Y Combinator-backed Trella brings transparency to Egypts trucking and shipping industry
September 3, 2019

Y Combinator has become one of the key ways that startups from emerging markets get the attention of American investors. And arguably no clutch of companies has benefitted more from Y Combinator’s attention than startups from emerging markets tackling the Continue reading

Singapores Saleswhale raises $5.3M to bring AI to sales and marketing teams
May 4, 2019

Saleswhale, a Singapore-based startup that uses AI to help marketers and salespeople close deals, has announced a Series A round worth $5.3 million.

The investment is led by Monk’s Hill Ventures — the Southeast Asia-focused firm that took part in Continue reading

Silicon Valleys sovereign wealth problem
November 22, 2018

It’s time to bring the conversation about where Silicon Valley gets its money from out into the open. Following recent revelations into Saudi Arabia’s extensive Continue reading

HNAs Fire Sale Isnt Offering Any Bargains
August 28, 2018

At HNA Group Co., everything must go. But peer through the noise, and it looks like this distressed seller isn’t offering bargain-basement prices.

The Chinese conglomerate remains mired in chaos and confusion after its co-chairman died suddenly. The billions of Continue reading

Tesla Marks the Latest High-Profile Bet for Saudi Wealth Fund
August 21, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s purchase of a stake of about $2 billion in Tesla Inc. is only the latest high-profile investment by its sovereign wealth fund since 2016.

The Public Investment Fund built up a less-than 5 percent stake in the electric Continue reading