With more couples choosing to live together before they get married, the traditional wedding gift list is often redundant. The average UK wedding nowcosts more than £27,000, so who wants an extra toaster, new kettle or spare bread-maker when wh
Financial firms are pushing joint public-private financing for infrastructure around the world. Critics say it is more expensive than public funding and contrary to blended finance advocates does not improve project selection or design.
Pressure from regulators means it’s been getting harder for banks in China to get enough money. What to do? Banks’ role in China’s debt-fueled economy remains vital. If they can’t obtain enough cash to fund ever-expanding loan books, growth will s
Territory government commits $229m over five years but wants federal contribution as well• Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon The Northern Territory government has announced more than $229m in funding to enact the recommen
A security expert hired by JPMorgan used software by Palantir to conduct an extensive spying program on the bank's staffers and executives, according to a Bloomberg report.
Palantir has raised billions in funding from investors in the private markets, but
Rare Bits wants to be eBay for the blockchain, where you buy, sell and trade non-fungible crypto-goods. After CryptoKitties raised $12 million from Andreessen Horowitz last month for its digital collectibles game, there’s been an explosion of inter
Investors, it seems, aren’t entirely soured on the world of 3D printing. The technology is still making progress in the enterprise sector, and Shapeways is certainly continuing to make a case for it in the world of online marketplaces. This morning, the
Plan suggests MPs are unhappy with way issue has slipped down Downing Street’s agendaMPs are in danger of starting a turf war with the Department for Education, after the education select committee announced a wide-ranging inquiry into funding for schoo
Funding Societies, a peer-to-peer lending platform in Southeast Asia, said today that it has raised a $25 million Series B led by Softbank Ventures Korea, the Japanese tech conglomerate’s early-stage venture capital unit. The round included returning in
Justin Kan is qualified to teach you how to pitch, and isn’t shy about it. Having raised about $90 million for a few companies and sold his startup Twitch to Amazon for almost a billion dollars, not being shy is actually part of what Kan teaches. Hi
When you’re raising venture capital, it helps if you’ve had “exits.” In other words, if your company has been acquired or you’ve taken one public, investors are more inclined to take a bet on anything you do. Boston -based se