investment

Investors in Polychain Capital’s Crypto Hedge Fund Saw 1,332% Gains – If They Stomached the Dips

An investor document obtained by CoinDesk charts the dramatic ups and downs of the first four years of Polychain Capital’s cryptocurrency hedge fund.

500 Startups moves to rolling admissions instead of cohorts

500 Startups is scrapping its cohort model for accelerating companies and moving to a rolling admissions process, the accelerator said during its latest demo day. One of the progenitors of the

Polychain, Bain Capital Join $3M Series A Round for Indian Exchange CoinDCX

The funding round comes just weeks after the Supreme Court overturned the country's banking ban.

VC Tim Draper Eyes India Investments as Nation Enters Crypto ‘Renaissance’

Tim Draper plans to back local startups now the Indian supreme court has overturned a ban on financial services for crypto companies.

VC Deals in Crypto Remained Steady but Amount Invested Fell in 2019: Report

As younger companies are raising more, larger businesses didn’t come back for extra capital.

NEA, venture capital’s quiet giant, closes on $3.6 billion

While many venture capital firms spend their days either chasing the limelight or shunning it, for the last 42 years, New Enterprise Associates has just done the work of investing capital and building

Five-speeds to Two-liters: Fiat Chrysler Brings Indiana Plant Out of Mothballs

Not long ago, Subaru announced its intention to bring transmissions to Indiana. Now, Fiat Chrysler plans to replace some of its tranny-building capacity with engine production. Either way, it’s good

Crypto Needs a Rational Value Investing Model

Until the value investing revolution led by Graham and Dodd, investors often gambled rather than invest rationally. Crypto has yet to go through a similar change, but it's started, says Arca CIO Jeff
Financially insecure Indians are lapping up insurance products
Why a Hermès handbag can be a better investment than art

Why a Hermès handbag can be a better investment than art

The auction market for a rare Hermès Birkin or Kelly is as hot as ever.

Frontline Ventures raises new $80M fund focused on bringing US firms to Europe

Frontline Ventures, based in Dublin and London, has announced a new $80 million fund designed to assist U.S. tech companies expanding into Europe. The new Frontline X fund — which means the firm now
Fraudster tells US Supreme Court it’s unjust for SEC to take swindled profits

Fraudster tells US Supreme Court it’s unjust for SEC to take swindled profits

A man who defrauded investors of millions and is being forced to give up his profits wants help from the US Supreme Court. He didn't seem to have much luck at his hearing, however.

Waymo's first outside investment round includes car industry heavyweights

Believe it or not, Waymo hasn't really leaned on outside help to fulfill its self-driving car ambitions -- Alphabet (and earlier, Google) has shouldered much of the load. Now, however, it's expanding

BBC Studios is the next to pour money into Pocket Casts

BBC Studios is the latest public media group to support Pocket Casts. Today, the free-to-download podcasting platform announced an investment from BBC Studios, as well as new funding from its existing
Seems These Hedge Fund Goons Want to Ditch Twitter's CEO

Seems These Hedge Fund Goons Want to Ditch Twitter's CEO

After scooping up a major stake in Twitter, activist investor Elliott Management Corporation plans to oust its co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey, according to recent reports. Read more...
Seems These Hedge Fund Goons Want to Ditch Twitter's CEO

Seems These Hedge Fund Goons Want to Ditch Twitter's CEO

After scooping up a major stake in Twitter, activist investor Elliott Management Corporation plans to oust its co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey, according to recent reports. Read more...

Leanplum raises another $27M, shakes up its executive ranks

Customer engagement platform Leanplum today announced that it has raised a $27 million extension to its 2017 $47 million Series D round. This additional funding was led by previous investors Norwest
Can private equity firms have a purpose other than making money?

Can private equity firms have a purpose other than making money?

Ask Helios, TowerBrook, and other financial sector B Corps.

SiriusXM invests $75 million to play a bigger role in SoundCloud

In what could be a sign of a closer partnership in the future, SoundCloud has secured a $75 million investment from SiriusXM. In exchange for the cash infusion, the streaming company says it gave