Guest post: Enterprise tech lessons from Israel for India

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Given Israel’s relatively small domestic market, entrepreneurs have little choice but to focus on enterprise tech businesses in cloud computing, cybersecurity, analytics and semiconductor development.

China’s booming fertility clinics attract private equity interest

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Warburg Pincus in September became the second-largest shareholder in Sichuan Jinxin Fertility Co, Other investors include Sequoia China and a unit of China Citic Bank Corp.


HK tycoon Victor Li’s CK Infrastructure gets timing right for IPO of UK assets

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Raising money would be handy for the whole Li empire, not just the unit spinning off assets. Acquisitions have taken a toll on debt levels at CK Infrastructure.


NIO’s wild ride may blaze trail for more US IPOs from China

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China technology firms have been flooding U.S. exchanges with initial public offerings this year, including NIO and 111 Inc.


DBS CEO says fintech firms need more scrutiny by regulators

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The DBS CEO has long been a vocal advocate of the need for banks to meet the challenge posed by insurgent fintech companies


Yum China should have taken private equity cash

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Yum China needs to focus on long-term growth, not quarterly results. It can do that better in private hands.


Berkshire Hathaway’s bet on Paytm is not such a big deal for the investment firm

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The amount in question amounts to about 0.3% of Berkshire’s cash balance at the end of June quarter.


Indonesia Crunch | Keep on gigging in a gig world

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Today is all about Platform Capitalism by Nick Srnicek. It’s a compact, straightforward read from 2016 that describes how platform businesses are transforming the current capitalist system.


What the Warren Buffett deal could mean for Paytm and India’s startup ecosystem

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The deal values Paytm at $10-12b, making it India’s most valuable consumer internet startup.


Noble Group’s future depends on investors’ vote on $3.5b debt restructuring

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Noble Group Ltd faces a make-or-break shareholders’ meeting on Monday as investors vote on a $3.5 billion debt restructuring plan.