Launching Today…The Institute For Block Chain Innovation

You can always tell when a new technology vertical starts to mature and to organize itself as an industry.  In 2018, the block chain industry began that transition.   In January, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, many of the official sessions and off-site events were about bitcoin, crypto currency and block chain.  It …

Cambridge Innovation Center raises $58 million to grow its coworking hubs globally

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), which provides coworking space for startups, has closed a $58 million round of funding from European real estate developer HB Reavis (HBR). CIC campuses are essentially a mix of startups, “corporate innovation spin-outs,” and VC funds, with tenants given access to desks, meeting rooms, labs, and more. A number of notable companies …

Buffett faz 87 anos hoje. Ele tem 47 ações que valem R$ 162 bilhões de dólares. Veja quais são.

São Paulo — Warren Buffett, um dos maiores investidores da história, completa 87 anos hoje. Conhecido como o “Oráculo de Omaha”, o bilionário costuma explicar seu sucesso com alguns hábitos simples. São eles: usar boa parte do dia para estudar, não dar muita importância para a opinião alheia e se aproximar de pessoas íntegras. No universo …

Investment Plan for Europe – EIB grants financing to Apeiron

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide financing of EUR 25 million to the Austrian biotech company Apeiron Biologics AG (Apeiron). The financing will support the development of new pharmaceutical products to treat cancer, particularly a rare type affecting children.  The transaction with Apeiron was made possible by the support of the “European Fund for …

The state of bank innovation in 5 charts

Major banks have been doing more work with the startups that once tried to displace them. Most other banks, with fewer customers and less capital, are still figuring out their long-term digital strategies. In the last two to three years, banking giants have invested in fintech startups and partnered with them, they’re opening expensive new innovation labs and digital hubs and …