Finance, Fundraising & Accelerators

What Is Femtech and Are Femtech Companies on the Rise

What Is Femtech and Are Femtech Companies on the Rise?

Women’s needs have been largely neglected for years. They get fewer job opportunities, excessive household work, subpar pay and little healthcare attention. Well, no more. The rise of FemTech startups (largely women-run) is changing the healthcare landscape for women. As per a report by CBInsights, FemTech will be worth US$50 billion by 2025. So, what is FemTech, and how can you get started?

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How Can You Launch an Air Taxi Startup

What Is an Air Taxi and How Can You Launch an Air Taxi Startup?

It’s finally happening. Flying cars—a concept we saw in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Back to the Future—are becoming a reality. While many people might scoff at the idea of flying cars—“What’s next? Teleportation? Pfft”—investors are all about taking the chance. So much so that they have set aside US$4.3 billion to meet the requirements.

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Maker in China Fueling Hong Kong’s Startup Spirit

Maker in China: Fueling Hong Kong’s Startup Spirit

On September 17, 2021, the “Maker in China” SME Innovation and Entrepreneurship Global Contest 2021 Grand Final was held in Guangzhou, China. MAD Gaze, a Cyberport incubatee specializing in augmented reality smart glasses, was declared the winner of the championship.

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Why Do Big Companies Go Bust

Why Do Big Companies Go Bust?

In 2020, over 600 corporations in the U.S. filed for bankruptcy. In India, that number touched 72. And in China, over 200,000 companies went bankrupt in the first two months of 2020. Declaring bankruptcy is becoming a common recourse for big and small companies. But what is causing companies to go bankrupt?

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Power Cuts Threaten China's GDP in 2021

Power Cuts Threaten China’s GDP in 2021

After the Evergrande crisis, another issue may threaten China’s GDP. This holiday season, some of us across the world may not get to buy smartphones and other goods for our loved ones. That’s because China’s state-mandated power cuts have forced factories to shut down and halt production. This will affect the supply of some sought-after products, like Apple and Tesla.

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What is Deep Tech and Why is it Important

What is Deep Tech and Why is it Important?

Deep technology is the latest addition to the startup universe and to the world of innovative problem-solving. The term “Deep Tech” was coined by Swati Chaturvedi, the founder of the digital investment platform PropelX. It refers to startup companies based on substantive scientific or technological innovation.

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Evergrande’s Implosion

What Led to Real Estate Giant Evergrande’s Implosion

China’s second-largest property developer, Evergrande, is undergoing a severe liquidity crisis. The company’s shares are down 85% since January 2021, and they are US$300 billion in debt. In a bourse filing on September 14, 2021, Evergrande warned people of a possible liquidity crisis.

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What Causes Inflation and Are Banks Worried about It Post-COVID

What Causes Inflation and Are Banks Worried about It Post COVID?

The global inflation rate in 2020 reached 3.2%, well above the acceptable rate of 2%. This rise in prices is known as inflation, and this was an issue heavily discussed at the Central Bank Jamboree Conference 2021. It indicates that the prices of most everyday products and services, such as food, clothing and housing, increased, as did their demand due to the pandemic.

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Alipay Breakup

The Alipay Breakup: A Microcosm of China’s Data Regulation Plans

According to a report by Financial Times (FT), China is planning to break up Ant Group’s online payment platform Alipay. The group has been instructed to create a separate application for its loan payment business. Ant Group’s shares have fallen by more than 4% since the news of the break-up first broke.

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Warren Buffett’s Top Companies to Invest in during Inflation

Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO Warren Buffett’s investing style has always been a patient one. In a 2012 interview with the New Yorker, he said that if you go from flower to flower, you will have to find multiple flowers to make a lot of money. Instead, he likes to invest in his selected few for the long run. Thanks to that, he has built a good idea of companies that perform well even during high inflation.

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The Rush Towards Outer Space

An analysis of the factors that have led to the growth in space tech investments On 11 July, 2021, British business magnate Sir Richard Branson

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