News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 1-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – February 1, 2023) – Further to its press release dated September 22, 2022, Whatcom Capital II Corp. (TSXV: WAT.P) (“Whatcom” or the “Corporation“) andContinue Reading

Oxford Capital to back 12 start-ups in 2023  

EXCLUSIVE: Oxford Capital is to back around 12 seed stage tech start-ups in 2023 in a mix of new and follow-on investments.   The Oxford-based VC typically invests between £500,000 and £1m in seed stage rounds of up to £5m. This can add up to over £10m over a series ofContinue Reading


NAIROBI, Kenya — Vultures scavenge for dead animals along a river turned sewer conduit in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. Its waters turn from clear to black as it traverses informal settlements and industrial hubs. The river and its tributaries cross Kibera, known as Africa’s largest slum with close to 200,000 residents,Continue Reading

US multi-billion-dollar Aspiration Inc. to Expand to the UAE Capital under Abu Dhabi Investment Office Supported Program

The climate action company is backed by Oaktree Capital Management and affiliates of former Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Balmer in addition to environmentalists and Hollywood icons Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert Downey Jr, The Access Abu Dhabi initiative is also supporting the expansion of Deepak Chopra, Tyra Banks, Patrice Evra, andContinue Reading

Indonesia’s capital move mirrors the Dutch

Tangerang (Indonesia), Jan 9 (360info) Leaving behind the troubled capital city is not a new development in Indonesia’s history. Indonesia is set to move the capital Jakarta, just like Indonesia’s colonial rulers, the Dutch, did more than 200 years ago. The new capital city, which will be in Kalimantan, isContinue Reading

This lending platform's tech helping firms get capital on tap

Small business lending platform U GRO Capital is using data science and technology to create a scalable and templated scorecard to shift collateral-based MSME lending to on-tap financing. The company believes that the shift in technology infrastructure would play a pivotal role in changing the MSME lending landscape in India.Continue Reading