit a technical workforce it did not educate to achieve elite global tech…

After the crisis, a new generation puts its trust in tech over traditional banks – CNBC
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After the crisis, a new generation puts its trust in tech over traditional banks – CNBC

webmaster - September 14, 2018

CNBCThe chaos and disruption of the credit crisis instilled lack of trust in existing banks and brought on new regulations and the rise of technologies that would…

US-China trade war has its seeds in the financial crisis – Brookings Institution (blog)
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US-China trade war has its seeds in the financial crisis – Brookings Institution (blog)

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Brookings Institution (blog)China was growing rapidly before the financial crisis; in many ways the years immediately after China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001 were…