As the Saudi startup scene continues to set records, business models around advanced technologies or deeptech, are beginning to take ground. Last month, the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), one of the most prominent research universities in the region, became a member of the Saudi Venture Capital
As communities across the country struggled to deliver relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, Miami-Dade’s innovative small business relief fund, named the RISE Miami-Dade Fund (Re-Investing in our Small Business Economy), quickly achieved its goal of supporting the small businesses most in need and distributing funding equitably across
In cities like Lagos, Nairobi and Addis Ababa, busy streets are awash with the bright blue shopfronts of Transsion’s flagship brand, TECNO. The company might still be a new brand globally, however, the company took a different path to success from other top Chinese smartphone makers or international mobile brands.
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust business leaders into the spotlight for managing the crisis with a heart—and a rekindled social conscience. In the past year, there has been a surge in corporate India’s interest in fulfilling their socially responsible practices that goes beyond their usual philanthropic activities. As it turns
PitchBook emerging technology analyst Robert Le shares some insights from our Q1 Insurtech and Q2 Insurtech Emerging Tech Research reports before Edison Partners general partner Kelly Ford joins the show to discuss how the New Jersey-based investor has successfully transitioned from venture capital investing to growth equity while specializing in the
In cities like Lagos, Nairobi and Addis Ababa, busy streets are awash with the bright blue shopfronts of Transsion’s flagship brand, TECNO (www.TECNO-Mobile.com). The company might still be a new brand globally, however, the company took a different path to success from other top Chinese smartphone makers or international mobile
In the corner of an Ohio field, a laser-armed robot inches through a sea of onions, zapping weeds as it goes. This field doesn’t belong to a dystopian future but to Shay Myers, a third-generation farmer whose TikTok posts about farming life often go viral. He began using two robots