In the aggregate, women in technical fields are disproportionately losing out on venture dollars.
A total of over 70 funds from six continents and over 25 countries have so far pledged to deploy capital towards women-founded companies by 2020.
The commitments came from both new and existing investors in the US, Europe, and Asia.
Policy & Regulations
It has linked with 28 partners including Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to form Libra Association, a Geneva-based entity governing the new digital coin.
South Africa’s Government Employees Pension Fund currently holds 16% in Naspers.
The round was led by Impulse VC, a Russian venture capital firm backed by billionaire Roman Abramovich, and Dubai-based VentureSouq.
The acquisition is expected to contribute to Global Invacom's financial performance in the first full year of ownership.
IPOs & Markets
London Stock Exchange is hoping that the link between the Shanghai and UK bourses will generate more listings after Brexit, while China is betting on
Other investors in the round were DFJ Growth, PSP Investments, and G Squared, and return backers Founders Fund, Alphabet Inc’s GV and Maverick Ventu
At least four such companies are seeking listings in the Asian country.
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