Report shows progress in boosting investment in UK's women entrepreneurs

160 lenders and investors are now signed up to a government-industry code helping women entrepreneurs access the finance they need to succeed code signatories have been backing women-led businesses, including significantly more venture capital deals in firms with female founders government encourages even more lenders and investors to sign upContinue Reading

Breaking down the sports tech investment scene

Back in 2014, less than US$1 billion was invested in the then-fledgling sports technology sector, according to SportsTechX. Today, more than ten times that figure is being pumped into the space on an annual basis. New startups are popping up all the time, some of which are pitching tailored solutionsContinue Reading

Franklin Templeton Institute Releases Latest Insights on Food Innovation and Related Investment Opportunities

SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Franklin Templeton Institute released its latest insights paper, “Food innovation: Investing to feed our future,” focusing on the innovation and investments needed to feed a growing global population in the face of climate change and geopolitical conflict. The paper features perspectives from a variety of FranklinContinue Reading

How GCC investment firms can adapt to capture new opportunities

The pressure on investors to make real progress on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues has rapidly escalated. Private equity firms, principal investors, and Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF) with a full ownership governance model, multi-year investment horizon, and relative freedom from the short-term pressures, is well placed to lead thisContinue Reading