Sovereign wealth fund appetite for investing in start-ups wanes

LONDON (Reuters) – Sovereign wealth fund investment in venture capital deals slipped to its lowest level in six years in 2019, with the drop-off deepening in the months after WeWork’s planned share sale failed, data showed on Friday. Sovereign wealth-backed venture capital rounds fell to $7.2 billion in 2019, a Continue Reading

Google launches Israel program to help startups grow globally

FILE PHOTO: Journalists follow a news conference during the opening of the new Alphabet’s Google Berlin office in Berlin, Germany, January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Tuesday it has launched a four-month program in Israel to help startups grow globally using its Continue Reading