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Ripple Launches "Xpring" Initiative to Invest in XRP-Focused Startups

Ripple has launched an initiative to provide financial assistance to "serious" startups and projects – as long as they boost its own ecosystem......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 16th, 2018

Andreessen Horowitz adds a $300M crypto fund co-led by new female general partner

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has launched a $300 million fund dedicated to invest in blockchain-focused startups and hired a woman as a general partner who helped prosecute crypto crime in the past. Blockchain enthusiast Chris Dixon is .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2018

JLL Spark launches $100M prop-tech venture capital fund

Jones Lang LaSalle’s tech division, JLL Spark, has launched a $100 million venture capital fund to invest in real estate-centric startups. Along with capital, the company will provide.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 6th, 2018

Self-Driving Cars Lead SoftBank, Waymo to Detroit

SoftBank’s tech-focused Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion in General Motors’s driverless-car unit, as the auto maker battles tech companies and startups in a race to commercialize autonomous vehicles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

GM Shares Surge as Softbank Fund Invests in Its Driverless-Car Unit

SoftBank’s tech-focused Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion in General Motors’s driverless-car unit, as the auto maker battles tech companies and startups in a race to commercialize autonomous vehicles......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

Cryptocurrency company looks for Ripple effect

Xpring initiative launched to provide grants to businesses using XRP......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 14th, 2018

Why Saudi Arabia Keeps Partnering With Blockchain Startups

The kingdom has partnered with ConsenSys and Ripple so far. Saudi Arabia is getting friendly with U.S.-based blockchain-focused start.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 7th, 2018

Exclusive: Ripple Invests $25 Million in Blockchain Capital’s $150 Million Venture Fund

Blockchain Capital will invest the capital in cryptocurrency-focused projects. This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Sign up here. Ripple, the fintech star.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 11th, 2018

Blue Startups to invest $1M in female-led companies over next 10 years

Honolulu-based accelerator Blue Startups has joined a consortium of global investors aimed at mobilizing as much as $1 billion for women-founded companies and has pledged to invest $1 million to help meet that goal. The accelerator joined The Billion .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

Micron announces US$100 million venture investment to accelerate AI innovation

Micron Technology has announced it will invest up to US$100 million in startups with a strong focus on AI and machine learning through its strategic investments entity, Micron Ventures......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 12th, 2018

Michelle Obama Launches New Initiative to Empower Girls Through Education

In conjunction with International Day of the Girl. In conjunction with International Day of the Girl on Thursday, former first lady Michelle Obama unveiled a new .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

Micron to invest up to $100M in startups working on AI technology, Reuters says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 11th, 2018

Singapore Moves to Help Crypto Startups Receive Banking Services

Singapore's central bank is building relationships to ensure local crypto-focused startups receive domestic banking services......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 10th, 2018

A16z, Binance and More Back Oasis Labs" New Blockchain Startup Program

Oasis Labs is launching an support program for startups focused on privacy applications of blockchain, and some big investors are on board......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 9th, 2018

Kraft Heinz launches $100M venture capital fund for food tech

The Kraft Heinz Co. has established a venture capital fund that will invest in emerging tech companies that are aiming to transform the food industry.  Chicago- and Pittsburgh-based Kraft Heinz (Nasdaq: KHC) said it has committed up to $100 million to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

A16z, Binance and More Back Oasis Labs" New Blockchain Incubator

Oasis Labs is launching an incubator program for startups focused on privacy applications of blockchain, and some big investors are on board......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 8th, 2018

The Driverless-Vehicle Stock You"ve Probably Never Heard Of

Options to invest in companies focused on driverless-vehicle technologies are rare, and here's what you need to know about one that might be unfamiliar......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 4th, 2018

Alexis Ohanian"s VC firm raises new $225M fund

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian's venture capital firm has raised an additional $225 million to invest in early-stage startups......»»

Category: topSource: moneyOct 2nd, 2018

Capita3 Raises $1.2M for women-focused startup fund

Capita3, a Minneapolis-based venture capital firm led by serial investors and entrepreneurs Sara Russick and Pam York, has closed on $1.2 million for its first fund, which will back women-led health startups. Capita3 will provide seed-stage fundin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

China Launches First Domestically Built Icebreaker For "Polar Silk Road"

In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping introduced the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), an ambitious effort to promote regional cooperation and connectivity on a trans-continental scale via infrastructure-building projects covering Eu.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 15th, 2018

Private equity firm Silver Lake invests $600 million in AMC

Technology-focused private equity firm Silver Lake will invest .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018