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Responsible Finance Summit on how Islamic finance can benefit economies of emerging markets

Responsible Finance Summit Malayasia event

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – 31 January 2016: Islamic finance is complementary to and a major enabler of making responsible investing more ubiquitous across emerging markets – and Asia is leading the way Continue reading

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About.me raises $11 million in its second round of funding


About.me, that lets you create your own homepage, raised $11 million in its second round. Previously, this company had received a funding of $5.7 million. Founded in 2010 and having a user base of 4.5 million, this startup was acquired by AOL in 2010. In 2013 About.me bought itself back from AOL.

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Automattic raises a $160 million fund to keep innovation running

Automattic raises money

Only a year ago Matt Mullenweg, founder of Automattic opined “Automattic is healthy, generating cash, and already growing as fast as it can so there’s no need for the company to raise money directly — we’re not capital constrained”. However, once he sat on the CEO chair in January, he realized his opinions needed some modification. Continue reading

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Former SEGA CEO joins VC to head up new digital and e-commerce division


Henley-in-Arden, 18 September 2013. Mercia Fund Management (MFM) has announced the appointment of Mike Hayes to spearhead the Venture Capital Fund’s new Digital and E-commerce Division. Continue reading

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Deciding on your startup valuation? Did you know the basics?


Let’s lay down the basics. Valuation is simply the value of a company. There are folks who make a career out of projecting valuations. Since most of the time you are valuing something that may or may not happen in the future, there is a lot of room for assumptions and educated guesses. Continue reading

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Stanford University becomes like a VC firm for student startups


Stanford University students have a new reason to celebrate. This university has been a hub for creative minds coming up with new solutions to make this world a better place- in other words, have emerged to be home to many awesome entrepreneurs. The good news is that, Stanford University and Stanford Hospital and Clinics Continue reading

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Accelerator Academy’s sixth semester enrollment ends on September 15, 2013


The Accelerator Academy is based in London and has recently given a shout out to startups and early stage TMT Business, and potential entrepreneurs to enroll for the sixth semester scheduled in September. About to enter in its second year, Accelerator Academy is programme to educate emerging startups. Continue reading

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Accelerate Your Startup Idea with Startup Wise Guys, join their latest Autumn’13 batch


When it comes to choosing a methodology, startups prefer to go the lean way. They have small teams with talent resource. Tallinn based Startup Wise Guys is an accelerator designed for early startups, helping them with their intensive mentorship and seed funding programs. Continue reading

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Angel Investors can now have a concentrated networking with INISMO, the new platform for investment


Long back wealthy individuals invested money for theatrical productions. They were the “angels”. Angels are more prone to investing their own funds, unlike VCs. If seen in terms of geography, “Silicon Valley” is the king of angel funds. That’s where Christoph Auer-Welsbach’s INISMO gained pace! Continue reading

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navabi and the Era of the Curvy Woman


Bigger women have never had it easy. Shunned by the society at large, denigrated by the media, and labelled an epidemic by the medical community, they don’t even have fashionable options when it comes to clothing. Continue reading

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