The unconventional way the investor choose startup investments

Image Credit: chompoo09 / Shutterstock I recently retired after working for 40 years at publicly held companies where my fiduciary duty was to my shareholders. For those 40 years I was tasked with delivering the highest possible return to my investors, without engaging in anything illegal or unethical. While I balanced short-term results with long-term …

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 …

How can Brexit affect innovation ?

Britain has for centuries been a world centre for innovation. This has helped support our economy. Brexit provides us with a clear opportunity to ensure this continues. Post-Brexit, we can introduce differentiated business legislation that will support investments and innovations to help the country thrive. Historically, English property law has been the cornerstone of this, …

Banco Votorantim vai investir em startups. Inscreva-se até dia 11 de novembro

O Banco Votorantim vai investir no Fundo BR Startups, criado pela Microsoft Participações e gerido pela MSW Capital. A seleção para a nova rodada de investimentos, focada em fintechs, terá recursos de R$ 250 mil a R$ 1,5 milhão por startup. As inscrições para o programa vão até o dia 11 de novembro. Para participar é necessário …

How the startup economy is replacing the traditional resume

A group of five engineers and product people get together, raise some angel funding, build a startup, make little to no money and sell for $10 million. What just happened? Common narratives assert that it’s the tech bubble; it’s a naive acqui-hire; it’s collective irrationality. Maybe it’s something else altogether: a fundamental shift in how we compensate …

Segunda rodada da chamada Samsung-Anprotec de Economia Criativa aportará R$250 mil em startups inovadoras

A Incubadora de Empresas de Base Tecnológica de São Paulo IPEN/USP, gerida pelo Cietec (Centro de Inovação, Empreendedorismo e Tecnologia), pode receber empresas de economia criativa selecionadas pela Anprotec (Associação Nacional das Entidades Promotoras de Empreendimentos Inovadores) e pela Samsung. O processo de aceleração oferece um aporte de R$250mil não-reembolsáveis e implementa um modelo de compartilhamento de documentos, tecnologias e …