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Free Report – ‘Whose Business Is It Anyway? – Disruptive Trends 2016’

Technology continues to fundamentally change every industry. For some sectors this disruption is really only just beginning, while other industries have already experienced huge amounts of disruption and are continuing to be overhauled. In this report we’ve picked nine areas that we think are particularly interesting when it comes to this phenomenon. They are being disrupted or acting as agents of disruption towards other industries at different rates, but there are lessons to be learned from...

Read More12 May 16
January Deal Book - Global Investment Rockets 244% For Strong Start To 2016

After December suggested a marked slowdown in venture capital investment January experienced a surge in funding. Total global investment reached almost USD12bn, the largest total for a single month tracked in recent years. It represents a year-on-year increase of 101% and a jump of 244% on the USD3.4bn raised in December 2015. The total figure was driven up by a glut of USD100m+ and USD1bn+ rounds, which were noticeably missing in December. During January four rounds closed at more than USD1bn...

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December Deal Book - VC Investment Falls 42%

December’s venture capital investment numbers are in and they show a marked slowdown in the funding, with companies raising USD3.4bn across 215 deals. That puts it down 42% compared to November's total. It’s also down 63% from December in 2014. That month saw a record breaking USD9.1bn invested and included 12 USD100m+ rounds, while December 2015 saw only one, Lyft’s USD1bn round. As ever, the US dominated venture capital investment, taking 74% of all venture capital funding in...

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