News tagged with venture capital

New cryptocurrency introduces new risks

In the fundraising prospectus for a new business there will always be a disclaimer saying that "any investment carries some risk." That's also true if you're investing digital money.

dateJun 17, 2016 in Internet
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Will Uber's cash path spur others?

Startups have long been the domain of venture capitalists. But with last week's staggering $3.5 billion investment in Uber from Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, the tech world has been put on notice - sovereign wealth ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Business
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An agricultural drone with a piercing gaze

EPFL spin-off Gamaya has just raised 3.2 million francs for its agricultural drone system. The system combines a miniature hyperspectral camera and artificial intelligence to give farmers very precise information on the health ...

dateMay 23, 2016 in Engineering
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