Top-dollar deals, repeat buyers highlight 2022 M&A

Frequent buyers and firms making multiple deals continued to make headlines in the second half of 2022. Pipe maker Atkore Inc. made four deals in the half. The firm expanded in high density polyethylene pressure pipe with the purchase of United Poly Systems. Atkore, based in Harvey, Ill., said thatContinue Reading

Govt’s PIB fact-check plan on hold; SoftBank deals hit record low

Last week, the government proposed a contentious change to the IT Rules that would require all intermediaries, including social media platforms and online news publishers, to take down any piece of information deemed “fake” by the Press Information Bureau’s Fact Check Unit. Now, the government has put this plan onContinue Reading

LatAm Tech Weekly: LatAm VC Numbers for 2022 And New Deals in 2023

This article is part of the LatAm Tech Weekly Series, written by Julia De Luca and powered by Nasdaq. Through Nasdaq’s global network, we partner with Latin American companies to support their entire business lifecycle to elevate their brand and access the global markets. Learn more about Latin American Listings here. For those whoContinue Reading

Global VC investment falls for the fourth consecutive quarter to a near two-year low – reaching $75.6 billion on 7,641 deals in Q4’22

Global investment continues decline despite a surge in energy deals. US leads overall investment with $36.2 billion, followed by Asia at $22.6 billion Europe hardest hit with VC investment falling from $21.2 billion to only $12.9 billion in Q4’22 Global fundraising likely to remain subdued into Q1’2023 LONDON, January 18,Continue Reading

Innovators launch 7 new climate deals, from sustainable steel to methane capture to green housing | Press Releases | Asia

Today, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance launched seven innovative financial instruments for climate-related projects in emerging economies. Combined, the new deals seek over USD 1 billion from commercial, concessional, and philanthropic investors for climate adaptation, food systems, zero-carbon buildings, sustainable energy, and high-integrity carbon projects. The Lab’s member institutionsContinue Reading

Singapore environment agency inks deals with two carbon offset programmes

Ananda Ram Bhaskar, Deputy CEO and Director-General of Environmental Protection at Singapore’s NEA, signs memorandums with the Gold Standard and Verra carbon offset standard programmes. Image: National Environment Agency via LinkedIn Singapore’s National Environment Agency (NEA) has signed separate memorandums of understanding with two of the world’s biggest international carbonContinue Reading

Digital acceleration opens opportunities, widens tech gap

Deals made by independent software vendors using AWS Marketplace are bigger and close faster than those cultivated outside the online platform. That’s a key takeaway from research conducted by Forrester for AWS. The data, which is based on a survey of 72 ISVs, has implications for the broader AWSContinue Reading

Nextech AR Signs Multiple New 3D/AR Deals as $5.5 Trillion E-Commerce Industry Accelerates Shift to Web 3.0

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nextech AR Solutions Corp. (“Nextech” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: NEXCF) (CSE: NTAR) (FSE: N29), a Metaverse Company and leading provider of augmented reality (“AR”) experience technologies and services, is pleased to announce the closing of multiple new 3D modeling deals for ecommerce, providing the Company with a continually growingContinue Reading