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Jaguar Land Rover to invest £600 million in Britain

by Gizmoration March 26, 2015
London (AFP) – Indian-owned luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover announced a £600 million ($ 894 million, 814 million euros) investment in advanced car manufacturing in Britain on Thursday. The British car brand, which was bought by India’s Tata Motors for $ 2.3 billion from Ford in 2008 at the height of the global financial [...]

Property Partner Raises £5.2M To Let Anybody Invest In The UK ‘Buy-To-Rent’ Real Estate Market

by Gizmoration March 21, 2015
 Property Partner is a London-based startup that lets anybody invest in the ‘buy to let’ market (as it’s called here in the UK) starting from as little as £50. Today the company is disclosing new backing to help expand across the UK and beyond: a £5.2 million Series A round led by Index Ventures. Read [...]

AppWorks announces $50M fund to invest in Taiwan startups

by Gizmoration March 18, 2015
AppWorks founding partner Jamie Lin, center, with LPs at a press event in Taipei AppWorks, the Taiwan based accelerator and venture fund, today announced it has established a US$ 50 million fund for investing in domestic startups. Contributors to the fund consist of a number of Taiwanese conglomerates and corporations. The list includes Cathay Life [...]

A group of female Twitter execs and alums has joined up to invest in and advise startups

by Gizmoration March 5, 2015
A group of current and former Twitter employees have banded together to invest in startups and offer advice to them. The unusual thing? They’re all women.  The group is called #Angels and although they’re not specifically catering to female founders, they could provide a unique sounding board to companies run by women in the traditionally [...]

Investors are reportedly begging Warby Parker to let them invest at a billion-dollar valuation

by Gizmoration March 4, 2015
Online eyeglass retailer Warby Parker could be valued at $ 1 billion, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Citing people with knowledge of the company, Bloomberg reports that Warby Parker “has been approached by funds looking to buy a stake,” and that the potential investors who have approached Warby Parker “are willing to value Warby Parker at more [...]

New Invest Ottawa Partnership Prepares Startups for Soft Landing in Brazil

by Gizmoration March 3, 2015
Invest Ottawa has become the first international investment agency to create a joint agreement for developing a soft landing platform between Brazil and Canada. In association with Plug, Brazil’s most active entrepreneurial ecosystem, the two organizations will bridge the efforts of both countries to enhance and enrich their respective communities. Invest Ottawa and Plug have [...]

Helion, Kae love this dating app TrulyMadly enough to invest $5.6 million

by Gizmoration March 2, 2015
Indian dating app TrulyMadly just announced its first round of funding. It raised US$ 5.6 million (INR 350 million) from Helion Venture Partners and Kae Capital. Launched in August 2014, the app has a screening process for its users. To search for a date on TrulyMadly, you have to first submit copies of identity cards [...]

Alibaba announces new $315M ‘not-for-profit’ fund to invest in Taiwan startups

by Gizmoration March 2, 2015
  Alibaba just officially announced it intends launch a NT$ 10 billion (about US$ 316 million) fund to invest in startups in Taiwan. According to the company, the fund will be managed by professional investment managers and will operate on a non-profit-esque model, wherein profits generated from investments will be re-invested into portfolio companies. The firm adds [...]

Why you will never be able to invest like Warren Buffett

by Gizmoration February 28, 2015
Warren Buffett is arguably the greatest investor of all time. Unlike some other famous investors who swing for the fences and hit home runs every once in a while, Buffett is known for his low-volatility returns over a very long period. Indeed, a new NBER paper via Counterparties shows that “Buffett’s returns appear to be [...]

How to invest like Warren Buffett

by Gizmoration February 28, 2015
Warren Buffett is known for his ability to find great companies at discount prices. He’s also great at sharing his wisdom and advice. But turning these words of wisdom into investment opportunities can be difficult. We’ve taken some of Buffett’s sage advice and given you the tools to identify investments that would qualify. Here are [...]

AVAC Launches $150 Million Fund to Invest in Technology That Will Disrupt Agriculture

by Gizmoration February 26, 2015
Calgary’s AVAC this morning announced the first closing of the Finistere Ventures FVII Fund. The mandate of the $ 150 million fund is to identify and invest in world-class technologies across early to growth stage companies in the agriculture technology space. Verdex Capital, AVAC’s Ag Tech arm, will oversee the Canadian arm of the fund [...]

Relax, Retreat, and Learn How to Invest in Cannabis

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
I don’t have to say that the legal cannabis market is on fire anymore because you all know, whether from reading my content or just paying attention to the news. However, it can be difficult for everyday people to capitalize on the burgeoning market like Peter Thiel can; what a lot of people might not know [...]

henQ will invest €100k in one startup at The Next Web Conference 2015

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
Our early stage startup program Boost, which we first launched in 2014, is all about connecting startups to the three most important resources needed to grow: new customers, media coverage and external capital. Providing stage time for startups, sharing their pitch decks with investors and facilitating valuable meetings are just a few of the ways [...]

Apple To Invest $2B Building Green Data Centers In Ireland And Denmark

by Gizmoration February 23, 2015
 Amid deeper investigations into how Apple may be using its operations in Ireland as a means for tax avoidance on tens of billions of dollars in profit, the iPhone maker has announced that it will spend nearly $ 2 billion (€1.7 billion) to develop two new 100% renewable energy data centers in Europe. The centers — which [...]

Apple To Invest $2B Building Green Data Centers In Ireland And Denmark

by Gizmoration February 23, 2015
 Amid deeper investigations into how Apple may be using its operations in Ireland as a means for tax avoidance on tens of billions of dollars in profit, the iPhone maker has announced that it will spend nearly $ 2 billion (€1.7 billion) to develop two new 100% renewable energy data centers in Europe. The centers — which [...]

Cisco Will Invest $100 Million In French Startups

by Gizmoration February 17, 2015
 France’s Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced yesterday a thorough partnership with Cisco for the coming years. Among other things, Cisco CEO John Chambers said that the company is taking tiny steps to ramp up its investments in French startups, starting by investing $ 100 million in multiple French startups over the coming years. There are [...]
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Want to Invest? Put Your Money on Verizon

by Chris Murphyon March 28, 2013
Looking to invest in telecommunications? Check out Verizon, dividend yield of 4.65%, massive revenue generating capacity and strong cash flows make the stock a hit among income investors, having jumped 22% over the past year. Source, Seeking Alpha. See also AT&T Versus Big Red: The Battle Of Mobile Coverage As of today, March 28, the stock [...]
 
 
 
 

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