Australia’s Future Fund is responding to disruption by investing in venture capital, factoring technology risk into investment decision making, and upgrading internal systems. CIO Raphael Arndt explains the rationale behind this approach
Q: Future Fund places a lot of emphasis on technology exposure and capabilities. When did it become a priority? A: The importance of disruption as a trend across the whole economy, has increased over...
The Blackstone Group has agreed to invest $400 million in YiChang HEC Changjiang Pharmaceutical (HEC Pharm), a Chinese drug developer listed in Hong Kong, through a convertible bond issuance.
Silicon Valley-based seed-stage accelerator Y Combinator (YC) has chosen Qi Lu, the former group president and COO of search giant Baidu, as the founding CEO of its China branch, YC China.
Singapore’s Golden Equator has launched an accelerator in Brunei aimed at helping local small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) expand across Southeast Asia.
Clobotics, a China and US-based computer vision start-up backed by a number of venture capital firms, has raised $11 million in Series A funding.