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The US Securities and Exchange Commission reports that Tesla has invested $1.5 billion in bitcoin, citing the interest for greater flexibility in diversifying and maximizing returns on its cash reserves, has prompted many people to rethink their relationship with the cryptocurrency, its potential and its future prospects. Tesla says it understands the volatility of the price of bitcoins, […]
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If you would have told me that the financial future of the US markets and economy could hinge on a legacy video game retailer that has been in decline for years, I wouldn’t have believed you. But here we are… GameStop and the collective power of coordinated retail investors have brought about an erosion of […]
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In July we hosted The Transition, a webinar series that brought together 15 investors, operators and founders across 3 weeks to discuss the hardest parts of early-stage company building – idea through Series A. Over 400 of you tuned-in live, but in case you missed it, you can watch all of the sessions on-demand here. On our […]
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When economies tank, the market usually tanks along with it. Except this time, that hasn’t happened. After plummeting in March, the Dow Jones, the S&P, and the NASDAQ have completely recovered. Meanwhile, back in the real world, COVID cases keep soaring, and U.S. unemployment is still sky-high. And, according to experts, the expiry of coronavirus […]
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Impact investors have a critical opportunity to help their portfolio companies navigate the coronavirus pandemic. Here are three concrete steps you can take to support and safeguard the impact of your portfolio companies now and in the future. The unfolding human and economic toll from COVID-19 poses an enormous challenge to all businesses, large and […]

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Esports has experienced unprecedented growth recently and with it, the proposition for aspiring gamers to pursue a professional esport career has become increasingly attractive. “Esports” are video-games played competitively (and often professionally) through the means of cyberspace (Campbell et al., 2018) and are an important fixture in the overall gaming industry, which is estimated to […]

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Today, there is no shortage of crises to fret over. Global politics are fanning the flames of rising extremism and terrorism. A climate crisis not only risks displacing 1.2 billion humans, but is also fueling the planet’s sixth mass extinction. We’ve already destroyed half the life on Earth; and over 100,000 additional species are following suit, right now. COVID-19 is menacing the entire planet, resulting in two million deaths and four hundred million job losses, […]
Louise Brown, the world’s first IVF baby, was born in 1978, the culmination of decades of research by Cambridge Nobel scientist Sir Robert Edwards. Since then, an estimated eight million babies have been born globally following IVF and other assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs). While many different personal journeys have led to these births, there has […]

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I highly recommend reading the McKinsey Global Institute’s new report, “Reskilling China: Transforming The World’s Largest Workforce Into Lifelong Learners”, which focuses on the country’s biggest employment challenge, re-training its workforce and the adoption of practices such as lifelong learning to address the growing digital transformation of its productive fabric. How to transform the country […]

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