Cross-border fintech startup Airwallex raises $100M at a valuation of over $1B
March 31, 2019

Australia-based Airwallex is the latest tech startup to enter the billion-dollar ‘unicorn club.’ The company announced today that it has closed a $100 million Series C round that values its business above $1 billion.

Started in Melbourne in 2015 by Continue reading

With $50M in fresh funding, Allbirds will open new stores in the US, UK and Asia
November 2, 2018

The quintessential venture capitalist’s uniform consists of a pair of designer jeans, a Patagonia fleece vest and $95 wool sneakers.

The company behind the shoes, Allbirds, entered the unicorn club this morning with the announcement of a $50 million Continue reading

One of the Worlds Hottest Short Sellers Is Changing Tactics
July 11, 2018

Earlier this month, Soren Aandahl scored one of his biggest victories as a short seller when he dramatically took down the leader of a world-famous brand.

In some ways, the resignation of Samsonite International SA’s chief executive officer after Aandahl’s Continue reading

Asian Stocks Drop With U.S. Futures; Lira Climbs: Markets Wrap
July 5, 2018

Asian stocks fell with U.S. equity-index futures and the yen advanced as investors assessed prospects for continuing trade tensions between U.S. and China. Turkey’s lira climbed after Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed victory in the weekend’s election.

Japanese stocks turned lower Continue reading