Govt announces accelerator fund among other incentives for startups - How industry reacted to Budget 2023

Nirmala Sitharaman, Finance Minister, has emphasised entrepreneurship, as well as the perks and exclusions offered to startups are indeed a convenient feature. They are certain to have a positive impact on all of the country’s burgeoning startups. The government’s emphasis on offering the advantage of loss carryforward, as well asContinue Reading

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cemagraphics Written by Nick Ackerman, co-produced by Stanford Chemist. This article was originally published to members of the CEF/ETF Income Laboratory on January 3rd, 2023. I’ve recently become a shareholder of Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund (NYSE:ETV) again. After several years of Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Strategy Fund (EXD)Continue Reading


DUBAI – Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, chaired the Dubai Future District Fund (DF2) Oversight Committee upon completion of its first year of investment operations. The meeting reviewed DF2’s first full year of operations and highlighted the rapid progressContinue Reading

EcoEnterprises Fund: Cultivating gender-inclusive investments | Case study

ORGANISATION DETAILS Organisation: EcoEnterprises Fund Signatory type: Investment manager HQ country: United States of America   COVERED IN THIS CASE STUDY Asset class: Private equity Geography: Latin America   EcoEnterprises Fund, an innovator in the field of gender-inclusive investments, was the first female-owned and managed impact fund to be launchedContinue Reading

Can timber production help fund global reforestation?

As global reforestation commitments grow, how will companies, governments and communities pay to restore forest ecosystems and help sequester carbon over the long-term? One option: Grow and sell timber on the same plots of land where reforestation work is underway, as exemplified by pioneering restoration projects in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest,Continue Reading

Governor Hochul Announces Launch of $30 Million Pre-seed and Seed Matching Fund Program

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the launch of the $30 million Pre-Seed and Seed Matching Fund Program, which will offer early-stage start-up companies $50,000 to $250,000 in growth assistance which they will match with funds from private sector co-investors. The program will support the development of businesses in high-growth industries and theContinue Reading

Lamina1 Launches Layer 1 Ecosystem Rolling Fund (L1EF) on AngelList for Investors and Open Metaverse Builders

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lamina1, the Layer 1 blockchain optimized for the Open Metaverse and its projected multi-trillion dollar economy, is launching the Lamina1 Ecosystem Fund (L1EF) on venture platform AngelList. The first-of-its-kind fund serves two goals: to offer global accredited investors a way to gain direct investment access to early stageContinue Reading