Venture Capital Articles

ESG-focused fintech Spiral raises $28mn to launch B2B model

US fintech Spiral has raised US$28mn to help it transition to a B2B approach, and enable banks and financial institutions to drive sustainability

Harnessing private equity data for portfolio resilience

Paul Corning of cloud provider 2nd Watch explains how private equity firms and their portfolio companies can build better operational resilience


Investors poised for action as President Xi set to open NCP

China’s National People’s Congress (NCP) will see global investors following President Xi’s economic and political strategies

Are banks and FIs over-reliant on carbon offsetting?

As industry strives to decarbonise, carbon offsetting has become a popular practice. But do the marketing claims stack up, and is carbon offset overused?

Fintech MNT-Halan raises US$400mn in Middle East mega round

Digital ecosystem fintech MNT-Halan has raised US$400mn in the biggest funding event in Egypt and the Middle East for the past 12 months

Remote workers waste two hours less per week, research says

Banking and finance professionals who work from home waste two hours less on average than their office-based colleagues, according to new research

Fintech Trailblazer: Vlad Tenev, the man behind Robinhood

Running the trading platform that almost brought down Wall Street is all in a day’s work for Vlad Tenev, the Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Robinhood

AccorInvest and m3connect: taking hospitality to the cloud

Through its partnership with m3connect, AccorInvest has used the cloud to enhance the sustainability, efficiency and resilience of its hotel portfolio